Latest Dhaka Stories

2008-06-16 00:00:08

AlwaysOn Network Bangladesh (AONB), a joint venture between Oregon-based AlwaysOn Network and an organization of nonresident Bangladeshi technologists, announced today the commercial launch of a new wireless network that will deliver free Internet access to Bangladesh primary schools and colleges, as well as competitively priced broadband services to underserved rural and urban areas.

2008-02-09 09:00:25

Text of report by Zahedul Islam headlined "Kolkata

2008-01-30 06:00:28

Text of report headlined "Doctors suggest Tarique'

2007-06-18 09:02:39

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c59963) has announced the addition of the new Espicom report "The Medical Device Market: Bangladesh" to their offering.

2006-08-25 05:45:05

DHAKA (Reuters) - Consumption of alcohol in Southeast Asia, including predominantly Muslim countries, has nearly doubled in the last decade, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

2006-08-15 01:54:26

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police detained four people after the main opposition said they were planning to kill the daughters of independence leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during ceremonies on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of his assassination.

2006-07-29 21:44:12

By Y.P. Rajesh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Pakistan resume a badly bruised peace process this week, hoping that the dialogue does not collapse because of bomb attacks in Mumbai blamed on Islamic militants.

2006-07-04 03:49:56

DHAKA (Reuters) - Nearly 50 people were injured in clashes with police as opposition activists tried to enforce a general strike in Bangladesh on Tuesday, police and witnesses said.

2006-07-02 03:37:43

DHAKA (Reuters) - Two people were killed and nearly 200 injured in clashes in Bangladesh on Sunday as opposition parties enforced a countrywide transport shutdown, police and witnesses said.

2006-07-02 02:44:31

DHAKA (Reuters) - One man was killed and nearly 100 people were injured in sporadic clashes in the Bangladeshi capital on Sunday as opposition parties enforced a countrywide transport shutdown, police and witnesses said.

Word of the Day
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".