Mirza Shakil

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Tangail drum makers busy as Durga Puja draws closer

Drum, known as dhol, makers of Babnapara in Nagarpur upazila have been passing busy time as the Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of Hindu community, only a week away.

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Higher yield, prices bring cheer to jute growers

Jute growers are overjoyed as they took home good crops, which will allow them to make more profit because of the current higher prices of the golden fibre.

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

She speaks through tears

When all the lights of a buzzing shoppingmall in Tangail town go off in the midnight, a woman in her fifties can be seen weeping alone at the corner of the mall, who has reportedly been leading...

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Rising demand a blessing for Madhupur pineapple farmers

Pineapple farmers based in the Madhupur Garh region of Tangail district are ecstatic about the increasing demand for the fruit that has allowed them to secure better prices compared to previous years.

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Pandemic muffles the music of musicians

The members of local orchestras commonly known as band parties in Tangail have been passing hard days as the number of programmes in which they are invited to play their musical instruments has...

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Embracing life as it is

After the birth of Jagannath Sheel, his parents Gopinath Sheel and Anna Rani shocked as the boy had no hands.

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Farmers in a pickle with unsold cattle: Blame pandemic for low demand

Ever since the beginning of July, Abul Hossain, a livestock farmer based in the southwestern district of Bagerhat, has been patiently waiting for buyers for the three bulls he reared over the past...

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Panic grips riverside villages

Erosion hits hard the riverside villages in Mirzapur upazila in Tangail as the water levels of Jhenai and Bangshi rivers increase due to onrush of water from upstream and non-stop heavy rains for...

June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021

Pineapples of Madhupur: Tainted with excessive chemicals

Pineapples grown in Tangail’s Madhupur are known to be delicious, but most farmers this time are using excessive hormone to grow bigger fruits and ripe them ahead of time.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

Tangail brush makers losing out for lockdowns

An apparent lack of coordination and disconnect with state initiatives is causing brush makers of a small village in Tangail to lose out to the Covid-19 fallouts and competition from China.