Mirza Shakil

June 16, 2021
June 16, 2021

Tangail Sal Forest: Two-thirds gone as greed at play

The Sal Forest in Tangail is shrinking fast as mindless grabbing and tree felling continue, threatening the existence of this natural treasure and pushing its flora and fauna towards extinction.

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

A nightmare 668 metres long

People and transports are facing immense sufferings moving through the intersection of four separate roads due to lack of repair works in a small stretch in Sagardighi Bazar area of Tangail’s...

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

On the road to collective turnaround

Bithi Akter, a housewife from Doyakandi village under Deulabari union in Tangail’s Ghatail upazila, was struggling to maintain the five-member family with a meagre income of her day labourer...

June 11, 2021
June 11, 2021

The orchard of hope: Brothers change family fortune

As the household’s only bread earner, Abdur Razzak, a rickshaw puller by profession, could not bear the educational costs of his kids, besides looking after a five-member family. His sons, Jewel,...

June 5, 2021
June 5, 2021

World Environment Day Today: Tangail rivers in peril

Several mills and factories with dyeing and printing units have long been polluting rivers and other water bodies in Tangail by dumping industrial waste into them.

May 27, 2021
May 27, 2021

Curtains down: 46 cinema halls in Tangail shut down in 15yrs

There were 51 cinema halls in Tangail in the 1990s. But only five have managed to survive while 46 had to yield their place to newer forms of entertainment, revolution of mobile phone technology...

May 19, 2021
May 19, 2021

Tangail’s lemon growers cash in on Covid-19

Lemon growers in Tangail are very pleased by the huge demand and increased prices for their crop this season.

May 14, 2021
May 14, 2021

Curtains down: 46 cinema halls in Tangail closed down in 15 years

There were 51 cinema halls in Tangail in the 1990s. But only five managed to survive while 46 could not due to lack of audience.

May 11, 2021
May 11, 2021

201-domed Tangail mosque to set Guinness World Record

A beautiful mosque having 201 domes and 451 feet high minaret is being constructed in Tangail’s Gopalpur upazila. The founders are expecting that this aesthetically beautiful mosque is going to be...

April 28, 2021
April 28, 2021

Inmates of Kandapara red-light quarter living in hunger pangs

Several hundred sex workers at Kandapara red-light quarter in Tangail town have been passing their days in hunger as punters stopped coming due to the lockdown imposed by the government for curbing...