Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Checking dropouts in a unique way

Children’s parks set up in primary schools in Patuakhali Baufal upazila parishad has taken an innovative approach to help bring down dropouts in government primary schools. It is setting up children’s parks in schools and constructing roads to give students easy access to schools. Encouraged by cent percent pass rate in last year’s class-V terminal ... Read more

So Important, Still so Ignored

Road to Kuakata in awfully bad shape for years The 14-kilometre-long road from Pakhimara to Kuakata on Patuakhali-Kuakata highway has remained in an awfully dilapidated condition due to lack of renovation for years. Vehicles ply amid risk the rundown and potholed road connecting Kuakata, an important tourism centre in the southern region, with the rest ... Read more

30,000 trees felled there

Patuakhali forest officials estimate a day after mindless destruction of mangrove forest Forest officials yesterday visited Char Bestin in the coastal areas of Patuakhali and Bhola and found over 30,000 trees of the mangrove forest have been chopped down by around 400 locals on Thursday. Of these trees, over 10,000 were in Patuakhali and the ... Read more