Ahmed Humayun Kabir Topu | The Daily Star
  • Ahmed Humayun Kabir Topu

  • On hunt for roots

    Mentoo, who was formerly known as Mintoo, reached into his pocket and drew out a sepia-toned photograph. “I have a childhood photograph and can recall the name of Nagarbari ghat in Pabna's Bera upazila. Nothing else,” he said in crisp English.
  • Installation of Core Catcher begins

    Installation of “core catcher”, the device for catching molten core (active part of the reactor that contains nuclear fuel) material began at unit no. 1 of Roopur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) on Saturday.
  • School students try hand at farming

    In Ishwardi upazila these days, the farm workers out in the field might look a little young. In a programme run with the cooperation of local farmers, 84 educational institutions are sending students into the sunshine, even at the weekend, to gain practical farming knowledge.
  • Breaking a taboo

    Last month, Ranjita Roy, an eighth grader of Chatmohar Pilot Girls' High School, faced an unavoidable challenge during her half-yearly examinations. Her period began while in the exam hall and she did not have the option to go home and get a sanitary pad.
  • 6 People electrocuted in Sirajganj

    8 electrocuted to death

    Eight people were killed and three others critically injured after they were electrocuted by a live wire of the Power Development Board (PDB) at Kadai village in Sirajganj Sadar upazila yesterday noon.