Wild elephant kills elderly woman in Chittagong

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Locals rushed her to Banshkhali Health Complex and she was declared dead A 70-year-old woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant in her lemon garden at Joldi union in Chittagong’s Banshkhali on Friday. The deceased was identified as Nur e Ayesha,70. The incident took place when the victim went to pick lemons from […]

2 dead whales wash up on Cox’s Bazar shore in two days

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Two dead whales which is at least 50 feet long and 10 feet wide and assumably weighs three to four tons, have washed up on Himchhari Beach, Cox’s bazar coastline on Friday April 9, 2021 Dhaka Tribune Officials said the second, much longer whale washed up on Himchhari Beach at around 8.30am on Saturday, just […]

Another dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Published: April 10, 2021 18:41:11 A second dead whale has washed up on the Cox’s Bazar beach in a space of two days — a grim discovery that pulled in crowds of people. The whale found on Saturday was 50 feet long and around 10 feet wide at its belly, according to Sultan Al Nahiyan, […]

Two dead whales wash up on Bangladesh beach

Officials said the whales could have died after consuming sea pollutants

Officials said the whales could have died after consuming sea pollutants Two dead whales have washed up on the same stretch of Bangladesh coastline in two days, officials said Saturday, raising suggestions that they were killed by sea pollution. Officials said the second, much longer whale washed up on Himchhari Beach, outside the resort city […]

Dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Locals informed the Department of Forest and the Department of Environment on seeing the whale at Himchhari on Friday afternoon. “The whale has rotten red and smelt foul,” said Nur Nobi, one of them. It had a large wound in its lower part. The whale’s mouth has melted. There was no effort to recover the […]

1 dead, 20 injured in Faridpur violence: Police Super

1 dead, 20 injured in Faridpur violence: Police Super

Clashes between police and local people in Saltha upazila of Faridpur district left a young man dead and 20 people, including eight policemen, injured on the first day of lockdown on Monday. Disclosing the information on Tuesday, Md Alimuzzaman, Police Super of Faridpur, said a fierce attack was carried out on government offices and the […]

Dhaka, at least 4 dead in protests over Modi’s visit

Dhaka, at least 4 dead in protests over Modi's visit

Demonstrations against the Indian premier’s participation in celebrations for the 50th anniversary of independence and the centenary of the birth of Mujibur Rahman. Islamists accuse him of persecution of Muslims in India. Modi: “Collaboration between our two countries is fundamental for the development of South Asia.” Dhaka (AsiaNews) – At least four people died and […]

Tiger found dead in Sundarbans

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The tigress is 7ft-long and approximately 15 years old A female Royal Bengal Tiger has been found dead adjacent to the Sundarbans mangrove forest in Bagerhat. The endangered animal was recovered from the Bhola River char under the Sarankhola Range of the Sundarbans’ East Forest Department around 8pm on Friday. The tigress is 7ft-long and […]

Dolphin found dead in Bhola River shoal near Sundarbans

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The Forest Department recovers a dead dolphin from a shoal of the Bhola River near Sundarbans on Thursday, March 11, 2021 Dhaka Tribune After collecting various samples, the dolphin was buried in the forest under Sarankhola range The Forest Department has recovered a dead dolphin from a shoal of the Bhola River near Sundarbans on […]

How a rare February landslide in the Himalayas left more than 200 dead

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Reuters | Published: February 27, 2021 09:03:26 | Updated: February 27, 2021 16:08:20 A landslide 20 kilometres west of Nanda Devi, India’s second-highest peak, resulted in a flash flood on Feb. 7 that left more than 200 dead, and swept away two state hydro-electric projects, according to satellite imagery reviewed by Reuters. Avalanches and flash […]