Bishakha Devnath

October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019

Testing Fish Feed: Importers cash in on legal loopholes

A battle between the Chattogram customs and fish feed importers over the jurisdiction of the port authority to check hazardous substances in imported consignments has laid bare loopholes in the...

October 13, 2019
October 13, 2019

Checking eyes from miles away

Samira Begum’s eyes were itchy and watery for a few days when she finally decided to get a check-up at the Puthia Upazila Health Complex of Rajshahi on September 17.

October 3, 2019
October 3, 2019

Legal complications stall narcotics cases

Mohammad Saju has been behind bars since March in a drugs-related case and he does not know when the court will resume hearing his case giving him an opportunity to seek bail.

September 13, 2019
September 13, 2019

Hounded out of Saudi Arabia

Kabirun Nahar sat on a luggage trolley as she got out of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka yesterday. She had nothing with her bearing signs of her life overseas, apart from her right...

August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019

Lifesavers on the beach

As the sun lights up the horizon, Osman Goni starts patrolling the Cox’s Bazar sea beach. While waves crash at his feet, his eyes keep searching the distance for anyone who might need help. A team...

August 11, 2019
August 11, 2019

ENSLAVED in Oman

Shaheen Alam heard his mother’s voice crack on the other end of the phone, as she pleaded with him to rescue her from the torture by a trafficking network in Oman. She had gone there in May after...

August 8, 2019
August 8, 2019

Dengue Prevalence: Upscale areas more prone

Dengue infections and Aedes mosquito prevalence are higher in areas with too many multistory buildings and shiny infrastructures adorned with decorative greeneries, although there are a few...

July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019

Dengue spreads to 50 districts

Dengue has spread to 50 districts with a record 1,096 patients having been diagnosed with the viral disease yesterday alone.

July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019

Tk 500 max for dengue diagnosis

Showing symptoms of dengue, Kazi Jabunnahar, 29, went to a nearby private hospital from her Banasree house about two weeks ago.

July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019

Waste no time, seek treatment

Dengue may be fatal for those who had already contracted the disease before, with doctors suggesting immediate treatment at the first sign of a fever for everyone.