Zahangir Shah

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...

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...

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....

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.

September 22, 2020
September 22, 2020

Wait for Ferries: Truckers pay extra to cut the queue

Cashing in on heavy flow of vehicles on Paturia-Daulatdia ferry route, some dishonest BIWTC employees are allegedly overcharging goods-laden vehicles to board ferries for crossing the Padma through...

September 19, 2020
September 19, 2020

Paturia Ghat: Disruption in ferry service triggers chaos

Commuters from south and south-western districts of the country traveling through the Paturia ferry terminal have been suffering long tailback.

August 9, 2020
August 9, 2020

A pipeline at risk of being clogged

In October 2019, Bangladesh cricket was shaken to its core after national cricketers called for a strike and placed an 11-point demand -- which was later extended to 13 points. One of those demands...

July 17, 2020
July 17, 2020

A ‘doctor’, a miscarriage and a decade-old lie

For 15 years, Pramad Chakrabarti offered treatment to pregnant women and children in Manikganj district.