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

  • Their days pass without work

    The continuous spread of Covid-19 and the consequent shutdown have made jobs rare and life harder for many daily wage earners of the capital.
  • Jail

    Fishermen in Assam Jail: Bring them back home

    Twenty-five Bangladeshi fishermen from Kurigram, stuck in an Assam jail for two months without trial, have little hope of returning home soon while another already has died in custody.
  • Workers protest jute mill closure

    Hundreds of jute mill workers yesterday took to the streets in Dhaka, Khulna and Chattogram, protesting the government decision to shut all state-run jute mills and lay off 25,000 workers.
  • State-run jute mills to be shut, 25,000 laid off

    The government has put the last nail on the coffin of the country’s state-run jute industry by closing all the 22 jute mills and laying off 24,886 workers.
  • Rohingya refugees found at sea

    Tricked into deathtrap

    On April 14, a wooden vessel crammed with Rohingyas reached the Teknaf jetty. Those Rohingyas, all of whom were residents of different refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, tried to go to Malaysia in search of livelihood.