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Day: October 23, 2014

End impunity of influentials violating traffic rules: HC
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End impunity of influentials violating traffic rules: HC

DRIVING ON WRONG SIDE OF THE ROAD End impunity of influentials violating traffic rules: HC News Desk: A police van escorts the vehicle, apparently of a minister, on the wrong side of the street near Ruposhi Bangla hotel in the capital violating traffic rules and risking a head-on collision. A long queue of vehicles follow suit to take advantage of the impunity the “minister's” vehicle is getting. The photo was taken yesterday. Pointing out that influential quarters use their impunity to tamper with and violate traffic regulations in Dhaka city, the High Court today asked government why it should not enforce traffic laws strictly to prevent such practices. "No one should escape from the radar of law with impunity," an HC bench said while issuing a suo moto rule seeking government expl...
Bangladeshis among migrant workers exploited in UAE: HRW
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Bangladeshis among migrant workers exploited in UAE: HRW

News Desk: Migrant workers from Bangladesh and many other Asian and African countries are beaten, exploited, and trapped in forced labour situations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The UAE government, about to take up an influential new role in the International Labour Organization (ILO), has failed to adequately protect female domestic workers – many of them from the Philippines – from abuse by employers and recruiters. In this Star photo taken on August 27, 2013, Bangladeshi workers stand in line to enter Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, before flying to a foreign country for jobs. The 79-page report, “‘I Already Bought You’: Abuse and Exploitation of Female Migrant Domestic Workers in the United Arab Emirates,” documen...
World’s Best Airports of 2014
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World’s Best Airports of 2014

World's Best Airports of 2014      According to a survey conducted by SleepingInAirports.com, the Vancouver International Airport in Canada is one of the best airports in the world. To see where this airport ranks and also to check the other airports on the list, click through.