Pinaki Roy | The Daily Star
  • Pinaki Roy

  • Hilsa Fish habitats under threat

    Hilsa habitats under threat

    The government has approved multiple power projects near hilsa sanctuaries in Patuakhali coastal area, posing a threat to the breeding and nurturing of the national fish.
  • BNP Election Campaign

    'Don't stay home'

    “I am requesting all leaders and activists of the BNP and its front organisations and alliance partners not to stay at home or go to work. Also, don't sit at any tea stall or any crowded place near the streets and campaign after evening until further instruction.”
  • BNP Election Campaign

    BNP out of scene

    Stepping into Chuadanga on Sunday afternoon, the first thing that stood out was the absence of “sheaf of paddy”, the electoral symbol of the BNP.
  • Waterlogging problem in Chattogram

    The curse of Agrabad

    Some locals now keep boats, not cars, in their garages. Before going out to work, people here always check the tide schedules. During the high tide, businesses come to a grinding halt while students attend classes sitting on high benches as the ground floors of schools go under knee-deep water.
  • Nothing to worry about Assam NRC

    For Bangladeshis, there is nothing to fear about Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC), Indian Minister of State for External Affairs General Vijay Kumar Singh (Rtd) said yesterday.