Azibor Rahman | The Daily Star
  • Azibor Rahman

  • KP Basu's palatial buildings decaying

    The impressive house of famous mathematician Kalipada Basu (well-known as KP Basu), who made considerable contribution to the development of algebra in the late 1800s, is heading towards virtual ruination due to lack of proper maintenance.
  • Mushrooms uplifting a community

    Farming was not his calling; he actually had stumbled across the idea. And years later, the cool and collected Babul Aktar mastered the art of mushroom farming, which is quite a difficult work.
  • Haridhan farming on the decline

    Cultivation of Haridhan, discovered by Haripada Kapali in 2006, has decreased in six upazilas due to scanty rainfall.
  • Jhenidah's jewellery town

    Costume jewellery makers in Jhenidah meet a significant demand of affordable fashion pieces. The factories employ thousands of artisans.
  • Traditional water body clogged

    Kalikatala Doha, a 27-acre water body in Naldanga Rajbari area of Jhenidah Sadar upazila, is heading towards virtual death due to serious pollution and clogging by water hyacinth.