Aklakur Rahman Akash

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

People of ‘Mehndi Gram’ earning big from henna

The Salmashi village in Savar is popularly known as “Mehndi Gram” as most farmers in the area cultivate henna trees on a commercial basis to provide for their families.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Teacher killing: Culprit arrested, finally

The student in Ashulia who bludgeoned a teacher to death with a cricket stump was finally arrested yesterday, five days after the assault.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Ashulia teacher killing accused over 19, mentioned as minor in FIR: School authorities

The age of the student accused in the murder case of Ashulia teacher Utpal Kumar Sarkar was shown as 16 in the FIR, but according to his birth certificate he is over 19, school authorities said today (June 29, 2022).

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Killing of teacher: Three days on, police yet to arrest culprit

A student who assaulted a teacher with a cricket stump was yet to be arrested more than three days after the attack and a day after the teacher’s death.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

“What did you do when my son was murdered?”

“What did you do when my son was murdered? My son buy medicines for me. Fifteen days ago, he came to see me. My son loved me very much. I’m losing my mind... Please do something… Ensure justice for my son,” wailed 80-year-old Gita Bala Sarker, mother of school teacher Utpal Kumar Sarker, who died after a student hit him with a cricket stump on June 25.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Untimely death of a dream

She lost her mother at six.

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

Rana Plaza Tragedy: Years pass by, but trauma still remains

Nine years have passed since the collapse of Rana Plaza, and yet majority of the survivors are still reeling from the traumas, both physical and mental, of that fateful day.

February 14, 2022
February 14, 2022

Taking the easy way out?

Just a few days ago, this correspondent came across four children collecting medical waste from a temporary garbage station of Super Medical Hospital, a private facility in Savar.

February 3, 2022
February 3, 2022

Roses gone, dreams dead

This was supposed to be their time of the year. There’s Pahela Falgun, then there’s Valentine’s Day, both occasions where people buy flowers to give to their loved ones.

January 27, 2022
January 27, 2022

700 acres submerged

Once Nurul Haque used to cultivate different types of crops in his land all around the year.