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182) by an innings and 80 runs. (ABC Sport) ***This match will be remembered for Jason Gillespie's remarkable double century, the only instance in Test cricket in which a nightwatchman (nightwatchman (cricket)) passed 200. Gillespie later admitted it was "ridiculous ... I was just lucky that the shots came off and I had a bit of a laugh all the way." http: content-usa.cricinfo.com bdeshvaus content current

story 244880.html * Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, a top aide to former Secretary of State Colin Powell, accused Vice-President (Vice-President of the United States) Dick Cheney of ignoring a decision by President Bush (George W. Bush) on the treatment of prisoners in the war on terror. (BBC) *Two bomb attacks occur in the Bangladeshi cities of Chittagong and Gazipur, Dhaka Division Gazipur


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. She also worked as a fashion model in fashion shows until 1994, working with Yves Saint Laurent (Yves Saint-Laurent (brand)), Kenzo, Karl Lagerfeld and Giorgio Armani. Having returned to Bangladesh in 1994, Bibi opened ''Bibi Productions'', her own fashion house, fusing indigenous Bengali cultural elements into her line. With assistance from UNESCO, she organized her first European fashion show in Paris in 1996. As of 2004, her company employed


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Robert Clive at Plassey. This consolidated the Company's hold on Bengal and Orissa (along with Midnapore). The district of Midnapore which included Dhalbhum or Ghatshila, now in Singhbhum, Jharkhand was annexed in 1760 along with Burdwan and Chittagong both handed over to the East India Company by Mir Qasim. The last free king of Dhalbhum was imprisoned in Midnapore town. Early teaching and research career Shahidullah's teaching career started in Jessore Zilla School where he taught between 1908 and 1909. He also worked as the headmaster of Sitakunda (Sitakunda Upazila) High School, Chittagong between 1914 and 1915. However, he returned to research and worked as Sharatchandra Lahiri Research Fellow (1919–21) under the supervision of Prof. Dinesh Chandra Sen at the University of Calcutta. Subsequently, Shahidullah joined the University of Dhaka as a lecturer of Sanskrit and Bengali (Bengali language) languages in 1921 . His years at the University of Dhaka constituted the most important period of his life. During his teaching and research career there, he explored the origins of the Bengali language. In 1925, he was able to show that Bengali originated from Gaudi or Magadhan Prakrit (or derivative of Sanskrit). St. Martin's Island has become a popular tourist spot. Currently, five shipping liners run daily trips to the island, including Shahid Sher Niabat, L T Kutubdia, Eagle, Keary Cruise & Dine and Keary-Sindbad. Tourists can book their trip either from Chittagong or from Cox's Bazar. The surrounding coral reef of the island has an extension named Chera Dwip. A small bush is there, which is the only green part of Chera Dwip, enhancing the beauty of this island. People do not live on this part of the island, so it is advisable for the tourists to go there early and come back by afternoon. thumb 300px Distribution of Hindus by percentage. (Image:Bangladesh Hindu Map.png) According to the 2001 census there are 11,379,000 Hindus in Bangladesh. Hindus in Bangladesh in the late 1980s were almost evenly distributed in all regions, with concentrations in Chittagong, Khulna, Jessore, Dinajpur (Dinajpur District (Bangladesh)), Faridpur (Faridpur District), and Barisal. The contributions of Hindus in arts and literature were far in excess of their numerical strength. In politics, they had traditionally supported the liberal and secular ideology of the Awami League and other left wing parties such as Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB), and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD). However, barring the fundamentalist Islamist parties such as Jamaat-e-Islami , all the major political parties have fielded Hindu candidates. In the current Jatiyo Sangshad, out of 345 members, there are only 33 Hindus: 32 are from the Awami League, and 1 from the Jatiyo Party. Hindu institutions and places of worship received assistance through the Bangladesh Hindu Kalyan Trust (Bangladesh Hindu Welfare Trust), which was sponsored by the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Government sponsored Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar (radio) broadcast readings and interpretations of Hindu scriptures and prayers. The designated centers of offensive operations under that plan were Dacca, Khulna, Chittagong, Comilla, Jessore, Rajshahi, Rangpur (Rangpur, Bangladesh), Saidpur (Saidpur(patti)) and Sylhet, areas where West Pakistani army units were concentrated. Pakistani Army units and paramilitary elements in other areas of East Pakistan were to maintain control of their respective areas and await reinforcements during the initial phase of the operation. Once Dhaka had been secured, the 9th and 16th divisions from Pakistan were to be airlifted into East Pakistan as reinforcements. Cities with airfields (Chittagong, Syhlet, Jessore, Rangpur, Comilla) would be reinforced via C-130 airplanes or heliborne troops directly from Dhaka. During the night of 25 March a sudden, unprovoked and brutal crackdown codenamed Operation Searchlight was unleashed by Pakistani Armed Forces upon the local Bengali population in major cities of Dhaka, Chittagong, Comilla, Sylhet, Jessore, Rangpur, Syedpur, Rajshahi and numerous other localities. Hundreds of thousand innocent civilians as well as Bengali military, para-military and law-enforcement personnel were executed in cold blood by the Pakistani military (Pakistani Armed Forces) with countless instances of arson, murder, rape, looting and massive human rights violation (Human_rights_violation#Human_rights_violations). Important facilities and buildings, religious institutions, hospitals, student dormitories were bombed and set ablaze. Surviving Bengali officers and NCOs organized revolts in military installations around the country and attacked arms depots, while many managed to defect with weapons and ammo. During late afternoon of 26 March, before