Helemul Alam | The Daily Star
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  • Wasa Managing Director: A failure yet trust is in him

    Since the prime minister “praises” Wasa Managing Director Taqsem A Khan, the majority of its board members support extending his tenure.
  • (WATCH) A place to breathe

    First-grader Hasibur Rahman Anu was elated while playing at the eastern side of the Hazi Abdul Alim playground in Old Dhaka on Saturday.
  • Dhaka not a ‘smart city’

    Dhaka has not made it to the list of 109 smart cities in the world, according to the 2020 Smart City Index.
  • Onion price peels off middle-class stability

    Lutfur Rahman, a resident of Shuritola, never thought he would reach such a point in his life where he would have to purchase essentials from a government subsidised OMS truck. But there he was yesterday, standing in a long queue leading up to a truck that came to his area.
  • Onion makes consumers cry

    Onion prices have shot up dramatically in the country due to panic buying by consumers and price gouging by wholesalers in the immediate aftermath of India’s decision on Monday to suspend onion exports.