Zahangir Shah

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.

March 15, 2020
March 15, 2020

They roam around in quarantine!

Although the government is repeatedly requesting people returning home from abroad to be in home quarantine for 14 days to prevent spread of novel coronavirus, many of them are seen walking freely...

March 14, 2020
March 14, 2020

Kaliganga river on deathbed

The once vibrant Kaliganga river in Manikganj appears to be almost dead at places and local environmental activists blame illegal encroachment and absence of dredging for it.

March 7, 2020
March 7, 2020

Indomitable: mother of 4 from marginalised community becomes law graduate

Nothing could stop Nelima Das. Born in the marginalised Robi Das community, where most members are cobblers by profession, she could not escape the curse of early marriage.

February 3, 2020
February 3, 2020

Locals inspired by man who planted 70,000 trees in just 38 years

In just around forty years, ASM Khalequzzaman Saju of Manikganj has planted nearly 70,000 trees turning his little village home into a veritable mini forest.