departing Chittagong city then Major Ziaur Rahman managed to stop by the Kalurghat Radio Station in Chittagong, and by late evening read out the three line declaration of independence he wrote in Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's name that was transmitted throughout the day. On 27 March while being retransmitted the message was picked up by a Japanese ship in the Bay of Bengal area. 26 March became the official day the nation's independence struggle broke out, and thus became to be the national independence day and the nation was officially proclaimed as Bangladesh. genre Hard rock, alternative rock, soft rock origin Chittagong, Bangladesh current_members Ayub Bachchu Swapan Abdullah Al Masud Romel History Bachchu was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh. He started his music career with a band called Feelings. Then Bachchu spent ten years with a band called Souls, which was one of the first Bangladeshi rock bands. At Souls (Souls (band)), Bachchu played a key role in writing songs and having them performed. Souls originally was based in Chittagong but later moved to Dhaka, which is the capital of Bangladesh. Souls was started in 1972 and its first gigs where performed in hotels where they did reproductions of American pop music. Bachchu joined the Souls (Souls (band)) band as lead guitarist in 1976 and left the band in 1991 to start LRB. During this period, Souls produced five albums and performed in about 4,000 concerts, mostly in Bangladesh. Souls is noted for Super Souls, which was the first rock album released in Bangladesh. A song from this album, “Mon Shudhu Mon Chuyecge”, remains popular in Bangladesh. Although Souls (Souls (band)) still exists as a musical group, the founders have all started their own musical groups. History Bachchu was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh. He started his music career with a band called Feelings. Then Bachchu spent ten years with a band called Souls, which was one of the first Bangladeshi rock bands. At Souls (Souls (band)), Bachchu played a key role in writing songs and having them performed. Souls originally was based in Chittagong but later moved to Dhaka, which is the capital of Bangladesh. Souls was started in 1972 and its first gigs where performed in hotels where they did reproductions of American pop music. Bachchu joined the Souls (Souls (band)) band as lead guitarist in 1976 and left the band in 1991 to start LRB. During this period, Souls produced five albums and performed in about 4,000 concerts, mostly in Bangladesh. Souls is noted for Super Souls, which was the first rock album released in Bangladesh. A song from this album, “Mon Shudhu Mon Chuyecge”, remains popular in Bangladesh. Although Souls (Souls (band)) still exists as a musical group, the founders have all started their own musical groups. Bangladesh has some thirty-two public universities providing education to the bulk of higher studies students. These universities are funded by the government while managed as self-governed organizations. In Dhaka division there are twelve public universities. Amongst them seven are in Dhaka City (Dhaka), two universities in Gazipur (Gazipur, Dhaka Division), one in Savar. In Mymensingh District there are two universities located in Mymensingh Town (Mymensingh) and Trishal. In Tangail District there is also a university locating on Sontoss. In Rajshahi division there are three universities, two in Rajshahi and one in Pabna (Pabna District). There are two public universities in Rangpur division. One is in Rangpur (Rangpur, Bangladesh) and another one in Dinajpur (Dinajpur District, Bangladesh). In Khulna division there are four public universities; two are in Khulna, one in Jessore and another in Kushtia. The university in Kushtia is the only public university in Bangladesh specializing in Islamic studies. Five public universities are in Chittagong division including three are in Chittagong and one each in Comilla and Noakhali. One of them specializes in Veterinary Sciences. There are two public universities in Barisal division which are located in Patuakhali and Barisal. Two public universities are in Sylhet division. Both are in Sylhet, one specialized in science & technology and the other in agricultural sciences. Most of the private universities are in Dhaka Division summing up to 45. All of them have their campus in Dhaka city concentrating mostly in Gulshan (Gulshan Thana), Dhanmondi (Dhanmondi Thana) and Uttara (Uttara Thana) regions of the city. Two private universities in Dhaka specializes in technology, one specializes in women's studies and others are general universities. There are the six private universities located in Chittagong Division. All six have main campuses are in Chittagong city (Chittagong). One has its urban campus in Kumira, outside the main city. Five of them general universities, while one is specializes in technology. The only private university in Rajshahi Division has its campus in Bogra. In Sylhet Division there are three private universities all having main campuses in Sylhet city (Sylhet). There is no private university in Barisal Division and Rangpur Division Early life Aftab Ahmed was born and spend most of his childhood in Chittagong. His first school was St. Mary's School. In his early days Aftab was careless about playing international cricket and even thought of it as a torture. He even refused to get admitted into BKSP (Bangladesh Krira Shiksha Pratisthan) as he had to leave his family and friends for it. But his father was valiant fan of sports and wanted his son to become a cricketer. Aftab remained passive about his cricketing career and have the record of leaving camp. He was also frustrated about the camps as he was not been selected. He said, "I was called many times in the camp but never got a chance in the team." But his waiting paid dividend when he finally received a call from the team. One day as he was playing he received a long awaiting call from the national team. But his father who played a major role in his emerging was unable to hear the announcement. He died during the 1999 Cricket World Cup Chutir Dine, The Daily Prothom Alo, 8 April 2006 birth_date WikiPedia:Chittagong Dmoz:Regional Asia Bangladesh Localities Chittagong Commons:Category:Chittagong


