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Nearly two-thirds of the sewage in the megacity of Dhaka, with 15 million people, is untreated.
With more than 1,000 people dead, the eight-story garment factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh is an almost unparalleled tragedy.The Bangladesh Factory Collapse Survivor and More Miraculous Rescues (VIDEO)|Holly Bernal, Ben Teitelbaum|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Molotov cocktails hurled by them killed a pedestrian in the capital, Dhaka.
This past May, missing her husband and 5-year-old daughter, she returned to Dhaka to write her dissertation.
With them trickled dozens of our kind, some from as far away as Dhaka.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for dhaka (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for dhaka (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for dhaka
nation formed 1971 from former East Pakistan, from Bengali for "Bengali country," from Bangla "Bengali" + desh "country."