Burdwan


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Burdwan:

see BarddhamanBarddhaman
, formerly Burdwan
, city (1991 pop. 245,079), West Bengal state, E central India. It has industries in hosiery and tools, but is best known for its 108 linga (phallic) temples dedicated to Shiva.
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Night came on; the train passed on at full speed, in the midst of the roaring of the tigers, bears, and wolves which fled before the locomotive; and the marvels of Bengal, Golconda ruined Gour, Murshedabad, the ancient capital, Burdwan, Hugly, and the French town of Chandernagor, where Passepartout would have been proud to see his country's flag flying, were hidden from their view in the darkness.
Tenders are invited for construction of decorative partition, seating arrangement, flooring etc at 6th floor, purta bhaban, burdwan.
An accused in the Khagragarh accidental blast that took place on October 2 last year in Burdwan district, Momin had been absconding since the incident.
Guwahati: Key suspect in Burdwan blast case and alleged motivational trainer of terror group Jamaat-ul- Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) Shahanoor Alam has been arrested by Assam Police's Special Operation Unit from his relative's house in Nalbari district.
Kolkata: A team from India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) is to visit Bangladesh soon, after a probe into the Burdwan blast in West Bengal, revealed links with the banned Bangladeshi militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JLM)
Elections is being held in nine Parliamentary seats at Howrah, Uluberia, Sreerampur, Hooghly, Arambag, Burdwan East, Burdwan - Durgapur, Bolpur and Birbhum covering four districts of the state.
Summary: Rina Begum's daughter was gangraped and murdered and her body was recovered from a canal barely hundred meters from her house in Burdwan, West Begal.
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India; ([dagger]) Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan, West Bengal; ([double dagger]) Jissen Women's University, Tokyo, Japan; and ([section]) International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
THE National Investigation Agency ( NIA) has arrested a Myanmar citizen, who was allegedly trained by the Pakistan- based Tehrik- e- Taliban, from Hyderabad in connection with the Burdwan blast.
Dhaka : Seeking to unravel the plot behind the Burdwan blast, a team of officials from India's National Investigation Agency on Monday held talks with their Bangladeshi counterparts.
Sheikh Hasmat, the husband of CPI(M) candidate Manohara Bibi, who is contesting the Madhudanga Gram Panchayat seat in Burdwan, was killed after bombs were hurled at a polling booth in the area.
A 12-hour strike was being observed in Burdwan district to protest against the killing of Ta and Gayen at Dewandighi in Burdwan district.