Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 23.700001
Longitude: 90.389999
population: 6,493,177
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Seaco Foundation delegation calls on President at Bangabhaban

Dhaka , Oct 23 (UNB) A delegation of South EastAsian Co-operation (Seaco) Foundation led by its chairman Mohammed Mohsin madea courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Thursday.The delegationapprised the President about the 10th World ... [Published 4 Traders - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Dhaka Gladiators sues ICC, BCB officials

The owner of Dhaka Gladiators has filed a case against six top officials of International Cricket Council (ICC) and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for 'not taking steps against the BPL match-fixing.'The case was filed with the court of Chittagong Chief ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Bangladesh has won over ‘world's democracies’, says Hasina

"This is democracy's victory. Democracy's victory meanspeople's victory. We have won over the democracies in the world," she saidaddressing a reception for Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and MP Saber HossainChowdhury on Wednesday at Parliament's South ... [Published Bdnews24.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Focus on higher world economic growth

Mahbubur RahmanBangladesh is set to be in the limelight of global business leaders, economists and policymakers as a two-day international conference on Asian economic growth, trade and investment begins in Dhaka on Saturday.The conference, organised ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Hundreds Of Uncharted Cities Will Get Maps Thanks To Crowdsourcing | Co.Design

Despite massive advances in cartographic technology over the past decade, a huge number of large cities around the world remain digitally uncharted territories. Places from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city with a population of 4.4 million, to Dhaka, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 8 reports

Bangladesh youth delegation meets Indian president

A youth delegation from Bangladesh visited The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, on October 18, Saturday at Rashtrapati Bhavan.This was the third visit by a youth delegation from Bangladesh.During the visit, the president said India’s relation ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 3 reports

Complaint against Khaleda for terming AL atheists’ party

AB Siddique, president of Bangladesh Jananetri Parishad, a pro-Awami league organisation, filed the case with the Dhaka’s Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court under sections 153 (A) and 295 (A) of the Penal CodeA complaint was filed yesterday against ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Sadeque faces arrest warrant

A court in Dhaka on Tuesday issued a warrant for arrest of Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka and eight others in a case filed on charge of hurling crude bombs at Election Commission office in October 2013 when it was preparing ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

No payment for damages a shame: German MPs

A German parliamentary delegation on Tuesday said in Dhaka that it was a shame for them that European companies buying clothes from Bangladesh had not yet compensated Rana Plaza victims even one year and a half after the worst ever factory collapse.They ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

BD urged to open mission in Sierra Leone

:20:28 A A- A+ Sierra Leone has offered Bangladesh to open its mission at its capital Freetown as it contemplates to establish its embassy in Dhaka in coming years. Its non-resident envoy to Bangladesh Muhammed B Fofana expressed his country’s desire ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Uncontrolled diabetes robbing people of their eye sight

:00:00 A A- A+ At least one in four diabetic patients in Bangladesh suffer from failing eyesight and could totally lose it, the ORBIS Regional Director for Asia says."It's a conservative estimate," Abu Raihan told bdnews24.com Monday, analysing global ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 5 reports

XINHUA - Death toll of Bangladesh bus collision rises to 33

Death toll of Bangladesh bus collision rises to 33Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.DHAKA, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in a head-on collision between two buses in Bangladesh's northwestern Natore district has risen to 33, with dozens of others being ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 21 2014]

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"Now, Bangladesh is taking the advantages of population dividend, but it would no more by 2050 and by that time, the elderly people would be turned into striking population . So, in this case, we could move to a solution right now implementing the CSR" he added
"Now an elected government is in power. And it's the duty of an elected government to protect the lives and property of the people" she said, adding "Let them touch the people and face the consequences."
A rich OpenStreetMap entry for a city can speed its development as well, Subbaraman says. "If you look within slums there are areas of settlements that are legal or non-legal." Walking through such areas, the juxtaposition is stark, he says – you can see water infrastructure disappear within a few lanes...

