Partha Chakrabortty

July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020

Treating Salinity in Groundwater: DPHE now trying out nanofiltration in Bagerhat

Thousands of people in five upazilas of Bagerhat -- a coastal district where fresh drinking water is scarce due to high salinity in groundwater -- are once again getting their hopes up on a...

May 8, 2020
May 8, 2020

Farm fish in Bagerhat dying as water level falls

Cultivated fishes including carp and shrimp in a number of enclosures in Bagerhat are dying due to scarcity of water amid the hot weather prevailing for the last couple of weeks.

February 26, 2020
February 26, 2020

E-service to ensure hassle-free retirement benefits

Primary school teachers in Bagerhat will get all the documents and information relating to their post-retirement leave (PRL), retirement and pension allowance online, thanks to the district primary...

February 2, 2020
February 2, 2020

Pure water without filtration device!

A significant number of residents in six upazilas of coastal district Bagerhat -- where groundwater is unconsumable due to presence of high levels of arsenic and salinity -- are suffering from...

January 28, 2020
January 28, 2020

Bagerhat fishermen happy as hilsa abundant in winter

Unlike other years, Bagerhat KB Bazar is flooded with different sizes of hilsa during the ongoing winter, much to the delight of fishermen and traders.

January 19, 2020
January 19, 2020

Turn the road green, make some money too

Both sides of a two-kilometre long road, in Lakhpur union of Fakirhat upazila, has worn a green look.

January 2, 2020
January 2, 2020

Kachua Upazila in Bagerhat: Services scanty at community clinics

Several community clinics in Bagerhat’s Kachua upazila are failing to provide required services to treatment seekers due to various problems like shortage of doctors, medicines, diagnostic...

December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019

Banned netting of shark continues unabated in Bay

A section of fishermen continue illegal netting of sharks in the Bay of Bengal as the fish is sold for good prices in different areas of the country.

October 31, 2019
October 31, 2019

Crunch time for Narail boat makers

During monsoon, when there is water everywhere, people need dinghy or small open boats that are easier for rowing in shallow water by just one person. And the boat craftsmen of Dohar Ramsidhi are...

October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019

Bhairab river on deathbed

Once flowing Bhairab river and several canals in Kachua upazila of Bagerhat are heading towards virtual death, thanks to illegal occupation and garbage dumping for years.