A group of fishermen who have been fishing in the waterbody of Gohala river at Shahzadpur upazila in Sirajganj for generations has alleged that they are not able to fish in the river as a section of non-professional fishermen backed by the influential quarter is fishing there ousting them.
In a span of only 72 hours between this Thursday and Saturday, six people from indigenous communities in remote Kurukpata area of Alikadom upazila died of diarrhoea and at least 200 others were infected with the disease in the same areas.
People and transports are facing immense sufferings moving through the intersection of four separate roads due to lack of repair works in a small stretch in Sagardighi Bazar area of Tangail’s Ghatail upazila.
The Natore Senior Judicial Magistrate’s Court of Abu Sayeed has ordered a suo moto action to launch an inquiry into the reports published on print and electronic media regarding a breach of contract in the digging of holes beside the Natore-Bogra highway (N-502).
About 23,000 consumers of Charkajal and Charbiswas in Rangabali upazila, an isolated island in Patuakhali, are elated to have finally gotten electricity in their homes, 50 years after Bangladesh gained independence.