The third edition of the bilateral exercise “Bongosagar” involving the navies of Bangladesh and India commenced at Mongla port on Tuesday (May 24, 2022).
Some 150,000 people now live in Mongla – many of whom moved from villages near the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest which straddles the border of Bangladesh and India and harbours endangered Bengal tigers.
Light to moderate rain is likely to persist across the country till today.
The government is going to launch a Tk 956-crore river dredging project for smooth transportation of heavy equipment of Rooppur
As Cyclone Roanu makes landfall in Bangladesh’s coastal areas, many people have captured the moment and shared them in social media.
After battering the Indian coast for last two days, the first cyclone of the monsoon is heading north to Bangladesh.
A nine-kilometre river embankment and three under-construction water regulators would save thousands of inhabitants of the coastal town of Mongla from recurrent tidal surge by the end of this year, said the local mayor and officials concerned.
At least six workers were killed, 30 injured and another 50 feared trapped under the rubble when the roof of a cement warehouse at Mongla in Bagerhat collapsed