Satkhira (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Satkhira (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 22.709999
Longitude: 89.080002
population: 128,933
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Drug smuggling out of control at the borders

Huge quantities of illegal drugs are being smuggled into the country through border points and its adjacent areas as drug dealers are stocking them ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims.Along with different products such ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

People streaming out of city

A train leaves Dhaka with crammed compartments and even no room on its roof as the mad rush of homebound people began on Friday with three days to the Eid-ul-Fitr. The photo was taken from Airport railway station in the morning.— Sanaul HaqueBus, train ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Film on Climate Change Aims to Catalyse Positive Policy Decision

/PRNewswire/ --Living on the Go - a documentary film on climate change and human migration aims to catalyse positive and proactive policy decisions in Bangladesh and internationally towards climatic issues addressability and risk mitigation. Commissioned ... [Published PR Newswire India - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

7/24/2014: Htfocus: THE INFILTRATION EFFECT

According to the 1991 census, infiltration from Dinajpur, Rajshahi, Pabna, Meherpur, Jessore and Satkhira in Bangladesh has changed the demographic pattern of Bengal’s population in the districts where illegal immigrants have settled down: In Kolkata ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sundarbans tolls taken by robbers

A honey collector shows a Tk 5 note while talking to The Daily Star at Gabura, Satkhira, recently. This is no ordinary note. Signed by the cashier of a robber gang, it is the “permit” to enter the Sundarbans and collect honey. Photo: Pinaki RoyAs increased ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 3 reports

BGB arrests 29 from Benapole

The Border Guard Bangladesh arrested 29 Bangladeshi people early Saturday while they were going to India illegally. The arrested included 4 children, 14 women and 11 men and they hailed from Jessore, Satkhira, Narail, Khulna, Bagerhat and Jhenidah.  Benapole ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

‘Now killing by police, detectives’

Party Joint Secretary General RuhulKabir Rizvi made the allegation at a press briefing in Dhaka onFriday.He said: “Now murders are being committed by police and detectiveagencies as RAB is now bogged down in controversy over seven murders inNarayanga ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

India’s river-linking worrying, says Bangladesh watchdog

The Parliamentary Committee on the Ministry of Water Resourcesalso decided at a meeting on Wednesday to seek details of the project fromIndia.After the meeting, committee Chairman Ramesh Chandra Sen toldreporters: “Allocation of fund afresh for the project ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

CAB President Kazi Faruque passes away

:15:40 A A- A+ Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) President Quazi Faruque died of cardiac arrest at his residence at Mirpur in the city on Tuesday morning. He was 66. He was suffering from heart diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure and eye ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

UN Tribunal Resolves 40-Year-Old Maritime Dispute Between India and Bangladesh

Press Trust of IndiaFile photo: Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh HasinaNew Delhi :  Ending a 40-year-old dispute, a United Nations tribunal delivered its verdict on Tuesday on India and Bangladesh's maritime boundaries in the ... [Published NDTV - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Rain to continue for the next two days

The capital yesterday experienced 69mm rainfall from 6am to 3:30pm yesterday, highest of its kind this monsoon.The heavy downpour, however, continued till midday, with the meteorologists predicting that the city would not experience any heavy rainfall ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh: Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 24 - 30 June 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 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]

Quotes

...Speaking about the film, Arjun Pandey , Director, 24 Frames Films, said, "Creating a sustainable world has been at the forefront of our communication objective. 24 Frames will continue to work towards creating environment consciousness and catalysing the much needed change. And one day, we will surely have a better world."
Both the governments have called it a win-win situation. "It is the victory of friendship and a win-win situation for the people of Bangladesh and India" Bangladesh's Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali said on Tuesday after the ruling of the Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
The founder of Grameen Bank added: "The word 'retirement' should retire because nobody has the right to unplug me. I'm a human being and a complete fighter. Everyday I come up with new and creative ideas. That is all about being a human being."

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Drug smuggling out of control at the borders [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 27 2014]
People streaming out of city [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 25 2014]
Film on Climate Change Aims to Catalyse Positiv... [Published PR Newswire India - Jul 25 2014]
7/24/2014: Htfocus: THE INFILTRATION EFFECT [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 24 2014]
Maritime boundary settlement: For whom? [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 19 2014]
Sundarbans tolls taken by robbers [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 19 2014]
BGB arrests 29 from Benapole [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 19 2014]
BGB detains 29 Bangladeshis in Benapole [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 19 2014]
27 held in Benapole for going to India illegally [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Jul 19 2014]
‘Now killing by police, detectives’ [Published Bdnews24.com - Jul 18 2014]
India’s river-linking worrying, says Bangladesh... [Published Bdnews24.com - Jul 16 2014]
CAB President Kazi Faruque passes away [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Jul 15 2014]
Market largely stable [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 12 2014]
UN Tribunal Resolves 40-Year-Old Maritime Dispu... [Published NDTV - Jul 12 2014]
NBR gives awards to 122 top VAT payers [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 10 2014]
Rain to continue for the next two days [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 05 2014]
Bangladesh: Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regiona... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Grameen Telecom Trust to fund three social busi... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jun 28 2014]
Bangladesh: Film: Climate change and migration ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 25 2014]
City life troubled by water logging [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jun 21 2014]
Is this the Bangladesh Hasina is fighting for? [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jun 21 2014]
105 looted trawlers recovered from Sundarbans [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jun 19 2014]
Coast Guard recovers 105 trawlers [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Jun 19 2014]
Bangladesh: Still feeling the toll of Cyclone Aila [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 05 2014]
Bangladesh: Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Mon... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 19 2014]
Bangladesh: Climate change in the coast of Bay ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 03 2014]
Bangladesh: Democracy in the Crossfire [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 30 2014]
Bangladesh: Bangladesh political violence spurs... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jan 31 2014]
Bangladesh: End Spate of Extrajudicial Killings [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jan 28 2014]
Bangladesh reporters held for 'fabricating' story [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 18 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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