Zahangir Shah

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 in their localities.

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.

February 3, 2020
February 3, 2020

Potters leaving trade as demand of earthenware shrinks

Traditional potters in the district, once valued as suppliers of essential household items like plates, jars and cooking utensils, are now struggling for survival.

February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

A cultural exchange programme between Bangladesh and Nepal held in Manikganj

An education delegation team from Nepal visited Manikganj SK Government Girls High School in the district town, recently.

January 24, 2020
January 24, 2020

Illegal toll collection from auto-rickshaws

In the name of Bangladesh Auto-bike Sramik League Kalyan Society, a group of local influential people are allegedly collecting illegal tolls from CNG-run auto-rickshaws at Ghior Bazar bus stand in Manikganj.

January 12, 2020
January 12, 2020

Ten-day art and literary fair concludes in Manikganj

A ten-day art and literary fair at Manikganj Government High School concluded with prize distributions and cultural functions, recently.

January 4, 2020
January 4, 2020

Cultural fairs held in Manikganj

A three-day Baul music event, Madhur Mela, began at Joymantap in Manikganj on January 1. Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud formally inaugurated the event.