360° Coverage : 400 fall ill in Bangladesh after drinking factory water

12 Updates
400 fall ill in Bangladesh after drinking factory water
Photo Credit: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN, Getty Images

400 fall ill in Bangladesh after drinking factory water

Jun 30 2013, 6:30am CDT | by

Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) Around 400 workers Sunday fell ill at their garment factory on the outskirts of the Bangladesh capital after drinking water at the factory, police said.

Dhaka, June 30 — Around 400 workers Sunday fell ill at their garment factory on the outskirts of the Bangladesh capital after drinking water at the factory, police said. The workers were from Rose...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos Tweets

 
 
 

1 year ago

400 fall ill in Bangladesh after drinking factory water

Jun 30 2013, 6:30am CDT | by

Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) Around 400 workers Sunday fell ill at their garment factory on the outskirts of the Bangladesh capital after drinking water at the factory, police said.

Dhaka, June 30 — Around 400 workers Sunday fell ill at their garment factory on the outskirts of the Bangladesh capital after drinking water at the factory, police said.

The workers were from Rose Dresses Limited, owned by Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) president Atiqul Islam, according to Md. Badrul Alam, officer-in-charge of Ashulia police station.

Health officials told Xinhua that most of the workers suffered from vomiting while some of them complained of upset stomach.

Xinhua said a spokesman of Rose Dresses Limited was not available for comment.

Alam said the cause of contamination of water at the factory was not known. Around 6,000 workers are employed at the unit.

He said the workers were out of danger and many have already left hospitals.

Police collected water samples and sent these for laboratory tests.

After a similar incident earlier this month, the BGMEA termed it "sabotage by vested quarters".

On June 5, nearly 300 workers of a garment factory in Gazipur on the outskirts of Dhaka were hospitalised after drinking contaminated water.

Bangladesh's garment industry was badly hit in the country's worst tragedy in April.

A total of 1,130 people were killed when an eight-storey building housing five garment factories crumbled April 24 in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
12

Tweets

 
 
Update
11

13 hours ago

Nawa-i-Waqt Relief Fund

Sep 19 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

LAHORE: A sum of Rs80,000 was donated to Nawa-i-Waqt Relief Fund for stranded Pakistanis in Bangladesh on Friday. Abdul Rehman Kareema Foundation High School donated Rs50,000 through online, Surraya Jabeen Rs20,000, Dr Dilbar Hussain Rs5,000 and Fariha & Falak donatedRs 5,000 to the fund. –PR ...
Source: The Nation - Pakistan   Full article at: The Nation - Pakistan
 

 
Update
10

23 hours ago

India Proposed to Establish SAARC Centre for Good Governance Union Home Minister Attends The Sixth Meeting of SAARC Ministers of Interiors/ Home

Sep 19 2014 3:50am CDT | Source: Business Standard

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh participated in the sixth meeting of SAARC Ministers of Interior/Home held at Kathmandu, Nepal today. All the other SAARC Ministers of Interior / Home of the member ...
Source: Business Standard   Full article at: Business Standard
 

 
Update
9

2 days ago

Pakistan can rule the world once again, says Misbah

Sep 17 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

LAHORE - Pakistan team captain Misbah-ul-Haq has believed that Pakistan can ‘once again rule the world’ by winning the Cricket World Cup 2015 Trophy. The trophy has arrived in Pakistan on a global tour after visiting Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan since starting its journey in July. The world tournament will be co-hosted b ...
Source: The Nation - Pakistan   Full article at: The Nation - Pakistan
 

 
Update
8

3 days ago

Afridi appointed captain of the T20 squad

Sep 16 2014 7:11am CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

Lahore- Shahid Afridi has been announced as captain of the Pakistan T20 squad till the ICC World T20 in 2016. According to PCB, the slot was lying vacant following Muhammad Hafeez's resignation after the ICC World T20 held in Bangladesh earlier this year. The decision to retain Misbah-ul-Haq as captain of Test and One Day squad till ...
Source: The Nation - Pakistan   Full article at: The Nation - Pakistan
 

 
Update
6

5 days ago

Chanderpaul leads Windies to 341-8 against Bangladesh

Sep 14 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

GROS-ISLET- Bangladesh's seamers ripped through the West Indies middle-order but an unbeaten 69 from Shivnarine Chanderpaul was holding the innings together at 341 for eight at lunch on the second day of the second and final Test on Sunday. Chanderpaul, who has occupied the crease for more than three-and-a-half hours, will resume ...
Source: The Nation - Pakistan   Full article at: The Nation - Pakistan
 

 
Update
5

1 week ago

Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi to meet in US

Sep 13 2014 1:56am CDT | Source: Business Standard

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are scheduled to meet in New York this month during the UN General Assembly (UNGA) ...
Source: Business Standard   Full article at: Business Standard
 

