Mohsin Milon

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

‘I don’t want anything from anyone’

“Begging is disgraceful and I feel ashamed of begging,” said Shukur Ali, 30, who was born with congenital deformity which does not let him walk. Despite having a pair of deformed legs, he runs a four-member family with his own income.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Transport strike affects export, import

The transport operators’ countrywide strike yesterday affected export and import of goods at a time when businesses have been attempting to make a recovery from the fallouts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Losses piling up for flower growers

Sumon Biswas cultivated roses and Gerbera daisies on four bighas of his land in Gadkhali village of Jhikorgacha upazila in Jashore district.

February 9, 2021
February 9, 2021

Jashore’s flower growers expect sales boom this month

Traders at Gadkhali flower market in Khulna’s Jashore district aim to register sales of about Tk 25 crore from three upcoming events -- Pahela Falgun, Valentine’s Day and International Mother Language Day.

November 26, 2020
November 26, 2020

‘Wonder girl’ reaches for the stars

Out of all the limbs in her body, only one arm is functional. And in that arm, only three out of four fingers work properly.

July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020

Port users’ protest halts import from India through Benapole

Import from India through Benapole remained suspended since yesterday morning, as the port’s users and stakeholders went for protesting India’s restriction on exports from Bangladesh.

April 14, 2020
April 14, 2020

No cheer for flower growers

Pahela Baishakh celebrations are never complete without flowers. Be it for decoration, presenting a bouquet to someone special or gracing the hair of women and children alike, flowers are an indispensable part of the spirit of the festivities.

January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020

Hobby turns to profit

It is not so easy to move something from a hobby to a business. But Farzana Yeasmin of Jashore town has turned it into profit with a measure of her entrepreneurial spirit.

December 9, 2019
December 9, 2019

One man’s mission to protect trees

Equipped with a pry bar, hammer, hook, some clothes and a blanket on his bicycle, Md Abdul Wahid Sardar sets out on his mission to remove nails from roadside trees in Jashore.

November 29, 2019
November 29, 2019

Mizanur and his innovations

With institutional education up to grade eight, 48-year-old motor mechanic Mizanur Rahman is now quite the story of his town Sharsha in Jashore.