Mintu Deshwara | The Daily Star
  • Mintu Deshwara

  • Flood leaves thousands in dire straits

    As flood water recedes, thousands of affected families, from two districts in Sylhet division, are returning home only to see their dwellings ravaged by the deluge.
  • An Eid they would want to forget

    It was supposed to be a good day for Nepurun Begum. The 50-year-old maid had worked extra hard in the last three months, hoping to please her family on Eid. She has a son and a daughter. They are 25 and 17 years respectively. They are both physically challenged and ever since her husband passed away, 15 years ago, she has been the sole earner of her family.
  • Flood wreaks havoc on roads in Sylhet region

    Heavy rain and onrush of water from the hills have badly damaged the roads in four upazilas of Sylhet and five upazilas of Moulvibazar, disrupting communication in the division and causing immense sufferings to the people of at least 50 unions.
  • Moulvibazar flood victims

    Moulvibazar flood victims cry for pure water

    Flood victims in the district are badly suffering from lack of pure drinking water although the overall flood situation has slightly improved with the decrease of water level of Manu and Dhalai rivers yesterday.
  • Flood in Moulovibazar

    Flood: Failing Kushiyara dam posing new threat

    Fresh threat is looming over flash flood-affected district of Moulvibazar from the north with the surging Kushiyara River gradually weakening its embankment.