• Fishermen of Gohala river being driven out by influentials

    A group of fishermen who have been fishing in the waterbody of Gohala river at Shahzadpur upazila in Sirajganj for generations has alleged that they are not able to fish in the river as a section of non-professional fishermen backed by the influential quarter is fishing there ousting them.

  • Contractor using substandard rod in college building

    Putting lives of students, teachers and others in danger, low-grade deformed bars are being used in the construction of a government educational institution in Juri upazila.

  • 2 more die of diarrhoea in Bandarban, 200 affected

    A six-year-old child and a middle-aged woman of Mro community died of diarrhoea hitting the death toll to eight in remote Kurukpata area of Bandarban’s Alikadam upazila.

  • 6 die of diarrhoea in Bandarban

    In a span of only 72 hours between this Thursday and Saturday, six people from indigenous communities in remote Kurukpata area of Alikadom upazila died of diarrhoea and at least 200 others were infected with the disease in the same areas.

  • Hefajat mayhem in B’baria: Train services to resume today

    Operations of the Brahmanbaria railway station -- closed down about 12 weeks ago when a mob of activists belonging to Hefajat-e-Islam rampaged through it -- are scheduled to resume today.

  • A nightmare 668 metres long

    People and transports are facing immense sufferings moving through the intersection of four separate roads due to lack of repair works in a small stretch in Sagardighi Bazar area of Tangail’s Ghatail upazila.

  • Woman gang-raped in Tangail

    A case was filed yesterday with Sakhipur Police Station against three men over raping of a 40-year-old woman from Koch community.

  • Natore court issues suo moto rule

    The Natore Senior Judicial Magistrate’s Court of Abu Sayeed has ordered a suo moto action to launch an inquiry into the reports published on print and electronic media regarding a breach of contract in the digging of holes beside the Natore-Bogra highway (N-502).

  • Patuakhali remote island finally gets power

    About 23,000 consumers of Charkajal and Charbiswas in Rangabali upazila, an isolated island in Patuakhali, are elated to have finally gotten electricity in their homes, 50 years after Bangladesh gained independence.

  • 16 held for violating fishing ban in Bay

    Kuakata naval police during a raid in Char Bijay area of Kuakata on Friday detained 16 people and seized four fishing trawlers for violating the ongoing ban on fishing in the Bay of Bengal.