Headlines Tagged with Bangladesh — 586 headlines found
Farmers are switching over to tobacco cultivation in the command area of Teesta Irrigation Project, the largest of its kind in the country, as Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has failed to provide adequate irrigational water in the dry season.
May 4, 2014 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 6, 2014 09:02
Five shops, including superstores, and seven people in Dhaka’s Mirpur were fined on Sunday for flouting the tobacco control law.
Apr 14, 2014 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:36
Children of many villages of Lalmonirhat are working at tobacco plantations along with their parents who are unaware of the harmful effects of the crop. Harvesting and processing poses serious threat to their health and mindset. Although most parents are
Apr 2, 2014 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:04
The cultivation of tobacco has seen a sharp rise in Lalmonirhat and the rest of the country. The lack of awareness about its bad impact on soil fertility and the profitable offers from different tobacco companies are the main contributing factors. Farmer
Feb 25, 2014 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 25, 2014 15:29
There is a vibrant industry of perhaps 300 successful and emerging small and medium enterprises (SMEs) all over the UK either making and marketing products, or importing and reselling from manufacturers in the Far East. Larger players, including tobacco
Oct 29, 2013 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Oct 29, 2013 16:05
The price sensitivity of cigarette consumption in Bangladesh: evidence from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Bangladesh Wave 1 (2009) and Wave 2 (2010) surveys
Raising cigarette prices through increased taxation could lead to a win-win-win situation in Bangladesh: it would reduce cigarette consumption, increase tobacco tax revenue and potentially decrease socioeconomic inequities.
Oct 8, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2013 03:17
A nine-member executive committee was formed in a function in Dhaka to run the Bangladesh Tobacco Control Research Network over the next two years. New York’s Bloomberg Philanthropies would fund the network where institutions and individuals could enrol
Sep 27, 2013 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Sep 26, 2013 23:40
The government will work out rules within two months to implement the recently passed tobacco control law, Health Secretary MM Neazuddin has said. He said a ‘comprehensive plan’ was underway to strictly implement the amended law. “We’ll not let anyone to
Sep 1, 2013 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:20
Ten south Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, proposed a ban on smokeless tobacco like areca nuts. A meeting between representatives of the countries was organized by India’s health ministry.
Jul 26, 2013 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 10:08
ILRF lauds the US Government’s decision today to suspend Bangladesh from the Generalized System of Preferences trade program ... the tobacco industry was the largest beneficiary of Bangladesh’s GSP program, accounting for over $11 million in tobacco expor
Jun 25, 2013 International Labor Rights Forum
added Jun 28, 2013 15:26