We need localised development that is attuned to people’s needs and sufferings, not flashy megaprojects
The officer-in-charge of Bamna Police Station in Barguna was withdrawn today for slapping an assistant sub-inspector of police (ASI) while he was on duty at a human chain on August 8.
Coast guard members arrested a man in possession of 20 maunds (about 740kg) of venison from a trawler in Barguna’s Patharghata upazila early yesterday.
Around 70 acres of agricultural land of some 20 Rakhine people have allegedly been grabbed by a private company for setting up a coal-fired power plant in Barguna’s Taltali upazila.
The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the respondents to explain within four weeks why they should not be directed to pay compensation to the families of Barguna school victims.
The High Court issues a rule asking the respondents to explain in four weeks why they should not be directed to provide adequate and proper compensation to the family of a Borguna school student who died and to her classmates who were injured as chunks of its building’s ceiling plaster fell on them.
Question paper for class-I students has surprisingly been leaked in Barguna.
A Jubo League man, also chairman of the managing committee of a high school under Amtali upazila in Barguna district, allegedly assaulted the headmaster of the school at about 5:30pm last Saturday.