Mymensingh


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Mymensingh

(mī`mĕnsĭng), town (1991 pop. 188,713), N central Bangladesh, on an old channel of the Brahmaputra River. It is a trading center for rice, jute, sugar cane, oilseeds, tobacco, mustard, and pulses. Once noted for the manufacture of glass bangles, Mymensingh now has jute-pressing and electrical-supply industries. In the town are Ananda Mohan College (an affiliate of Dhaka Univ.), an agricultural university, a veterinary training institute, and the Institute of Radiation Genetics and Plant Breeding.
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Contract Award for: 07 Nos Pond Re-excavation Scheme under "Water Preservation and Safe Water Supply Project through Re-excavation/Maintenance of Ponds/Dighi/Ditches Owned by Zilla Parishads", DPHE at Mymensingh District FY-2017-18.
The Bangladesh Police have detained at least 282 leaders and activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its political alliance Jamaat-e-Islami who took to the streets in Chittagong, Brahmanbaria, Chandpur, Gaibandha and Mymensingh denouncing the verdict against their party chief Khaleda Zia, the Daily Star reported.
During the last 24 hours, 100mm rainfall was recorded in Mymensingh, 137mm in Chandpur, 103mm in Hatiya, 139mm in Ishwardi, 163mm in Khulna, 123mm in Satkhira, 162mm in Jessore, 186mm in Barisal and 177mm in Faridpur.
Hossain MS, Dewan S, Islam MS, Hossain SMA (1992) Survey of pond fishery resources in a village of Mymensingh district.
Eight soil samples were collected from the seven districts: two from Mymensingh and one from each of the other districts.
Long term research work conducted at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh aiming at conservation and improvement of RCC is being carried out since 2004 where data have been generated on Red Chittagong cattle maintained and performed on two management systems viz: (i) improved management system where RCCs were maintained at the Nucleus Herd at BAU, Mymensingh and (ii) low input management system where RCCs were maintained at farmers' houses in rural village of Char Jailkhana, Mymensingh Sadar in Mymensingh district.
Study participants were 150 patients at Mymensingh Medical College (MMC) hospital in Mymensingh, northcentral Bangladesh, from July 2012 through January 2014, and 30 healthy control participants from the staff at the same college.
Dhaka -- At least 23 people have been killed and 50 injured in a stampede during a clothes giveaway in Mymensingh city in northern Bangladesh, police say on Friday.
Healthy leaves of thirty orchids were collected from commercial orchid farms like Dipta Orchids, Progati nursery (Trishal Upa Zilla, District Mymensingh) and Botanical Garden of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh (Appendix I).
He was found guilty of mass killing, murder, abduction, torture, rape, persecution and abetment of torture in central Mymensingh region.
At least seven vehicles were torched yesterday in the capital and Mymensingh on late Sunday leaving 10 people injured but it was unclear who are responsible for the arson.