Amanur Aman

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Kohinoor Villa Massacre: Blood-soaked house of horror of 1971

The sheer brutality of the massacre shocks the people of Kushtia even today.

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Chuadanga’s date molasses market going strong as ever

The famous 300-year-old date molasses market in Sarojganj of Khulna’s Chuadanga district is enjoying excellent business this year.

March 23, 2021
March 23, 2021

Bids opened despite leak of bidders’ names

Bids for the construction work of two student halls at Kushtia Islamic University (IU) for Tk 108 crore have been opened despite the fact that names of the bidders had been leaked a few days ago.

January 22, 2021
January 22, 2021

Kushtia Municipality Polls: 100pc ballots cast at one polling centre

Officials in Kushtia are investigating allegations that votes were cast in the Mirpur municipality election using the names of people who had died and those who had been out of the country.

December 19, 2020
December 19, 2020

Sculpture of Bagha Jatin vandalised in Kushtia

Some unidentified miscreants have vandalised a statue of British revolutionary leader Bagha Jatin on the campus premises of Kaya College in Kushtia’s Kumarkhali upazila.

August 17, 2020
August 17, 2020

Lalon Academy struggling to spread the word of the bard

For almost 200 years, Fakir Lalon Shah’s philosophy has transcended borders and enriched the minds of Bauls and lovers of his immortal songs across the world. Yet, Lalon Academy that is meant to...

June 12, 2020
June 12, 2020

Awful drainage a nuisance at Kushtia General Hospital

Believe it or not, it takes just a moderate rain to flood the main entrance and the road leading to Kushtia General Hospital with the dirty water and waste from the adjacent drains.

June 4, 2020
June 4, 2020

‘An honourable man’: Locals unaware of Haji Kamal’s ‘human trafficker’ identity

According to Rab, Kamal Uddin alias Haji Kamal (55) has trafficked more than 400 people to Libya over the last decade. But locals of Kushtia Sadar, where Haji Kamal is from, claim they were unaware...

March 15, 2020
March 15, 2020

New bridge lies unused due to lack of approach road

A bridge built seven months ago at Poltadanga Point of the Mathabhanga River in Chuadanga’s Alamdanga upazila cannot be opened for vehicular movement due to lack of approach road on one side.

March 4, 2020
March 4, 2020

10 Dists of Khulna Division: Banned three-wheelers continue plying highways

Five years into a High Court directive to withdraw poorly engineered three-wheelers from highways in 10 districts under Khulna division, there is no noticeable progress in this regard.