Birganj


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Birganj

(bēr`gänch), town (1991 pop. 69,005), S Nepal, near the Indian border. It is a market town for agricultural products and has rail connections to Indian cities and Katmandu. Manufactures include refined sugar and cigarettes. There is also a fish-breeding and distribution center, built with U.S. aid.
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China would do well by inaugurating a commercial bank in Kathmandu whose branches should be in Biratnagar, Birganj, Bhirahaba, Pokhra.
A mother and her three minor daughters died from hornet-bite in village Arazi Laskora under Shibrampur union in Birganj of Dinajpur district, police and hospital sources said yesterday.
While a small link between Raxaul in Bihar and Birganj in Nepal is operational, railway officials said four new routes could be explored between the two countries.
Next, the four month long Madhesi blockade of the Birganj border with India, a key oil import route, intensified Nepal's energy shortfall and caused crippling power outages that again stalled progress on key infrastructure projects.
Provisions of necessary commodities from India comprising medicines however pursues from different entry points other than Raxaul in Bihar that links to Birganj in Nepal.
Relief was also being sent through the dry port in Birganj in Nepal.
I had gone to Raxaul on the India-Nepal border, mainly to visit Birganj to buy a SLR camera.
Talking to reporters in Birganj in the Terai plains near the Indo-Nepalese border, Nepal said, "We are really concerned about this racket and if anyone uses our land to supply fake currency into India, we will take proper action.
In this context, the cover of the book also shows the Indian-looking Tarai town of Birganj rather than the stereotypical exotic picture of some Hindu or Buddhist temple against a Himalayan background.
Yet, from 1964 onwards, these "normal mobile camps" were converted into permanent training centres, located in Kathmandu, Palpa, Pokhara, Dharan, and Birganj (see Joshi 2003: 91ff).
On Friday, King Gyanendra proposed building a railway line from Birganj, a commercial center in southern Nepal, to Tatopani near the border with the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, the official said.
Even if the city is now rivalled by Birganj for trade with Calcutta, and by Dhankuta for administrative employment, it remains a major stop along the way for itinerant Bihari traders.