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Factory Fire in Gazipur – Casualties Uncertain

Fire rages on as Dignity Textile Mills Limited remains engulfed in flames since yesterday, melting its steel frame, and heating up to such an extent that fire fighters are finding it hard to extinguish this mess. As per the National

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Another Life Lost – Gazipur Factory Fire

One life has been confirmed lost and more than 4 others injured at the fire that originated on 28 September 2014 in a yarn dyeing factory named Mega Yarn Dyeing Mills Limited in Gazipur. The victim, Anwar Hossain, was an

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Four Construction Workers Killed

Four workers died and three others were critically injured when a culvert they were demolishing collapsed on them in Gazipur yesterday. Three of the deceased were from Sherpur district. They are Holu Mia, 50, of Andaria village, Abu Bakar Siddiq,

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More than 300 Garment Workers Hospitalized In Gazipur

More than 300 workers of Starlight Sweaters Ltd located near Bhogra in Gazipur (on the outskirts of the Capital Dhaka), which is also a sister concern of Labib Group, have been diagnosed of water poisoning today on 5 June 2013,

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Unrest in Gazipur, Ashulia – Factories Shut Sine Die

Factories in Gazipur have been shut sine die on Monday 03 June 2013, after a massive demonstration started mainly by workers of the Ananta Garments factory for better wages. The agenda which was wage turned to violent expression of rights

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Work at halt in Gazipur

Workers at Kaizer Knit Wear Limited, Kashimpur, Gazipur, demand a raise in their current wage. The protest led to the owner closing all three of his factories down on 2 March 2013, for an indefinite amount of time. The factory

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