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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On Friday, a bridal car was smashed in a collision with a bus in Mymensingh that left five of a family dead.
Most of the people who died were farm workers in the districts of Pabna, Mymensingh and Chuadanga, according to Xinhua.
Contract Award for: Construction of Bornati Community Clinic including supply of Furniture at Rajgati Union, Nandail Upazila, Mymensingh District.
"Later, based on the information from Babul, eight more foreign-made firearms and a huge cache of ammunition were recovered from his residence at Churkhai area under Mymensingh Sadar upazila" the inspector told The Daily Star.
During the last 24 hours, 100mm rainfall was recorded in Mymensingh, 137mm in Chandpur, 103mm in Hatiya, 139mm in Ishwardi, 163mm in Khulna, 123mm in Satkhira, 162mm in Jessore, 186mm in Barisal and 177mm in Faridpur.
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.
Healthy leaves of thirty orchids were collected from commercial orchid farms like Dipta Orchids, Progati nursery (Trishal Upa Zilla, District Mymensingh) and Botanical Garden of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh (Appendix I).
But it disrupted train communication between Dhaka and Mymensingh. We suspect the sleepers were removed by the opposition supporters," Mymensingh police chief Moinul Haq told AFP.
Therefore, the present study was designed to diagnose brucellosis by adopting I-ELISA as well as RBT and SAT to detect antibodies to Brucella organism and to identify the risk factor and distribution of brucellosis in cattle in Pabna and Mymensingh districts of Bangladesh for prevention and control.
She said the ICRS's Pakistan unit tracked down, Sarkar, now in his early 50s, in a Pakistan jail on the basis of a tip off by the Bangladesh high commission in Islamabad with an official informing his family in Mymensingh through a local public representative that he was alive and await repatriation.
TANGAIL, BANGLADESH * An alarmingly high incidence of alcohol-related family problems among tribal Garo Catholics has prompted a Legion of Mary group in Mymensingh diocese to take action.
Police and rescuers said they could only collect body parts after the tragedy near the town of Mymensingh, 80 miles north of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.