Amir Hasan Shahriar | The Daily Star
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  • 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.
  • Friends of the neighbourhood

    With an aim to help the underprivileged in their respective neighbourhoods cope with difficult situations and overcome crises, a group of students in the port city have been working under the banner of “Rise of Youth Community (RYC) Bangladesh” since 2017.
  • Cattle markets pick up in port city

    With Eid-ul-Azha just days away, cattle markets in the port city are seeing impressive turnouts -- with sale of sacrificial animals reaching its peak.