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Topic: Kushtia District

  Kushtia District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kushtia, Kushtia district or Kushtia Zilla is the name of a district in the Khulna administrative division of western Bangladesh.
A municipality was established in Kushtia in 1869.
and is bounded by Rajshahi, Natore, Pabna districts on the north, by Chuadanga, Jhenaidah districts on the south, by Rajbari District on the east, and by West Bengal and Meherpur District on the west.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kushtia_District   (635 words)

 Chuadanga District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It shares domestic borders with the Kushtia District on the northeast, Meherpur on the northwest and Jhenaidaha on the south and southeast.
The district consists of 4 municipalities, 36 wards, 93 mahallas, 4 upazilas, 31 union parishads, 421 mouzas and 514 villages.
The population of the district was 987,382 during the 2001 national survey with 50.82% male and female 49.18% compositions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chuadanga_District   (752 words)

 Kushtia District - Bangladesh - Amar Desh Online
Kushtia District (Khulna division) with an area of 1621.15 sq km is bounded by rajshahi, natore, pabna districts on the north, chuadanga, jhenaidaha districts on the south, rajbari districts on the east, West Bengal of India and meherpur district on the west.
Kushtia district consists of 6 upazilas, 4 municipalities, 39 wards, 70 mahallas, 61 union parishads, 710 mouzas and 978 villages.
Shahi Mosque (Mughal period), house of Mir Mosharraf Hossain at Lahinipara, tomb of Nafar Shah at Aruapara, tomb of Darvish Sonabandhu at Kumarkhali Bazaar, tomb of Jangli Shah at Safiyat Village, Jourgebari of Chandpur Village, Mahishkundi Indigo Kuthi, Kalidevi Mandir.
www.amardesh.com /zilla_kushtia.php   (976 words)

 Bangla2000 | Countryside | Kushtia
Kushtia, Mar 28 (UNB) – Integrated action plan is needed immediately to re-excavate the rivers of southwestern region of the country, which were heavily silted affecting navigation and causing scarcity of irrigation water.
Kushtia, June 21 (UNB) – Family planning methods are being used by 72.50 percent of eligible couples in six upazilas of the district.
Kushtia, Apr 11 (UNB) – The prospect of a good harvest of Boro paddy has become bleak as more than 30,000 hectares of land in greater Kushtia district in absence of adequate irrigation facilities due to severe shortage of power.
www.bangla2000.com /From%20Countryside/Districts/Kushtia/kushtia.html   (449 words)

 .:: Kushtia.com ::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The average temperature of Kushtia is 690 F to 890 F. The mighty Padma flows through Kushtia.
Kushtia (Mujibnagar) is the first capital of Bangladesh (During the independent war in 1971).
Kushtia is famous for traditional and cultural activities, and considered one of the famous districts of Bangladesh.
kushtia.com /aboutkushtia.htm   (308 words)

 Bangladesh Timeline Year 2005
A regional leader of the left-wing extremist Jashod Gono Bahini, identified as Ruhul Amin, is killed in crossfire with the police at Kanchanpur village in the Kushtia district.
A cadre of the Janajuddha faction of the PBCP, identified as Younus, is killed during an encounter with the police at Harinakundu sub-district in the Jhenidah district.
Asadul, a 'district commander' of the PBCP-Janajuddha faction, is killed in crossfire between police and the outfit's cadres in the Mirpur sub-district of Kushtia district.
www.satp.org /satporgtp/countries/bangladesh/timeline/Year2005.htm   (7854 words)

 Bangladesh: Floods - OCHA-03: 11-Oct-00   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Flood waters spread to Chuadanga district on 23 September, to Jhenidah district on 24 September, to Jessore district on 26 and to Satkhira district on 28 September.
The district of Magura was flooded on 2 October as a result of an outflow of water from Jhenidah district.
As a whole the flood-affected districts have food surpluses, though the people affected by the floods and stranded in specific areas were found by the mission to be receiving irregular and inadequate food supplies.
iys.cidi.org /disaster/00b/0108.html   (1841 words)

 Bangladesh Timeline Year 2006
In Kushtia district, a GMF cadre, Abdul Momin, is killed during cross-fire between his accomplices and the police at Nawapara village.
Noor Islam alias Gama, regional leader of the GMF in Kushtia, and Ziaur Rahman Shaikh, a leader of the Janajuddha faction of the PBCP in Khulna, are killed during separate encounters with the members of RAB in Kushtia and Khulna respectively.
Amjad Hossain, the Pabna district regional leader of the PBCP-Marxist-Leninist Lal Pataka faction is killed in an encounter between PBCP cadres and the Rapid Action Battalion personnel at Tebaria village in the Pabna district.
www.satp.org /satporgtp/countries/bangladesh/timeline/index.html   (9506 words)

