Sohrab Hossain | The Daily Star
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  • Sikder Group’s illegal structure in Kuakata beach

    The authorities of Sikder Resort and Villas keep building a structure near the Kuakata beach defying a removal notice issued by the local land office almost a year ago.
  • Tidal surges a threat to plantation in Shuvosandhya beach

    The onslaught of super cyclone Ampan on May 20 wrought havoc to the large tamarisk plantation in Shuvoshandhya beach, a tourist spot in Barguna’s Taltoli upazila, uprooting about 25,000 trees on 10 hectares of land and damaging the road connecting the spot.
  • Facebook-based initiative benefits general patients during Covid-19 shutdown

    A team of doctors under the banner of “Patuakhalibasir Daktar” (Doctors for the People of Patuakhali) are providing telemedicine services to the people of the district, facilitating treatment for general patients during the adverse situation amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Land grabbers feast on riverbank as admin busy to tackle Covid-19

    While the administration is struggling to check the spread of Covid-19, some unscrupulous people did not miss the ‘opportunity’ to occupy land on the western bank of the Sheakathi river on Patuakhali-Galachipa route in Phedainagar area of Jainkathi union of Patuakhali Sadar upazila.
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    Kuakata's red crabs return to the beach

    A shut-down is being enforced across the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus and tourist spots, including Kuakata’s beaches, have also been closed. With human activity at these spots grinding to a halt, nature has found ways to flourish.