Barisal Division

  • Green Line sinking in Kirtonkhola after collision with cargo

    A Dhaka-bound passenger launch from Barisal ‘MV Green Line-2’ is now sinking after a head-on collision with a sand-laden cargo (bulkhead). The incident took place at Beltola point under Charbaria Union in Kirtonkhola river of Barisal around 3:30pm on Saturday. Meanwhile, the cargo of ‘MV Masud-Mamun-1’ sank immediately after collusion with ‘MV Green Line-2’ launch. … বিস্তারিত »

  • Bangladesh to become a middle income country by 2021: Tofail

    BHOLA : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said the present government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working tirelessly to turn Bangladesh into middle income country by 2021 and a developed one by 2041. “The country is going ahead under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Bangladesh will be a middle income country … বিস্তারিত »

  • Barisal high school student hacked dead on school compound

    Barisal : A schoolboy was hacked to death and another was injured by some unidentified miscreants inside their school compound adjacent to Paresh Sagor playground in Barisal city on Saturday morning. The deceased is Hridoy, believed to be14, a class X student of Shaheed Abdur Rouf Serniabat Government High School, reports UNB. Police said that … বিস্তারিত »

  • Mild to moderate cold wave sweeps over Barisal, Rajshahi divisions

    DHAKA : Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions and the regions of Tangail, Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalganj, Mymensingh, Sreemangal, Satkhira, Jessore, Chuadanga, Kushtia, Barisal and Bhola and it may continue, said a press release of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today. It said weather is likely to remain dry with temporary … বিস্তারিত »

  • GDP to reach 8pc in 2 years: Muhith

    KUAKATA : Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today said that Bangladesh would attain 8.0 percent GDP growth in two years. “The economy already attained over 7.0 percent growth, marking a golden era for the country,” the finance minister said, noting that Bangladesh had already established its image as a country where people are busy … বিস্তারিত »

  • 3 bodies found 4 days after boat capsized in Jhalakathi

    Jhalakathi: Four days after an engine-run boat capsized in the River Shugandha, three bodies were recovered from different areas of Jhalakathi. Police recovered two bodies from College boat terminal area, and village of Sundar in Manki area of Rajapur on Tuesday morning. The deceased are Mollick Raja, in his thirties, a resident of village of … বিস্তারিত »

  • RAB men injured in Patuakhali road accident

    PATUAKHALI : Six members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) were injured as their pickup collided head on with a microbus on Kuakata-Patuakhali Road in Kalapara upazila of the district today. The injured RAB men are Nazrul, 35, Akter, 40, Delowar Hossein, Shahjahan Ali, 45, Baset Mian, 32 and Humayun, 40. They were sent to Sher-e-Bangla … বিস্তারিত »

  • Kamal asks pirates to return to normal life

    PATUAKHALI : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today urged all pirates in the Sundarbans and maritime areas to return back to normal life as the government created an opportunity for them to do the same. “The government would take stern action against those pirates who would not abandon piracy and return back to normal life,” … বিস্তারিত »

  • BNP-Jamaat hatch conspiracy making Bangladesh failed state

    DHAKA : Awami League joint general secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif today said BNP did not take part in the previous 10th National Election as its ally anti-liberation force Jamaat’s registration was canceled by the Election Commission. Hanif said Pakistani agent BNP-Jamaat alliance is hatching conspiracy to thwart the country’s progress and development activities aimed at … বিস্তারিত »