Sohrab Hossain | The Daily Star
  • Sohrab Hossain

  • Growers prepare land again as vegetables on 1,900 hectares damaged

    A large number of vegetable farmers affected by the recent cyclone Bulbul are now preparing their fields for cultivation of the seasonal crops again in a bid to recoup the loss.
  • All 17 water filters out of order

    All the 17 water filters at Patuakhali General Hospital have gone out of order within three months of installation.
  • A symbol of optimism

    As recently as five years ago, Sobhan Ali Howlader, a native of Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali district, would barely make ends meet by catching fish at the nearby Andharmanik river.
  • Women, newborns stay on floor as beds scanty

    Many of the treatment seekers at Patuakhali General Hospital’s gynaecology department have to stay on the floor as the 36-bed ward is too inadequate to accommodate the rising number of patients.
  • The school of inclusion

    Eight-year-old Khadija Akhter has never been to school. She is also well past the eligible age to enter a primary school.