Satkhira (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Satkhira (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 22.709999
Longitude: 89.080002
population: 128,933
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Save tiger, save the Sundarbans

WHILE addressing the inaugural ceremony of the 2nd Global Tiger Stocktaking Conference 2014 in Dhaka, Prime Minister Sk. Hasina has appealed to the global communities to come forward for saving the tigers worldwide by saving the nature.In Bangladesh Sundarbans ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

United efforts to increase food production needed: speakers

KHULNA, Sept 17, 2014 (BSS) - Speakers at a daylong workshop here today (Wednesday) stressed united efforts and people's participation for increasing food production to achieve a sustainable food security.Public representatives, stakeholders and grassroots ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Most of the advance bus tickets sold out in 2 days

Festival time home goers gave angry reactions saying they have to buy advance bus tickets on long routes in the black market.Transport operators said that most of the advance tickets were sold out in two days since Monday.At Gabtoli bus terminal they ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

380kg Hilsa seized in Satkhira

:44:14 A A- A+ Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel seized 380 kilograms (kg) of Hilsa while those were being smuggled out to India through Jhaudanga border of Satkhira Sadar Upazila on Sunday. Major Ahsan, operation officer of Satkhira BGB Battalion-38, ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Breakthrough in shrimp output in Khulna region

There has been a breakthrough in shrimp production in the greater Khulna region where farmers now produce 500 to 600 kg of the fish per hectare by using the 'improved extensive method' against an output of 300 to 350 kg per hectare under traditional ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Encroachers set sights on govt school lands

Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority installs a deep tube-well and a generator encroaching on the lands of Ideal Muslim Boys and Girls School at Goaran in Dhaka. — Sanaul HaquePeople from various strata, including influential quarters, government ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tidal surge likely to inundate coastal dists

:00:00 A A- A+ The low-lying areas of the coastal districts and chars are likely to be inundated by tidal surge of one to two feet height above normal astronomical tide under the influence of a well-marked low and full moon phases, reports UNB.The districts ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sustainable drinking water: Aila's enduring effects

AILA made a devastating strike at the coastline of Bangladesh more than five years ago. The affected regions still remain scarred from its ravages. An unforgettable nightmare for the local people, Aila took their lives, property, and livelihood, and damaged ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Southeast Asian demand fuels crab exports

The use of Bangladeshi mud crabs as a delicious dish in China and other Southeast Asian restaurants threatens to pummel the ecological balance of the Sundarbans and coastal areas, rights groups fear.They say ecosystem of the Sundarbans and coastal belt ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Tk 15m Indian clothes seized in Satkhira

:16:10 A A- A+ Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel seized smuggled Indian clothes worth Tk 15 million (Tk 1.5 crore) at Kolaroa Upazila, Satkhira, on Wednesday. Major Najir Ahmed Bakshi, acting commanding officer of BGB-38, said being tipped off, ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

No headway in Farooqi murder probe

"The motive for murder is still unclear," detective police's Deputy Commissioner Sheikh Nazmul Alam told bdnews24.com on Sunday.Islami Chhatra Sena enforced a half-day general strike across Bangladesh protesting against the killing of Farooqi, a central ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 4 reports

'Tortured by BSF', man dies in Satkhira

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) allegedly tortured a Bangladeshi citizen to death along Boikari border in the district's Sadar upazila early yesterday.Deceased Ahad Ali, 40, was son of Ujir Ali in Chhaygharia village.Ujir said Ahad along with seven ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 31 2014]

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...They insist there is no substitute for time series data. Oude Essink said; "Before mitigation and suggesting solutions, you need to know what the problem is and understand how the system works." The team is looking for new sources of funding to build an open source data base, with clear maps and graphs on a public website and an annual meeting...
"This is almost double the normal output after using some protective measures for small fish fry, creating improved infrastructure and right environment for their growth" said Director of Extension Services in the Department of Fisheries M I Golder
"Gradually we will bring more tobacco lands under cotton cultivation" he said
"The government should enforce laws in connection with crab hunting, ban hunting during breeding season, help generate alternative employment for the dependants on crab hunting etc" she told the FE

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Save tiger, save the Sundarbans [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 19 2014]
United efforts to increase food production need... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 17 2014]
Most of the advance bus tickets sold out in 2 days [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 16 2014]
The threat from salt water in Bangladesh – we m... [Published IRC - Sep 16 2014]
HC asks govt again to ban nasiman, kariman on h... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 15 2014]
380kg Hilsa seized in Satkhira [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 15 2014]
Bengal Tiger on the verge of extinction [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 12 2014]
Breakthrough in shrimp output in Khulna region [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 12 2014]
More lands to be brought under cotton cultivation [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 11 2014]
Encroachers set sights on govt school lands [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 10 2014]
Tidal surge likely to inundate coastal dists [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 09 2014]
Sustainable drinking water: Aila's enduring eff... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 08 2014]
Southeast Asian demand fuels crab exports [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 08 2014]
Tk 15m Indian clothes seized in Satkhira [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 04 2014]
Recruited, 1,647 docs 'lobby to be OSDs'! [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 03 2014]
No headway in Farooqi murder probe [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 31 2014]
'Tortured by BSF', man dies in Satkhira [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 31 2014]
Cattle trader killed by BSF at Satkhira boarder [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 31 2014]
Bangladeshi man beaten dead by BSF [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 31 2014]
Bangladeshi killed at Satkhira frontier [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 31 2014]
Rangpur has the highest poverty rate [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
Why is it so hard to get people to talk about w... [Published China Dialogue - Aug 26 2014]
Hasina Urges Bangladeshi Hindus to Be Firm in D... [Published Outlook India - Aug 25 2014]
‘Get a strong foothold in Bangladesh,’ Hasina t... [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 24 2014]
Forex smugglers now enjoy heyday in BD [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 23 2014]
5 Bangladeshis back from Indian jail [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 21 2014]
100 more hospitals in Bangladesh to adopt Japan... [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 20 2014]
3,000 bottles of Phensidyl seized [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 14 2014]
35 Bangladeshis back after 3 yrs\\\' jail in India [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 14 2014]
Bangladesh: Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regiona... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
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Bangladesh: Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regiona... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Philippines BANGLADESH On 24 Jun, a tornado hit Satkhira district, in the south-west part of the country, injuring 15 people. Heavy floods and the ...
Bangladesh: Film: Climate change and migration ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 25 2014]
Source: Climate and Development Knowledge NetworkCountry: Bangladesh Densely populated and low-lying, Bangladesh is one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world. How can millions of Bangladeshis protect their families and incomes from rising ...
Bangladesh: Still feeling the toll of Cyclone Aila [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 05 2014]
Source: Islamic ReliefCountry: Bangladesh Mohammad Alomgir, of Islamic Relief Bangladesh, was amongst the first to respond in the aftermath of Cyclone Aila, which devastated communities in Bangladesh five years ago. He blogs on how people are still suffering ...
Bangladesh: Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Mon... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 19 2014]
Source: Bangladesh Red Crescent SocietyCountry: Bangladesh (extract) COMMUNITY BASED DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (CBDRR) PROGRAMME For project baseline, data and information’s have been collected through conducting household survey and FGD (Focus Group ...
Bangladesh: Climate change in the coast of Bay ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 03 2014]
Source: Concern WorldwideCountry: Bangladesh, India INTRODUCTION This report presents the views, of hundreds of poor people living in the coast of Bay of Bengal, about climate change and its impact on their life, livelihood and environment. Concern ...
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