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(bûr`əmpôr), city (1991 pop. 126,400), West Bengal state, E central India. It is a road and rail hub; jute and rice are traded. Its industries include silk weaving, ivory carving, rice and oil-seed milling, and precious-metal working. It was the scene of the first major confrontation of the Indian MutinyIndian Mutiny,
1857–58, revolt that began with Indian soldiers in the Bengal army of the British East India Company but developed into a widespread uprising against British rule in India. It is also known as the Sepoy Rebellion, sepoys being the native soldiers.
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Tenders are invited for Luxmanpur Nibiya Baharampur Road Ka Vishesh Marammat Karya
Eight injured passengers were admitted at the Baharampur Medical College and Hospital.
Summary: Baharampur (West Bengal) [India] August 30 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday seized 3045 narcotic substance codeine-based cough syrup bottles of Phensedyl worth Rs.
On the India side, 400 kV switching station has been set up at Baharampur in West Bengal by loop-in-loop out of the existing 400 kV Farakka-Jeerat S/C line.
The power will flow through a 500-mw line between Baharampur in West Bengal 's Murshidabad district and Bhermara in Ishurdi-Khulna area of western Bangladesh.
Mohanta was, however, was leading in his home constituency Baharampur over his Congress rival Suren Bora.
The Indian part of the infrastructure will also include a 400 KV switching station at Baharampur, loop-in and loop-out of Farakka-Jeerat 400 KV single circuit line at the same place, and a 400 KV double circuit line from Baharampur of India running up to Bheramara in Bangladesh.
Things begin to change with the arrival of pal Yasin (Amitav Bhattacharya), who hails from the sticks near Dilip's native Baharampur.
Mitra's stay in Midnapore Jail is tolerable after a fashion but after four months, she is transferred to Baharampur Jail where she is locked up in a dark and cold cell in the part of the jail housing 'insane' prisoners.
Tenders are invited for Paniyara Me Gram Sabha Baharampur Chaurasiya Toola Ramnayan Kay Ghar Tak Interlocking Work
And the Minister of State for Railways (Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury) is busy in Baharampur breaking the DM's bungalow.
Tenders are invited for Quotation for consultancy for topography survey at baharampur mil station