Md Aminul Islam

November 6, 2021
November 6, 2021

Bringing animals back from the edge

Netrakona’s Durgapur upazila is home to a forest area that stretches across both sides of the border with India. Also known as Susang Durgapur, it plays host to a diversity of wild animals.

November 5, 2021
November 5, 2021

Mymensingh stuck in gridlock

Long queues of cars, buses, rickshaws and motorbikes -- an inseparable image associated mostly with life in metros -- like Dhaka and Chattogram. However, traffic jam, these days, has become a regular phenomenon in the somewhat small divisional city of Mymensingh as well.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

An ancestral profession lives on

Some 200 families of Bade Majhira village in  Muktagacha upazila of Mymensingh have been making a living by making fishing rods. This has been an ancestral profession of these families for around a century.

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

Waterlogged for four months a year!

For around four months a year -- from June to September -- thousands of residents of Balashpur Madhyapara area in Mymensingh city have to sit through debilitating waterlogging.

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

Mymensingh gears up for Durga Puja

For the past two years, Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Bengali Hindu community, had lost its colours to the pandemic.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Success story comes to a grinding halt

Before the pandemic hit, a group of women with disabilities were living a respectable life, working for a handloom workshop in Mymensingh’s Kanchijuly area.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

M’singh hospital overrun with patients

“No vacant beds available for Covid-19 patients at ICU and Covid wards” -- reads the sign hanging in front of Mymensingh Medical College Hospital’s (MMCH) emergency department.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Rawhide traders in a bind

Menazul Islam, a seasonal rawhide trader from Matikata Mor area of ​​Chilmari upazila in Kurigram, is in dire straits after taking a Tk 2 lakh loan for his business in hopes of turning a profit.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Burial of Covid-19 Patients in Mymensingh: Women volunteers step up to the plate

The pandemic situation is dire in Mymensingh Even after Mymensingh Medical College Hospital increased the number of beds in its Covid-19 unit from 210 to 500, the hospital’s 20-bed ICU  remains at capacity due to the onrush of critical patients.

May 27, 2021
May 27, 2021

Where are they now?

Three young boys in their teen years, one standing, ready to throw a grenade, two others kneeling down, their rifles pointed afar; the photograph drips with their grit and intent, and it has become a symbol of the Liberation War.