Arafat Rahaman

Reporter, Print/Digital, The Daily Star

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Atiqul Islam made chairman of Manarat Int’l University Board of Trustees

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam has been made the chairman of Manarat International University’s board of trustees.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Now school supplies get pricier

The prices of stationery items and study materials have gone up significantly over the past two months, putting thousands of guardians, already struggling to cope with surging prices of essentials, in a tight corner.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

BCL committees at 3 Public UNIVS: Rogues rewarded

Some were accused in murder cases while others were expelled from the organisation for criminal activities. But that didn’t stop the BCL central committee from awarding them top positions of its units at three public universities.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Ride-sharing riders in trouble

Bike riders of ride-sharing platforms have been facing trouble due to a shortage of passengers, following the hike in fuel prices, which came into effect yesterday.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

The one who pledged to keep fighting

In April this year, Dhaka University student Mohiuddin Roni started a hunger strike for his six-point demand, including the modernisation of the university’s medical centre, after not being satisfied with its facilities.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

Roni calls off protest for now

Dhaka University student Mohiuddin Roni last night postponed his protest against mismanagement and corruption in the country’s railway system, for the time being as the authorities concerned assured him of meeting his demands.

February 3, 2022
February 3, 2022

Road-crash tragedies stalk his family

Munira Akter, mother of Rajshahi University student Mahmud Habib Himel, could not shed any tears seeing the coffin of her only son, but her blank eyes made everyone around her choke up.

February 2, 2022
February 2, 2022

Truck kills RU student on campus

A Rajshahi University student was crushed to death and another injured under the wheels of a construction truck on the campus last night.

November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021

Hasan Azizul Huq laid to rest

Eminent writer Hasan Azizul Huq was laid to rest on the premises of Rajshahi University Central Library at 3pm yesterday.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Desperation over accommodation

As feared, many admission seekers of Rajshahi University (RU) and their guardians were desperate to find a place to stay yesterday, and the situation was exacerbated by unusually high accommodation rents in the city.