Sohrab Hossain

Our Correspondent, Patuakhali

Rangabali Upazila: Fish enclosures at the expense of Darchira

Some local influential people in Rangabali upazila of Patuakhali have been setting up fish enclosures grabbing a section of the Darchira river.

1d ago

Over 200 fishing trawlers damaged

Tidal waves and strong winds under the influence of Cyclone Remal damaged more than 200 small and medium fishing trawlers in Barguna’s Patharghata.

1w ago

Electric poles in the middle of road!

In an instance of unplanned development work, two electric poles are standing in the middle of an approach road to a bridge on a canal in Char Montaj union of Patuakhali’s Rangabali upazila.

3w ago

Amtali of Barguna: 18 years on, no dedicated building for police outpost

There is no dedicated building for the Gazipur Bazaar police outpost in Amtali upazila of Barguna for 18 years.

4w ago

Municipality fells old trees for wall renovation

At a time when people are becoming more aware of the need to save trees for the sake of the environment, local authorities of Kuakata in Patuakhali opted to axe several trees to renovate the boundary wall of a school

1m ago

A disappearing forest

At a time when efforts to combat climate change repercussions have intensified through forest conservation and extensive tree plantations, thousands of trees, across different species, are succumbing to adverse effects of climate change in the reserve forest area of Kuakata sea beach in Patuakhali district.

1m ago

Erosion fear grips 200 families

Around 200 families from four unions under Patuakhali’s Rangabali upazila are passing days in fear of losing their lands and homes to erosion of Buragauranga river.

1m ago

When learning becomes life-threatening

At least 169 out of 798 government primary schools in Barguna district are in a dilapidated condition.

1m ago
June 15, 2024
June 15, 2024

Rangabali Upazila: Fish enclosures at the expense of Darchira

Some local influential people in Rangabali upazila of Patuakhali have been setting up fish enclosures grabbing a section of the Darchira river.

June 3, 2024
June 3, 2024

Over 200 fishing trawlers damaged

Tidal waves and strong winds under the influence of Cyclone Remal damaged more than 200 small and medium fishing trawlers in Barguna’s Patharghata.

May 21, 2024
May 21, 2024

Electric poles in the middle of road!

In an instance of unplanned development work, two electric poles are standing in the middle of an approach road to a bridge on a canal in Char Montaj union of Patuakhali’s Rangabali upazila.

May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024

Amtali of Barguna: 18 years on, no dedicated building for police outpost

There is no dedicated building for the Gazipur Bazaar police outpost in Amtali upazila of Barguna for 18 years.

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

Municipality fells old trees for wall renovation

At a time when people are becoming more aware of the need to save trees for the sake of the environment, local authorities of Kuakata in Patuakhali opted to axe several trees to renovate the boundary wall of a school

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

A disappearing forest

At a time when efforts to combat climate change repercussions have intensified through forest conservation and extensive tree plantations, thousands of trees, across different species, are succumbing to adverse effects of climate change in the reserve forest area of Kuakata sea beach in Patuakhali district.

May 10, 2024
May 10, 2024

Erosion fear grips 200 families

Around 200 families from four unions under Patuakhali’s Rangabali upazila are passing days in fear of losing their lands and homes to erosion of Buragauranga river.

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

When learning becomes life-threatening

At least 169 out of 798 government primary schools in Barguna district are in a dilapidated condition.

May 7, 2024
May 7, 2024

Risky, but still in use

Students of Betagi-Sankipur VDC Government Primary School in Patuakhali’s Dasmina upazila are attending classes in an old, dilapidated school building as the construction work of the new school building remains incomplete even after four years.

May 5, 2024
May 5, 2024

Pirojpur, Patuakhali: Hospitals overrun with patients

The major hospitals in Pirojpur and Patuakhali districts are finding it difficult to cope with the onrush of patients amid the sweltering heat since mid-April.

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