Suzit Kumar Das

February 9, 2021
February 9, 2021

Raw jute prices hit new high

Raw jute prices hit a new high as the natural fibre traded for as much as Tk 5,300 per maund (one maund equals 37 kilogrammes) at local markets in Faridpur, the biggest producing district, as...

January 23, 2021
January 23, 2021

Tricked, sold to a pimp for Tk 20,000

After her father died, around two years ago, Rimu came to the capital from Jamalpur and started working at a readymade garment factory.

January 20, 2021
January 20, 2021

Jute prices go thru the roof

Jute prices have doubled to hit Tk 4,000-4,200 a maund in Faridpur, the biggest grower of the fibre in Bangladesh.

January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021

Indomitable: Faridpur man bounces back even after losing both arms

Even after losing both his arms in an accident, Kamrul Sheikh, 34, used the sheer power of will and determination to bounce back and change his own fate.

December 25, 2020
December 25, 2020

RK Metal: from rags to riches

Paritos Kumar Malo, the proprietor of RK Metal, has shown that with a little determination and courage, anyone can go from humble beginnings to a real-life success story.

November 23, 2020
November 23, 2020

Working for years at risky rented building

As Nagarkanda municipality has no building of its own since its establishment in 1999, the municipality has been running its activities in a decrepit rented house for years amid risk.

August 5, 2020
July 5, 2020
July 5, 2020

FARIDPUR REGION ICU: ‘Sometimes, patients die on the way’

Only two hospitals in the entire Faridpur region have intensive care units, both of which are dedicated for Covid-19 patients, leaving other invalids needing ICU support dependent on Dhaka.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

Faridpur municipality fails in garbage management

Indiscriminate dumping of garbage has turned a large section of Dhaka-Barishal highway, between the main entrance of Faridpur Medical College Hospital (FMCH) and Bangladesh Agricultural Development...

October 15, 2019
October 15, 2019

Villagers suffer as road condition awful

Thousands of people of Rajbari Sadar and Kalukhali upazilas are badly suffering as the four-kilometre road from Gandimara intersection to Old Belgachhi Bazar has become almost unfit for vehicular...