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    BNP to sell nomination forms Wednesday for three upcoming city polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11pm on June 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party would sell nomination papers on Wednesday among mayor aspirants for mayoral polls to Rajshahi, Barisal and Sylhet city corporations. BNP senior joint...

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    3 children missing in Barisal trawler capsize

    UNB | Updated at 03:36pm on June 17, 2018

    At least three children went missing after a trawler capsized in the River Karkhana in Bakarganj upazila of Barisal on Sunday afternoon....

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    Eid observed on Friday at some places following Saudi Arabia

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 01:29pm on June 15, 2018

    More than forty-five thousand people observed  Eid ul-Fitr on Friday in accordance with Saudi Arabia in 10 upazilas under Barisal, Patuakhali, Bhola, Jhalakati and Barguna. Eid  congregations were held there...

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    World Cup rivalry turns violent in Bangladesh

    Agence France-Presse. Dhaka | Updated at 04:21pm on June 13, 2018

    The World Cup is arousing high passions in Bangladesh, where machete-wielding fans of Brazil and Argentina have clashed in the streets and flags of the...

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    Mayoral polls in Rajshahi, Sylhet, Barisal on July 30

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2018

    The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the mayoral polls schedules for the cities of Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal. The EC earlier declared that the mayoral...

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    Barisal Univ bans hoisting foreign flags

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on May 30, 2018

    Barisal University on Wednesday banned all unauthorised hoisting of foreign flags on the campus flouting Bangladesh Flag Rules. The university authorities have also warned students...

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    Traders go on strike protesting drive against encroaching footpath

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 06:15pm on May 28, 2018

    Businessmen at commercial areas of Barisal city such as Chawkbazar, Phallpatti, Kathpatti and Girja Mahalla started indefinite strike protesting against drive against encroaching footpaths in...

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    BCL activist among 10 detained in Barisal

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 01:35am on May 27, 2018

    The Barisal Metropolitan Police on Saturday arrested 10 people, including a Bangladesh Chhatra League activist, for their alleged involvement in leaking questions of a primary...

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    3 held over assault on madrassah teacher

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 02:00am on May 15, 2018

    Bakerganj police in Barisal on Monday arrested three persons for their reported involvement in assaulting a local madrassah teacher in public....

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    Business tycoon, bank officials land in jail over loan scam

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 07:15pm on April 26, 2018

    A Barisal court on Thursday sent two bank officials and a business tycoon to jail after the Anti-Corruption Commission arrested them over loan scam. Barisal...