 
Update
4

1 week ago

Garment industry says 200 plants shut since Bangladesh disaster

Sep 11 2014 6:39am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Dhaka (AFP) - More than 200 garment factories have shut down in Bangladesh since the country's worst industrial disaster prompted a massive clean-up of the world's second-largest textile sector, an industry group said Thursday.   The closures have cost tens of thousands of jobs and led to a fall in exports, raising worries about the $24.5 billion industry -- the key economic mainstay for the impoverished nation of 155 million people.The Bangladesh Garment Man ...
Source: Business Insider   Full article at: Business Insider
 

 
Update
3

1 week ago

Health Minister may plan strategy to reduce alcohol consumption among youth at WHO meet

Sep 8 2014 8:06am CDT | Source: Business Standard

He was speaking before embarking on his visit to Bangladesh for World Health Organisation Regional Co ...
Source: Business Standard   Full article at: Business Standard
 

 
Update
2

1 week ago

B’desh lose two after Brathwaite double ton help WI pile 484-7

Sep 7 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

KINGSTOWN - Debutant spinner Taijul Islam completed a five-wicket haul but veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul was left unbeaten on 85 as the West Indies declared at 484 for seven before lunch on the third day of the first Test against Bangladesh in St Vincent on Sunday. Left with an hour to bat before the interval, Bangladesh reached 41 for two, losing senior opening b ...
Source: The Nation - Pakistan   Full article at: The Nation - Pakistan
 

 
Update
1

1 week ago

Dhaka WHO regional meet to focus on cooperation Dr Harsh Vardhan to sign MoU with Bangladesh on traditional medicine

Sep 7 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: Business Standard

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation on traditional medicine and homoeopathy is to be signed between India and Banglades ...
Source: Business Standard   Full article at: Business Standard
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Malaysian official slams article on MH370 pilot
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman Saturday slammed an article claiming that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370's pilot, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, caused the aircraft to disappear when he committed suicide.
 
 
Monali Thakur ecstatic to win best actress award in Washington
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) She's more known for her singing. But Monali Thakur of "Sawaar loon" fame, who has shown her acting talent with a hard-hitting performance as a child prostitute in Nagesh Kukunoor's "Lakshmi", is presently ecstatic about winning the best actress award at the recently concluded Washington DC South Asian Film Festival.
 
 
Societal stress worsens domestic violence in same-sex couples
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) The additional stress of being a sexual minority has exacerbated domestic violence episodes among same-sex couples compared with opposite-sex couples, new research says.
 
 
New biosensor to diagnose cancer in a jiffy
London, Sep 20 (IANS) An ultra-sensitive biosensor made from the wonder material graphene has been used to detect molecules that indicate an increased risk of developing cancer.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Malaysian official slams article on MH370 pilot
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman Saturday slammed an article claiming that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370's pilot, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, caused the aircraft to disappear...
Read more on Ad Balla
 
Asian Games: Indian women's tennis team through to quarters
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian women's tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals by beating Oman 3-0 in the first round of the 17th Asian Games at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts here Saturday. Prarthana Gulabrao...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Free British hostage, clerics appeal to IS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Two clerics from Britain have made a direct appeal to the Islamic State (IS) to free British hostage Alan Henning. In a YouTube video, Shakeel Begg, Imam at Lewisham Islamic Centre in south...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Monali Thakur ecstatic to win best actress award in Washington
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) She's more known for her singing. But Monali Thakur of "Sawaar loon" fame, who has shown her acting talent with a hard-hitting performance as a child prostitute in Nagesh Kukunoor's "Lakshmi", is...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Societal stress worsens domestic violence in same-sex couples
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) The additional stress of being a sexual minority has exacerbated domestic violence episodes among same-sex couples compared with opposite-sex couples, new research says. Same-sex couples may...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
New biosensor to diagnose cancer in a jiffy
London, Sep 20 (IANS) An ultra-sensitive biosensor made from the wonder material graphene has been used to detect molecules that indicate an increased risk of developing cancer. The biosensor has been shown to be more...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Asian Games: Indian men's badminton team knocked out
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian men's badminton team lost to South Korea 0-3 in the pre-quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here Saturday. Doubles pair of B. Sumeeth Reddy-Manu Attri,...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Asian political parties conference begins in Sri Lanka
Colombo, Sep 20 (IANS) Representatives from 32 Asian countries have gathered here for the 8th General Assembly of International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) aimed at looking for new ways to promote...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Asian Games: Judoka Channa loses in pre-quarters
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) India's Navjot Channa lost his pre-quarterfinal men's 60kg judo event in the 17th Asian Games, going down to Boldbaatar Ganbat of Mongolia at the Dowon Gymnasium here Saturday. The Mongolian...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Court to hear former Italian PM's tax fraud appeal
London, Sep 20 (IANS) The European Court for Human Rights (ECHR) has agreed to hear an appeal by former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi against a tax fraud conviction, media reported Saturday. Berlusconi's...
Read more on Politics Balla