Zahangir Shah

March 21, 2022
March 21, 2022

Remembering Teroshree massacre

The Liberation War has left our nation marred with atrocious tales. The Teroshree village of Ghior upazila of Manikganj bore testament to such a tale.

December 9, 2021
December 9, 2021

From child bride to changemaker

She was a victim of child marriage. Being only a ninth-grader, she was forcibly married off at 14 in 2003.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

10-year-old with special needs living in a cage for 6 years

Ten-year-old Shikha Das has been living in a cage at home -- in Purbaful Kaunnail Rishipara under Kalukhali upazila of Rajbari -- for the last six years.

November 15, 2021
November 15, 2021

Paturia-Daulatdia Ferry Service: Truckers’ wait counted in days

Truckers and bus passengers are suffering immensely as ferry service on the Paturia-Daulatdia ferry route is being hampered due to shortage of ferries for the last 19 days.

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Leaving the glitzy city for now

Al-Amin worked at a metal ornament factory in the capital's Lalbagh area for 15 years.After the pandemic struck Bangladesh and the factory incurred losses due to a fall in sales, the factory had to eventually close down two weeks ago, leaving the 26-year-old unemployed.

July 1, 2021
July 1, 2021

Living in the memories of loved ones

Sami lost his father a year ago.

October 7, 2020
October 7, 2020

Paturia-Daulatdia Ferry Services: Frequent breakdowns, repair cost of older vessels part of problem

Frequent breakdowns of decades-old larger ferries, known as ro-ro ferries, are one of the prime reasons for frequent disruptions in ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route, which is used by lakhs of residents in the country’s 21 south-western districts.

October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020

(Watch) The Manikganj garden with 500 species of exotic flowering plants

Tanvir Ahmed of Manikganj has 500 species of exotic flowering plants in his garden. The master's degree holder from Dhaka University has 613 species of flowers and fruit trees in his garden. Of the 573 species of flowering plants, 500 are exotic and most of the 140 species of fruit trees are exotic.

September 24, 2020
September 24, 2020

Daulatdia Ferry Ghat at risk of erosion again

River erosion has begun at Daulatdia ferry terminal in Rajbari. A part of terminal-3 and its adjacent area have already gone into the Padma over the last three days.

September 23, 2020
September 23, 2020

Paturia-Daulatdia Route: Ferry crisis deals double blow

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route have been disrupted for the last three days due to shortage of vessels.