20 members of Sundarbans robber gang surrender

Twenty members of Jahangir Bahini, an infamous robber gang of Sundarbans, surrendered to Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in presence of Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan at RAB headquarters in the district ...

Schoolboy hacked to death

A gang of unruly youths stabbed to death a 10th grader on his school playground in the City for allegedly protesting against sexual harassment of a female student several days ago. Shahidur Rah ...

Barisal priest gets death threat

Animesh Bhattacharjee a priest of Shree Shree Jagonnath Jew Temple yesterday in Mehendiganj, Barisal received a death threat over the phone. Officer in Charge (investigation) Forkan Ali said a ...

Intern doctors on strike at SBMCH

Intern doctors of Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) continued their strike for the second day yesterday protesting attack by a police official on a female intern. According ...

BCL block highways

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) unit in Barisal blocked roads and highways in several points of the district yesterday protesting the murder of an activist. Sources said the BCL activists block ...

Robber killed in Barisal 'gunfight'

A suspected robber has been killed in a gunfight with police at Amanatganj Bazar in Baliatali village under Muladi upazila of Barisal district. The deceased is Salim Howlader, 40, so ...

Muezzin held for raping 5-year-old

Police arrested a muezzin of a mosque in Gournadi upazila, Barisal, in the early hours of yesterday for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl. The suspect, Mawlana Abdur Rab, 56, from Kalkini u ...

Gournadi muezzin arrested for raping a girl

The muezzin of a mosque at Torkir Char area under Gournadi upazila of Barisal district has been arrested on Friday for violating a young girl. Officer in Charge of Gournadi police station Alauddin ...

Christians under attack from land grabbers in Barisal

Tension simmers among Christians in Barisal as local influentials allegedly violated a court injunction and attacked them in an attempt to take illegal possession of their land. Talking to the ...

Girls do better in Barisal

Female examinees have achieved better results than their male counterparts in Secondary School Certificate examination under Barisal Education Board (BEB) this year. 1,609 out of 32,430 female ...