Anwar Ali | The Daily Star
  • Anwar Ali

    Staff Correspondent based in Rajshahi

  • Money down the drain!

    Money flies in the air of Dhaka -- it’s an age old saying in Bangladesh.
  • Somapura Mahavihara losing lustre

    Within three years of the completion of several conservation and development projects, the Somapura Mahavihara has started to lose its shine.
  • Despite conservation efforts, Somapura Mahavihara losing its shine

    The Somapura Mahavihara, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located at Paharpur area in Badalgachhi upazila of Naogaon district, has lost its shine within only three years of completion of projects for its conservation and development.
  • Brave cop saves lives of 3 kids

    On Monday morning, police constable Atikur Rahman single-handedly saved three boys from drowning in the Hoja river of Rajshahi’s Durgapur upazila.
  • Development at cost of heritage

    To expand a street and install drainage, Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) is tearing down the boundary wall of Rajshahi College, which is a 147-year-old heritage site built following colonial-era architecture.