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Dhaka

Dhaka (Bengali: ঢাকা, pronounced ; formerly spelled Dacca, named Jahangirnagar during Mughal era) is the capital of Bangladesh and the principal city of Dhaka Division. Dhaka is a megacity and one of the major cities of South Asia. It is located on the banks of the Buriganga River. Greater Dhaka Area has a population of roughly 17 million as of Census 2011, making it the premier city and metropolitan area in Bangladesh. It is the 9th largest city in the world and also 28th among the most densely populated cities in the world. Dhaka is known as the City of Mosques and with 400,000 cycle rickshaws running on its streets every day, the city is also described as the Rickshaw Capital of the World.

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Dhaka, Purvi Champaran - Education
... In dhaka there are several Schools, among them STPS is one of the famous School, which is on CBSE based, whose Director is Mr ... percentage of education is increasing in Dhaka day by day due to these Institutes ... Most of the students do their 10th from High School Dhaka, a government school following BSEB (Bihar school Examination Board)curriculum ...
Special Women Police Contingent - Organisation
... Bangladesh Police has organised an SWPC within the Dhaka Metropolitan Police and plans to raise units across the country ... force and one-third of whom are deployed in the capital Dhaka ... An Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of the Dhaka SWPC who leads a detective force of 24 women officers ...
List Of Postal Codes In Bangladesh - Dhaka Division - Dhaka District
... District Police Station SubOffice Post Code Dhaka Demra Demra 1360 Dhaka Demra Sarulia 1361 Dhaka Demra Matuail 1362 Dhaka Dhaka Cantt ... Dhaka CantonmentTSO 1206 Dhaka Dhamrai Dhamrai 1350 Dhaka Dhamrai Kamalpur 1351 Dhaka Dhanmondi Jigatala TSO 1209 Dhaka Gulshan Gulshan Model Town 1212 Dhaka Vatara Gulshan Model Town ...
SWAT (Bangladesh) - Operations
2009, and was supposed to be deployed in Dhaka on March 1 of that year ... Countering the rising car thefts in Dhaka is an immediate and top priority ... The Dhaka Metropolitan Police also plans to reinforce security at hotels around the nation ...
Shaheen Bag
... is a neighborhood in Tejgaon Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh ... It is a large area in the centre of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh ... This is an important area of Dhaka city as prime minister's office is located near it ...