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  • Need chakri? Rent a tukri!

    This is pretty much what Shahin Alam heard, when he arrived at Karwan Bazar in search of work.
  • Onion Price raising in Bangladesh

    Onion prices soar, veg too dearer

    Onion prices have shot up by Tk 40-50 a kg, within 24 hours of a meeting in which Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi requested retailers, wholesalers and retailers to help government prevent any price spiral ahead of Ramadan in April.
  • The parrot card readers of Mirpur

    “Mithu! Hey Mithu!” calls reverberate along the length of the road in front of Shah Ali Mazar on a cool winter midday.
  • Requiem for dreams

    With burns all over his body, 20-year-old Mehedi Hasan kept asking his sister whether he would be able to attend yesterday’s college entrance exams.
  • The forgotten ones

    Sitting at her home in Narayanganj’s Siddhirganj, a feeble-looking Maksuda Begum stares vacantly into the distance. She mumbles most of the time making her words difficult to catch.