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, Vishakhapatnam, Gangavaram, Krishnapatnam, Paradip, Kolkata, Mongla (Port of Mongla), Chittagong and Yangon. * The Exploration Place Science Museum in Wichita (Wichita, Kansas), Kansas * Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh http: www.asian-university.org campus plan.htm * Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex, Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (Punjab (India)), India WikiPedia:Chittagong Dmoz:Regional Asia Bangladesh Localities Chittagong Commons:Category:Chittagong


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, Aylmer Bourke Lambert applied the binomial (Binomial nomenclature) ''Bos frontalis'' to a domestic specimen probably from Chittagong. In 1827, Charles Hamilton Smith applied the binomial ''Bos gaurus'' to the wild species occurring near Mainpat in the Sarguja Tributary States (Sarguja) of India. Later authors subordinated the species under either ''Bos'' or ''Bibos''. Ellerman, J. R., Morrison-Scott, T. C. S. (1966)


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. The Marwari community controlled all the major business ,social activities of a large geographical areas of the eastern parts of the Indian subcontinent. With a sizeable presence in present day Myanmar and Bangladesh, they controlled major trading and commercial activities in the regions currently comprising the Indian states of West Bengal, Bihar, Orissa,Assam,Jharkhand,Rajasthan and parts of Maharastra,Chattisgarh,tamilnadu and Gujarat They also had almost complete control of indigenous banking, finance and hundi. They took the hundi business to areas where the system was unknown, which included Chittagong, Khulna, Naogaon, Mymensingh, and Arakan (Rakhine State). WikiPedia:Chittagong Dmoz:Regional Asia Bangladesh Localities Chittagong Commons:Category:Chittagong


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. She also worked as a fashion model in fashion shows until 1994, working with Yves Saint Laurent (Yves Saint-Laurent (brand)), Kenzo, Karl Lagerfeld and Giorgio Armani. Having returned to Bangladesh in 1994, Bibi opened ''Bibi Productions'', her own fashion house, fusing indigenous Bengali cultural elements into her line. With assistance from UNESCO, she organized her first European fashion show in Paris in 1996. As of 2004, her company employed


