Syed Mansur Hashim | The Daily Star
  • Syed Mansur Hashim

    Assistant Editor, The Daily Star

  • A loan defaulting epidemic: Over two lakh privileged institutions!

    The informa-tion disclosed by the finance minister in parliament this month, as a response to a question by a member of parliament, is quite an eye opener.
  • The allure of Europe

    Last year, the international media was awash with reports that a significant number of illegal migrants headed to Europe were Bangladeshis.
  • Mystery of the disappearing coal

    The Barapukuria coal mine debacle continues to generate considerable interest in media and not without reason.
  • BRT: An excellent idea gone haywire

    One of the major communications projects, the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT), an excellent idea that was supposed to facilitate the movement of large numbers of people with ease in and around the capital city has been in limbo for the last six years.
  • Recycled plastic for roads

    The idea of using discarded plastic to build roads was brought to fruition by a company called VolkerWessels in 2015. But the country where roads are now being built with this new technology is India. Indeed, the man who made it possible was Dr Rajagopalan Vasudevan...
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