Anwar Ali | The Daily Star
  • Anwar Ali

    Staff Correspondent based in Rajshahi

  • Ex-RU VC’s Tenure: Recruitment rules violated freely

    Thursday’s chaos on Rajshahi University campus can be attributable to the lack of effective steps after a government report mentioned that bribery, questionable recruitment and financial irregularities were rampant in the administration when Prof Abdus Sobhan was the vice chancellor.
  • All for money?

    Outgoing Rajshahi University Vice Chancellor Prof M Abdus Sobhan violated a ministerial embargo by appointing 137 teachers and staffers on his last day in office yesterday, giving rise to daylong chaos and clashes on the campus.
  • Ponds eating up crop fields

    A farmer in Rajshahi’s Paba upazila, Motahar Hossain sees his land waterlogged most part of the year -- preventing him from cultivating paddy with water even encroaching into his home.
  • Unity is strength

    While experts have been urging speedy improvement of Bangladesh’s worrying child marriage rate, some civil society groups have shown the path to resolving the issue.
  • Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital

    No dedicated doctors, staff for ICU at RMCH

    When the season’s first nor’wester hit on the afternoon of April 4, the thought of a potential power blackout made Mokarram Hossain worried as he was attending to his brother Muhibullah Bahar at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH).