ABM Aminul Islam

Waterlogging hampers classes at primary school

Academic and extra-curricular activities at Bogabaid Government Primary School at Bogabaid village under in Jamalpur municipality are badly hampered due to shortage of classrooms and waterlogging in the school ground.

Free automated irrigation

Since at least the 1980s, the farmers of Jamalpur's Sukhnagari village in Madarganj upazila faced an unusual problem. Across 150

Classes under open sky

A government primary school in the district's Sarishabari upazila has been holding classes under the open sky as the schoolhouses along with the land were eroded by the Jamuna river during flood in late July.

Ammonia crisis hits factories hard

Factories reliant on ammonia have been hit hard since August 21 when the biggest supplier of the gas Jamuna

Fighting for a good cause

Freedom fighter Hafizur Rahman of Tangail's Dhanbari village was gearing up for his Secondary School Certificate exams when the

Lost in Bangladesh, found in India

Ten years ago, a woman of Jamalpur with bipolar disorder, a mental condition, went missing. For three years, her loving mother had

A market run solely by women

In East and West Amkhawa villages in Jamalpur's Dewanganj upazila, the face of retail commerce is changing. Thanks initially to a

Tale of unsung war heroes

The people of Goalgaon village in Bakshiganj upazila of the district, who were killed or injured in a mortar attack by the Pakistani army

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Classes hampered as market sits on school ground

A village market occupies the common ground of Bangali Government Primary School and Baushi Bangali High School and College at Baushi Bazar in Sarishabari municipality under the district every Sunday and Wednesday, hampering classes for years.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

BNP mayor aspirant alleges harassment, fears vote rigging

BNP-backed mayoral candidate Shah Md Wares Ali Mamun, also the incumbent mayor of Jamalpur municipality, at a press conference

October 3, 2015
October 3, 2015

Jamuna erosion takes alarming turn

The Jamuna has devoured large areas near Guthail hard point at Belgachha Ghonapara village in Islampur upazila under the district in last eight days, leaving at least 150 families homeless.

June 22, 2015
June 22, 2015

Malpractice in tests brings woe to MMCH patients

Treatment seekers at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) are often exploited as a large number of brokers are engaged in trapping them into getting pathological

April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015

Anowar thought he had only minutes to live

One of the two Bangladeshi returnees who were abducted by unidentified terrorists in Libya talks to The Daily Star about their ordeal.

March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015

Thousands suffer for want of permanent bridge

About 20 thousand people of three villages of two unions in Madarganj upazila under Jamalpur district are suffering for want of a concrete bridge over a canal at Gopalpur village in the upazila.

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