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and then joined the Umatara school at Chandanpura. Hence, he was known as Mastarda (teacher brother). By 1923 Surjya Sen spread the revolutionary organization in different parts of Chittagong district. Aware of the limited equipment and other resources of the freedom fighters, he was convinced of the need for secret guerrilla warfare against the colonial Government. One of his early successful undertakings was a broad day robbery at the treasury office of the Bengal Assam Railway at Chittagong on December 23, 1923. DATE OF BIRTH March 22, 1894 PLACE OF BIRTH Chittagong, Bengal, British India (British Raj) DATE OF DEATH January 12, 1934 DATE OF DEATH January 12, 1934 PLACE OF DEATH Chittagong, Bengal (Bengal Presidency), British India The Mystery About Shrine of Bayazid Bostami in Bangladesh right thumb Bayazid Bastami's shrine in Chittagong (Image:Baizid Bostami's Mazar 002.JPG), Bangladesh. Interestingly enough, there is a shrine in Chittagong, Bangladesh that local people believe to be Bastami's tomb as well. This seems unlikely to be true, as Bastami was never known to have visited Bangladesh. However, Sufi teachers were greatly influential in the spread of Islam in Bengal and this might explain the belief. The Islamic scholars of Bangladesh usually regard the tomb at Chittagong attributed to him as a ''jawab'', or imitation. right thumb Bayazid Bastami's shrine in Chittagong (Image:Baizid Bostami's Mazar 002.JPG), Bangladesh. Interestingly enough, there is a shrine in Chittagong, Bangladesh that local people believe to be Bastami's tomb as well. This seems unlikely to be true, as Bastami was never known to have visited Bangladesh. However, Sufi teachers were greatly influential in the spread of Islam in Bengal and this might explain the belief. The Islamic scholars of Bangladesh usually regard the tomb at Chittagong attributed to him as a ''jawab'', or imitation. In 1666, Shaista Khan, who was then Mughal (Mughal Empire) Governor of Bengal, defeated the Arakanese, conquered Chittagong, and renamed it Islamabad. Majumdar, R.C. (ed.) (2007). ''The Mughul Empire'', Mumbai: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, ISBN 81-7276-407-1, p.230 However, in the early days the Mughal (Mughal Empire) supremacy was confined only to the plain areas of chittagong, and the Chakmas remained practically unaffected. After a few years, when a dispute developed between the Mughals and the Chakmas, the Mughals demanded tribute from the Chakmas for trading with Chittagong. WikiPedia:Chittagong Dmoz:Regional Asia Bangladesh Localities Chittagong Commons:Category:Chittagong


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the band in 1991 to start LRB. During this period, Souls produced five albums and performed in about 4,000 concerts, mostly in Bangladesh. Souls is noted for Super Souls, which was the first rock album released in Bangladesh. A song from this album, “Mon Shudhu Mon Chuyecge”, remains popular in Bangladesh. Although Souls (Souls (band)) still exists as a musical group, the founders have all started their own musical groups. History Bachchu was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh. He started his music career with a band called Feelings. Then Bachchu spent ten years with a band called Souls, which was one of the first Bangladeshi rock bands. At Souls (Souls (band)), Bachchu played a key role in writing songs and having them performed. Souls originally was based in Chittagong but later moved to Dhaka, which is the capital of Bangladesh. Souls was started in 1972 and its first gigs where performed in hotels where they did reproductions of American pop music. Bachchu joined the Souls (Souls (band)) band as lead guitarist in 1976 and left the band in 1991 to start LRB. During this period, Souls produced five albums and performed in about 4,000 concerts, mostly in Bangladesh. Souls is noted for Super Souls, which was the first rock album released in Bangladesh. A song from this album, “Mon Shudhu Mon Chuyecge”, remains popular in Bangladesh. Although Souls (Souls (band)) still exists as a musical group, the founders have all started their own musical groups. Bangladesh has some thirty-two public universities providing education to the bulk of higher studies students. These universities are funded by the government while managed as self-governed organizations. In Dhaka division there are twelve public universities. Amongst them seven are in Dhaka City (Dhaka), two universities in Gazipur (Gazipur, Dhaka Division), one in Savar. In Mymensingh District there are two universities located in Mymensingh Town (Mymensingh) and Trishal. In Tangail District there is also a university locating on Sontoss. In Rajshahi division there are three universities, two in Rajshahi and one in Pabna (Pabna District). There are two public universities in Rangpur division. One is in Rangpur (Rangpur, Bangladesh) and another one in Dinajpur (Dinajpur District, Bangladesh). In Khulna division there are four public universities; two are in Khulna, one in Jessore and another in Kushtia. The university in Kushtia is the only public university in Bangladesh specializing in Islamic studies. Five public universities are in Chittagong division including three are in Chittagong and one each in Comilla and Noakhali. One of them specializes in Veterinary Sciences. There are two public universities in Barisal division which are located in Patuakhali and Barisal. Two public universities are in Sylhet division. Both are in Sylhet, one specialized in science & technology and the other in agricultural sciences. Most of the private universities are in Dhaka Division summing up to 45. All of them have their campus in Dhaka city concentrating mostly in Gulshan (Gulshan Thana), Dhanmondi (Dhanmondi Thana) and Uttara (Uttara Thana) regions of the city. Two private universities in Dhaka specializes in technology, one specializes in women's studies and others are general universities. There are the six private universities located in Chittagong Division. All six have main campuses are in Chittagong city (Chittagong). One has its urban campus in Kumira, outside the main city. Five of them general universities, while one is specializes in technology. The only private university in Rajshahi Division has its campus in Bogra. In Sylhet Division there are three private universities all having main campuses in Sylhet city (Sylhet). There is no private university in Barisal Division and Rangpur Division Early life Aftab Ahmed was born and spend most of his childhood in Chittagong. His first school was St. Mary's School. In his early days Aftab was careless about playing international cricket and even thought of it as a torture. He even refused to get admitted into BKSP (Bangladesh Krira Shiksha Pratisthan) as he had to leave his family and friends for it. But his father was valiant fan of sports and wanted his son to become a cricketer. Aftab remained passive about his cricketing career and have the record of leaving camp. He was also frustrated about the camps as he was not been selected. He said, "I was called many times in the camp but never got a chance in the team." But his waiting paid dividend when he finally received a call from the team. One day as he was playing he received a long awaiting call from the national team. But his father who played a major role in his emerging was unable to hear the announcement. He died during the 1999 Cricket World Cup Chutir Dine, The Daily Prothom Alo, 8 April 2006 birth_date WikiPedia:Chittagong Dmoz:Regional Asia Bangladesh Localities Chittagong Commons:Category:Chittagong


