Saturday, December 9, 2023

Shoilmari: A river dead, livelihoods endangered

Dipankar Roy The once mighty Shoilmari river in Khulna’s Batiaghata upazila can now only be called a river on paper. In just three years, it has been filled with silt. The once 150-metre-wide river has now turned into a 3 to 4-metre narrow channel. Boats cannot sail there in low tide and people can cross ... Read more

BRAC Bank introduces real-time cash deposit machine

Brac Bank has launched 39 real-time cash deposit machines (RCDMs) in Dhaka, Gazipur, Chattogram, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Khulna, Rangpur, Bogura, Jashore and Pabna in the first phase. The machine allows customers to deposit cash any time and any day of a week to their Brac Bank accounts and pay credit card bills within minutes, a press

Pakistan seek to end with a win

Visiting Pakistan cricket team is looking forward to end their disastrous tour of Bangladesh with an emphasis on a particular event rather than thinking about the outcome of the final match. A demoralised Pakistan will take on high-flying Bangladesh in the second and final match of the two-match Test series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today ... Read more

City polls to augur well for the nat’l election?

Last-minute mass-contact by heavy weight leaders from both the ruling Awami League and the opposition BNP, marked the end of the campaign for the mayoral polls in the four city corporations –Sylhet, Rajshahi, Khulna and Barisal- scheduled for June 15. Though officially political parties can not contest the city corporation election, it has turned   into ... Read more

Fall in groundwater level causes water crisis in Khulna

Fall in the groundwater level as well as frequent power outages have triggered an acute water crisis in the Khulna city, causing sufferings to the city dwellers. According to managing director of Khulna WASA Md Abdullah, about 15 lakh city dwellers are being supplied with 4.9 crore litres of water against the daily

KUET celebrates 9th founding anniv

The Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, celebrating its 9th founding anniversary, held daylong programmes on the campus on Saturday. University Grants Commission chairman AK Azad Chowdhury released pigeons and balloons in front of the university administrative building to open the