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Rajshahi

(räjshä`hē), formerly

Rampur Boalia

(räm`po͝or bōä`lēä), city (1991 pop. 318,000), W central Bangladesh, on the Ganges River. It is the administrative center for a district that produces practically all of the country's silk. In the town are oil-pressing plants, match factories, and sawmills. Rajshahi also houses the Varendra Research Museum, a silk institute, and a university (founded 1953) with eight affiliated colleges.

Rajshahi

 

a city in Bangladesh, on the Ganges River. Capital of Rajshahi Division. Railroad station. Population, 76,000 (1969). A river port, the city has small establishments of the food and condiment, leather, and silk-weaving industries and produces handicrafts. There is a university, founded in 1953.

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Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) installed Bangabandhu Corner in ground floor of its Library building here recently aims at projecting the life and works of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the people in general, reports BSS.
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Bangladesh has arrested and charged an Islamist militant, Maskawat Hasan Sakib, for the murder of Rajshahi University professor (http://www.ibtimes.com/who-rezaul-karim-siddique-bangladeshi-rajshahi-universitys-professor-hacked-death-2358464) Rezaul Karim Siddique .
The Friday attack took place at Chokpara mosque of Ahmadiyya community, in Rajshahi district, some 256 km west of the capital city.
DHAKA -- Tamim Iqbal has submitted a letter to the BPL governing council, asking their assistance to clear the rest of his payments from Duronto Rajshahi. So far he has been paid 50 percent of his total amount for BPL 2013, and the franchise owner last month said that Tamim would not be paid anymore because he left during the Twenty20 tournament without prior notice.
Dubai: More than 5,000 patients were examined for visual impairment during a six-day eye camp organised by the non-profit organisation Noor Dubai Foundation last week in Natore district of Rajshahi division in Bangladesh.
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Contract Award for: Supply, Installation, Commissioning & Implementation of Network devices and security systems for Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank.
Summary: Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 11 (ANI): The Dhaka-Rajshahi Highway in front of the Rajshahi University was blocked on Tuesday by about 700 students over a demand for reforming the existing quota system for recruitment in government services.
He also taught at Rajshahi University and Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, says a press release.