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The seed fund is investing an undisclosed amount in ChalDal , an online grocery site based in Dhaka and founded last year by Waseem Alim, Tejas Viswanath and Zia Ashraf.
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Like many before it, struggling retailer American Apparel 's latest campaign has stirred plenty of controversy.
A Bangladeshi man who for decades walked daily from dawn to dusk in the capital Dhaka, trailed by believers of his supposed healing powers, died on Thursday, police said.
Almost a year after the deadly Rana Plaza garment factory collapse outside Dhaka, international inspections reveal most factories still need to drastically improve working conditions Overloaded ceilings, exposed cables, too few fire alarms and sprinklers, and locked emergency exits are just a few of the hazards that international safety inspectors ... (more)
The last whistle for the day had been blown as the sun slowly withdrew its stretched arm to conceal itself behind shade of the banyan trees at BKSP.
In celebration of the French Language and the cultural diversity of the Francophone community, Dhaka and Chittagong are resonating again to the vibrant sounds of promoting the shared values of "La Francophonie": respect for the rule of law and human rights, gender equality, solidarity and cultural diversity.
Journalist leaders come out of a court room at the High Court in the capital on Wednesday.
Ali Zaidan was ousted as Libya's prime minister by lawmakers, the culmination of a campaign by Islamists and other opponents to terminate his 17 months in office.
She's careful to point out her hometown of Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh and to place the country beside India on the off chance those around her aren't geography buffs or travellers.
Students at UNC are hoping to prevent another catastrophe like the one at Rana Plaza in Bangladesh.
Lawyers for two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration will go in court to try to persuade a judge not to force them to turn over text messages and other... Lawyers for two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration are trying to persuade a judge not ... (more)
This Feb. 12, 2014 photo, shows a Bangladeshi garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
In this Feb. 13, 2014 photo, Bangladeshi garment workers arrive for work early morning in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
With the movement proceeding smoothly, despite a series of provocative acts by the Pakistan army and also through its encouragement of Bihari resistance to Bangabandhu's political programme in such areas of Dhaka city as Mirpur and Mohammadpur, a pattern had set in.