Barishal

Antivenom shortage at Barishal hospitals

Sher-e Bangla Medical College Hospital, the largest healthcare centre in Barishal division, does not have any antivenom in stock for treating snake bites.

Who have highest/lowest bank deposits in Bangladesh?

Dhaka division’s 4.19 crore people in 13 districts have stored in banks a total of Tk 9.79 lakh crore, around 85 per cent of which, or Tk 8.32 lakh crore, belong to the people living inside Dhaka district alone.

Mother died, youth in Barishal “will walk 30 miles if needed”

Commuters of Barishal have been in misery since this morning (November 4, 2022) as communication of the district with other parts of the country was cut off due to the two-day transport strike ahead of BNP's divisional rally tomorrow.

Cyclone Sitrang to cross Barishal, Ctg by tomorrow

Cyclone Sitrang, currently located around 495 kilometre South-Southwest of Payra port and advancing towards the coast at a speed of 15 km, will cross between Barishal and Chattogram near Khepupara by tomorrow (October 25, 2022) morning, the met office said.

Cyclone Sitrang: Rain halts launch services in Barishal, Bhola

Launch and speedboat movement on 12 routes from Barishal river port has been suspended due to heavy rains and gusty wind caused by cyclone "Sitrang" formed over the east-central Bay.

Your guide to the floating guava market of Bhimruli, Pirojpur

Whenever you think of floating markets selling fresh vegetables and fruit, the Cabiao floating market in Philippines or Damnoen Saduak market of Thailand comes to mind first. In Bangladesh however, not many people know about the floating markets that are in operation in the division of Barishal, one of them is situated in Pirojpur, famous for guavas that are sold during its peak season.

Delivered in hospital toilet, newborn rescued from pipe

A newborn was rescued half an hour after she got stuck in the toilet pipe. The mother gave birth in the toilet of the maternity ward of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) in Barishal.

Barishal district comes under lockdown

Authorities put Barishal district under lockdown until further notice in a bid to prevent spread of novel coronavirus.

Barishal Canals: Part I / Only in memories

Even a few years ago, Barishal did not witness much waterlogging that the city is experiencing nowadays.

June 26, 2024
June 26, 2024

Antivenom shortage at Barishal hospitals

Sher-e Bangla Medical College Hospital, the largest healthcare centre in Barishal division, does not have any antivenom in stock for treating snake bites.

March 28, 2023
March 28, 2023

Who have highest/lowest bank deposits in Bangladesh?

Dhaka division’s 4.19 crore people in 13 districts have stored in banks a total of Tk 9.79 lakh crore, around 85 per cent of which, or Tk 8.32 lakh crore, belong to the people living inside Dhaka district alone.

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

Mother died, youth in Barishal “will walk 30 miles if needed”

Commuters of Barishal have been in misery since this morning (November 4, 2022) as communication of the district with other parts of the country was cut off due to the two-day transport strike ahead of BNP's divisional rally tomorrow.

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

Cyclone Sitrang to cross Barishal, Ctg by tomorrow

Cyclone Sitrang, currently located around 495 kilometre South-Southwest of Payra port and advancing towards the coast at a speed of 15 km, will cross between Barishal and Chattogram near Khepupara by tomorrow (October 25, 2022) morning, the met office said.

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

Cyclone Sitrang: Rain halts launch services in Barishal, Bhola

Launch and speedboat movement on 12 routes from Barishal river port has been suspended due to heavy rains and gusty wind caused by cyclone "Sitrang" formed over the east-central Bay.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Your guide to the floating guava market of Bhimruli, Pirojpur

Whenever you think of floating markets selling fresh vegetables and fruit, the Cabiao floating market in Philippines or Damnoen Saduak market of Thailand comes to mind first. In Bangladesh however, not many people know about the floating markets that are in operation in the division of Barishal, one of them is situated in Pirojpur, famous for guavas that are sold during its peak season.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Delivered in hospital toilet, newborn rescued from pipe

A newborn was rescued half an hour after she got stuck in the toilet pipe. The mother gave birth in the toilet of the maternity ward of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) in Barishal.

April 12, 2020
April 12, 2020

Barishal district comes under lockdown

Authorities put Barishal district under lockdown until further notice in a bid to prevent spread of novel coronavirus.

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

Only in memories

Even a few years ago, Barishal did not witness much waterlogging that the city is experiencing nowadays.

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019

One killed, five injured in Meghna launch collision

A launch passenger is killed and three others were injured as a launch hit another anchored one in the Meghna River at Kaliganj in Mehendiganj upazila of Barishal early today.

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