 BANGLAPEDIA: Survey and Settlement Operations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The district of West Bengal, where settlement operations were concluded in the first cycle, but transferred to India in the wake of Partition has not been included in Table 1.
At the same time, sundarbans portion of khulna district was taken up also for cadastral settlement with a view to applying state acquisition proceedings there.
But within a few years, it was felt that even in 10 selected districts, it was difficult to run settlement operations simultaneously, because of serious constraints of budget allocation, scarcity of trained manpower, and other operational problems.
banglapedia.org /HT/S_0621.HTM   (825 words)

 AsiaMedia :: BANGLADESH: Kushtia BNP cadres attack journos' meet
District Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) President Abdul Muyeed Babul, General Secretary Kamal Uddin, Joint Secretary Pikul and Sumon, Kushtia Government College unit Convener Abdul Hakim, Joint Convener Abu Sayeed Jakaria Utpal, Mirpur upazila BNP leader Zillur Rahman, Tohirul Islam and district Jubo Dal leader Sahidullah Sahid led the attack on the convention.
At least 500 journalists from ten south-western districts and from the capital gathered at the venue to attend the convention.
The journalists are Hasan Jahid, staff correspondent of Dainik Manavjamin and Kushtia correspondent Rtv, Al-Mamun Sagar staff correspondent ATN Bangla and Kushtia correspondent Dainik Jugantor, Munshi Tarikul Islam Kushtia correspondent of Dainik Samakal and Channel 1 (one), and Manjur Ahsan Chowdhury.
www.asiamedia.ucla.edu /article-southasia.asp?parentid=46872   (881 words)

 Country   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The drowned passenger was identified as Abu Taher (50) hailing from Haiderganj of Roypur upazila in Luxmipur district.
Majibur Rahman, the district election officer was forced to engage other people for registering the names of voters as an alternative for the completion of the election work when the BNP leaders were absent form their normal duty.
The district administration imposed section 144 in Bakerganj upazila to avert untoward incident between the BNP and JP activists on January 2.
independent-bangladesh.com /news/jan/18/18012006ct.htm   (3449 words)

 .:: THE BANGLADESH OBSERVER - Net Edition ::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Adina Fazlul Haque College situated in Shibganj upazila of the district is one of the oldest colleges of the northern region of the country.
The meeting, attended by high officials of the district administration, police and public representatives, highly appreciated the recent anticrime drives and recovery of huge arms and ammunition by security forces, BDR and police in the district and asked them to continue such raids for the sake of peace and unhindered development.
District Primary Education Office sources said about 90 per cent books have so far been received by the office from the Text Book Board and the office has already send sixty per cent of the books to the upazila education offices.
www.bangladeshobserveronline.com /new/2004/12/30/district.htm   (3799 words)

 Eid day death threat to Kadianis - Bangladesh
At least 70 members of Kadiani families at Uttarbhabanipur are languishing holed up in their at houses as village leaders have called for death to all Kadianis on the Eid-day if they do not embrace Islam by then.
Earlier on October 24, at a meeting at Dharampur bazar, Union BNP leader Jalal Uddin urged the villagers to sever all contacts with the Kadianis on the basis of a Fatwa that any connection with the Kadianis was against Islam.
Kushtia Police Superintendent Abdus Salam visited the area and held talks with the locals on November 4.
www.thepersecution.org /world/bangladesh/2003/ds031118.html   (279 words)

 .:: THE BANGLADESH OBSERVER - Net Edition ::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
KUSHTIA, Nov. 5:—As the water level in the Ganges has been falling sharply fresh erosion begins at Talbaria union under Mirpur up­azila in Kushtia district.
The majority of them are from Kushtia Paurashava, 25 persons were admitted to Kushtia General Hospital today from different areas of Kushtia town and elsewhere.
After 13 years of treatment she was brought back to Barisal district jail on May 22 and as she fell sick in the jail again she was sent to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital where she died after 22 days.
www.bangladeshobserveronline.com /new/2003/11/06/district.htm   (3344 words)

 ::- Jessore.info -:: Kapotaksha River. The birthplace of the eminent epic poet michael madhusudan dutt is on the bank ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The birthplace of the eminent epic poet michael madhusudan dutt is on the bank of the Kobadak in Jessore district.
The river is navigable in Khulna district and there is a launch service plying on the river.
Irrigation is not suitable in parts of Khulna district due to salination.
www.jessore.info /tradition/kobadak_nod.php   (566 words)

 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 5 Num 357   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kushtia district administration on Saturday conducted an 'administrative inquiry' on the 'crossfire' death of Enamul Haq Ena.
The probe committee headed by District Magistrate Jamal A Naser Choudhury during its day-long inquiry from 10 am to 8 pm recorded statements of 26 members of different law enforcing agencies and 20 local people including Kushtia municipality chairman Anwar Ali and family members of the victim.
A BD (Detective Branch) team of Kushtia police had arrested Ena on April 13 claiming that he was a 'cadre' of outlawed Gono Mukti Fouz (GMF).
www.thedailystar.net /2005/05/30/d50530070274.htm   (306 words)

