Aklakur Rahman Akash

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Many apparel workers walk to work

Many garment workers faced trouble yesterday as they walked to their workplaces in absence of public transport and for not having any transport arranged by the factories on the first day of a week...

April 25, 2021
April 25, 2021

‘Feel unlucky to have survived’

Nilufar Yeasmin was 25 when Rana Plaza collapsed. She was an operator at Phantom Apparels on the fourth floor of the building.

February 14, 2021
February 14, 2021

February brings hope for florists

Days will be longer for the flower growers for the next couple of months thanks to its increased demand because of back-to-back national events, beginning with Pahela Falgun and Valentine’s Day...

February 11, 2021
February 11, 2021

How Savar became a hub of rose cultivation

Sabed Ali was 16 years old when he began working as a gardener at Bangladesh National Zoo.

January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021

Dreaming anew with jute

On June 15, 2017, a section of a clay wall crashed and fell on 18-year-old Sabina Yeasmin, paralysing her from the waist down. The incident happened just when she was about to sit for her HSC exams...

December 11, 2020
December 11, 2020

A mess 28yrs in the making

Savar Municipality authorities have failed to arrange a landfill or garbage dumping station in its 28 years of establishment, hampering waste management to a great extent.

December 6, 2020
December 6, 2020

‘Riverbank grabbers mustn’t contest in polls’

Savar residents yesterday urged authorities to bar riverbank grabbers from contesting in elections.

November 19, 2020
November 19, 2020

Garment workers stage sit-in in Ashulia for arrears

Workers of A-One BD staged a sit-in in front of the Ashulia Press Club for the second consecutive day yesterday, demanding ten months arrears from their factory in the Dhaka Export Processing Zone ...

October 9, 2020
October 9, 2020

Another month-old rape surfaces only after video release

Two accused among 15 in a case for gang-raping a girl and assaulting another in Savar confessed to court of the crime yesterday.

September 25, 2020
September 25, 2020

Not a one-off crime

Four days after the murder of Savar schoolgirl Nila Roy, information about the dubious past of prime accused Mizanur Rahman (20) has started to surface. Mizan, who allegedly stabbed Nila in an...