More Sundarbans robber gangs surrender

Two more robber gangs, who terrorised the locals dependent on the Sundarbans for livelihood, have laid down arms in the hope of a better future. Eleven members of the 'Majnu Bahini’ and & ...

Motorcyclists killed in Khulna road accident

Two motorcyclists have been killed in a road accident in Dakup area under Botiaghata upazila of Khulna district. The accident took place on a local road at Baroitala of the area on Friday morning. ...

Sundarbans fire under control

The fire that erupted in Tultala area of Chandpai range of the Sundarbans in Sarankhola upazila on Wednesday afternoon finally came under control yesterday. Bagerhat Fire Station deputy assistant d ...

Fire service: Sundarbans fire under control

The devastating fire in the Sundarbans has been brought under control around 12pm Saturday, after around 90 hours since it started, fire service deputy director (Bagerhat) Md Moniruzzaman said. The ...

Red alert as Sundarbans fire rages on

The Forest Department has banned entry to the Sarankhola Range, a day after suspending entry to Chandpai following a devastating fire in the Sundarbans. On Friday, it ordered people, who were alrea ...

Construction workers go on strike over payment

A group of workers involved in the construction of a WASA reservoir at Samantasena in Khulna’s Rupsha upazila started an indefinite strike yesterday demanding outstanding wages of three months ...

Khulna jute mills’ strike continues

The indefinite strike enforced by the employees of seven state-owned jute mills in Khulna to press home their five-point demand is going on despite the government’s allocation of Tk1,000 crore f ...

8 villages inundated in Dumuria, Koyra

At least 17,000 residents of eight villages in Khulna’s Dumuria and Koyra upazilas were marooned after parts of embankments on the Bhodra and Shakbaria rivers collapsed on Thursday afternoon. ...

Unpaid jute mill workers agitate in Khulna, Jessore

About 50,000 workers of seven state-run jute mills in Khulna and Jessore abstained from work yesterday and blocked roads and railways demanding outstanding salaries. The mills have not paid the ...

Unpaid jute mill workers agitate in Khulna, Jessore

About 50,000 workers of seven state-run jute mills in Khulna and Jessore abstained from work on Tuesday and blocked roads and railways, demanding outstanding salaries. The mills have not paid their ...