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    Youth held from Dhaka over Jubo League activist’s death in Patuakhali

    A youth has been arrested in connection with the death of Jubo League activist Tapas Das, who was killed in a clash between two factions of Awami League in Baufal upazila of Patuakhali on May 24.

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    2 detained with 42 tonnes of govt rice in Patuakhali

    Police have arrested two persons along with 42 tonnes of government rice from Boga Bazaar under Baufal upazila of Patuakhali district.

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    Coronavirus outbreak: launch declared ‘floating isolation unit’ in Patuakhali

    A passenger launch of the Patuakhali-Dhaka route is declared a “floating isolation unit” at Patuakhali river port, to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

  • Rape victim’s husband attacked

    The husband of a gang-rape victim was attacked in Patuakhali on Tuesday night for what he said was refusing to withdraw a case filed over the rape. The 36-year-old man suffered serious injuries to his legs and one hand, and he was being treated at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College

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    2 housewives, 10-year-old girl raped

    Two housewives and a third grader were allegedly raped in Patuakhali, Mymensingh and Panchagarh on Wednesday.

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    Five lakh yaba pills seized in Patuakhali

    Bangladesh Coast Guard has seized 500,000 yaba pills and held two men from the mouth of the river Ramnabad on the Bay of Bengal in Patuakhali.

  • Patuakhali fake doctor, clinic asked to compensate Tk 9 lakh

    The fake doctor of Patuakhali who made headlines for leaving cotton inside the belly of a woman during surgery and his clinic have been ordered to compensate Tk 9 lakh to the victim.

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    Arrest Patuakhali fake doctor: HC

    The High Court further orders the police to immediately arrest Rajon Das, an alleged fake doctor of a clinic in Patuakhali, for conducting the operation of a woman leaving cotton inside her abdomen in March, 2017.

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    Arrest Patuakhali fake doctor, HC to cops

    The High Court directs police to immediately arrest Rajon Das, an alleged fake doctor of a clinic in Patuakhali, for conducting surgery on a woman leaving cotton inside her abdomen in March 2017.

  • Woman gang raped on Eid day

    An 18-year-old woman was raped by four men on Eid day at Milghar area of Patuakhali's Bauphal upazila.

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    Cotton in woman’s abdomen: Patuakhali civil surgeon summoned

    The HC summons three people including Patuakhali’s civil surgeon directing them to appear before it for their explanation on the incident of bringing out cotton from the abdomen of a woman into more than three months after her operation.

  • Useless Bridge: 2 years on, still no approach roads

    A bridge constructed over the Rongopaldi River under Galachipa upazila two years ago remains unused due to lack of any approach roads to the bridge.

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    2 killed as storm lashes Patuakhali

    Two women are killed when their tin-shed houses collapsed on them during a storm that lashed different upazilas of Patuakhali. The storm has uprooted many electric poles, plunging Dhumki, Golachipa, Dasmina and Baufal upazilas into darkness.

  • Roanu-marooned people in misery

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

  • 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. Accidents caused by the storm were the reason for the fatalities in Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Bhola, Noakhali, Patuakhali and Laxmipur.

  • 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, leaving a trail of devastation.

  • Live update: UP Polls

    The first phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections begins, marking the start of the country's maiden UP-level polls on partisan lines. Two people are injured in Satkhira and voting remains suspended in 11 polling centres in Satkhira, Barisal and Patuakhali so far.

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    Man killed in Jhalakathi, polling officers shot in Noakhali

    Two presiding officers are shot in Noakhali as reports of gunfire came from voting centres in Patuakhali and Satkhira during the first phase of union parishad elections.

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    Stay ready to protect constitution, sovereignty, PM to army

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked the members of Bangladesh Army to always stay alert to face any kind of internal and external threat, and thus safeguard the country’s sacred constitution and sovereignty.

  • ‘Yaba trader’ killed in Patuakhali ‘shootout’

    Alleged Yaba trader is killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in Patuakhali town.

  • Six Rakhine students stop going to school

    Six Rakhine students have stopped going to their school in Patuakhali after a teacher allegedly made a derogatory remark about their religion and asked other students not to befriend them.

  • 3 killed in Patuakhali road crash

    Three people are killed as a bus hit a motorcycle in Golachipa upazila of Patuakhali.

  • Crabs caught at wrong time

    In the months of January and February, thousands of female crabs in the mangrove forests around Patuakhali's Kuakata clamber over roots and through mud to reach the saltwater edge of the Bay of Bengal. Their mission is clear: at the seashore, the eggs they carry will hatch into larvae, to swim away as plankton, as the start of a new generation.

  • Truck falls off ferry in Patuakhali, 33 hurt

    At least 33 people are injured as a brick-laden truck falls off a ferry into a river in Kolapara upazila of Patuakhali.

  • A haven for migratory birds

    The chirping sound of migratory birds pierces the silence at Char Moazzin in Patuakhali district.

  • Attack on Patuakhali BNP polls procession, 10 hurt

    The motorcade of BNP Vice-Chairman Altaf Hossain Chowdhury comes under attack in Patuakhali during municipality election campaign. At least 10, including three journalists, are injured while six microbuses and five motorcycles vandalised. BNP blames supporters of ruling Awami League.

  • 50 fishermen abducted from the Bay

    Robbers allegedly attack 25 trawlers and abducted at least 50 fishermen in the Bay in Fareboya area, about 50-kilometre south-west from Kuakata sea beach in Patuakhali.

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    6 shot as robbers attack 3 fishing trawlers in Bay

    Six fishermen suffer bullet injuries as robbers attack three fishing trawlers in the Bay in Kuakata of Patuakhali.

  • 5 Patuakhali war crimes suspects shown arrested

    Five war crimes suspects of Patuakhali are shown arrested in a war crimes case when prison authorities produced them before a tribunal in Dhaka.

  • Produce 5 Patuakhali war crimes suspects Oct 1, ICT asks prison

    A tribunal in Dhaka asks the prison authorities to produce five war crime suspects from Patuakhali before it on October 1.