Kongkon Karmaker | The Daily Star
  • Kongkon Karmaker

  • 39 ICU beds in Rangpur division

    Even though Covid-19 cases have been rising alarmingly since the last couple of weeks in Rangpur, there is still no ICU support at the hospitals in six districts of the division.
  • Two jobs and a mayor

    Ignoring the Monthly Payment Order (MPO) Policy 2021, an acting principal of a government college, has been enjoying amenities of two jobs since he was elected mayor of Dinajpur’s Birampur municipality in January this year.
  • Make land ports fully functional

    Budgetary allocation for Rangpur division’s eight districts for fiscal 2021-22 should be adequate to expedite development of the country’s extreme north, primarily known for crop production, said businesspeople, economists and members of the civil society.
  • Litchi season to be fleeting this year

    The litchi season may end earlier than usual this year as unfavourable weather conditions led to lower production of the sugary tropical fruit, according to industry insiders.
  • An Eid to forget

    Rendered jobless due to the ongoing restrictions imposed to contain Covid-19, a good number of the less fortunate like Mujibur Rahman passed the Eid day this year without having any special meal.