Bishakha Devnath | The Daily Star
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  • Testing Fish Feed: Importers cash in on legal loopholes

    A battle between the Chattogram customs and fish feed importers over the jurisdiction of the port authority to check hazardous substances in imported consignments has laid bare loopholes in the import policy.
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    Checking eyes from miles away

    Samira Begum’s eyes were itchy and watery for a few days when she finally decided to get a check-up at the Puthia Upazila Health Complex of Rajshahi on September 17.
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    Legal complications stall narcotics cases

    Mohammad Saju has been behind bars since March in a drugs-related case and he does not know when the court will resume hearing his case giving him an opportunity to seek bail.
  • Hounded out of Saudi Arabia

    Kabirun Nahar sat on a luggage trolley as she got out of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka yesterday. She had nothing with her bearing signs of her life overseas, apart from her right leg bandaged from above the ankle to her toes, the doing of her Saudi employer.
  • Lifesavers on the beach

    As the sun lights up the horizon, Osman Goni starts patrolling the Cox’s Bazar sea beach. While waves crash at his feet, his eyes keep searching the distance for anyone who might need help. A team of 26 lifeguards stands ready for his order to rescue people lost in the waves.