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August 11, 2019
August 11, 2019

Pontoon shortage causes sufferings to passengers

There has been a shortage of pontoon at Barishal launch terminal for a long time, causing sufferings to passengers in boarding

July 28, 2019
July 28, 2019

Rifat Murder: Questions over a human chain

Eighteen days after Rifat Sharif was murdered in Barguna, a human chain was formed in the town to press for the arrest and punishment of his wife Aysha Siddiqa Minni.

July 27, 2019
July 27, 2019

Rifat Murder Case: Four accused still at large

A month has passed since the murder of Barguna youth Rifat Sharif, but the police are yet to trace four accused named in the FIR of the murder case.

July 25, 2019
July 25, 2019

Big thugs of a small town

Long before their alleged involvement in the killing of Rifat Sharif, brothers Rifat Farazi and Rishan Farazi were already known as two terrorising figures in the small town of Barguna.

July 23, 2019
July 23, 2019

Minni’s family gripped by sense of insecurity

Even a month ago, their household was like that of any other family’s. They would spend time together, have meals together, and sometimes children would play on their yard.

July 20, 2019
July 20, 2019

Teacher hacked in Barishal village

A schoolteacher was hacked by a group of students in Barishal’s Muladi upazila on Thursday after he protested derogatory statements written against him on the school wall recently.

July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019

Trawler Capsize: 17 fishermen still missing

Perennial poverty have lately forced hundreds of fishermen to sail their vessels into the Bay of Bengal for deep sea fishing, ignoring a government ban.

July 4, 2019
July 4, 2019

Barguna Murder: Another key suspect held

Police arrested Rifat Farazi, an accused in the sensational Rifat murder case, on Tuesday night, a day after prime accused Nayan Bond was shot dead in what officers said was a gunfight.

June 3, 2019
June 3, 2019

Slow-moving vehicles pose risk during Eid

Azad Hawlader was going to his village home in Jhalakathi from Dhaka along with his family to celebrate Eid. On the way, they faced a road accident, and he and his wife had to be taken to a hospital on Saturday.

May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019

Unmarked speed bumps a nightmare for commuters in Barishal

Speed-breakers are meant to slow vehicles’ speed, which eventually maintain traffic discipline and curb accidents. But when these bumps are not marked to ensure visibility, they can cause more accidents than they prevent.