Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 23.700001
Longitude: 90.389999
population: 6,493,177
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 2 reports

Bangladeshi plane catches fire at Nepal airport, passengers safe

:A Bangladeshi aircraft caught fire while landing at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Monday afternoon, officials said. Airport police said the wheels of Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG702 caught fire when it touched down at the airport ... [Published ProKerala.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 54 mins ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 1 reports

Eid-ul-Fitr Tuesday

Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated in the country on Tuesday as Shawal moon was sighted on Monday evening after a month of fasting.The national moon sighting committee met at 7.15pm today at the Islamic Foundation ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 54 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Joy celebrates 43rd birthday

:32:15 A A- A+ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy has celebrated his 43rd birthday in an amusement park in the US. He has also thanked all those who wished him on his birthday. In a Facebook post on Sunday night, Joy said, ‘Kristine, ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Traffic cripples Mawa, Paturia

:07:34 A A- A+ A blocked channel of Padma River at Daulatdia and a huge rush of home-bound passengers have caused massive traffic snarls at the vital water transport terminals of Paturia-Daulatdia and Mawa-Kewrakandi. People departing Dhaka on Monday, ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Sea of home-bound humanity after Ramadan ends

People crowd the deck on a passenger boat navigating the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 27, 2014. Millions of residents in Dhaka have started the exodus home from the capital city ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the ... [Published CHINAdaily - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Only 2 main parties’ consensus can create level playing field for polls, says UN coordinator

The United Nations resident coordinator in Bangladesh, Neal Walker, addresses a views exchange with Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh at National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday. — New Age photoUN resident coordinator Neal Walker said Sunday ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Dhaka lets FCI ship food to NE using its key port

India has begun using a new trade route via a Bangladeshi port as well as land terrain to ship foodgrains to the North-east, as the NDA government steps up ties with the neighbour on the back of foreign minister Sushma Swaraj’s recent successful visi ... [Published Hindustan Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

PM: Make rivers surrounding Dhaka navigable

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to take effective measures to make all the rivers including Buriganga River surrounding Dhaka navigable and pollution-free.The premier gave the directives while presiding over a meeting ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Rain likely during Eid holidays

Rain is likely to occur on the day of Eid-ul Fitr at different places of the country due to depression created in the Bay of Bengal.The Eid vacation starts today and the depression would continue till Thursday, Bangladesh Meteorological Department officials ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Dhaka’s London envoy shifted

Mohamed Mijarul Quayes, the Bangladesh HighCommissioner in London, is currently facing several audit objections for‘irregularities and misuse of power ’.The foreign ministry said he wouldbe posted in the Brazil mission as ambassador, while Permanent Representative ... [Published Bdnews24.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Technical glitch forces launch evacuation

More than 2,000 passengers have been forced to get off from a launch before reaching their destination due to technical glitch on Sunday afternoon.The passengers were evacuated at Kaliganj launch terminal in Barisal after bottom of the triple-decker launch ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Homeward journey on

Amid scarcity of tickets, charging of extra fare by long-route bus operators and schedule delay by trains, home-bound people continued pouring out of Dhaka by bus, train and ferry to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr at their ancestral homes.Hundreds of thousands ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 26 2014]

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...m., Xinhua reported. Fire fighters at TIA soon brought the minor fire under control and the passengers were evacuated. "The aircraft has now been parked at the airport's hangar and its scheduled return to Dhaka at 3.10 p.m. has been cancelled" a high level source at the TIA told Xinhua...
"Due to shortage of rail wagons, inadequate storage facilities and various other bottlenecks, the northeastern states have been suffering from poor supply of food grain for most part of the year, especially during the monsoon (June to September)" Tripura's Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Bhanulal Saha said
Sunday night, Joy said, "Kristine, Sophia and I celebrated the birthday at an"
DHAKA – For thousands of Rohingya Muslims , a safer refuge in Bangladesh could not offer joy of ` "Eid for the minority after escaping for their life from Burma’s state-sponsored persecution."

