Porimol Palma | The Daily Star
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  • Of haunting memories

    The word "excruciating" can hardly describe the pain Simeen Hossain has been in since she lost her son in the Gulshan cafe attack.
  • Aedes albopictus mosquitoes

    Aedes alarm

    The capital has a very high presence of Aedes mosquitoes that transmit viral diseases like dengue and chikungunya, posing a serious health threat.
  • Thousands at risk of landslide

    Thousands of people living on the slopes of hills in Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar are exposed to landslides in the rainy season due to cutting of hills and unauthorised use of public land.
  • Gulf Crisis: Qatar jobs left in the lurch

    Lingering diplomatic stand-off between Qatar and several Gulf countries would have an adverse impact on Bangladesh's labour market
  • Choice organic

    The new farm technologies, introduced during the Green Revolution in the 60's, contributed a lot to boost production and feed the rising population in the country.