Sanad Saha

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

It’s murder, not accident

The fire that killed 51 employees of a food processing factory in Narayanganj was not a bolt from the blue for the owners who, according to police, knew such a disaster was imminent but chose to do nothing.

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

Trapped, they die in fire

At least 49 workers and staffers died in a fire at a Narayanganj factory as they were trapped on the third floor with its lone exit locked when the blaze engulfed the building on Thursday.

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

Educated and awarded, but at what cost?

She earned fame, respect and prestigious awards for her outstanding achievement as the first graduate in her community.

May 24, 2021
May 24, 2021

‘Benefit Fraud’: Govt officials reimburse man after punishment

The Narayanganj district administration reimbursed some of the money a man spent for distributing relief among 100 people as punishment for seeking government food assistance.

March 21, 2021
March 21, 2021

A dangerous ‘Solution’

Across 15 villages of Narayanganj’s Rupganj upazila, a bizarre scene of several hundred giant balloons floating around households can be seen. Some are on rooftops, some on corridors inside, while some tied to trees adjacent to the houses.

March 6, 2021
March 6, 2021

Taqi Murder in Narayanganj: Eight years’ probe yields nothing

Rownak Rehana routinely dusts the trophies her son had won in different competitions and the books he used to read.

December 1, 2020
December 1, 2020

Wading through sewage

Commuters have been enduring sufferings for around two weeks as a portion of the Dhaka-Pagla-Narayanganj road is submerged in filthy water.

September 6, 2020
September 6, 2020

Finger pointed at Titas’ neglect

One or more leaky gas pipes left unfixed for over a month have caused Friday night’s tragedy in a Narayanganj mosque, grieving residents said.

September 6, 2020
September 6, 2020

Gas leak behind mosque blast

Death toll from Friday’s explosion in the Narayanganj mosque reached 20 last night with fire officials suspecting that the incident took place due to leak in a gas pipeline that runs beneath the mosque.

June 13, 2020
June 13, 2020

N’ganj councillor battles virus, returns to performing last rites of Covid-19 dead

“We have plenty of relatives and are surrounded by neighbours. Yet, when people heard uncle died with coronavirus, no one came to see him. No one even came for the burial. But Councillor Khorshed was there by our side, that too on a night riddled with gusty winds and heavy rain. It is impossible to find another person like him.”