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Bangladesh >> Issues >> Marginalised communities >>
22 percent of country's population poor, destitute women
Dhaka, Feb 6 (BDNEWS)- About 22 percent of the total population of the country are poor and destitute women. According to women affairs directorate, there are 17,39,542 poor and destitute women in the country.13/02/06
 
Bangladesh >> News >>
IOM begins new “UK Pre-Departure TB Detection Programme” for visa applicants traveling to the UK for more than 6 months
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today (3rd January, 2006) inaugurated the first IOM clinic of three in three districts in conjunction with MEDINOVA Medical Services Limited to begin implementing the “United Kingdom (UK) Pre-Departure Tuberculosis (TB) Detection Programme.” The clinic was formally inaugurated by Dr. Frank Gutmann, International Migration Health Physician-Consultant, IOM. Among others, Mr. Md. Shahidul Haque - IOM Regional Representative for South Asia, Mr. Md. Mozammel Hossain - Chairman of MEDINOVA, Mr. Lawson Ross - Director of Visa Services of the British High Commission in Bangladesh and other staff members of IOM were also present.04.01.06
 
Bangladesh >> News >>
Mourning for Nasreen Huq
Nasreen Huq, who has died on Monday 24 April 2006 in an accident in Dhaka aged 47, was a prominent Bangladeshi women's activist, she was hit by a vehicle collecting her for work as director of the British charity, Action Aid. 15.05.06
 
Worldwide >> Movements >> Narmada Bachao Andolan >>
Narmada Project could be stopped incase of inadequate rehabilitation: SC
Holding that construction of the Narmada Dam could go ahead, the Supreme Court today threatened to stop the work on raising its height if the basin states did not carry out effective rehabilitation of the displaced people.19/04/06
 
Worldwide >> Environment >>
India: Dozens killed in second stampede at Chennai flood relief centre
In the early hours of Sunday morning, 42 people were killed, including 23 women, and 37 injured in a stampede at an emergency flood-relief distribution centre in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. 25/12/05
 
Bangladesh >> News >>
What decides the priority of news ─ Lost in the labyrinth of pages - 3
Token culture is not new to Bangladesh; our total cargo and public (long route) transport system runs on this culture! 23 June,2005
 
Bangladesh >> News >>
Mourning for Nasreen Huq
Nasreen Huq, who has died on Monday 24 April 2006 in an accident in Dhaka aged 47, was a prominent Bangladeshi women's activist, she was hit by a vehicle collecting her for work as director of the British charity, Action Aid. 15.05.06
 
Bangladesh >> News >>
What decides the priority of news ─ Lost in the labyrinth of pages - 3
Token culture is not new to Bangladesh; our total cargo and public (long route) transport system runs on this culture! 23 June,2005
 
Worldwide >> Environment >>
30 rivers in danger, 17 already dead
About thirty rivers are in danger due to construction of dams in the upper riparian country and withdrawal of water. 05.01.06
 
Worldwide >> Issues >> War & state terrorism >>
German mother, daughter reunited after 60 years
A 62-year-old daughter has been reunited with her mother after being separated more than 60 years ago during the final, chaotic months of World War II in Germany.08.01.06
 
Worldwide >> Movements >> Democracy >>
A political prisoner of the Burma's Putao Prison died.
A Burmese political prisoner, died due to inadequate medical facilities.18.01.06
 
Worldwide >> Issues >> War & state terrorism >>
Human Rights Watch World Report 2006 -- Summary
Political and security conditions deteriorated in Bangladesh in 2005. The country saw nearly daily bombings throughout the year, said HRW world report 2006.24.01.06
 
Bangladesh >> News >>
Mourning for Nasreen Huq

Nasreen Huq, who has died on Monday 24 April 2006 in an accident in Dhaka aged 47, was a prominent Bangladeshi women's activist, she was hit by a vehicle collecting her for work as director of the British charity, Action Aid. 15.05.06

 

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