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hilly terrain and faces the Bay of Bengal. Chittagong has a recorded history dating back more than a millennium. Arabs traded with its port since the 9th-century. It was visited by numerous historic world travellers, such as Ibn Battuta and Niccolo De Conti, as well as the Chinese Imperial Treasure Fleet (Treasure voyages). It gained prominence as a Portuguese (Portuguese Empire) trading center during the 16th-century. Under British rule (British Raj), it was a Chittagong

Chittagong

'''Chittagong''' : Porto Grande De Bengala; Mughal (Mughal Empire) Islamabad) is the second most populous city and main seaport of Bangladesh. It is a major commercial, financial and industrial hub. Located on the Karnaphuli River, it is the administrative seat of Chittagong District and Chittagong Division (the largest division (Divisions of Bangladesh) of Bangladesh). The metropolitan area has a population of 4 million residents. The city straddles hilly terrain and faces the Bay of Bengal.

Chittagong has a recorded history dating back more than a millennium. Arabs traded with its port since the 9th-century. It was visited by numerous historic world travellers, such as Ibn Battuta and Niccolo De Conti, as well as the Chinese Imperial Treasure Fleet (Treasure voyages). It gained prominence as a Portuguese (Portuguese Empire) trading center during the 16th-century. Under British rule (British Raj), it was a divisional capital (Chittagong Division) in the Bengal Presidency and the headquarters of the Assam Bengal Railway. The Port of Chittagong developed during the late 19th-century. It was a major gateway for the tea, rice, jute and oil trade in the region. The city and its airport were a vital base for American and British forces during the Burma Campaign in World War II. After the Partition of British India in 1947, Chittagong became the chief port of East Pakistan. During the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971, the declaration of Bangladesh's independence (Bangladeshi Declaration of Independence) was proclaimed from Chittagong.

The city is home to many of Bangladesh's oldest and largest companies, as well as the Chittagong Stock Exchange and the Chittagong Tea Auction. It is a hub of logistics and heavy industry. The Asian University for Women is based in the city; as are major public universities, including Chittagong University, the Chittagong Medical College and Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology. Important landmarks include the colonial Divisional Court, the Circuit House, Foy's Lake, the Commonwealth War Cemetery (Commonwealth War Cemetery, Chittagong), the Ethnological Museum of Chittagong, the Anderkilla Imperial Jame Mosque, historic Sufi shrines, the Chittagong Buddhist Monastery and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chittagong.

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