Mokammel-Mridha

Mokammel Shuvo

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

November 16, 2021
November 16, 2021

Cheating thru’ 36 cheques

A racket that includes officials tampered with at least 36 cheques and stole almost Tk 7 crore from a bank account of Jashore Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in the last five years, an investigation found.

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Hajiganj mayhem began with Facebook post like previous incidents of communal violence

Like previous incidents of communal violence unleashed on minority communities, a post making the rounds on Facebook was what triggered the October 13 attacks in Chandpur’s Hajiganj upazila during Durga Puja celebrations.

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Sherpur Gang Rape: Family under pressure to withdraw case

After raping both a mother and her daughter in Sherpur’s Nalitabari on Sunday, the perpetrators are now threatening the victim family for filing a case.

October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021

80 villages inundated in Bhabadah

Around 80 villages have been flooded in at least six upazilas of Jashore and Khulna districts due to incessant rain last month.

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

Hilsa prices soar while export cheap

Hilsa has become pricier since export of the national fish to India commenced last week.

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 15 days in advance.

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 struggling to control the Covid-19 surge and the new variant -- B1617.