Azibor Rahman

September 29, 2021
September 29, 2021

Timber trader finds fortune in dragon fruit farming

Surat Ali, a middle-aged farmer based in Khulna’s Jhenaidah district, is enjoying massive success from dragon fruit cultivation.

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

Free books for everyone—A hawker’s selfless dream

A hawker in Jhenidah, with his own hard-earned money, has established a self-made library at his house in College Para area under Kaliganj municipality. 

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Shahin Alam’s selfless pursuit of knowledge

When the University of Dhaka (DU) was shut down due to the pandemic, 24 -year-old Shahin Alam, a Political Science student of the university, began computer training sessions for physically...

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Imitation jewellery makes a comeback in Jhenidah

Around 10,000 families in Moheshpur upazila of Khulna’s Jhenaidah district are seeing better days as the local imitation or “city gold” jewellery industry has bounced back from a prolonged period...

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

The 20-year-old with 11 national awards

Twenty-year-old Tanjim Tabassum Orthi won 11 national awards in singing from 2013 to 2019. Besides being a singer, she hopes to be a BCS cadre.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Talent isn’t measured by limbs

Seventeen-year-old Tamanna Aktar Nura was born with no arms and only one leg. She earned the highest GPA in her high school graduation exams. She took the exams by holding a pen between her toes.

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

PM’s housing project ushers in human habitation in deserted village

 Deserted village of Mongolpur under Elangi union in Kotchandpur upazila in Jhenidah is again seen human habitation thanks to the prime minister’s housing project for the homeless marking Mujib...

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Students’ bridge on Chitra river connects 7 villages in Jhenidah

Recently an association of college and university Student based in Kaliganj upazila has built a wooden bridge voluntarily over the Chitra river for the greater benefit of the villagers and students.

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

Custom greenhouse enables faster yields

Imagine neat rows of vegetable saplings in the thousands growing in a temperature and humidity controlled environment fitted with drip irrigation and free from pests, capable of providing harvests...

June 8, 2021
June 8, 2021

Breaking taboo with needles

Seeing young Aminul Islam’s keen interest in embroidery and needlework, the villagers used to tease him saying, “Embroidery is for women and girls. Why do you like it so much? Are you a housewife?”...