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A garments factory is seen empty during government imposed shutdown as a preventative measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Dhaka on April 6, 2020. | Photographer: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP via Getty Images | Bloomberg

For Bangladesh’s garment workers, it doesn’t pay to dress up the world anymore

More than 1,100 Bangladeshi garment factories reported cancelled orders worth $3.17 billion in exports as of 20 April, affecting 2.27 million workers.
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When White House plans for a strike on Iran left Pentagon, State Dept alarmed

France President Emmanuel Macron reaches out to resentful citizens, and Bangladesh’s famed garment workers continue protests for better pay.

On Camera

File photo of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar | Facebook/NitishKumarJDU

The curious case of Nitish Kumar — 87% anger, 100% victory

In the supposedly most-politicised state in India, people say they don’t have ‘options’ this election.

Tata woos investors for digital platform as it seeks to compete with Jio, Amazon, Flipkart

Tata Sons is working with advisers to explore bringing in financial or strategic investors, including global tech companies, for its new digital entity.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh releases the New Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) at the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting, in New Delhi on 28 September 2020 | @DefenceMinIndia | Twitter

Govt scraps offset policy for govt-to-govt deals, allows leasing of defence equipment

The new Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020, which was unveiled by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Monday and kicks in on 1 October, also cuts down procurement time.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.