Bogra

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Bogra

(bŏg`rə), town (1991 pop. 120,170), N Bangladesh, on the Karatoya River, a tributary of the Jamuna. It is a road and rail junction and commercial center, with soap, match, and metalware industries. Bogra also has a nursery for sericultural development and six colleges affiliated with Rajshahi Univ.
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According to the National Disaster Response Co-ordination Centre (NDRCC), over 1333km partially and 30km roads are completely damaged in Kurigram, over 739km partially and 86km roads are completely damaged in Chattogram, over 833km partially and 26km roads are completely damaged in Gaibandha, over 335km partially and 4km roads are completely damaged in Sylhet, over 170 km partially and 55km roads are completely damaged in Bagura, over 30km partially and 109km roads are completely damaged in Bandarban and 905km, 819km and 266km roads are partially damaged in Lalmonirhat, Sunamganj and Sherpur respectively.
Aris took the lead through Bagura in the first half but AEL's pressure paid off when Nyang headed past Aris keeper Nurendinofski late on.
Apart from the well-known terracottas of Paharpur and a few other sites of the period on both sides of the Bangladesh-West Bengal border, the beauty and realism of the Mongolkot and Bamunpara (both in Bagura district) Gupta-period terracottas deserve mention in general books on Indian art, along with the upper part of a Vishnu torso in terracotta from Kichak in the same area, that may be post-Gupta.
A team led by AL Joint General Secretary Jahangir Kabir Nanok will distribute relief items among the flood victims in Kurigram, Lalmonirhat and Rangpur districts while another team led by AL Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim will distribute relief in Sirajganj, Gaibandha and Bagura districts.
Even after the discovery of Chandraketugarh in West Bengal, Mahasthan, situated 14 kilometres north of the present town of Bagura, remains the oldest urban settlement of undivided Bengal and has been identified with the ancient Pundranagar.
The other project 'Solar Photovoltaic Pumping for Agricultural Irrigation' involving Taka 407.20 crore will be implemented by setting up 2,000 solar-powered pumps at 10 Palli Bidyut Samities in Thakurgaon, Dinajpur, Rangpur, Bagura, Naogaon, Gopalganj, Faridpur, Madaripur, Cumilla and Feni districts.
In the best small women entrepreneur category, Khaleda Akhter of Faridpur has been judged as champion while Mili Khatun of Bagura as first runner up and Zakia Afrin Mukta of Habiganj as second runner up.