Aklakur Rahman Akash

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.

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

Terminal turmoil on Savar road

Savar’s Namabazar Road is a busy place. Every day, people from at least 20 areas of Dhamrai upazila and Savar municipality use the road, which connects to different points of Dhaka-Aricha highway and Savar-Singair regional highway.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Freedom fighters yet to get Muktijoddha Complex in Savar

In 2012, the government took up the initiative for a Tk 1,223 crore project to build multi-storied Upazila Muktijoddha Complexes across 470 upazilas.

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

The trifecta of disaster

The Nabinagar-Chandra highway is one of the busiest highways in the country. But with result of indiscriminate garbage dumping along Ashulia’s Palli Bidyut to Baroipara area, the area has become hazardous for both traffic movement, commuters, and locals.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

The tale of a missing pond

What looks like a garbage dumping ground near the Savar Bazar Bus Stand actually used to be a pond, though this might be hard to believe now.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Where did the money go?

A case document centring two people, who were arrested over drug peddling, has raised questions, due to the discrepancy between accounts of police officials and witnesses.

September 8, 2021
September 8, 2021

The curious case of a submerged road

If you are a regular commuter of the Tongi-Ashulia-DEPZ road, you must have had the experience of being stuck in heavy traffic for two or even three hours.

September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

‘We are nobody’s priority’

In absence of any systematic plan from the government or the BGMEA, an overwhelming majority of workers in Ashulia and Savar industrial belt are yet to be registered for Covid-19 vaccines.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

People suffer for delay in bridge work

Thousands of residents in Dhaka’s Dhamrai upazila have been facing immense problems due to delay in construction work of a bridge on Bangshi river.

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Protesting Drug Peddling: Aimed at teacher, gunshot by JU BCL leader hits own associate

A Chhatra League leader of Jahangirnagar University allegedly fired several rounds of bullets targeting a college teacher, as he protested his peddling drugs in the area. Meanwhile, the teacher was able to save himself and one of the bullets hit an associate of that BCL leader.