Sirajganj


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Sirajganj

 

a city in Bangladesh, situated on the right bank of the Jamuna River. Population, 47,100 (1961). Sirajganj is a transportation junction and river port. The city has a railroad station and a ferry crossing that connects the railroads of the western and eastern parts of Bangladesh. A commercial center, Sirajganj has a jute industry.

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BWDB officials said the proposed project intended to be the extension of their ongoing Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Mitigation Investment Programme or FRERMIP project, which by now reclaimed 16 square kilometre lands from the Jamuna in Sirajganj.
Infamous for many atheist bloggers' killings, Bangladesh witnessed the murder of one rural reporter at Sirajganj locality.
An MoU on development of fairway from Sirajganj to Daikhowa and Ashuganj to Zakiganj on Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route between the Indian Shipping Ministry and Bangladesh Shipping Ministry was also signed.
He said Dhaka-Kolkata route bus is now plying through Bangabandhu Bridge, Hatikumrul of Sirajganj and Jessore.
MHPS) has received an order for an M701F gas turbine for the Sirajganj thermal power plant project under way in Bangladesh.
morar were collected from the fisherman catch landed at the Sirajganj Mote Shaber Ghat, Sirajganj during July 2010 to June 2011.
The four women members of the group, aged 18 to 30, who were arrested from the northwestern district of Sirajganj, were believed to have been plotting an attack, police said.
DAKKA (CyHAN)- A collision between a tank lorry and a three-wheeler passenger vehicle on Tuesday morning in Bangladesh's Sirajganj district, some 134 km northwest of capital Dhaka, left at least eight people dead and more than 10 others injured, local police said.
Witnesses and reports said two people were killed as the BNP led activists clashed with police late on Wednesday at southeastern Noakhali while another death was reported from northwestern Sirajganj.
Separately, police said an auto-rickshaw passenger was attacked and killed by anti-government protesters in the central district of Sirajganj, bringing the death toll to seven in violence that began on Monday, the first anniversary of an election rejected by the opposition.
According to the Daily Star, Md Samsul Haque, officer-in-charge of Chowhali Police Station, said that strong current caused the boat to overturn in the Jamuna river in Chowhali upazila of Sirajganj this morning, around 11:00am.