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October 25, 2019
October 25, 2019

Hacker ‘not precisely identified’

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday told the BBC that they were yet to identify the person who had hacked the Facebook ID of Biplob Chandra Baidya, but Facebook authorities had given the Bangladesh government some idea, not any concrete information about the hacker.

October 23, 2019
October 23, 2019

Bhola Hindus living in fear

Fearing further attacks, most of the Hindu families in Bhola, have stopped sending their children to schools and restricted their business operations, said the community leaders.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

Scarred by horrors of hate crimes

Sattya Prashad Das spent his whole life teaching religious education and humanity to his students, irrespective of religions and caste in his locality in Bhola’s Borhanuddin upazila.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

He was the victim of a plot

The first phone call which awoke Biplop Chandra Baddya on Friday, right after lunch, may have been the most life-changing one he had ever received.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

Local admin, cops were ill-prepared

For two days, hate speech was spreading via Facebook messenger and the local administration and police failed to grasp the gravity of the situation and act accordingly, locals of Bhola’s Borhanuddin upazila said.

October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019

Fishermen denied fair prices as preservation facility absent

Fishermen of Dhal Char in Charfashion under Bhola are often deprived of fair prices as they have to sell the perishable item in a hurry to middlemen due to lack of preservation facilities.

October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019

Risky trips thru’ rivers

Frequent movement of unauthorised vessels, hidden islands and narrow channel have made around 50 kilometres of Dhaka-Barishal naval route extremely risky.

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

Barishal’s biggest hospital grapples with doctor crisis

More than 43 percent of doctor posts are vacant at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) in Barishal for a long time, depriving patients of required healthcare due to shortage of physicians.

September 4, 2019
September 4, 2019

Why is Sunam not an accused?

A number of accused in the Rifat murder case yesterday vented their frustration inside and outside the courtroom, asking why local Awami League lawmaker’s son Sunam Debnath was not named in the case.

August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019

No room for dengue patients

Dengue patients are facing acute shortage of beds at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) in Barishal.