Sanad Saha

April 26, 2020
April 26, 2020

Coming forward for last rites when no one would

The outbreak of coronavirus has made it apparent that there is no respite even in death for those who suffered from the disease.

March 6, 2020
March 6, 2020

Taqi Murder Charge Sheet: Years of wait for ‘any day’

Within a year of the murder of Narayanganj schoolboy Taqi, Rapid Action Battalion claimed it cracked the case, finding involvement of ex-Jatiya Party MP’s son Ajmeri Osman and his 10 associates.

February 26, 2020
February 26, 2020

NCC buying plastic waste from citizens

For the first time in the country, Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) has started a programme through which they purchase plastic and polythene waste, in order to reduce pollution and keep the city clean.

February 8, 2020
February 8, 2020

Flagrant defiance behind toxicity

Piling up medical waste discarded thoughtlessly at landfills in city corporation areas pose serious threat to public health. Divisional cities, excluding the capital, have around 1,380 healthcare establishments -- public and private -- that produce over 20 tonnes of medical waste every day. To draw attention to this alarming issue, The Daily Star is highlighting medical waste management in major cities across the country. In this instalment, we look at medical waste management in Narayanganj city.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

Sonargaon recognised as World Craft City

Sonargaon in Narayanganj was given the status of ‘World Craft City’ for Jamdani earlier this month. National Crafts Council had appealed to World Crafts Council to recognise Sonargaon’s immense contribution to the craft of Jamdani.

September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019

‘Neo-JMB cell’ behind IED attacks on cops

Members of a “Neo-JMB” cell planted improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at two spots and attacked policemen at three others in the capital in the last six months, counterterrorism officials said.

June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019

Narayanganj local builds “Lamborghini”

“I had dreamt of buying a motorbike, but couldn’t due to fear of road accidents and lack of funds. But I did not let my dream of

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

A never-ending probe

“Investigation is going on.” This is what officials say every year when journalists contact them for comments on the anniversary of Taqi murder. And six years have passed this way.

January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019

No probe report, a year after attack on N'ganj Mayor Ivy

One year has passed since the attack on Narayanganj city Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy over evicting illegal hawkers from footpaths, but the committee formed to investigate it yet to submit its report.

October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018

Now in 'cop custody', now found dead

Taslima Begum, wife of one of the four found shot dead in Narayanganj, claimed that her husband Faruk Hossain was in the district's Bhulta Police Camp where she had even given him juice, water and a piece of cake on Saturday night.