textile

April 4, 2022
April 4, 2022

Sewing thread: a new avenue of growth in textile

Hundreds of sewing thread manufacturing units have sprung up in Bangladesh in recent years, allowing the country to nearly attain self-sufficiency in the major garment accessory.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

CPD hails reform measures

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday lauded the reforms made after the Rana Plaza disaster to ensure workers' safety at

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Quest for dawn ends in darkness

They had come to Dhaka for jobs so they could get out of poverty and help their families. But the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse not only demolished their hopes but also pushed them into endless misery.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Bangladesh to set up textile park in Gujarat

Bangladesh is set to join Gujarat’s textile park bandwagon, reports Times of India.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Ban on Rana Plaza movie lifted

Supreme Court clears way for release and screening of movie Rana Plaza, which is based on the miraculous rescue of garment worker Reshma 17 days into the 2013 collapse of the building in Savar.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

Death in road crash sparks protest in N'ganj

Garment workers set a bus afire after it ran over one of their colleagues in Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj this morning. Agitating workers also vandalised at least 10 vehicles, witnesses say.