Comilla


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Comilla

(kōmĭl`ə), city (1991 pop. 135,313), E Bangladesh, on the Gumti River. An administrative center on the main railroad and highway linking Chittagong with Dhaka, it is a collection point for hides and skins. It has a cottage industry in cane and bamboo basketry. Other industries include jute milling and a thermal power station. Comilla has eight colleges affiliated with the Univ. of Dhaka.

Comilla

 

a city in Bangladesh in the district of Chittagong, on the Gumti River. Population, 60,400 (1967). Railroad station and center for untanned leather trade. It is the site of a match factory and an agricultural academy. Handicrafts are manufactured.

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Comilla court Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Joynab Begum passed the order and fixed April 24 as the next date for hearing, Dhaka
The organisation has expanded its operation in Comilla from 35 km to another 15 km starting from Barogovindpur to Kotbari Bishsaw Road of Dhaka-Chittagong highway under Chandina upazila, says a press release.
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The right-arm pacer will be a part of league's popular franchise Comilla Victorians, and the news has been verified by the cricketer himself.
T20 nomad Tanvir, who will represent defending champions Comilla Victorians, impressed in the three-match T20 series against the West Indies last month and wants to sustain the momentum ahead of Pakistan's tour of Australia.
Muscat: A Bangladesh expatriate, who was working in the Sultanate of Oman, was allegedly beaten to death by members of a political party after he refused to pay them "the extortion money" in Comilla district in Bangladesh, last week.
Seven children died on the scene of the accident in Comilla district, some 110 kilometres south-east of the Dhaka, district police chief Mahbubur Rahman said.
Eleven Bangladeshis, all from Comilla, lived in a house which caught fire in the morning, Bangladeshi officials were quoted as saying.
He added these workers were from the impoverished region of Comilla, located along Dhaka-Chittagong Highway, in southeastern Bangladesh.
Akhter Hameed Khan, a world-renowned social scientist from Pakistan, initiated the Comilla cooperative program, and proved to the world that it was indeed possible to provide credit to the poor - with great success no less.