Satkhira (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Satkhira (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 22.709999
Longitude: 89.080002
population: 128,933
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Shajahan for adaptive measures to face climate change impact

(BSS) - Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan today stressed the need for taking adaptive measures to face the adverse impacts of global climate change."Global community already has recognized Bangladesh as the worst victim of climate change and we have to ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Students propose solutions for problems far from home

Groups of WSU students came together and competed to solve a problem and save lives as far away as Bangladesh.Participants in the Global Case Competition presented to judges their solution to reduce arsenic intake in target communities in the Satkhira ... [Published Washington State University Daily Evergreen - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

New-concept flood insurance could help Bangladeshs poor

A home submerged by water-logging in Satkhira District DHAKA, 11 April 2014 (IRIN) - A new insurance scheme in which pre-determined flood thresholds trigger speedy compensation offers hope for poor ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

lobster fries worth Tk 3 lakh seized, 2 held

(BSS)- Bangladesh Coastguard of Rupsha Station early recovered a huge number of illegal Indian lobster fries wrapped in 76 polythene bags worth about Tk 3 lakh from a microbus at Pankhali area under Batiaghata upazila in Khulna today (Tuesday).According ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

18 kids back after languishing in Indian jail

:58:56 A A- A+ Indian authorities returned 18 children, who languished in jail for four years for entering the country illegally, to Bangladesh authorities at Jessore’s Benapole on Monday. Border Security Force (BSF) of India and its immigration police ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Illegal border migrants are at high HIV risk: Care

CARE-Bangladesh says this is due to lackof awareness but the trend remains “unnoticed”.It found 1.8 percentprevalence in Jessore and Satkhira districts, a rate which is 18 times higherthan the national prevalence of 0.1 percent.The overall HIV preval ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Coast Guard seize skins of four deer

(BSS)- Bangladesh Coast Guard (CG) west zone along with Koyra CG station seized skins of four deer from a granary at Dumuria village in Shyamnagar upazila of Satkhira today.The skins were handed over to Burigoalini Forest Station in the Sundarbans, says ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

3 Bangladeshi hurt in BSF firing

:14:57 A A- A+ Three Bangladeshi nationals suffered bullet wounds in firing by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Thakurgaon and Satkhira Sunday and Saturday evening. In Thakurgaon, two Bangladeshi nationals were shot by the BSF members ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

A unique school for Dalit children

Tirtho Kumar Dey and some of his friends have established a school for Dalit children at Tala in Satkhira without taking any financial help from others.They made bamboo baskets to sell in the market and with that money, they had been running their school. ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Upazila elections end tomorrow

A total of 74 upazilas are voting in the fifth phase of the ongoing local body polls tomorrow, amid allegations and counter-allegations of vote rigging and occupying polling centres.Contestants backed by both Awami League and BNP spent a busy day in their ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Scary surge in arms smuggling

THE recent surge in smuggling of small firearms is alarming. According to a New Age report on Monday, the police recovered at least 160 and 172 firearms in February and January, up from 122, 104 and 116 respectively in December, November and October last ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

25 rescued while being trafficked to India

:36:38 A A- A+ Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 25 people at Satkhira Sadar upazila while they were being trafficked to India on Thursday. Subedar Kabir Ahmed, commanding officer of Taluigachha BGB camp, said acting on a tip-off that ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Mar 21 2014]

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"Global community already has recognized Bangladesh as the worst victim of climate change and we have to take adequate adaptive measures to tackle the climate change issues" he told a workshop on 'Coastal Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (CCRIP)' at LGED Bhban here
"You can find information on arsenic poisoning in the media, but it really has escaped most of our attentions," Carpenter-Boggs said. "It is becoming a global problem. It's very severe in some areas. I'm very glad more people are understanding this is an issue”"

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Shajahan for adaptive measures to face climate ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 8 hours ago]
Students propose solutions for problems far fro... [Published Washington State University Daily Evergreen - Apr 14 2014]
New-concept flood insurance could help Banglade... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
lobster fries worth Tk 3 lakh seized, 2 held [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 08 2014]
18 kids back after languishing in Indian jail [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 08 2014]
India sends back 18 teenagers [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 08 2014]
BGB destroys huge quantity of drugs in Khulna [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 07 2014]
Illegal border migrants are at high HIV risk: Care [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 06 2014]
Coast Guard seize skins of four deer [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 05 2014]
Towards Building Coastal Resilience in South an... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Apr 02 2014]
Rigging, violence steal spotlight again [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
Rigging, stuffing as usual [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 31 2014]
3 Bangladeshi hurt in BSF firing [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Mar 30 2014]
A unique school for Dalit children [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
Upazila elections end tomorrow [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
Scary surge in arms smuggling [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 24 2014]
Four killed as violence, stuffing mark phase IV... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 23 2014]
Firearms smuggling increases [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 23 2014]
91 upazilas go to polls today in phase-IV [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 22 2014]
91 upazilas to go to polls tomorrow [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 21 2014]
Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami slams Awami League ... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 21 2014]
25 rescued while being trafficked to India [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Mar 21 2014]
Violence, irregularities mark 3rd-phase upazila... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 15 2014]
81 upazilas go to polls today amid fear, tension [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 14 2014]
2 forest ‘robbers’ held [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Mar 14 2014]
Retail power tariff hiked by 6.96% [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 13 2014]
'Special law to try hate terror' [Published Bdnews24.com - Mar 13 2014]
BGB-BSF flag meeting held [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Mar 10 2014]
Young doctors shy away from teaching [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 08 2014]
16 cases over polls to 15 JS seats await HC dec... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 07 2014]
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The Hindus of Bangladesh Are Fearing for Their ... [Published The China Blog - Jan 14 2014]
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