Around the same time, President Abdul Hamid and Hasina paid homage to the martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War by placing wreaths at the National Mausoleum at Savar
Dhaka [Bangladesh], July 16 ( ANI ): Bangladesh's anti-crime force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday launched a raid on a suspected militant hideout in Ashulia of Savar
, on the outskirts of Dhaka.
The title of the book itself may turn away readers who stand to benefit most from learning its contents, as even Savar
is a name not commonly known outside industry circles; novice readers searching for insight into the nature of complexities surrounding industrial disasters in Bangladesh's ready-made garment sector may not locate the text within the literature.
What I tend to call 'walled gardens' are coming down," says Savar
THIS APRIL'S GARMENT FACTORY COLLAPSE in the Rana Plaza complex in Savar
, Bangladesh, claimed the lives of more than 1,100 workers.
With workplace safety standards of the kind that yield disasters like April's garment factory collapse in Savar
, Bangladesh--another money-saver for Western corporations--you can appreciate how people in developing countries might be looking to advance their careers.
The garment workers posed for the pictures at Enam Medical College, in Savar
, near the capital of Dhaka.
More than 1,100 people were killed when the Rana Plaza complex in Savar
collapsed on April 24 and around 2,500 more were rescued from the building, which housed many operations producing low-cost garments for Western companies.
Back, from left: David Grogan (manager), Daniel Hoyle, Jamie Addinall, Daniel Grogan, Harry Stead, Jacob Mota-Veiga, Ariyan Savar
, William Swithenbank, Graham Stead (coach), Peter Glover (coach ), Front: Peter Glover, Michael Smith, Connor Mackley, Muhammed Navsarka, Ryan Ramsden
Dhaka: Rescuers are wrapping up their 20-day operation as the toll from Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster stood at 1,127 after an eight-storey building collapsed in suburban Savar
The eight-storey building collapsed in Savar
, 25-kilometres north-west of Dhaka, on April 24.
Deadly Accidents in Bangladesh April 2013: Building housing garment factories in Savar
collapses, kills more than 800 November 2012: Garment factory fire outside Dhaka kills more than 100 March 2012: Ferry sinks after colliding with oil barge, killing more than 100 April 2005: Garment factory collapse in Savar
kills more than 70 May 2002: River ferry sinks, killing up to 500 Authorities say police and garment factory officials were holding a meeting in the 11-story building when the fire broke out.