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Dha·ka

also Dac·ca  (dăk′ə, dä′kə)
The capital and largest city of Bangladesh, in the east-central part of the country. It was the Mughal capital of Bengal in the 1600s and came under British rule in 1765. After India achieved independence in 1947, Dhaka was made the capital of East Pakistan, which became Bangladesh in 1971.

Dhaka

(ˈdækə) or

Dacca

n
(Placename) the capital of Bangladesh, in the E central part: capital of Bengal (1608–39; 1660–1704) and of East Pakistan (1949–71); jute and cotton mills; university (1921). Pop: 12 560 000 (2005 est)

Dha•ka

or Dac•ca

(ˈdæk ə, ˈdɑ kə)

n.
the capital of Bangladesh, in the central part. 3,839,000.
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Noun1.Dhaka - the capital and largest city of BangladeshDhaka - the capital and largest city of Bangladesh
Bangla Desh, Bangladesh, East Pakistan, People's Republic of Bangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
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Nusrat protectively put her arm around her friend and said, "Aap dhakka nahi maar sakte sir, samajhiye baat ko (You cannot push us sir, please try to understand)."
Members of opposition parties gathered in front of chair of the National Assembly Speaker and chanted 'Go Niazi Go', 'Muk Gaya Tera Show Niazi Go Niazi Go', 'Girti Hui Diwar Ko Aik Dhakka Aur Do' and 'Imran Ki Baji Chor Hai' slogans.
The families of the two deceased belong to Kala Dhakka area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
The families of the two deceased belong to Kala Dhakka area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The boy and the girl were first tortured and then murdered, police had said.
The projects include water bore drilling for fresh drinking water wells in the area of Kalabagh road in the Mianwali district, Kijna Nilore, Sheikhupura and other parts of the province while , Solar system installation in Ogi-Kala Dhakka, Mansehra in a madrassa while the building of the seminary was whitewashed and drilling of fresh water underway.
Located in the villages of Dhakka in Nepal and Kaffrine 2 Sud in Senegal, the schools provide a fully equipped three-classroom space for children of ages between 6 and 14.
More than 400 boys and girls are enrolled in the Dhakka school and more than 100 are enrolled in the Kaffrine 2 Sud school, with nearly 20 teachers in total responsible for primary school classes.
With the support received from Dubai Holding, the programme will continue to work with the Dhakka and Kaffrine 2 Sud communities to identify out-of-school children and drive enrolment at these schools, while collaborating with the local Ministry of Education on expansion of facilities and educational resources to cater to the increasing number of students.
Talking to this scribe, Kashu Khan - an aged man who had encroached some space at Road No.4 of Bhains Colony by establishing a hummock for loading and offloading the buffalos - said the KMC had removed his "Dhakka" (hummock called in local language) in the wake of anti-encroachment drive "but alas, it did not even touch the weighbridge namely Dastgir Kanta illegally constructed on the government road just before his hummock."
Talking to this scribe, Kashu Khan - an aged man who had encroached some space at Road No.4 of Bhains Colony by establishing a hummock for loading and offloading the buffalos - said the KMC had removed his Dhakka (hummock called in local language) in the wake of anti-encroachment drive but alas, it did not touch the weighbridge namely Dastgir Kanta illegally constructed on the government road just before his hummock.