Dipankar Roy | The Daily Star
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  • Cyclone Fani in Bangladesh

    Anxious wait at cyclone shelters

    It was shortly after 3:30pm yesterday when Saddam Sana, a 44-year-old farmer, arrived at a temporary cyclone centre in Dacope’s Tildanga health complex. He was completely drenched and quivering. Saddam along with his wife and two children...
  • Fish enclosures now grabbers’ favourite tool

    Building of fish enclosures as a means to encroach on canals, waterbodies and even rivers is plaguing the country in recent times. The plague has almost reached epidemic proportions in Khulna’s Botiaghata upazila.
  • Voter list updating begins

    With a target to collect information about 1.8 lakh voters, the Election Commission started a voter list updating programme in Khulna district yesterday.
  • Reunited after 10 years

    Though it had been over 10 years since she saw him, it took Selina Akhter less than 10 seconds to recognise her father on Friday.
  • Jute mills workers withdraw 96hr strike

    Jute mill workers have withdrawn their strike, protests and blockade, following a five-hour meeting with government officials held in Dhaka on Monday night around 11:30 pm.