Bhola

Bhola gas real: Bapex

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

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

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.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

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. ...

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

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.

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

Roanu-marooned people in misery

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

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

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. ...

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

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...

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

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.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

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,...

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

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.

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

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.