Shaheen Mollah

November 20, 2021
November 20, 2021

Muggers desecrate graveyards by using them as base

It was around 5 o’clock in the morning.

November 18, 2021
November 18, 2021

Small Businesses Drowning In Debt: Deprived of help for no documentation

Basudeb, who hails from a remote village in Patuakhali, thought he had carved out a comfortable life for himself and his family in Dhaka.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Exploring Mirpur’s bazar of salvaged food

At Mirpur’s Mazar Road, three to four vans can be seen running an off-beat food business. Throughout the week, especially on the weekends, sellers set up shop with an offering of delicacies, all at...

October 30, 2021
October 30, 2021

DMCH’s ‘dirty’ laundry

People from across the country flock to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) for treatment. According to hospital authorities, around 4,000 patients remain admitted to this 2,600-bed public...

October 26, 2021
October 26, 2021

Life as a Constable: Under stress, in distress

When Jibon Sarker (not his real name) joined the police force as a constable about 10 years ago, he took it for a life-changing job. In many ways, it is; but not for the right reasons.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

DOWN WITH THE FLU

With the country’s temperature remaining abnormally high over the last two months, the number of patients suffering from different infectious diseases has gone up, with children being the worst...

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Spiralling Food Prices: Low-income group half-fed

For Razia Sultana, a 50-year-old widow with three children to look after and a Tk 22,000 of fixed monthly income, every paisa counts.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Dengue data dearth impairs health experts

Dengue became endemic in the country in 2000, but the government is yet to put in place an automated system that comes up with the exact number of cases, crucial to get a clear picture of the...

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

School Reopening: Cautious optimism all around

Fourteen-year-old Shahabul Alam never thought a day would come where he would be impatient to get back into the classroom.

August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021

Enforced Disappearances: Days in custody unaccounted for

There is a kind of enforced disappearance where a person is picked up or abducted, vanishes into thin air and is never heard from again.