Aklakur Rahman Akash

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.

January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

Where risky way is the only way

Owing to the failure of contractors to finish the construction of a foot-over bridge on time, pedestrians on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway’s Joypura area, are risking their lives to cross the road through the unfinished bridge, which doesn’t even have safety railings.

January 1, 2022
January 1, 2022

Savar Health Complex: Hamstrung by doctor shortage

Savar Upazila Health Complex has been suffering from capacity issues for quite a long time now. From lack of beds, doctors and every other required facility, the state-sponsored health service is far from fulfilling the needs of the people.

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

Is it ever going to be repaired?

The pothole ridden Zirabo-Bishmail road in Ashulia, Savar is in an extremely poor shape, causing immense suffering to the commuters.

November 6, 2021
November 6, 2021

Savar cultural activists yet to get Shilpakala Academy

It’s been a long-standing resolve of cultural activists in Savar to get a mandated cultural platform like Shilpakala Academy.

October 29, 2021
October 29, 2021

At the mercy of political leaders

On over 60 decimals of land stands Yunus Ali’s lemon orchard. It’s located at the banks of the Bongshi river, falling under Amchirmor village in Dhamrai’s Jadavpur union.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

As our rivers lie dying

Two major riverbanks on the capital’s outskirts remain at the mercy of illegal encroachers, and the only action the government has taken over the last decade is preparing lists of the grabbers,  without taking any action against them.

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Savar’s Swanirvor Dhamsona UP sets unique example

Lovely Begum of Nolam Borotek area under Swanirvor Dhamsona Union Parishad in Savar, used to cook meals for her five-member family in a traditional stove fueled by firewood.