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the capital and largest city of Bangladesh

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In a press conference held in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka today, he explained that the Oman Air will operate 6 flight a week on Muscat-Dhaka route as the flights will be on a daily basis starting from March 1, 2016.
On Tuesday, the airline had announced that the frequency of Oman Air flights to Dhaka from Muscat will be increased from December 1.
from the capital Dhaka hit an auto-rickshaw around 2:30 pm (0830 GMT)
Pakistan begin the five-nation Asia Cup, the symbol of regional supremacy in the one-day game, as the defending champions, having won the 2012 edition in Dhaka.
Transport operators said they stopped operating buses and ferries to and from Dhaka due to "security concerns" in line with advises of the law enforcement agencies while pro-government transport associations called a two-day strike to protest vandalism during the past several weeks of opposition protests.
Furthermore, distinct epidemiologic origins characterize these viruses; the A/chicken/Bangladesh/12VIR-7140-7/2012 virus was identified in a chicken farm located in Sirajganj district in January 2012, whereas the A/chicken/ Bangladesh/12VIR-7140-16/2012 strain was detected 2 months later (March 2012) from organs collected in Kaptan Bazar in Dhaka (Table), which is 126 km from Sirajganj district.
During the meeting held in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka on Monday, Qazanfari and Ahmed explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating bilateral ties between Iran and Bangladesh, specially in trade field.
According to local TV channel "Time", the tornado, which swept through four sub-districts of Bangladesh's northeastern Brahmanbaria district, some 109 km east of the capital Dhaka, Friday evening left over 200 others wounded.
Satkhira is 175 kilometres (110 miles) west of Dhaka.
We have intensified the investigation process in Dhaka and we are fully confident that the people involved in this murder will be brought to book," Islam said.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (LSE: IHG), a UK-based owner, manager and franchiser of hotels and resorts, has announced that it is entering into a management agreement for the InterContinental Dhaka, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
A large town of less than 350,000 in 1951, Dhaka has become the 15th largest megacity of the world (Islam 1999, Siddiqui 2004).
June 15 started Dhaka Fashion Week in which major designers of India and Bangladesh showcase their latest designs for 2011.
Summary: DUBAI -- Flydubai, Dubai's first low-cost airline, has doubled its flights between the UAE and Bangladesh with the start of a new service to the country's capital, Dhaka.
DHAKA, Dec 28, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkey's national air carrier, the Turkish Airlines (THY), has made its maiden flight to Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka, THY's 171st destination for direct flights from Turkey's main commercial hub, Istanbul.