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2011-05-06 13:54:23

Arsenic exposure from drinking water and mortality from cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh: Prospective cohort study Exposure to even moderate levels of arsenic in drinking water is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, especially among smokers, finds a study published on bmj.com today. Arsenic is a natural element of the Earth's crust and high concentrations in groundwater pose a public health threat to millions of people worldwide. High levels of arsenic exposure from...

2011-04-17 00:00:36

Software provider helps Matrix Sourcing achieve 100% first-submission sample approval. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2011 Tukatech, a leading provider of software for the apparel industry, announces today that Matrix Sourcing, a manufacturer for companies such as Nike, Adidas, and Eddie Bauer, was able to achieve 100% first-submission sample approvals due to their use of TUKA3D. After experiencing huge success in getting their first submitted sample approval with the software, Matrix...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as the first Chancellor of the three-year old University. Kamal Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer of AUW, first made the announcement during the opening...

2011-03-01 10:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leon Russell's top 1970s classics have been gathered for a new CD and digital collection, The Best Of Leon Russell, to be released April 5 by Capitol/EMI. In addition to the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee's major chart hits and album standouts, the 16-track collection features "If It Wasn't For Bad," the lead single from The Union, Russell's 2010 collaborative album with Elton John, and his live performance of "Jumpin' Jack...

2011-02-22 07:03:00

DALLAS, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc., a world leader in securing digital identities and information, announces a new partnership with Tusuka Technotrade Limited (TTL) of Bangladesh. The agreement will focus on providing identity-based security solutions in the government, financial and enterprise verticals. "Bangladesh is one of the world's emerging markets and Tusuka Technotrade Limited will prove a valuable asset as we help organizations in the country deploy...

2011-02-20 02:46:00

MUMBAI, India, Feb. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- India's free-scoring batsmen ensured the Reliance Life Insurance 'Boundaries for Books' initiative, in partnership with the International Cricket Council and Room to Read, started with a bang on Saturday in Dhaka bringing fully functional libraries, books, and trained teacher-librarians to at least 300 underprivileged children across India. It was a dream debut for the 'Boundaries for Books' campaign as the game saw the second highest match...

2011-02-12 00:00:42

Bush Slaton LP. to Launch Clean Energy Project to in 2011. The First of These Will be a 42 MW WTE Plant. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 11, 2011 Bush Slaton, LP. announced today that it has executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a joint venture with Naanovo Energy UK Limited to build a three hundred million dollar ($300,000,000) Waste to Energy (WTE) Plant in Bangladesh. The six-module plant will provide 42 Megawatts of electricity for the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and will...

2011-02-09 15:01:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company") reported unaudited financial results today for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2010. Full Year --------- 2009 2010 2010 Guidance ---- ---- -------------...

2011-02-07 07:00:00

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients in Bangladesh, a country of 160 million people served by just 11 modern radiotherapy linear accelerators, now have access to advanced radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). Treatments using fast and efficient RapidArc® technology with respiratory gating have started on a new Clinac® iX medical linear accelerator at the new United Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Care...

2010-12-16 07:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BDeshTV, LLC, a new media company, announces the beta launch of its online TV Portal, http://www.bdeshtv.com, and cloud-based OVI+ media broadcast platform. The TV portal provides free access to multiple TV channels with rich Bangla contents available online or on-demand to viewers anywhere in the world 24 hours a day. OVI+ (Online Video Infrastructure Plus) is a state-of-the-art media content management, advertisement insertion and Internet...

Latest Bangladesh Reference Libraries

2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

2007-12-18 15:03:44

The Northern Plains Gray Langur (Semnopithecus entellus), is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and possibly Bhutan. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

2007-06-25 08:41:41

The Chital Deer, Axis axis, is a species of deer that is commonly found in the wooded regions of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and most of India. It is the most common species of deer in Indian forests. Other common names given to this species are the Spotted Deer, and the Axis Deer. Its coat is reddish fawn, marked with white spots, and it's under parts are white. Its antlers, which it sheds annually, are usually three-pronged and curve in a lyre shape and may extend to 30 inches. Chital...

2007-01-23 15:37:33

The Mugger Crocodile, Crocodylus palustris, also called the Iranian, Marsh, or Persian Crocodile, is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and the surrounding countries. These countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Iran. Mainly a freshwater species, the Mugger crocodile is found in lakes, rivers and marshes. Muggers prefer slow-moving, shallower bodies of water rather than, fast-flowing, deep areas. The Mugger Crocodile is also known to thrive in man-made reservoirs and...

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