Shariful Hasan

March 9, 2022
March 9, 2022

Only reduced costs can end migrants’ exploitation

Rezaul Mia from Tangail spent about Tk 4.5 lakh, which he acquired through a loan, to get a labourer’s job in Saudi Arabia last year.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Najmun’s historic journey takes Bangladeshi flag to 150 countries

Before the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s Victory Day, Najmun Nahar -- a Bangladeshi globetrotter -- wanted to reach her personal milestone of visiting 150 countries.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Reviving a local species of Garfish

Scientists of Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) have successfully invented an artificial breeding technique for the almost-lost freshwater garfish, known as Kakila in Bangladesh.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Skyscraper as tall as 1km: Innovative concept from a Bangladeshi engineer

It may surprise many to know that in the global race to build the tallest skyscrapers, two Bangladeshis have made towering contributions.

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Machine-Readable Passports: No explanations yet on 1.5 lakh pending requests

When over 1.5 lakh applications for machine-readable passports are pending for some two months, the authorities have yet to come up with any official explanations about what led to this situation...

August 11, 2021
August 11, 2021

MRP Server Exhausts Capacity: Passport delivery stumbles

The passport authorities sat on upgrading the MRP server that had crossed the 30-million limit in early June, causing delay in reissuing passports to tens of thousands of Bangladeshis, mostly...

July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

‘Mehmankhana’ shares joy of Eid with 6,000 low-income people 

‘Mehmankhana’, an initiative by a group of volunteers in Dhaka’s Lalmatia, made special arrangements to feed low-income people on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha. 

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Sheuli’s gold pendants and the authorities’ deep sleep!

Everyone present on the grounds of Nishchintopur Primary School was in uncertainty that day.

May 14, 2021
May 14, 2021

‘Mehmankhana’ sharing Eid joy with hot meals for the less fortunate

During the whole month of Ramadan, nearly 1,500 people received iftar here every day. ‘Mehmankhana’, as the organisers call it, aimed to provide hot meals to orphaned children, rickshaw-pullers,...

March 17, 2021
March 17, 2021

BCS exam to be on schedule

The 41st BCS preliminary examination is going ahead on March 19 after the High Court rejected a writ petition filed by a BCS candidate seeking its deferral due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and...