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Topic: Kurigram District

  .:: THE BANGLADESH OBSERVER - Net Edition ::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The DC of Kurigram Azizur Rahman Mollah denied that monga situation is not as alarming as some medias published.
Member of parliaments, district administration, upazila administration, Chairmen of 3 Pourashavas are distributing relief materials and cash money to the flood victims which is inadequated to meet the demands of flood victims.
The Kumar river erosion af­fected villages are Baniarchar, Jalirpar, Chagolchira, Raghdhi, Dignagar, Batikamari and Mohorajpur under Muksudpur upazila of Gopalganj district.
www.bangladeshobserveronline.com /new/2005/10/19/district.htm   (1814 words)

 >>> DeshiMaps.Com <<<   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Kurigram is one of the districts of Northern Region.
Kurigram district consist of nine Thana.The name of the Thana are Kurigram Swader, Ulipur, Chillmari, Nagashwari, Bhurangamari, Charrazibpur, Bazarhat, Phool Bari and Raw Mari.
Area: The area of this District is nearly 2296 square Kilometer.
maps.webbangladesh.com /district/district_maps_kurigram.htm   (88 words)

Kurigram, Bangladesh : January 18, 2003: A one daylong Inter-religion meeting was held at Kurigram town on the topic “Human development and spirituality” on the 18th January 2003.
Abul Mosaddek Azad (Additional District Commissioner of Kurigram District), Bishop Moses Costa CSC (Bishop of Dinajpur Diocese), Deputy Director of Islamic Foundation of Kurigram, several wise man of different religions and about 50 participants from different religions were preset in this meeting.
Sree Nripendro Nath Sarker is the Principal of “Ulipur Baidic Mohabiddyapith” (a college for Hindus) of Kurigram.
www.atma-o-jibon.org /english/kurigram.htm   (617 words)

 SDNP Bangladesh :: Sustainable Development Information Data Bank
All the upazilas of Sylhet district are affected by flood.
District administration distributed 300 MT of rice, 380 tin biscuits and Tk.
District Administration distributed 4-5 KG rice each and every family reguged in the camps.
www.sdnpbd.org /sdi/issues/floods_drainage/2004/situation-13-7-2004.htm   (1312 words)

 Bangladesh Flood: Situation Report 11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The population in the district is very distressed by the situation as the water has been stagnant for the last 2 months and will continue so for several weeks to come.
In Kurigram District, the team visited 5 out of 9 thanas and traveled by boat 280 km on the Bramaputra river.
However, provision of medicine is not regarded as a priority in the Kurigram District.
www.un-bd.org /un/Emergency/fsr11.html   (1163 words)

 Incidents-March 2002
Jhalkathi region, Barishal district (in southern Bangladesh near the Bay of Bengal).
The district correspondent of the Bengali newspaper “Daily Ajker Kagaj”, who is also the senior journalist of the “Daily Shatakantha”, Shyamal Chandra Sarkar, a member of the minority Hindu community, was attacked by a group of Islamic reactionaries.
Chittagong district (in southeastern Bangladesh bordering the Indian state of Tripura and near the Bay of Bengal).
www.mayerdak.com /incid_mar02.htm   (1737 words)

 Country News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The convicts are Siddique Gazi, Parul Begum and Md. Hashem Gazi of village East Ranipur in Betagi upazila of the district.
The victim, identified as Jalil Jamaddar, son of Rashid Jamaddar of Thakur Mallik area in Babuganj upazila of the district, is the regional leader of Sarbahara Zia group.
Rabiul Islam Sumon (40) of village Mazu in Alamdanga upazila of the district was axed to death by some armed cadres of an outlawed party at Charpara village in IU thana of Kushtia district.
independent-bangladesh.com /news/oct/13/13102004ct.htm   (3507 words)

 Bangladesh - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The next level of administrative unit is a district or Zila (জিলা) (in Bangla).
Each district is further subdivided into Thana or Police stations (formerly called upa-zila or sub-districts).
A substantial number of non-Bengali tribal groups inhabit the Chittagong Hill Tracts in the southeast and the Northern regions Bangladesh, including parts of the districts of Mymensingh, Sylhet, Rangpur.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/b/a/n/Bangladesh.html   (2593 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Bangladesh: Appeal No. 21/2002 Monsoon Floods Operations Update No. 3
Responding to a requests submitted by the BDRCS Bogra District Branch (25 September) for emergency relief assistance for the families affected by a tornado that swept through Bogra on the same day, a joint assessment team (out posted in Bogra district during the relief operation) was despatched to assess the situation and make recommendations.
The medical teams, initially deployed to Noakhali and Shariatpur districts, after the joint assessment mission confirmed that there was an improvement in the medial situation in those two districts, had been shifted to the northern districts of Kurigram and Lalmonirhat where the needs for medical assistance were much greater.
Based on their findings and recommendation, it was jointly decided that the needs have changed and the situation has showed much improvement in the districts of Noakhali and Shariatpur, initially targeted under this appeal, and the districts of Kurigram, Lalmonirhat and Feni were in much greater need of assistance.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/ff9629231ead730085256c4d005c2aba   (2898 words)

