Mostafa Yousuf | The Daily Star
  • Mostafa Yousuf

  • The mayoral mechanism

    The land acquisition office of Cox’s Bazar acquired 1.171 acres of disputed land from the wife and brother-in-law of the municipality mayor at Tk 36 crore for a project in violation of multiple acquisition and property transfer laws.
  • Bids to silence journos deafening

    Shortly before this story went to print last night, missing journalist Golam Sarwar was found unconscious beside a canal at Sitakunda’s Kumira.
  • Dolphins vanishing from Halda

    The freshwater dolphins in Bangladesh are only decreasing in number over the last few years mainly for manmade hazards, say experts.
  • Gone are the hills

    The village is named after its highest hill, Rangapahar, but the natural landmark no longer exists.
  • Fishing community the major polluter

    Most of the trash that washed ashore on Cox’s Bazar beach in July, causing uproar among environment activists and conservationists, came from the fishing community. A probe body formed the same month came up with the findings recently after analysing the waste, visiting the spots, and talking to fishermen, locals and experts.