Minhaj Uddin | The Daily Star
  • Minhaj Uddin

  • Beauty of Komoldaha waterfall

    Less popular than Khoiyachora and Napityachora waterfalls, the charming Komoldaha waterfall in Chittagong district, that overflows with water during the monsoon, has now started attracting tourists.
  • Owning a jungle, illegally

    Two days after a landslide killed five people in Sitakunda, the upazila administration has filed a report, mentioning that two associations of locals are illegally controlling 822.92 acres of khas land (government-owned).
  • Life 'worse than hell'

    Roads are under deep water, houses and offices flooded, businesses hurt, livelihoods affected. What else can
  • Disaster warning falls on deaf ears

    It is a glaring example of how ineffective measures by the local administration and people's carelessness can lead to loss of lives. Only five weeks ago, rain-induced landslides killed over 170 people in the hill districts, 120 of them in Rangamati alone. Such a high death toll should have been an eye-opener both for the administration as well as for those living precariously in the hill slopes. But yesterday's deaths of five people in a Sitakunda landslide are evidence that last month's warning fell on deaf ears.
  • Father files murder case against 8 students

    The father of the deceased Indian student Ateef Sheikh yesterday filed a murder case accusing eight students of the University of