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  • 'New gas field' found in Bhola

    Explorers have struck gas about 32km north of the Shahbazpur Gas Field in Bhola, a southern coastal district. A total of 600 billion cubic feet of gas has been found in Bheduria union, Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam disclosed to reporters at the Secretariat yesterday.

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    Bhola gas real: Bapex

    Country's energy explorer Bapex has completed two pending geological tests to confirm existence of high-pressured extractable natural

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    No new gas field, yet it's big news

    The gas field in Bhola has the potential to become the largest reserve of natural gas in the country, surpassing Titas in Brahmanbaria, geologists told The Daily Star yesterday.

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    New gas field found in Bhola

    Bapex has found a large gas reserve at Shahbazpur of Bhola.

  • Classes being affected in 50 Bhola schools

    Education activities at Pubro Ahamedpur Primary School in Bhola's Charfession are being hampered since Cyclone Roanu struck last

  • ‘Torture’ triggered clash

    Influenced by a local Awami League activist, police had tortured a Chhatra Dal leader of Bhola that triggered Thursday night's clash

  • Youth killed as villagers clash with cops

    A youth is shot dead in clash between villagers and cops when the latter went to Rajapur area of Bhola Sadar upazila to arrest a local Chhatra Dal leader.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Justice stumbles at every step

    The government must pay Tk 50 lakh in compensation to a man for his wrongful conviction in a rape case 12 years ago, the High Court ruled yesterday. Abdul Jalil of Char Fashion in Bhola was only 15 when the rape incident took place in 2001.

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    HC orders Tk 50 lakh compensation for ‘wrong conviction'

    The High Court releases full text of its verdict directing the government to pay Tk 50 lakh in compensation to a man from Bhola for convicting him under a wrong law.

  • Roanu-marooned people in misery

    Several thousand cyclone stricken people in Tajumuddin upazila of Bhola are passing miserable days under the open sky.

  • Roanu takes 23 lives

    Twenty-three people are killed and 13 more are missing after Cyclone Roanu made landfall yesterday afternoon on Chittagong-Noakhali coast. Accidents caused by the storm were the reason for the fatalities in Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Bhola, Noakhali, Patuakhali and Laxmipur.

  • Cyclone Roanu: 20 killed in 5 districts

    At least 20 people have been killed in Chittagong, Bhola, Cox's Bazar, Noakhali and Patuakhali as Cyclonic storm Roanu makes its impact across the country. It crossed Bangladesh in the evening, leaving a trail of devastation.

  • Bank robbery foiled in Bhola, guard injured

    A security guard is stabbed by robbers as he attempts to resist a robbery bid at a branch of Krishi Bank in Charfashion upazila of Bhola.

  • Unsolicited deal for Indian company?

    The authorities may award an unsolicited contract to an Indian company to build a medium-sized power plant in Bhola island that would run on gas from Shahbazpur gas field or on imported petroleum, according to a competent source in Power Development Board (PDB).

  • 35 Jamaat-Shibir men held in Bhola

    Police detain 35 local leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student body Islami Chhatra Shibir and recovered petrol bombs from them in Lalmohon upazila of Bhola.

  • 6 killed, 6 missing in cyclone ‘Komen’

    At least six people have been killed and six missing in Cox’s Bazar, Patuakhali and Bhola, coastal areas of Bangladesh, with cyclone ‘Komen’ waiting at Bay to make landfall.

  • 6 drown as trawler sinks in Meghna

    Six people including four children drown and 20 missing as a trawler carrying 50 passengers capsizes in Meghna river in Monpura upazila of Bhola.

  • Man behind the misery of 52 families (video)

    A resident of Charfashion's Uttar Mangal village in Bhola district, Broker Faruque Hossain confesses about his human trafficking crimes to the law enforcers in front of The Daily Star.

  • Gallant fight to win back husband

    A young woman in Mymensingh stages hunger strike to win back her husband who refused to accept her as wife even after one and half years of their marriage.

  • ‘Human trafficker’ held in Bhola

    Police arrest an alleged human trafficker from his residence in Char Fashion upazila of Bhola.