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river, Bangladesh: see BrahmaputraBrahmaputra
[Sanskrit,=son of Brahma], river, c.1,800 mi (2,900 km) long, rising in the Kailas range of the Himalayas, SW Tibet, China, and flowing through NE India to join with the Ganges River in central Bangladesh to form a vast delta; it is navigable for large craft c.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): Indian women boxers Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Neeraj and Jamuna Boro are among 10 boxers who will represent India in the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships.
In Jamalpur, reports said, water level of Jamuna River was flowing 126cm above danger level due to onrush of hill water, heavy rainfall on Monday, marooning about two lakh people of six upazilas of the district.
This group was brought together by Jamuna Tudu, 37, who has spent the last two decades of her life fighting against deforestation.
TWENTY seven- yearold tribal health worker Jamuna Mani Singh has been working tirelessly for past five years in the tribal hamlets of the backward Nilgiri block in Odisha's Balasore district-- about 200 km from the state capital-- trying to rid the area of malaria which is still reckoned as one of the biggest killers in the state.
Jamuna Tamung was rescued by her grandson earlier this week after being trapped under the heavy bricks of her collapsed house for three days, with no water and just one biscuit to eat.
Jamuna Tamung was rescued by her grandson after three days trapped under her collapsed house in Kathmandu.
Bangladesh may lose around 4,000 hectares of land this year due to riverbank erosion, displacing over 28,000 people living on the banks of the major rivers - the Jamuna, the Ganges and the Brahmaputra, according to a researcher.
Summary: Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], Jan 13 (ANI): It is no less than a dream come true for the centenarian Jamuna Devi who has been granted Indian citizenship after a long wait of almost three years.
DIGGING Rescuers could not reach Jamuna but after 72 hours her grandson Shakti Darshan managed to dig through and pull her out.