Sohrab Hossain | The Daily Star
  • Sohrab Hossain

  • Awful drainage brings woe for Kuakata municipality

    Kuakata municipality in Kalapara upazila under Patuakhali suffers severe waterlogging during the rains every year, thanks to the abysmal drainage system in the famous tourist centre.
  • Double blow for Kalapara farmers

    The cyclone Amphan destroyed a number of households and vast tract of cropland. It also crushed the last strands of hope for many vegetable farmers in Kalapara upazila of the district amid ithe Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Sikder Group’s illegal structure in Kuakata beach

    The authorities of Sikder Resort and Villas keep building a structure near the Kuakata beach defying a removal notice issued by the local land office almost a year ago.
  • Tidal surges a threat to plantation in Shuvosandhya beach

    The onslaught of super cyclone Ampan on May 20 wrought havoc to the large tamarisk plantation in Shuvoshandhya beach, a tourist spot in Barguna’s Taltoli upazila, uprooting about 25,000 trees on 10 hectares of land and damaging the road connecting the spot.
  • Facebook-based initiative benefits general patients during Covid-19 shutdown

    A team of doctors under the banner of “Patuakhalibasir Daktar” (Doctors for the People of Patuakhali) are providing telemedicine services to the people of the district, facilitating treatment for general patients during the adverse situation amid the Covid-19 pandemic.