Md Shahnawaz Khan Chandan | The Daily Star
  • Md Shahnawaz Khan Chandan

  • The zoo that is not

    Many of the animals at the Bangladesh National Zoo are passing days with immense suffering. With poor medical care, scarce food and congested cages, the captive animals look so miserable and weak that seeing them is not exactly fun for all the visitors. However, the zoo, located in a sprawling 186 acres of land in Dhaka's Mirpur section, is the 4th largest in the world in terms of area. With two picturesque lakes, a museum, two camping sites, huge gardens and orchards, this zoo has the potential to be one of the best in the world.
  • When an education budget has nothing to do with education policy

    In October 11, 2018, the World Bank launched the Human Capital Index (HCI) which published a range of noteworthy information
  • District Budget: A forgotten promise?

    When Ahad Ali, a landless farmer in Bharaura village of Moulvibazar’s Srimangal upazila, received Tk 500 from Srimangal municipality
  • “If I don’t enjoy independence to enforce the law, I shall quit”

    Throughout the month of Ramadan, the Directorate of National Consumers’ Rights Protection (DNCRP) continued to hit the headlines
  • Farmers in Peril

    Several hundred people, mostly children, gathered at a paddy field in Bankina village of Kalihati upazila of Tangail district. They were