Mirza Shakil | The Daily Star
  • Mirza Shakil

  • Schools with excellence

    Primary schools around Tangail have begun transforming into colourful structures and each is being equipped with brand new multimedia classrooms, libraries and playgrounds.
  • Organic Foods in Bangladesh

    Homemaker to trendsetter

    Once a homemaker, Rina Begum is now revered as an agricultural trendsetter in her village Mamudpur in Tangail.
  • Swapan's enterprise to keep age-old art alive

    A craftsman in the district, specialising in weaving shitol patis (mats) with pati bet (a variety of cane), is making different items with the natural fibre for bringing a positive change in the traditional industry and keeping the age-old form of art alive.
  • Voters enthused with Kuri Siddiqui's campaign

    Voters, especially female voters, are showing their interest over Kuri Siddiqui, Jatiya Oikyafront candidate from Tangail-8 (Sakhipur-Basail) constituency, in the national elections.
  • Tangail tastes freedom on this day

    Today is Tangail free day, a memorable day in the history of the district, as the brave sons of this soil hoisted the flag of independent Bangladesh after freeing the town from Pakistani forces on December 11 in 1971.