Gill Nets Burnt; Factories Boom

To us Bangalees, hilsa isn't just a fish. It's an integral part of our culture and heritage. Be it fried or cooked with mustard, hilsa is a must in Pahela Baishakh celebrations. But they aren't anymore safe in our rivers, home to world's 60pc hilsa. This four-part series focuses on the existential crisis, changing habitat and ways to conserve this much coveted fish.

Police see it, finally

Police, albeit five days late, admitted that women were sexually assaulted during Pahela Baishakh celebrations in Dhaka University.

Interview: Liton Nandi talks about Pahela Baishakh Sexual assault (Video)

Protest outbursts in the wake of heinous sexual assault during Pahela Baishakh celebration at Dhaka University on 14th April. Liton Nandi, president of leftist student body, Bangladesh Chhatra Union