Rafiul Islam | The Daily Star
  • Rafiul Islam

  • Of strange shootouts

    Ever since her husband was killed four months ago, one question has been bothering Nazma Khatun – “how does a person in police custody get killed by others?”
  • Road Accident on Dhaka streets

    Dhaka streets still mired in chaos

    Most pedestrians were jaywalking at Shahbagh. Only a handful used the zebra crossings and footbridges. Buses were picking up and dropping off passengers in the middle of streets as rickshaws waited for passengers blocking part of the busy intersection.
  • Nobody knows where they are

    Fourteen-year-old Nasrullah has no reply to his mother's repeated phone calls asking the whereabouts of his elder brother, who has remained missing since plainclothes men picked him up from Jatrabari two weeks ago.
  • Bangladesh Police Superintendent Promotion in 2018

    A case, many questions

    Luthful Haque was treated at Labaid hospital in the capital's Dhanmondi for seven days from August 4 for hypertension, diabetes and kidney complications.
  • 'Model traffic system' for 7km stretch of city road

    The government has decided to ensure strict enforcement of traffic rules on the road stretching from Zero Point to Jahangir Gate on a month-long pilot basis, starting from tomorrow.