St Martin's Island

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

33 Rohingyas en route to Malaysia rescued from Bay of Bengal

Bangladesh Navy rescued 33 Rohingyas, including children, from the Bay of Bengal near St Martin's Island while they were heading to Malaysia.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Travelling before the end of the year

The year 2021 has been a difficult time for all of us. With a few days left of the year, you deserve a holiday, one to pamper yourself.

February 15, 2020
February 15, 2020

Woman’s body found floating in Bay of Bengal

​Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard recover the body of a woman in the Bay of Bengal, near Chera dip area in St Martin’s Island.

February 12, 2020
February 12, 2020

Trawler capsize: another Rohingya survivor rescued from Bay

Another Rohingya man has been rescued from the sea near St Martin’s Island, after around 24 hours of the trawler capsize incident that left 15 Rohingyas dead early yesterday.

January 2, 2020
January 2, 2020

445 Bangladeshis back from India in last 2 months: BGB chief

A total of 445 Bangladeshi nationals returned from India in last two months following the National Register of Citizens (NRC) published by the Indian government, virtually stripping about 19 lakh people of citizenship.

April 2, 2018
April 2, 2018

Biodiversity trampled in St Martin's

The environment of St Martin's Island can hardly cope with the pressure of 900 tourists a day, but nearly 10,000 people go there for overnight visits every day during peak season, Sultan Ahmed, director general of the Department of Environment, said yesterday.