 Cox's Bazar District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The place is home to several birds and wild animals.
Currently, Cox’s Bazar is a district, with Cox’s Bazar town as the district headquarters.
In 1854, Cox’s Bazar was made a sub divisional headquarter, and it was only after 130 years in 1984, it was upgraded to become be a district.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cox%27s_Bazar_District   (491 words)

 Simon's Energy Fantasy
While this region is prone to annual famines, the harshness of this year's situation has forced residents of the eight districts to migrate in search of food and employment.
According to nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and district officials, thousands of jobless people are migrating to the southern and southeastern districts of Sylhet, Moulavibazar, Comilla, Chittagong, Dhaka and other places in search of work.
In Kurigram district, where villagers are facing acute starvation, and unemployment has triggered a five-fold decrease in labor costs, villagers like Aklima are living on water and arum for the last several weeks.
www.sonic.net /~evolve/wp/human_ecology/bangladesh.htm   (837 words)

 2000 Floods Archive for HkH area - extracted from the Global Register of Extreme Flood Events
-- Southeastern Bangladesh districts: Khagrachari, Bandarban, Dhaka, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Comilla, Mymenshingh, Tangail, Chandpur, Kishoreganj, and Rangamati.
Gansu Province - Counties: Dangchang and Minxian ; district of Longnan; River: Minjiang.
Uttar Pradesh officials said major rivers were in spate in the sprawling province adjoining the Indian capital and added that relief and rescue operations were underway.
www.southasianfloods.org /archives/flood/2000.html   (1655 words)

 Country News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The 18 enclaves under Bhurungamari and Fulbari Upazilas of Kurigram district are Shibprosad.
The district of Darjeeling conspicuous with presence of the best kind of English Medium Schools is near to greater Rangpur and the guardians feel encouraged to send their children to the best institutions of the district for better education.
Besides, Nayebe Ameer of the district Jamaat Nazrul Islam, chairman of Chapainawabganj pourashabha and Jamaat leader Ataur Rahman, Maulana Keramat Ali spoke at the mahfil.
independent-bangladesh.com /news/nov/19/19112005ct.htm   (3437 words)

 Bangladesh Flooding Affects 14 Million; Concern Distributing Food, Essential Items, to 50,000 Families - Concern USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In the Dhaka district, several areas are completely under water and road communication with other areas is impossible and water levels are still rising.
The local NGO partner in Faridpur District reported today that more than 45,000 people have been affected in the area and rescue operation is required for 10,000 people in order to save their lives.
In Kurigram district all eight upazillas (sub-districts) are affected.
www.concernusa.org /news/item.asp?nid=163   (1036 words)

 IFEX ::
Five journalists from Barguna, a district town in southern Bangladesh, received death threats from an Islamic fundamentalist group.
Ataur Rahman Biplob, Correspondent for the daily "Khabar Patra" in Kurigram district, was injured when a group of local extremists attacked him.
Seven journalists from the district town of Sherpur received death threats in the mail from an unidentified group.
www.ifex.org /fr/content/view/full/60885   (1185 words)

 Nutrition For Education Programme
He is a meritorious student of Karimer Khamar Primary School in Kurigram District.
Ajida Khatun is a poor girl of the village Tapubhelakopa in Kurigram District.
Jewel is a schoolboy from the village Araji Palashbari of Kurigram District.
www.rdrsbangla.net /FrontEnd/NutritionForEducationProgramme.html   (1138 words)

 Shining sanitation example - Fredskorpset   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
That was the conversation between a local officer and a man in Rajarhat upazila (sub-district), northern Bangladesh of Kurigram district reported in February 2002 when the sanitation project first launched.
Coming back from such long journey with FEJB members to Kurigram which is nearly 430 km away from Dhaka where I am working, my tired feeling is overwhelmed by happiness as my experience in Kurigram is a wonderful one.
It is very interesting that traveling in Kurigram brought me both feeling of coming back to my country’s rice paddies in the North and strange feeling of not going up as most of northern part in Vietnam are mountainous ones.
www.fredskorpset.no /templates/FredskorpsDagbok____18897.aspx   (1165 words)

 .:: THE BANGLADESH OBSERVER - Net Edition ::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
KURIGRAM, Jan 25:–A unique example was established at Baravhita union under Fulbari upazila of the district, the most poverty stricken region of the country.
The success was formally declared in a colourful ceremony on last December, 30 where District Commissioner, Kurigram Azizur Rahman Mollah attended as chief guest.
It may be mentioned that a news item “Shuvodangabashir Shuvobuddir Uday” published in one of the national dailies inspired UNO Mahamood Hassan to initiate the revolution on sanitation in the Upazila of the district.
www.bangladeshobserveronline.com /new/2005/01/26/district.htm   (2192 words)

 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 5 Num 177   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Although experts in the district Livestock Department are trying to identify the cause of the diseases, but they are yet to become successful in their efforts, said a livestock officer.
A veterinary surgeon of the district livestock department carried out examination on the cows, but he could not ascertain the cause of the animals death, said Abdus Saber.
District Livestock Department termed the cause of the death to be dehydration.
www.thedailystar.net /2004/11/23/d41123070162.htm   (354 words)