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Deals on trade, manpower, investment likely to ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 1 hour ago]
Photo: Regional Director of TBEA Company, China... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 1 hour ago]
Seaco Foundation delegation calls on President ... [Published 4 Traders - 2 hours ago]
Proper implementation of CSR activities for cou... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 3 hours ago]
BNP has gone to political dustbin: PM [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 3 hours ago]
Dhaka Gladiators sues ICC, BCB officials [Published Dhaka Tribune - 4 hours ago]
Slumdog mapmakers fill in the urban blanks [Published New Scientist - 4 hours ago]
Whole Nine Yaris: 2014 Toyota Yaris [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 4 hours ago]
Mad Manga: 2013 Zeonic Toyota Char Auris [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 4 hours ago]
Court proceedings can't be stopped by calling h... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 4 hours ago]
Seaco Foundation delegation calls on President [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 4 hours ago]
“Lingering Scars” by Farzana Hossen [Published 3quarksdaily - 5 hours ago]
HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS KILL HUNDREDS OF WORKERS [Published Misna - 6 hours ago]
Perpetrators of Farooqi murder yet to be identi... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 6 hours ago]
SI Anwar on two-day remand [Published Dhaka Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Economy progressing, but below potential [Published Dhaka Courier - 8 hours ago]
Perpetrators of Farooqi murder yet to be identi... [Published Bdnews24.com - 10 hours ago]
ICC confce begins in city Saturday [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 14 hours ago]
Bill on FRA goes to parliament next session [Published Dhaka Tribune - 16 hours ago]
10/23/2014: Ht World: BANGLA IN UN HUMAN RIGHTS... [Published Hindustan Times - 16 hours ago]
10,000 tonne rice sent to Tripura via Bangladesh [Published Financial Express - 18 hours ago]
Gorai River: Can it flow round the year? [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 20 hours ago]
International Friendship Family Program connect... [Published SDSU Collegian - 20 hours ago]
‘Expect Modi govt to keep Bangla hopes in mind’ [Published Times of India - 20 hours ago]
Petrobangla files rejoinder against Niko at ICSID [Published Dhaka Tribune - 21 hours ago]
2005 series can be an inspiration: Bashar [Published Dhaka Tribune - 21 hours ago]
President, PM to visit UAE this month [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 21 hours ago]
Investigators file finds on Natore bus crash [Published Bdnews24.com - 21 hours ago]
Anti-money laundering law amendment row continues [Published Dhaka Tribune - 22 hours ago]
SI held, OC closed for shooting autorickshaw dr... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 22 hours ago]
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“Lingering Scars” by Farzana Hossen [Published 3quarksdaily - 5 hours ago]
Billy Kung in ArtAsiaPacific: From Dhaka, 32-year-old photographer Farzana Hossen has produced a harrowing document called “Lingering Scars” (2013), a series of photographs depicting women victims of acid attacks. Hossen is one of 13 photographers ...
World View: Forecasting the Ebola Endgame and G... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 19 2014]
This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com The Ebola endgame Updating the Global Conflict Risk Assessment for Ebola The World Health Organization (WHO) Ebola in West Africa Ebola in megacities and dense slums Ebola in war zones The ...
Bangladesh: The Salvation Army in Bangladesh di... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 13 2014]
Source: Salvation ArmyCountry: Bangladesh THE Salvation Army in Bangladesh is providing vital assistance to people affected by flooding which has caused devastation over a wide area, with the District of Sirajganj being particularly badly hit. The Army ...
Bangladesh: Ebola measures look slack [Published H5N1 - Oct 12 2014]
Lucie Lecomte sends this disquieting report from The Daily Star in Dhaka: Ebola measures look slack|6 Bangladeshis returning from Liberia allowed to exit airport without test. Excerpt:When the whole world is on alert for the fast-spreading deadly Ebola ...
Vehicle Accident - Asia - Bangladesh [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 04 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20141004-45512-BGD Date / time: 04/10/2014 07:39:43 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Asia Country: Bangladesh State/County: Dhaka Division Location: Tangail [Dhaka-Tangail highway] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: 15 ...
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Excelerate Energy and Petrobangla in Agreement ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 26 2014]
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