Sushanta Ghosh | The Daily Star
  • Sushanta Ghosh

  • Guava rotting in garden as demand falls amid Covid-19 pandemic

    Believe it or not, guava is selling at Tk 5 per kg at the wholesale markets in Pirojpur, Jhalakathi and Barishal districts.
  • Barishal youth sets world record

    On July 30, Ashikur Rahman Zubayer received a letter from Guinness World Record at his house on Masjid Bari Road in Jhalakati. Eight months ago, Ashikur had submitted his world record attempt entry to the organisation under football freestyle world records category.
  • No rush to return to Dhaka

    Holidaymakers from the southern region have started returning to their workplaces in Dhaka after spending Eid-ul-Adha with their families.
  • A rare lack of urgency to buy launch tickets

    Eid-ul-Azha typically brings throngs of people to the ports, eager to go home before the religious festival. Launches are often overcrowded, and
  • Barishal’s guava traders in a pickle

    Guava traders in Barishal district are on the verge of heavy losses this year due to the low turnout of buyers and drastic fall in demand for the fruit in Dhaka and Chattogram caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.