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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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.
Medicinal plants used for treatment of diabetes by the Marakh sect of the Garo tribe living in Mymensingh district, Bangladesh.
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.
In February attackers ambushed a prison van in northern Mymensingh district and snatched three convicted JMB militants after killing a police officer.
Energy plants were established at Dacca and Mymensingh.
An evaluation of two Danida aquaculture extension project/components (40) running from 1989 to 2006, one in Mymensingh and the other in Greater Noakhali, found participants in the programmes had increased fish consumption, improved diets, nutrition, and health.
Association of bacteria in stored bakery foods of retailers' shops in Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
Moslemuddin Sarkar received a hero's welcome in the village of Bishnurampur in the northern Mymensingh district of Bangladesh.
During this work, the principal author held an invitation fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan, and was on leave from the Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) at Mymensingh.