 BANGLADESH: Dreams - and Hunger - Drive Trafficking into India
Even the cheapest condom sold for two rupees (seven cents) was too big an overhead for a desperate business by desperate Bangladeshi women smuggled across the Indian border by traffickers, robbed of their money and left to fend for themselves in an alien land.
She was only 18 years old when she was trafficked into India by her father's younger sister, Hamida Bua, on the pretext of getting her a good job in the north Bangladeshi border district of Kurigram.
Thus, Bangladeshi touts build up powerful bases in the border districts of India in West Bengal and Assam, to the north and west, and these are now favourite transit points of trafficked women.
www.aegis.com /news/ips/2003/IP031212.html   (1431 words)

 BANGLADESH: Man killed by the Rajarhat police in Kurigram district
On 22 June 2006, at around 12:30 am, the people of Mirerbari village under Rajarhat police station in Kurigram district were to watch a World Cup football game on television.
The post-mortem was conducted in the Kurigram Sadar Hospital of which the report has not yet been released.
I am writing to bring to your attention the torture related death of a man allegedly by the Rajarhat police under the Kurigram district.
www.ahrchk.net /ua/mainfile.php/2006/1802   (1240 words)

 foei campaigns: climate change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Almost all of Bangladesh, except a few of the southern districts, are affected by severe floods which began in mid July this year.
The floods originated in the Kurigram district, one of the worst affected areas, with the rising waters in the river Dharolla-Old Brahamaputra coming from the Indian Himalayas.
In the Kurigram district, the Bangladesh Krishok Federation and Bangladesh Kishani Sabha have strong organizational bases and are working to help the flood-affected people, targetting the estimated 1,000 worst affected people who are desperate for assistance in this crucial period.
www.foei.org /climate/bangladesh.html   (399 words)

 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 5 Num 398   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A ferry service linking Roumari and Rajibpur upazilas with Kurigram district headquarter will be introduced soon, fulfilling a long cherished desire of the poor people of the two upazilas.
Kurigram LGED Executive Engineer Salauddin said all necessary installations have been built for the ferry service from Chilmari ghat to Doikhowa.
Roumari is 56 km (by road and river) and Rajibpur is 68 km away from the district headquarters.
www.thedailystar.net /2005/07/10/d50710070283.htm   (297 words)

 BANGLAPEDIA: Rangpur District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Rangpur District (rajshahi division) with an area of 2307.78 sq km, is bounded by nilphamari district on the north, gaibandha district on the south, kurigram district on the east and dinajpur district on the west.
Administration The district consists of three municipalities, eight upazilas, 33 wards, 84 union parishads, 2151 mouzas and 1519 villages 203 mahallas.
Mughalbasa and Mughalhat of Kurigram district still bear marks of the Mughal rule in the region.
banglapedia.info /HT/R_0118.HTM   (645 words)

 all4all.org | Landless action in Bangladesh
Thousands of peasant successfully organised encirclements and sit-in strikes program in front of DC (Deputy Commissioner) office in Kurigram district in Bangladesh.
They have land movement covering the occupation of the government fallow land and the distribution of land among the landless people according to the land law of Bangladesh.
In Kurigram district they built-up organisation and occupied railway abandoned land on 22 November 2004 in Bhurungamari Upazila (sub-district) in this district.
www.all4all.org /2005/11/2200.shtml   (333 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Bangladesh: Rainfall and river situation summary as on 15 Jul 2003
The flood situation in the district of Kurigram, Panchagarh, Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat and Rangpur are likely to improve further.
Significant rainfall was recorded 60.0 mm at Dewanganj, 48.6 mm at Kaunia, 38.0 mm at Dalia, 37.0 mm at Kurigram, 35.0 mm at Habiganj, 26.0 mm at Chilmari and 25.5 mm at Rangpur during the same period.
All the rivers in this basin are flowing below their respective danger levels except the Dharla at Kurigram, the Karatoa at Chakrahimpur, the Brahmaputra at Chilmari, the Jamuna at Bahadurabad, Serajganj and Aricha, the Balu at Demra, the Lakhya at Narayanganj and the Kaliganga at Taraghat.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/437f9fd2e9ef66ee49256d6500000a72   (1110 words)

 SR.com: Monsoon death toll tops 1,500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Bangladeshi flood victims stand in line Saturday for medical aid after being afflicted by waterborne diseases at a makeshift camp in Dhaka's Armanitola district, Bangladesh.Bangladeshi flood victims stand in line Saturday for medical aid after being afflicted by waterborne diseases at a makeshift camp in Dhaka's Armanitola district, Bangladesh.
In Madaripur district west of Dhaka, the Arial Kha River immersed about 200 homes, leaving more than 1,000 people homeless in recent days, relief workers said.
About 50 more homes disappeared into the Brahmaputra river over the past three days in Kurigram district, 150 miles from Dhaka, a government official said.
www.spokesmanreview.com /tools/story_pf.asp?ID=18605   (335 words)

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