Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 00:44
Almost 140 Bangladeshi garment factories were shut on Monday as thousands of workers protesting at a new minimum wage clashed with police outside Dhaka, police and manufacturers said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 16:23
Nearly 100 people were injured when thousands of angry garment workers in Bangladesh demanding a higher wage clashed with police, resulting in the closure of about 200 factories.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 09:03
Japanese factories boosted output in September, data showed Wednesday, reversing a slide the previous month and supplying more evidence that the world`s third-largest economy is gathering steam.
Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 19:05
A 3D printer believed to have been used by criminals to make handguns was seized by British police from what could be one of the world’s first 3D gun factories.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 20:50
Social activist Anna Hazare today alleged a nexus among some Maharashtra politicians in selling sugar factories to private players by deliberately declaring them "sick".
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 22:10
Social activist Medha Patkar Thursday alleged there is a scramble among Maharashtra politicians from different parties to vie for prime land where co-operative sugar factories had been built.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 08:02
Three people were killed and 24 injured early Thursday when a two-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra`s Bhiwandi town, police said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 15:49
A majority of garment factories in Bangladesh are in danger of collapse, according to a survey by engineers in the country.
Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 08:41
More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers have urged Bangladesh to come out with a comprehensive plan to ensure workers’ safety and rights.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 21:17
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday summoned a senior police officer on a PIL accusing police of not taking action against factories allegedly running illegally in the city despite Supreme Court guidelines.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 11:03
The owners of garment factories near Dhaka in Bangladesh have decided to pull down the shutters after employees angered by a building collapse last month continue to protest, reports said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 16:00
Seventeen days after the collapse of a garment factory building, the rescuers found a woman alive underneath the remains of Rana Plaza.
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