Mokammel-Mridha

Mokammel Shuvo

Reporter at The Daily Star and Jessore Correspondent at The Daily Star

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

From cultural activists to Covid volunteers

When the Covid-19 pandemic began, some cultural activists could not bear the thought of staying back home as everyone else suffered.

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

A bridge too low

An under-construction bridge on the Kapotaksha river in Jashore has been built with low vertical clearance, which will obstruct the movement of medium-size vessels, says a BIWTA official.

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Bhabadah Waterlogging: WDB initiative ‘impractical’

The Water Development Board in Jashore has been trying to solve the longstanding problem of waterlogging at Bhabadah by pumping out stagnant water using 20 pumps since the beginning of the year.

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

Custom greenhouse enables faster yields

Imagine neat rows of vegetable saplings in the thousands growing in a temperature and humidity controlled environment fitted with drip irrigation and free from pests, capable of providing harvests...

June 8, 2021
June 8, 2021

Indian variant could turn Khulna division into Covid-19 hotspot

People of Khulna division are at great risk of being infected with the Indian variant of coronavirus, as six of its districts have borders running for a total of 284 km with India, which is...

May 28, 2021
May 28, 2021

‘Heaven on earth’ now haven for plunderers

The movement restrictions and ban on tourist arrival, imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19, on the picturesque Saint Martin’s Island have come as a blessing for a few public representatives and...

May 7, 2021
May 7, 2021

Eight returnees who fled hospital didn’t carry Indian variant

Eight Covid-19-positive Bangladeshis, who had returned from India and then fled from quarantine at Jashore General Hospital, were not infected by the Indian variant of coronavirus, according to the...

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.

June 9, 2020
June 9, 2020

‘Tortured till kidney damage, bribed for release’

After Gopalganj farmer Nikhil, college student Imran from Jashore becomes second victim of alleged police brutality

May 31, 2020
May 31, 2020

Abduction, Murder in Libya: ‘Pay the money or else they die’

The Bangladeshi workers who were killed in Mizda town in Libya were kept hostage on the way to Tripoli from Benghazi by a group of international traffickers, comprising Libyans, Bangladeshis and...