Gaibandha

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

Eviction of Gaibandha Santals: A year on, yet no sign of redress

Even though a year has passed, the Santals who were evicted from the land of Sahebganj-Bagda sugarcane farm in Gaibandha's Gobindaganj were yet to be rehabilitated and compensated.

August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017

No flood victim to suffer from hunger: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said no one will suffer from hunger due to the ongoing flood, renewing the promise that her government's support for the flood victims will continue until the next crops are harvested.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

Conjoined Twins: Seperated, Tofa, Tahura doing well

Tofa and Tahura, the 10-month-old conjoined twins from Gaibandha, are doing well after they were separated in a marathon surgery

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

Bamboo-made watchtower to check robbery

Locals have set up two bamboo-made watchtowers to tackle robbery in remote char areas on the Teesta river basin in Sundarganj

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

‘JMB man’ among 3 killed in Gaibandha, Dhaka ‘shootouts’

An alleged operative of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and two suspected hijackers have been killed in separate "gunfights" with law enforcers in Gaibandha and Dhaka.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Arrest orders for 5 Gaibandha war crimes suspects

A tribunal in Dhaka issues arrest warrant against five Gaibandha men for their alleged involvement with crimes during the 1971 Liberation War.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Hindu trader killed, ‘IS claims responsibility’

A Hindu shoe trader is murdered at his shop in Gobindaganj Upazila of Gaibandha. Hours later, a tweet posted by US-based SITE Intelligence Group said international militant outfit Islamic State (IS) had claimed responsibility of the murder.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Lightning takes 17 more lives in 11 districts

At least 17 people were killed after being struck by lightning during the storm at different parts of the country, raising the death toll from such incidents to 49 in two days.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Girl abused in classroom

Two Chhatra League men forced all the students out of a classroom except for one girl, shut the door and allegedly abused her verbally and physically.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

UP poll violence: 2 injured victims die

Two persons, who were injured in separate clashes in Thakurgaon and Gaibandha during the fourth union parishad elections, die.