Amir Hasan Shahriar | The Daily Star
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  • Chandanpura Mosque: A sight to behold

    Despite the hustle and bustle of ever-busy Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah Road in port city, a structure with multiple domes and soaring minarets painted in bright colours compels a passer-by to halt and behold its beauty and majesty.
  • Country’s lone Ethnological Museum in a shambles

    If a museum is considered to be a window into the rich history of local culture, which plays a crucial role in preserving the past and documenting the present to inspire the future, the country’s lone Ethnological Museum in the port city is failing its purpose.
  • A new breathing space for port city residents

    With 3,000 trees of 41 different species, Bayezid Sabuj Udyan in the port city was inaugurated yesterday to provide a new green space to city dwellers.
  • When the elephant is the room!

    The houses in fairy tales often came in weird shapes and sizes -- one was shaped like a shoe, some were high up in the trees, and another was made out of chocolate. It’s almost impossible to find such structures in the real world, but there is one house in
  • A glimmer of hope for ‘boon granters’

    Finally a ray of hope for the “Bostami turtles”, a species previously declared extinct in the wild by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), as a group of specialists have successfully hatched 36 eggs in an incubator last month.