Ahmed Humayun Kabir Topu | The Daily Star
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  • OC arranged it ‘to cover up the crime’

    A police officer in Pabna allegedly arranged a marriage between a gang-rape victim and one of the alleged rapists in an attempt to cover up the crime, the woman’s family members and rights activists in the district said.
  • Death anniversary of Promoth Chowdhury observed in Pabna

    A discussion, marking the 73rd death anniversary of renowned Bengali writer, Promoth Chowdhury, was held in Pabna on Monday. The speakers demanded the establishment of a museum at Haripur, in honour of the writer. Promoth Chowdhury was the pride of Pabna. His
  • Professor Zia Hyder’s 11th death anniversary today

    The 11th death anniversary of Professor Zia Hyder, an icon of modern theater in Bangladesh, will be observed today at his ancestral hometown in Pabna today. Two schools, both named Zia Hyder Progoti Biddaloy, were built there in his honour.
  • Post-flood rehabilitation a far cry

    The flood waters of Pachil village in Sirajganj’s Shahzadpur upazila have started to recede. But that does not matter to Ahed Ali. The furious Jamuna has devoured his home, even the land on which his humble abode stood.
  • Ichamati dying

    River grabbing, untreated human waste, heavy metals and indiscriminately dumped toxic chemicals are some of the words now one can use to describe the once famous Ichamati River of Pabna.