Mostafa Shabuj

January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

Fistful of rice: A food bank formed by women from minority communities

Around 5,000 women, mostly from the minority communities, are finding self-sufficiency with every passing day.

January 8, 2022
January 8, 2022

Bangladeshi cyclists secure Guinness record 

A team of Bangladeshi amateur cyclists bagged a Guinness world record by cycling 1600 km distance in 48 hours.

December 15, 2021
December 15, 2021

Factory fire kills five in Bogura

Five workers died in a fire that spread through three acres of a disposable plastic factory in Bogura’s Adamdighi upazila yesterday.

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

Cashew nut processors in trouble for dearth of raw materials Higher import duty also blamed

Cashew nuts processors in Bangladesh are staring at a grim future because of a shortage of raw materials and higher import duty – an ominous sign that can stymie the growth of the budding industry...

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Only Tk 50 shy of life?

Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital authorities yesterday formed a four-member committee to investigate the death of a boy allegedly due to removal of his oxygen mask by a hospital...

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

‘We don’t have a future’

In Taliban’s first news briefing since their return to power in Kabul, the group’s spokesperson said the new regime would be “positively different” from their 1996-2001 stint, which was infamous...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Silence of the river

Fishermen of Majhipara village look to the Akhira for their livelihood, but since October 17 they have been unable to answer the river’s call even though they need its bounties desperately.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

‘I want to commit suicide, but can’t leave my mother alone’

Since Taliban came to power in Afghanistan, Nargis Nayeel Sadat, 22, a business entrepreneur and women activist based in Kabul, is on the run along with her mother to save their lives after a...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

The 14-year-old who crossed the Bangla Channel

Fourteen-year-old Rabbi Rahman, a tenth grader from Bogura, is the youngest Bangladeshi swimmer to cross the Bangla Channel in the Bay of Bengal. He secured the first place in the 15th Fortune...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Planned EPZ in Santal Palli: BEPZA to go ahead despite protests

The government is forging ahead with its plan to set up the country’s largest export processing zone on 1,842 acres of farmland under the Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha district that the local...