Mirza Shakil | The Daily Star
  • Mirza Shakil

  • Buses clog up major thoroughfare in town

    Established on three acres of land in 1981, Tangail New Bus Terminal at Deola can no longer accommodate most buses operating from it.
  • Change maker: Farmer lays a road for his village

    It all began with a simple thought -- the villagers need a road to go to the nearest market, but there is none. Nor did the local administration take any initiative. So Mohammad Chhainuddin, a farmer, took it upon himself to build one.
  • Sari weavers face bleak future

    Weavers in Tangail are going through a difficult time as the sales of the saris they make using handlooms have dropped drastically in the last couple of years.
  • Traveller sufferings likely during Eid holidays

    Holidaymakers travelling on Tangail-Elenga-Jamalpur highway during Eid holidays may expect delays and sufferings due to slow pace of the highway’s extension work.
  • 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,