Bagerhat

Six Upazilas In Bagerhat: Water crisis grips oastal areas

The residents of six coastal upazilas under Bagerhat district are grappling with an acute crisis for fresh water for domestic consumption since the onset of dry season.

Bagerhat in festive mood ahead of Padma Bridge opening

The countdown is on. Padma Bridge, the largest megaproject of the country, will be opened by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday morning (June 25).

Death of newborn in Bagerhat: father remanded for 3 days

A Bagerhat court granted three-day remand for a man arrested for allegedly stealing and killing his newborn daughter in Morrelganj upazila.

Youth arrested for raping woman in Bagerhat

Police have arrested a young man for allegedly raping a woman in Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat.

Bagerhat police constable held for killing wife

A police constable has been arrested in Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat on charges of killing his wife.

Tidal waves wash away 1,000 fish enclosures in Bagerhat

At least 1,000 fish enclosures were washed away by tidal waves in Bagerhat in the last four days.

Prisoners at Bagerhat jail can now talk to dear ones over phone

Prisoners at Bagerhat District Jail will now be able to talk to their loved ones over phone.

Bank officer's house robbed in Bagerhat

A bank officer’s house is robbed in Bagerhat’s Fakirhat upazila.

Quick wit and courage save Bagerhat boy from crocodile’s jaws

A ninth-grader narrowly escapes serious injury or worse when he is attacked by a crocodile at the shrine of Hajrat Khan Jahan Ali in Bagerhat today.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Shooting over school body polls leaves 7 injured

At least seven people, including two siblings, suffered bullet injuries as the president of a high school managing committee

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

7 hurt as school managing committee chief opens fire

At least seven people receive bullet injuries as the managing committee president of a Bagerhat school opens fire on them allegedly over the election of the school’s management committee.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Sundarbans robbers’ surrender stayed on bad weather

Rapid Action Battalion postpones a programme at Mongla upazila of Bagerhat where a gang of robbers were scheduled to formally surrender in presence of Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

‘Robber’ killed in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’ with Rab

A suspected robber is killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and members of Rapid Action Battalion at Mrigamari of the Sundarbans in Mongla upazila of Bagerhat.

May 1, 2016
May 1, 2016

2 Bagerhat Hindu teachers jailed for insulting Islam

A court has jailed two teachers in Bagerhat for making derogatory comments about Islam, invoking a rare law from the British

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

3rd forest fire in Sundarbans in 3 weeks

A fire broke out in Chandpai range of the Sundarbans in Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat. This is the third incident of forest fire in Chandpai range over the last three weeks.

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

50 fall sick after having Panta-Ilish in Bagerhat

At least fifty people including women and children fall sick after having Panta-Ilish at a Bangla New Year celebration programme organised by the Kachua Upazila Parishad in Bagerhat.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

Fire breaks out again in Sundarbans

A fire broke out in Chandpai range of the Sundarbans in Bagerhat yesterday, barely two weeks after a blaze damaged foliage on 1.66

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Fire in Sundarbans forest again

Barely a month in the passing, fire has broken out in the Sundarbans’ Chandpai range again. This is the 15th fire incident in last 12 years in the area - posing threat to the ecosystem of the world's largest mangrove forest.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Sundarbans fire brought under control

A fire that broke out in Chandpai Range of the Sundarbans in Bagerhat last evening has been brought under control. Reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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