Saturday, July 21, 2018

Indefinite bus strike in Barishal division

Staff Reporter: Bus owners and workers of Patuakhali and Barguna districts on Tuesday called an indefinite strike from Wednesday morning on 17 routes of Barishal...

Barisal boat capsize: 6 bodies recovered

Staff Reporter: The bodies of six people who went missing after a boat carrying devotees capsized in the Kirtankhola River on Wednesday were recovered from...

6 lakh shrimp fries seized in Barisal; 6 held

Staff Reporter: Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard in a drive seized some 6 lakh shrimp fries from Nahalganj Ferrighat area of Sadar upazila on Friday...

Barisal rape victim succumbs to burn injuries

Desk Report: A 13-year-old girl, who reportedly set her on fire after being raped by a neighbour at Halta village of Bakerganj upazila, died at...

Durga Puja starts

RBD Report : The biggest religious festival of the Hindu Community, Durga Puja has begun across the country through bodhon (incarnation) of goddess Durga...

Govt approves $3.5 billion loan for Rampal, Payra power plants

The government has approved proposals for taking foreign loans of $3.5 billion for two mega power projects, Rampal coal fired and Payra power plants. Of...

Ban on netting Hilsha starts October 12

The government has imposed a ban on netting Hilsha fish across the country from October 12 to November 2. The announcement of the ban came...

Sexual harassment complaint filed against Barisal University registrar

A formal complaint has been filed against Barisal University registrar Md Monirul Islam by a female staff member for ‘sexually harassing her’. In the complaint...

Bangladesh to reply to UNESCO on Rampal next week

Bangladesh will reply to the queries of UNESCO in next week regarding the concerns on the proposed power plant in Rampal adjacent to the...

`No suspension of Rampal project despite Unesco advice’

The construction work on Rampal power plant will not be suspended despite Unesco's advice, said state minister for power and energy Nasrul Hamid on...