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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Coochbehar district had the highest turnout at 66 per cent while the lowest of 57 per cent was recorded in North Dinajpur and Jalpaiguri.
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 25 ( ANI ): Police in West Bengal arrested 10 Bangladeshi nationals travelling in a private bus near the Indo-Bangla border.
22 ( ANI ): West Bengal Police on Thursday nabbed a suspected militant with fake Indian currency notes from North Dinajpur district.
South Dinajpur (West Bengal), May 30 ( ANI ): The mother of an 18 year old mentally challenged boy has chained him and kept him in the house in South Dinajpur, to protect the neighbours as he could be violent.
7 ( ANI ): At least 35 people were injured and public property worth millions was damaged when an unexpected hailstorm hit the regions of Malda and Dinajpur in West Bengal on Friday.
Dinajpur (West Bengal), May 11 (ANI): The carpet industry in West Bengal's North Dinajpur District has opened new job opportunities for its residents for whom the traditional occupation of agriculture is not enough.