Shaheen Mollah

December 28, 2022
December 28, 2022

Metro Rail: A catalyst for local business growth

When construction of the metro rail from Uttara to Agargaon began in the capital five years ago, the word ‘hardship’ became synonymous with the residents of Mirpur and the surrounding areas.

December 22, 2022
December 22, 2022

Dumping bodies: Rivers their preferred site

River police on November 19 recovered from the Balu river the body of an unidentified man who was tied to a sack full of stone in the capital’s Khilgaon.

December 16, 2022
December 16, 2022

‘I am innocent, why is my bail being delayed?’

She was arrested by Rampura police on November 10 in a case filed over the death of Buet student Fardin Noor Parash. On Wednesday, DB said they found that Bushra was not involved in his death.

December 16, 2022
December 16, 2022

Crackdown on BNP men: Her one son killed, another behind bars

It was a fateful night for Fazilatunnesa’s family. Ruling party men stormed her house in Wari at midnight, just two nights before the BNP's December 10 grand rally -- killing one of her sons and whisking away another son. All these happened because of her grandson's involvement with BNP's politics, she said.

December 10, 2022
December 10, 2022

BNP rally: Crowd spills over to nearby streets as Golapbagh overcrowded

The Golapbagh field in Dhaka's Kamalapur, which was finally set as the venue for the BNP rally, was already overflowing with supporters the night before the event, with the crowd spilling over onto nearby streets.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Police crackdown in city: Hoteliers count losses as guests stay clear

Many hoteliers and owners of shared living facilities in the capital are facing losses due to a sharp decline in guests since the ongoing police drives started on December 1.

December 7, 2022
December 7, 2022

‘Why is my father not talking to me anymore?’

When eight-year-old Mithila Akter saw her father's body at Dhaka Medical College Hospital mortuary, she kept asking other family members, "Why is my father not talking to me anymore?"

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

A month after Fardin’s murder: Family waits for closure with no hope in sight

The books he used to read, the shirts he used to wear, the bed he used to sleep in and the prizes he won are constant reminders of Fardin.

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

No one should face such a horrible fate

Rubina Akhter was heading to a family programme at her parents’ house to spend some time with her loved ones. But on that day, she met the most gruesome fate, one no person should face.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

How green papayas go from Tk 7 to 25

How much does a kilo of green papaya from Manikganj’s Singair upazila cost? Well, depending on whom you are buying from, the price can be anywhere from Tk 7 to Tk 25.