Mohammad Al-Masum Molla | The Daily Star
  • Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

  • Kids sleeping less, grown-ups more

    Let's paint a picture -- a family of three, both working parents, and one school going child. When the mother and father wake up, they wake their child up at the same time. They freshen up together, eat breakfast together, and the child gets dropped off at school, while the parents go to their respective offices.
  • Vegetables 'safe'

    Increased awareness and government initiatives, such as the formulation of Food Safety Act 2013, have helped reduce the use of pesticide on vegetables grown across the country in the last few years.
  • Aedes albopictus mosquitoes

    Posh areas ideal place for Aedes

    Upscale neighbourhoods in Banani, Bashundhara, Uttara, Dhanmondi, Mohakhali DOHS, and Mintoo Road are major breeding grounds of dengue and chikungunya spreading Aedes mosquitos, found a survey.
  • Farmers doing their part well

    Before the growth of the textile industry, jute was once the main cash crop of Bangladesh as it was the only exportable product in the country.
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    'Govt plotting Jan 5-style election'

    The BNP has sent a letter to the United Nations, alleging that the government was hatching a blueprint for an election without Khaleda Zia, a number of BNP leaders said.