Amanur Aman | The Daily Star
  • Amanur Aman

  • Into the mystic

    The three-day death anniversary programme in memory of mystic poet Lalon Shah ended with speakers emphasising the need to look back to Lalon's philosophy, especially the humanitarian aspect, through more research.
  • Jagotee railway station in Kushtita

    Tears of a 156-yr-old rly station

    Now it is afternoon. There's sunshine and everything is glowing. The beauty of nature shines in every nook and cranny in the entire area, except a nearby railway station lying in an uncared state for years. Where once flowers and leaves were swaying in the wind, there is now the kingdom of weed and grass.
  • Bird park along Gorai river

    Local administration in Kumarkhali upazila has set up a park for birds along the Gorai river embankment in Baruria area.
  • Gorai groyne under threat

    The 0.720-km-long flood protection groyne built along the Gorai river is under threat of being damaged when the rainy season comes as sand is being illegally lifted from the river bed.
  • Farmers switch to maize cultivation

    A lot of farmers in six south-western districts have switched to maize farming this year from wheat due to fear of wheat blast disease, which caused huge loss for them in previous years.