Mirza Shakil | The Daily Star
  • Mirza Shakil

  • Bangabandhu Bridge Eco Park in sorry state

    Bangabandhu Bridge Eco Park, situated along the Jamuna river on the western side of the Bangabandhu Bridge, is in a sorry state now,
  • Sand lifting puts villages along Jamuna under threat

    Residents of Gorilabari and Beltia villages in Kalihati upazila of Tangail are passing days amid fear that river erosion may hit the area in upcoming rainy season as sand lifting continues near the Bangabandhu Bridge on the Jamuna river.
  • Louhajang River: Palette of pollution

    At a certain location, the Louhajang River occasionally changes its colour. Sometimes it turns red, sometimes yellow, and sometimes purple. But it is not out of some natural event. It is man-made.
  • Heritage site in a shambles

    The once impressive structure of Hemnagar Zamindar Bari in Tangail's Gopalpur upazila is falling apart due to lack of proper maintenance.
  • Banani fire victim

    'Pray for me'

    "There's a fire in our building. The flames are spreading fast. I do not know whether I will be able to get out. Tell everyone to pray for me...forgive me."