Shaheen Mollah

Eid Holidays: Patients endure hours of wait at understaffed Pongu Hospital

Arosh Mia, a 35-year-old autorickshaw driver from Narsingdi’s Raipura, found himself in a difficult situation in the afternoon of Eid-ul-Fitr. After his right leg was broken in an accident, he knew he needed medical attention fast. He rushed to the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute (Nitor), popularly known as Pongu Hospital, hoping to get the help he needed.

1d ago

‘Duty comes first’: Eid sacrifices of traffic police

While others celebrate Eid with loved ones, Traffic Constable Joynal Abedin of Gulshan Zone stands guard.

4d ago

A tale of joy

As the sun hung low in the sky, casting a warm golden hue over the bustling streets of Dhaka in the afternoon of Eid, city residents -- both well-off and those with modest incomes -- visited the museums and other attractions in the city, determined to create memories

5d ago

A family wiped out on Eid day

All three family members, along with two others, died after being struck by the broken mooring line of a passenger launch.

5d ago

Snapped mooring line kills 5 at Sadarghat; 5 held

The victims include three of a family

6d ago

Hilsa a luxury for most

For many Bangalees, mornings of Pahela Baishakh seem to be incomplete without eating hilsa. This causes a rise in the demand for the country’s national fish ahead of the first day of Bangla New Year.

1w ago

It all happened before her eyes

Synthia looked at her mother Mojida Khatun Doly with hollow eyes. Still reeling under trauma, the 13-year-old barely spoke or moved as she laid on an ICU bed in the capital.

1w ago

Chicken prices soar by up to Tk 40 per kg

Much to the frustration of people from low-income groups, the price of chicken, one of the most common sources of animal protein, has shot up by Tk 30 to Tk 40 per kg over the last couple of days in the capital’s kitchen markets.

1w ago
April 16, 2024
April 16, 2024

Eid Holidays: Patients endure hours of wait at understaffed Pongu Hospital

Arosh Mia, a 35-year-old autorickshaw driver from Narsingdi’s Raipura, found himself in a difficult situation in the afternoon of Eid-ul-Fitr. After his right leg was broken in an accident, he knew he needed medical attention fast. He rushed to the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute (Nitor), popularly known as Pongu Hospital, hoping to get the help he needed.

April 13, 2024
April 13, 2024

‘Duty comes first’: Eid sacrifices of traffic police

While others celebrate Eid with loved ones, Traffic Constable Joynal Abedin of Gulshan Zone stands guard.

April 12, 2024
April 12, 2024

A tale of joy

As the sun hung low in the sky, casting a warm golden hue over the bustling streets of Dhaka in the afternoon of Eid, city residents -- both well-off and those with modest incomes -- visited the museums and other attractions in the city, determined to create memories

April 11, 2024
April 11, 2024

A family wiped out on Eid day

All three family members, along with two others, died after being struck by the broken mooring line of a passenger launch.

April 11, 2024
April 11, 2024

Snapped mooring line kills 5 at Sadarghat; 5 held

The victims include three of a family

April 9, 2024
April 9, 2024

It all happened before her eyes

Synthia looked at her mother Mojida Khatun Doly with hollow eyes. Still reeling under trauma, the 13-year-old barely spoke or moved as she laid on an ICU bed in the capital.

April 9, 2024
April 9, 2024

Hilsa a luxury for most

For many Bangalees, mornings of Pahela Baishakh seem to be incomplete without eating hilsa. This causes a rise in the demand for the country’s national fish ahead of the first day of Bangla New Year.

April 6, 2024
April 6, 2024

Chicken prices soar by up to Tk 40 per kg

Much to the frustration of people from low-income groups, the price of chicken, one of the most common sources of animal protein, has shot up by Tk 30 to Tk 40 per kg over the last couple of days in the capital’s kitchen markets.

April 5, 2024
April 5, 2024

Chicken prices soar by up to Tk 40 per kg

Traders in city’s kitchen markets blame sudden rise in demand ahead of Eid

April 5, 2024
April 5, 2024

Teacher or torturer?

Nine-year-old Rakib (not his real name), a student at Darul Quran Hafijiya Madrasa in the capital’s Mirpur, was unable to attend class for a day due to a sudden fever.

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