Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 23.700001
Longitude: 90.389999
population: 6,493,177
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Meeting begins in Bangladesh to save endangered tigers

DHAKA: Some 140 tiger experts and government officials from 20 countries met in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka Sunday to review progress towards an ambitious goal of doubling their number in the wild by 2022.The nations, including the 13 where tigers are ... [Published DAWN Group - 2 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

9/15/2014: HTSPORT: Indians do well in S Asia Roll Ball

JAMSHEDPUR: Indian men and women RollBall team clinched the 2nd South Asia Roll Ball championship defeating Pakistan and Nepal respectively in the final at Dhaka, Bangladesh on Sunday. According to a press statement issued by the Indian men team coac ... [Published Hindustan Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Facebook now free for GP internet users

Leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone on Sunday announced that all its internet data users would be able to use Facebook for free from midnight to 6:00pm daily.The GP said that customers would not require to get registered or download any application ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 5 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Khaleda Zia loses court battle on corruption charges

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s highest court yesterday rejected appeals by opposition leader Khaleda Zia, clearing the way for her to […] ... [Published MySarawak - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Telecommunication disrupted in Gaibandha for 11 days

Telephone lines of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) in Gaibandha district have gone out of order for the last 11 days due to technical problem in telephone exchange tower.As a result, more than 1,600 telephone users of government, ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Dhaka wants time-frame to resolve Teesta, land issues

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Bangladesh will seek "specific time-frame" from India to settle the Teesta water sharing and implement the land boundary agreement at the upcoming foreign ministers' meeting.The third ... [Published Yahoo! India - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Dhaka dismisses press reports

:00:00 A A- A+Summoning BD Deputy HC Bangladesh Foreign Ministry dismissed on Saturday the Indian media reports that Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata Abida Islam was summoned by the West Bengal Chief Minister, reports UNB."Attention has ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 3 reports

Hasina-Modi meeting likely September 27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are set to meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on September 27.“Both the prime ministers are expected to meet during the UNGA and discuss issues of mutual interest,” ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 3 reports

9/14/2014: Front Page: BIMSTEC OFFICE INAUGURATED IN BANGLADESH

The secretariat of BIMSTEC (the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) was inaugurated in Dhaka on Saturday by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who said it is a hallmark of proud partnership of the... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dhaka stocks gain for 3rd week

Dhaka stocks advanced last week, third week in a row, as investors focused on heavyweight companies.Some profit-taking share sales were also observed in the first two trading sessions of the week, said market operators.The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Tiger Stocktaking Conference-2014 kicks off tomorrow

(BSS) - The Second Global Tiger Stocktaking Conference-2014 begins in the capital tomorrow aimed at saving the big cat from its extinction.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the three-day conference. About 140 representatives from ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 3 reports

PM inaugurates BIMSTEC secretariat in Dhaka

DHAKA, Sept 13, 2014 (BSS)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here today inaugurated the permanent secretariat of BIMSTEC culminating in a collective resolve of the seven nations' forum to create a better and more prosperous future through cooperation in multi-sectoral ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 13 2014]

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Pleased with the global support and commendation for Nigeria, which led to emergence of Nigeria as the new Chair, Juwah said: "We are delighted and honoured to be elected to this position, and we look forward to working with all members to continue to guide management in its ICT4D efforts."
"Once someone took the initiative but successors later did not show interest in it. Such a situation would not occur if there was a central approach and monitoring."
"The surge is mainly attributed to investors' focus on heavyweight stocks. Traders started making strategic positions in order to reap benefit, which the market is continuously offering to its participants" he said
told bdnews24.com: "We have to supply a certain amount of gas by coordinating"

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DSE turnover hits Tk 800cr mark after seven months [Published New Age Bangladesh - 5 hours ago]
Facebook now free for GP internet users [Published New Age Bangladesh - 5 hours ago]
Financial orgs asked to strictly check money la... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 5 hours ago]
High-priced illegal mobile handsets flood city ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 5 hours ago]
Happy Malaysia Day [Published thestar.com.my - 5 hours ago]
Bangladesh envoy meets Mamata today [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 5 hours ago]
Jamaat lobbying against war crimes trials again [Published Dhaka Tribune - 6 hours ago]
‘Honestly I never expected this’ [Published Dhaka Tribune - 6 hours ago]
NBR to award tax cards to top 40 taxpayers [Published Dhaka Tribune - 6 hours ago]
New stocks cut investors pocket [Published Dhaka Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Turnover crosses Tk800 crore after seven months [Published Dhaka Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Save the moribund city [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 7 hours ago]
UK, France, Germany joint climate diplomacy in BD [Published Energy Bangla - 8 hours ago]
Khaleda Zia loses court battle on corruption ch... [Published MySarawak - 8 hours ago]
Literacy and Sustainable Development [Published Sudan Vision Daily - 8 hours ago]
PM calls for joining hands [Published New Age Bangladesh - 9 hours ago]
Police rescue 21 illegal migrants bound for Mal... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 9 hours ago]
Telecommunication disrupted in Gaibandha for 11... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 9 hours ago]
GP offers free Facebook as it gets 5cr customers [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 9 hours ago]
Internet literacy a must for future [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 9 hours ago]
Fresh funds in stocks buoy turnover to 7-month ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 9 hours ago]
NBR's online tax system floundering [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 9 hours ago]
Health across borders [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 9 hours ago]
SC rejects Khaleda's petitions [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 9 hours ago]
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CREDIT: Shutterstock Welcome to TP Ideas ‘ weekly roundup of the best conservative writing! Every Friday, we take a look at three pieces by right-leaning writers that constructively articulate core elements of their worldview. The goal isn’t to find ...
World: Health Ministers resolve to accelerate e... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 12 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: World SEAR/PR/1586 12 September 2014, Dhaka: The Sixty-Seventh session of WHO’s Regional Committee for South-East Asia concluded today with ministers of health adopting resolutions to accelerate health action ...
Bangladesh: DMIC Situation Report on Countrywid... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 11 2014]
Source: Government of BangladeshCountry: Bangladesh Highlights RAINFALL AND RIVER SITUATION SUMMARY AS ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2014.  The Brahmaputra is in rising trend while Jamuna, Ganges-Padma and Meghna are in falling trend.  The Brahmaputra-Jamuna ...
Bangladesh: Bangladesh Rainfall and River Situa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 11 2014]
Source: Bangladesh Flood Forecasting and Warning CentreCountry: Bangladesh OUTLOOK The Brahmaputra is in rising trend while Jamuna, Ganges-Padma and Meghna are in falling trend. The Brahmaputra-Jamuna may likely to rise whereas Ganges-Padma & Meghna ...
Japan’s Abe contests China’s proactivism in Sou... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 10 2014]
JTW News Analysis, Emre Tunç Sakao?lu Japan’s globe-trotting premier, Shinzo Abe, arrived in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka on Saturday, September 6, for a 24-hour visit. The next day, he departed for Colombo, Sri Lanka’s largest city, for the second ...
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Excelerate Energy and Petrobangla in Agreement ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 26 2014]
Dhaka Stock Exchange Selects NASDAQ OMX's X-str... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 23 2014]
DGAP-News: Dhaka Stock Exchange Selects NASDAQ ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 23 2014]
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