Owner seeks 60 more days for salvage

The owner of lighterage vessel MV Aishgati that capsized off the coast of Sundarbans with over 1,000 tonnes of coal on January 13 has asked for two more months to finish salvage operation. Mongla P ...

Syndicate pockets Tk100cr shipment, leaving Korean trader in the lurch

Five cheaters have sold 33,000 metric tonnes of wheat of a South Korean to local markets defying an injunction in this regard. Later, the court issued arrest warrants against them after an inve ...

Koira embankment can collapse anytime

Around 300,000 people of Koira upazila in Khulna district are at risk of being marooned by floodwater at any time, as Koira embankment has become vulnerable to collapse at several points. Twent ...

Mother, daughter still wandering as police yet to ensure safety

A woman and her daughter, who were forced to leave their house because of the threats made by local thugs, are still wandering as police allegedly failed to ensure their safety. The security co ...

Mother and daughter take shelter at press club for safety

Finding no alternative, a woman with her minor girl has taken shelter at Khulna press club yesterday in a bid to save themselves from attack of local goons.  Momotaz Begum, mother of Farza ...

Khulna in dire need of ambulances

Moslem Gazi, a guardian of a patient of Khulna Medical College Hospital, had to spend Tk1,800 to get a private ambulance for reaching home at Patkelghata in Tala upazila of Satkhira. Md Nazmul Hossa ...

3 youths grabbed by ‘DB’, missing for 15 days

Fathers of three missing youths, who were allegedly picked up by plainclothesmen identifying themselves as police detectives two weeks ago in Khulna city, have pleaded with the law enforcers and the g ...

Forest official suspended over recent fires in Sundarbans

A station officer of Chandpai range in Sundarbans has been suspended over recent fire incidents in the mangrove forest. Divisional Forest Officer (east) Md Saidul Islam told the Dhaka Tribune that ...

Forest dept: Fire in Sundarbans sabotage

Fire that broke out in Dhansagar area, Chandpai range of Sundarbans, Khulna on Wednesday afternoon was a subversive act, claims forest officials. Station Officer of Dhansagar range filed a general ...

Cooperative changes lives of destitute women

The lives of a group of destitute women have changed after they started a small cooperative in Khulna. They eventually opened an aluminium factory which now employs 33 workers and 1,112 women have sha ...

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