Akram Hosen | The Daily Star
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  • Country's First Female Police Officer: Fatema persisted despite constant taunts

    She was one of the first two women who chose to join the police after their Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) exam in 1984. But plagued by constant goading and teasing by male colleagues and supervisors, her only female colleague quit the job within the first four months of training at the Public Administration Training Centre in Savar.
  • Lost in the maze of misfortunes

    Wanting relief from torture of his stepfather and freedom, the pre-teen boy left his village in Kishoreganj and came to Dhaka six
  • Kept in mortuary by two 'wives'

    He died over two and a half years ago but his funeral has not been performed yet. His body is kept at the mortuary of Dhaka Medical College.
  • Looking for long lost father in Dhaka

    Jamie Henshall, an Englishman, never heard from his Bangladeshi father since his parents parted ways in the 80's. Henshall was only two and a half years old then but now that he is going to become a father, he embarked on a quest for his roots.
  • Joy after 8 months of ordeal

    Being locked inside a steel factory in Afghanistan's Herat city for almost a year, Ratan Mia and his 24 fellow Bangladeshi