 Incidents-March 2003
Maheshkhali island, Coxbazar district (in southeastern Bangladesh bordering the Bay of Bengal and the country of Myanmar).
Sultanpur village, Bagerhat district (in southern Bangladesh bordering the Bay of Bengal).
Debhata region, Satkhira district (in southwestern Bangladesh bordering the Indian state of West Bengal and the Bay of Bengal).
www.mayerdak.com /incid_mar03.htm   (809 words)

 Financial Express   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
KUSHTIA, Sept 7 (BDNEWS): An alleged terrorist and top drug dealer was killed in a 'crossfire' between a team of police and a group of terrorists in Cheuria Shoshan Ghat area under the Kushtia district Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Badsha alias Dail Badsha (40), son of Atiar Rahman of East Majampur of the town.
Badsha was rushed to Kushtia General Hospital and the duty doctor declared him dead.
www.financialexpress-bd.com /print.asp?newsid=37088   (168 words)

 IFEX ::
Five journalists from Barguna, a district town in southern Bangladesh, received death threats from an Islamic fundamentalist group.
Nur Bangali, a correspondent for "Bhorer Kagoj" in Meherpur district, was severely injured when an unidentified assailant attacked him with a knife.
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   (1193 words)

 Kushtia District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kushtia was once a part of the Nodia district (now in West Bengal) of undivided India.
Initially, Kustia consisted of the Kushtia Sadar, Chuadanga and Meherpur subdivisions.
Kushtia Districy has a population of 1,713,224, of which 50.86% are male and 49.14% female.
www.dictionpedia.com /en/Kushtia_District   (614 words)

 Western Resistance: Bangladesh: The Islamists of Hizbut Tawhid
In Poradaha railway station in Kushtia, in the southwest of Bangladesh, the group was campaigning and trying to distribute their leaflets, which called for an Islamist revolution, on September 9, 2003, when members of the public started to protest.
The Hizbut Tawhid surfaced in the news again in April, when 4 activists were apprehended in a village in Jhalakathi district, in the southwest of Bangladesh.
Yet on August 17 last year, when JMB launched a campaign of more than 400 bombs in 63 of the country's 64 districts, killing two, and followed it up with bomb attacks on courthouses and high-fatality suicide bombings against members of the judiciary, the government was forced to lose its complacency.
www.westernresistance.com /blog/archives/002776.html   (1436 words)

 Country News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
People fear that a major accident may occur at any moment and only communication between the two districts with other parts of the county may be snapped causing untold sufferings to the people.
June 12 : The Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Fatikchhari thana in the district stands released from his post for his alleged involvement in diverting the sensational case of the murder of the UP Chairman Abu Jafar Mohammad Alamgir.
District and Sessions Judge Mahbubur Rahman after examining witnesses and relevant documents found the accused guilty and announced the punishment.
independent-bangladesh.com /news/jun/13/13062005ct.htm   (2536 words)

 Violence during Union Parishad Elections 2003
Chittagong district (in southeastern Bangladesh bordering the Indian state of Tripura and the Bay of Bengal).
Maheshkhali, Coxbazar district (in southeastern Bangladesh bordering the Bay of Bengal and the country of Myanmar).
Tozumoddin area, Bhola district (an island in southern Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal).
www.mayerdak.com /electionviolence03.htm   (647 words)

 Kushtia Bangladesh Apartments
in Kumarkhali upazila in Kushtia district and is five miles...
Noakhali, Cox's Bazar, Kushtia, Bogra, Narsingdi and Netrakona...
Sir, The recent jaundice outbreak at Dhaka University began about one month ago with the virus of jaundice spreading through the water pipes and the hall students were seriously affected.
www.apartments-4u.com /asia-articles/kushtia-bangladesh-apartments.htm   (253 words)

 Bangladesh Water Development Board - BWDB
The project is bounded by the river Ganges on the north; the Gorai- Madhumati in the east; the Naboganga in the South and the Mathabhanga in the West.
The project area comprises part of Kushtia Sadar, Kumarkhali, Khoksha, Mirpur, Daulatpur and Bheramara upazilas of Kushtia district; Chuadanga and Alamdanga upzilas of Chuadanga district; Jhenaidah, Harinakunda and Shailakupa upazilas of Jhenaidah district and Magura and Sreepur upazilas of Magura district.
Kushtia, Kumarkhali, Khoksha, Mirpur, Bheramara, Daulatpur, Alamdanga, Chuadanga, Harinakundu, Jhenidah, Sailakupa, Magura and Sreepur.
www.bwdb.gov.bd /gk.htm   (535 words)

 Committed to PEOPLE
The innovation has been made after eight year's experiment in four Kushtia villages by volunteer scientists called Scientists Without Borders, headed by Dr Bibudhendra Sarkar of the Hospital for Sick Children and Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada.
Kushtia is one of the districts where the groundwater is highly contaminated with arsenic.
At least 63 per cent of the people in the district are facing the danger, according to a survey made by a foreign NGO in 2002.
www.ben-center.org /arsenic_dailystar_072005.htm   (428 words)

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