The death toll from a garment-factory building collapse last month surpassed 800 Wednesday,as the government forced 18 factories to shut down temporarily for safety improvements.
Two weeks after the collapse of the eight-story Rana Plaza building,the disaster is turning out to be one of the worst industrial accidents ever,putting enormous pressure on . . . →Read More:Bangladesh factory inferno leaves 800 dead
By Farid Ahmed
Dhaka,Bangladesh –At least nine workers died as fire ripped through a multistory clothing factory at Ashulia,on the outskirts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Saturday night,officials said. Seven of the victims were women.
. . . →Read More:3 managers to be arrested after Bengali factory fire claims 9 lives
By Humayon Dar
Overseas students,also known as international students,contribute immensely to many western economies,which have an open access policy to their higher education. It is estimated that overseas students bring about £5 billion annually to the UK in terms of tuition fees and living expenses.
. . . →Read More:International students provide revenue,diverse skills and cultural exchange
Pakistan’s blind cricket team deserves praise for being world champions. Instead,what they get is pity.
“I used to listen to cricket matches on the radio as a child,and always dreamt of playing the sport though I knew it was not possible,” says cricketer Abdul Razzaq.
. . . →Read More:Blind cricket team:They deserve praise,not pity
Mohsin Khan, the interim Pakistan coach,has revealed that Misbah-ul-Haq feels a sense of insecurity over his captaincy,despite the team performing well over the past year.
. . . →Read More:Despite the team’s outstanding performance,Misbah feels vulnerable
Pakistani politician and former cricket captain Imran Khan talked to NDTV about his new book,his very public divorce,and what he feels about sometimes being referred to as “Taliban Khan.”
Barkha:What struck me as really interesting going through your book which is called ‘Personal History’,is that it reads much more like a . . . →Read More:Interview with Imran Khan:On his marriage,religion and politics
Pakistan and India may see further progress in their relations as Pakistan’s tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq has requested Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to give an approval for playing “Tennis for Peace” event at the Wagah border with India. The vice-president of the Pakistan Tennis Federation Irshad Bhatti while briefing the journalists here on Wednesday,said: . . . →Read More:Aisam-Bopanna border match gathering steam