“Get us out of here. Please help!”
These were the last words Liton heard from his sister-in-law Jahanara Begum when he called her on Thursday evening.
Abul Kashem, 45, used to drive buses owned by others for 25 years and dreamed of one day owning his own bus.
Md Rasel, a 27-year-old peddler, regularly visits hospitals and diagnostic centres in Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area to collect recyclable medical wastes.
26 years ago, a young Md Riajuddin came to Dhaka, from Mymensingh, to make a decent living.
The same old pictures of thousands of people leaving the capital have returned as the country braces for another lockdown.
For the past month, every lamppost, electric pole and balustrade in the neighbourhoods in Dhaka-14 constituency was strung up with technicolor posters of at least 33 politicians vying to be the...
Nazma Begum Swapna has spent half of her life living in Mohakhali’s Sattola slum.
After being attacked three times in last six years, receiving numerous death threats, and even after filing general diaries in this regard, Shahinuddin, a trader, was attacked once again on May 16...
The ban on inter-district buses and restrictions on public movement could not stop the mad rush of homebound people, as thousands made arduous journeys yesterday to celebrate the Eid with their...
Be it on the highways or on ferries, people’s desperate rush to go to their home towns for Eid only heightened yesterday, despite mounting difficulties.