Azibor Rahman

November 5, 2021
November 5, 2021

The fighting spirit of an 18-year old

Eighteen-year-old Eti Bynarjee from Nishchintapur village under Kaliganj upazila in Jhenidah is the sole breadwinner of her family. She makes paper bags, in which sweets and other groceries are...

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

Young students in Jhenidah making strides through swimming

The Purbanchal Swimming Club in Jhenidah was established in 1998 at Bhutiargathi Govt Primary School. Since its inception, it has played a vital role in training underprivileged students in...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Storks find friends and foes at Ashurhat

Over the years, Ashurhat in Jhenidah’s Shailakupa upazila has become a haven for the Shamuk Bhanga or Asian openbill storks.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Jhenidah Malakar community busy crafting decorative flowers

Azibor RahmanThe malakar (garlanders) community is spending busy days making decorative flowers crafted with shola (Indian jointvetch) ahead of Laxmi and Durga Puja.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

On the road to collective solvency

The phenomenal role played by four Jhenidah women in empowering marginal women and making them financially solvent by providing training on vermicompost has been recognised by the government.

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.