Dipankar Roy

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

Pollution puts Mayur in peril

Due to continuous encroachment and unchecked pollution, Mayur, one of the main freshwater rivers of Khulna, is at death’s throes.

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

Submerged for five days!

Rainwater hasn’t drained out of Khulna city’s Bastuhara colony yet, even after five days, causing immense suffering to 5,000 residents.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Agriculture insurance still elusive

Cyclone Sitrang is over and the weather is forecast to be sunny today. But for thousands of people in Bangladesh, including farmers, it is rather gloomy. 

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

Cyclone Sitrang damages Aman crops, fish farms

Cyclone Sitrang has affected 33,000 hectares of transplanted Aman paddy crop and washed away fish and shrimps mainly in the southern coastal districts, officials said yesterday.  

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

Sun shines in Khulna, "no major damage" to Aman paddy, fishes

Khulna region has been sunny since morning (October 25, 2022) with occasional clouds in the sky. However, many roads are still under water due to yesterday's heavy rain brought on by Cyclone Sitrang.

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

Cyclone Sitrang: Locals alarmed as Khulna dam damaged

Locals are in panic since the embankment in Khulna’s Koyra upazila was damaged due to high tide and rain since midnight ahead of cyclone Sitrang.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Obstacles defied, BNP rally peaceful

The BNP rally in Khulna was largely peaceful with some incidents of vandalism and activists of the BNP and ruling Awami League chasing each other.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

‘Don’t sleep through climate crisis’

Rising seas, floods, and intensifying cyclones are just a few of the calamities that threaten Bangladesh, one of the most climate change-vulnerable countries in the world, said speakers yesterday.

October 22, 2022
October 22, 2022

BNP rally: Khulna now “sea of people”

One can hear slogans while crossing Shibbari intersection in Khulna this morning (October 22, 2022) as people in small groups are moving towards the rally venue marching and chanting. Meanwhile, many has already arrived at the rally venue last evening.

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

BNP’s Khulna rally: Owners take buses off the streets

Bus owners are suspending bus services in Khulna for two days from today ahead of the BNP’s protest rally in the city tomorrow.