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.
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.
Country's energy explorer Bapex has completed two pending geological tests to confirm existence of high-pressured extractable natural
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.
Education activities at Pubro Ahamedpur Primary School in Bhola's Charfession are being hampered since Cyclone Roanu struck last
Influenced by a local Awami League activist, police had tortured a Chhatra Dal leader of Bhola that triggered Thursday night's clash
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.
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.