Bangladesh mayor arrested for refusing mural depicting PM Sheikh Hasina’s father

A Bangladesh mayor who has refused to permit a mural depicting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s father on religious grounds has been arrested, police say. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was independent Bangladesh’s first leader and since his daughter took power in 2009, authorities have erected more than 1,000 murals and monuments to venerate him. Dozens of people […]

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Fishes worth $1.41 million die due to lack of oxygen in Bangladesh

At least 617 metric ton of fish worth USD$ 1.41 million died in ponds and water bodies in Bangladesh’s Rajshahi due to lack of oxygen amid scorching heat. “Around 617 metric tons of fish died in the district after the weather suddenly turned bad on Tuesday. The sky was covered with thick clouds and there […]