Sunday, December 10, 2023

Revamped M’singh Museum draws visitors, but can’t display all exhibits

After shifting Mymensingh Museum to Shashi Lodge over two years ago, the number of daily visitors has significantly increased. While this is good news, the establishment is yet to show visitors all it can offer. The lodge has more than adequate space to display all museum exhibits, but due to lack of showcases and necessary ... Read more

Mobs kill 6 thieves

Mobs beat to death six thieves and injured seven others in Mymensingh and Kushtia districts yesterday. In Mymensingh, four transformer thieves were beaten to death while six others wounded by villagers of Balipara in Trishal upazila around 2:45am. Of the deceased, only the identity of Sabuj, 18, could be ascertained immediately,

Tipai dam a ‘death trap’ for Bangladesh: left parties

Left political leaders on Monday described India’s under construction Tipaimukh Dam as the ‘death trap’ for Bangladesh. They said that India was unilaterally building the dam violating agreements with lower riparian Bangladesh as well as international conventions. India is building the dam on the international river Barak before it splits and enters into

People won’t accept India’s Tipai move: Ershad

Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Saturday said the people of Bangladesh would not allow India to construct the Tipaimukh dam on the River Barak because it would spell disaster downstream and turn Sylhet into a desert. ‘India has turned the country’s northern region into a desert by constructing the Farakka Barrage and now it ... Read more

Garos dance away harvest festival

Dancing and singing, hundreds of jubilant Garos yesterday celebrated the conclusion of their two-day long Wanna (harvest) festival at Askipara of frontier Haluaghat upazila of Mymensingh. Wanna, one of the greatest Garo festivals, marks the beginning of the harvesting season. This festival is the ninth of its kind. On Thursday evening, William Hanna, ambassador, Head ... Read more

Tipai Dam will spell disaster: Rights group

Leaders of International Farakka Committee, a rights group, on Tuesday voiced deep concern at the singing of a deal by India with two companies to construct the proposed Tipaimukh Dam on the River Barak at the upstream of Bangladesh’s River Meghna. In a joint statement, they said the deal singing by keeping the government and ... Read more

Prof Yunus gets bail in Mymensingh

Defamation Case Prof Yunus gets bail in Mymensingh A Mymensingh court yesterday granted Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus bail against a Tk-5,000 bond in connection with a defamation case filed against him. Nazrul Islam Chunnu, joint secretary of Mymensingh unit Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD), filed the case on January 21, 2007 Yunus criticised politicians