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Barisal

(bərĭsäl`), city (1991 pop. 170,232), S Bangladesh, on the Ganges River delta. It is an important river port, a transshipment point for jute and rice, and a market for betel nuts and fish. There are also flour, rice, oilseed, and jute mills. Barisal has 15 colleges affiliated with the Univ. of Dhaka. The "Barisal guns," unexplained sounds resembling distant thunder or cannon, are a curious local phenomenon; they may have a seismic origin.
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A survey of medicinal plants used by Kavirajes of Barisal town in Barisal district, Bangladesh.
Deep Tube well at different upazilla in Barisal District under Revenue budget during the year 2016-2017.
MT & Boys Wash Block at Different Upazillas of Barisal District under Third Primary Education Development Program PEDP-3 DPHE Part during the year 2016-17.
Contract Award for: Installation of 05nos Deep Tubewell at different upazilla in Barisal District under Revenue Budget during the year 2016-2017.
Deep Tubewell at Agailjhara upazilla in Barisal district under revenue budget during the year 2016-2017
00 HP Capacity Submersible Pump at different Primary School in Barisal Sadar Upazilla in Barisal District under Third Primary Education Development Program PEDP-3 during the year 2016-2017.
Deep Tubewell at Barisal Sadar Upazilla in Barisal District under Village Water Supply Project during the year 2016-2017.
hand pump at Babugonj (13nos), Uzirpur (11nos) & Banaripara (5nos) Upazilla in Barisal District under Third Primary Education Development Program (PEDP-3) during the year 2016-2017.
Multipurpose Disaster Shelter and associate connecting road in Barisal District.
Project Location of Bakerganj, Hizla, Mehendiganj Upazilla under Barisal District, Kachua Rampal Sharankhola Upazilla under Bagerhat District, Tazumuddin, Daulatkhan Upazilla under Bhola District, Terokhada, Dumuria, Paikgacha, Rupsha Upazilla under Khulna District, Mirpur Upazilla under Kustia District, Kalia Upazilla under Narail District, Kalapara,Galachipa Upazilla under Patuakhali District, Kawkhali, Bhandaria, Mothbaria Upazilla under Pirojpur District.
Contract Award for: Construction of additional class room of North Bawlia & Madhya maluhar Primary School under Banaripara upazila, Barisal district.