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Eid-ul-Fitr Tuesday [Published New Age Bangladesh - 54 mins ago]
Bangladeshi plane catches fire at Nepal airport... [Published ProKerala.com - 1 hour ago]
Bangladeshi aircraft caught fire at Nepal's air... [Published China.org.cn - 1 hour ago]
Tripura to get rice from Andhra Pradesh via Ban... [Published ProKerala.com - 2 hours ago]
Joy celebrates 43rd birthday [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 3 hours ago]
Traffic cripples Mawa, Paturia [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 3 hours ago]
Joy celebrates 43rd birthday [Published Bdnews24.com - 4 hours ago]
Traffic cripples Mawa, Paturia [Published Bdnews24.com - 5 hours ago]
Bangladesh needs to show ‘the other Bangladesh’ [Published Dhaka Tribune - 6 hours ago]
No `Eid for Rohingya Refugees [Published IslamOnline NET - 9 hours ago]
Sea of home-bound humanity after Ramadan ends [Published CHINAdaily - 10 hours ago]
Neal Walker lauds BD’s socioeconomic development [Published News From Bangladesh - 13 hours ago]
When green was made red [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 15 hours ago]
Saltside’s subsidiaries ranked #1 classifieds p... [Published CIO East Africa - 15 hours ago]
AB Siddique abduction mystery remains unresolved [Published Dhaka Tribune - 16 hours ago]
No salary, Eid bonus for 1,500 RMG workers [Published Dhaka Tribune - 16 hours ago]
Bilingual Bangladesh: an impossible dream? [Published Dhaka Tribune - 16 hours ago]
Stocks return to red [Published Bangla Mirror - 16 hours ago]
Communications minister’s bluster without a bang [Published New Age Bangladesh - 16 hours ago]
Transport crisis hits Eid journey [Published Dhaka Tribune - 17 hours ago]
Tourism rebounds on Eid vacationers [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 18 hours ago]
Taxmen get power to suspend consignment [Published Dhaka Tribune - 19 hours ago]
Dispute over SIM replacement tax may finally go... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 19 hours ago]
Dhaka lets FCI ship food to NE using its key port [Published Hindustan Times - 19 hours ago]
China wins major deals but delays in implementa... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 19 hours ago]
Only 2 main parties’ consensus can create level... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 19 hours ago]
Save Buriganga from grabbing [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 19 hours ago]
UN official for homegrown solution [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 19 hours ago]
UN official stresses talks [Published Bdnews24.com - 19 hours ago]
Some RMG workers yet to get dues [Published New Age Bangladesh - 20 hours ago]
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Bangladesh: Roll-Out of the FSC Cyclone Belt Di... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 23 2014]
Source: World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization, Food Security ClusterCountry: Bangladesh Introduction Why have an FSC DFP Mechanism? Building on key lessons learned from the Tropical Storm Mahasen response in May 2013, the purpose ...
Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Focusing on people in need [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Bangladesh Communal tensions, politically motivated violence and other disturbances affect the lives of ordinary Bangladeshis in parts of the country. Together with the Bangladesh Red Crescent ...
Bangladesh's Elite Paramiltary Unit Is Under Fi... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 21 2014]
<a href="http://www.demotix.com/photo/715778/police-pick-several-dozen-bnp-activists-during-strike-dhaka&popup=1"><img class="size-large wp-image-481315" alt="An activist is picked up by an RAB agent in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during a nationwide strike called ...
Bangladesh: Biharis in Bangladesh seek protecti... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Bangladesh DHAKA, 21 July 2014 (IRIN) - The recent violent attack on Urdu-speaking Biharis in the Bangladeshi capital highlights this minority’s ongoing protection needs: Community leaders allege political collusion in the attack. ...
Bangladesh Has Formaldehyde to Thank for Its Sh... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 18 2014]
Dhaka Metropolitan Police jointly conducted a drive at Hatirpul Bazar against the chemical formalin. Image by Reaz Sumon. Copyright Demotix (3/6/2014) Monsoon season  in Bangladesh is a delicious time when markets overflow with an abundance of seasonal ...
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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]
Des députés canadiens appellent à des élections... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 25 2013]
Letter to Secretary Kerry Requesting to Impose ... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 12 2013]
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