Sushanta Ghosh | The Daily Star
  • Sushanta Ghosh

  • Crumbling before its inauguration

    Cultural activists of Barishal yesterday organised a human chain and rally to protest irregularities in construction of the divisional Shilpakala Academy. They demanded immediate handover of the building.
  • Barishal’s polythene peril

    In a move to rid the city of waterlogging, Barishal City Corporation (BCC) has started a drive to clean the 43 major canals flowing through the city, but are facing an all-too-familiar obstacle -- polythene -- by the tonnes.
  • Sporting well drying up in inactive Barishal

    Cynics say that to the authorities concerned sports development means making more infrastructure in the country, regardless of whether existing ones are properly used or not.
  • Water crisis leaves patients miserable

    An acute shortage of water at the Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) has persisted for close to a month, putting several thousand people in severe woes.
  • Barishal City Corporation ranks last in LGRD review

    In a blow to citizen morale, Barishal City Corporation has placed lowest in the evaluation of annual performance contracts under the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives (LGRD).