Khulna

Abdullah Al Imran's 'Kalchakra': A story of financial collapse and invincibility

We get to know only so much about what happens around us until literature takes an interest in it. The same would have happened with the shutdown of the jute mill in Khulna, nearly two decades ago, if a novel like Kalchakra (Annesha Prokashon, 2018) had not presented it to us.

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

Gallamari Mass Grave: a forgotten testament to atrocities

According to sources, around 15,000 people were killed at Gallamari. The place was filled with human corpses, skulls and bones.

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Abdullah Al Imran's 'Kalchakra': A story of financial collapse and invincibility

We get to know only so much about what happens around us until literature takes an interest in it. The same would have happened with the shutdown of the jute mill in Khulna, nearly two decades ago, if a novel like Kalchakra (Annesha Prokashon, 2018) had not presented it to us.

July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020

Former Khulna UP chairman killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab

A former Union Parishad chairman has been killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion in Rampal upazila of Bagerhat.

October 25, 2019
October 25, 2019

Septuagenarian dengue patient dies in Khulna

A Septuagenarian man, who was diagnosed with dengue fever, dies at a private hospital in Khulna.

January 9, 2018
January 9, 2018

12 cops closed for stalking female student, beating brother in Khulna

Twelve policemen are closed for allegedly stalking a female student and beating her brother in Batiaghata upazila of Khulna.

September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017

Met office predicts moderate rainfall

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places across Bangladesh, says Met office.

September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017

11 cops sued over gouging of trader's eyes

A case was filed with a local court yesterday against 13 people, including 11 policemen, for allegedly gouging a trader's eyes in the

August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017

Rail links with Khulna partially restored after 11 hours

​Rail communication of Khulna with the rest of the country has been restored after an eleven-hour disruption caused by a derailment.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Journalist arrested for FB post on goat’s death

Yet another journalist is made victim of the “black law” section 57, sued by a colleague, for alleged libel against a local lawmaker in Khulna.

July 18, 2017
July 18, 2017

Two killed in 'gunfight' with Khulna cops

Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a “gunfight” with police in Khulna yesterday while another man was injured in a separate incident.