dhaka dhaka  /ˈdɑ kə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Bangladesh

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News

  1. Hundreds sickened in Bangladesh garment factory

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Several hundred garment workers were sickened at their factory outside Bangladesh's capital on Sunday, apparently after drinking water there.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Hundreds of Bangladesh garment workers fall sick after drinking water supplied by factory

    DHAKA, Bangladesh — Police say several hundred garment workers have been sickened at their factory outside Bangladesh's capital, apparently after drinking water there.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Tesco stops sourcing from a Bangladesh factory due to safety concerns

    LONDON/DHAKA (Reuters) - Tesco, the world's No. 3 retailer, has stopped sourcing clothes from a factory in Bangladesh after discovering serious problems with the safety of the site, the company said on Saturday. The move follows a survey the British-based supermarket chain conducted in the wake of the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory complex in Dhaka in April that killed 1,129 people. "A ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "The last BCB president I encountered was an army general. He did not know the name of the Bangladesh captain, the team's next opponents and the capacity of the new ground that had just been inaugurated in Dhaka. I was too polite to ask him whether...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Malcolm Speed Source: The Express Tribune

  2. "We are aiming to start the Dhaka-Kolkata passenger train service from Pahela Baishakh (the first day of Bengali New Year) ...... You see, our rail minister has already announced the date in the parliament," India's High Commissioner to...
    on Mar 23, 2008 By: Chakraborty Source: AHN

  3. Fakhruddin said "the steps taken were temporary measures to protect lives and public and private properties as vested quarters had started acts of anarchy in Dhaka and other places."
    on Aug 22, 2007 By: Fakhruddin Ahmed Source: Reuters UK

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