Dinajpur

Dinajpur

(dĭnäj`po͝or), city (1991 pop. 127,815), N Bangladesh, on the Punarbhaba River. It is an important road junction and the administrative center for a district where rice, wheat, jute, and sugarcane are grown. There is a thermal power station, and mills for jute and rice. Two colleges affiliated with Rajshahi Univ. are in the city. Dinajpur proper, the northeast quarter of the city, where the maharajah of Dinajpur once resided, gave its name to the entire district.
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South Dinajpur (West Bengal), May 25 ( ANI ): Police in West Bengal arrested 10 Bangladeshi nationals travelling in a private bus near the Indo-Bangla border.
Meanwhile, a section of Congress and CPI( M) cadre clashed with each other in North Dinajpur district's Raiganj area.
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Dinajpur -- The Bishop of Dinajpur Diocese fears that a+ series of 434 bomb blasts in August is a sign that Islamic fundamentalist terrorist groups are on the upswing.
Holy Cross Bishop Moses Costa of Dinajpur and Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams, apostolic nuncio to Bangladesh, blessed the church in Lalmonirhat, Dinajpur diocese April 7.
South Dinajpur (West Bengal), May 6 ( ANI ): Border Security Force (BSF) killed one Bangladeshi cattle-smuggler at the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal on Monday.
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22 ( ANI ): West Bengal Police on Thursday nabbed a suspected militant with fake Indian currency notes from North Dinajpur district.
At the Indo-Bangladesh border post in South Dinajpur in West Bengal, the Commandant of 96th Battalion of BSF, Bal Krishan hoisted the Indian National flag at a ceremonial function.