Latest Dhaka Stories

2005-08-20 11:06:17

DHAKA (Reuters) - Scores of Bangladeshis were injured on Saturday as protesters stormed police barricades during a general strike called after hundreds of bomb attacks ripped through the country earlier in the week.

2005-08-18 09:05:16

By Nizam Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - Security forces detained dozens of suspects in an intense hunt on Thursday for Islamic militants who set off hundreds of crude bombs across Bangladesh, killing two people and injuring more than 100.

2005-08-17 08:41:17

By Nizam Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - Scores of mysterious bomb blasts, many of them targeting government buildings, rocked cities across Bangladesh on Wednesday, killing one person, wounding at least 100 and triggering panic.

2005-08-17 01:21:08

DHAKA (Reuters) - A series of bombs exploded almost simultaneously in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, the main port city Chittagong and other towns on Wednesday, injuring at least 20 people and triggering widespread panic.

2005-08-06 08:16:12

DHAKA (Reuters) - India and Bangladesh held talks on Saturday on mutual cooperation in tackling cross-border terrorism and illegal migration -- two key irritants that often strain their usually friendly ties.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.