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  • The water business in the south west of Bangladesh

    I am very thankful to this story as it is for me, for the people of Satkhira, Khulna and many remote villages in these districts. Water here indeed is very expensive.

  • Nimtoli, Chawkbazar—we hope it is the last

    From the recurring incidents it seems like human life is very cheap in our country—either you get crushed under wheels or get burnt by fire no end to tragedy, yet no justice and little compensation.

  • The Year I Spent Without Bangla

    It was my pleasure to know about your deep relationship with Bangla, our glorious mother tongue. It's definitely a matter of pride and the part and parcel of our everyday life.

  • Expired LPG cylinders are ticking time bombs

    More and more people are getting injured, burnt and dying due to cylinder blasts over the last couple of years.

  • Ekushey Boi Mela young authors

    Every year, young authors appear with new concepts inside colourful covers at the Ekushey Boi Mela.

  • From Patharia to Lusai

    The article on the works of Shahriar Kabir was delightful. I myself got my first SK book as a birthday gift and read it repeatedly. The story set in a foreign land captivated me.

  • Dhaka fire

    How much longer before we learn from tragedy?

    Such horrific tragic incidents take place in our country on a regular basis but the question is how much are we learning from such incidents?

  • Reliable diagnostic labs?

    There are numerous diagnostic centers that have been established in the country which use the latest lab equipment and employ lab technicians.

  • Pulling the weight of the world

    The story "Pulling the weight of the world" in Star Weekend tells us what we all know—once a rickshaw puller, always a rickshaw puller.

  • Role of a Mother Language

    I have been using an app for the last couple of months to have a conversation in English with people living abroad.