Mintu Deshwara | The Daily Star
  • Mintu Deshwara

  • Deaths During Transport Strike: Still reeling from shock

    Shukria Begum, the 11-month-old daughter of Hamida Begum, was having breathing difficulties and was showing signs of diarrhoea in late October. Hamida took her to a nearby doctor at Shahbajpur Bazar of Moulvibazar's Baralekha upazila on 28 October as her condition deteriorated.
  • Mala's higher education looks bleak

    Meritorious Mala Jhora still does not know whether she will be able to manage finance for her admission into a public university as her tea worker parents do not have the ability to support her education expenditure.
  • Return of the first fowl

    The red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus) has made a triumphant return to its old home in Lawachhara forest in Kamalganj Upazila of Moulvibazar.
  • Padmo Beel, a little known tourist spot

    Padmo Beel, a natural water body adorned with innumerable lotuses, adds to the tourist attraction in Baniachong upazila of Habiganj, a district noted for a wide range of natural beauty, including extensive tea gardens, Laksmibawar Jolarbon and famous Kamalarani Dighi.
  • Bridge collapses, 40 houses eroded

    Mindless lifting of sand from a canal flowing along a tea garden in Habiganj's Chunarughat upazila has led to the collapse of a bridge and eroded at least 40 houses, affecting hundreds of families in the area.