Md Shahnawaz Khan Chandan

August 11, 2021
August 11, 2021

OxyJet: the long road to approval

From the drawing board to the approval stamp, it’s been a long exhilarating process for OxyJet. But it isn’t over yet.

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

A tale of a landfill and its ravages

Abdus Salam, a long-time resident of Mridha Bari area, said the stench from Matuail landfill nearby has become unbearable in the last five to six years.

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Surge in Covid Patients: Hospitals in city overwhelmed

Wednesday was a nightmare for Shipra Baidya and her family.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Expat Returnees: Cash assistance, counsel for them

The government is going to give Tk 13,500 and career counselling to 200,000 migrant workers who returned home amid the pandemic.

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Left unpaid, living in misery

Around 34,000 temporary and substitute workers of state-run jute mills shut down in July last year have been living a miserable life as they are yet to get their dues.

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

It’s more than just lack of food

To live off the streets of Dhaka is not merely living in hunger, it also comes with an immense lack of security. For the “tokai” -- a child waste picker -- living in the capital, hunger and...

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

Living on medical wastes

Md Rasel, a 27-year-old peddler, regularly visits hospitals and diagnostic centres in Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area to collect recyclable medical wastes.

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

Lives buried under the weight of waste

At around 9 AM, two massive excavators were moving wastes from a waste dumping platform at Matuail Sanitary Landfill. Deafening noise from the engines and their gigantic moving arms equipped with...

June 8, 2021
June 8, 2021

Private hospitals treating Covid-19 patients charging at will

Desperate and discomposed, they would arrive at the doors of private hospitals to get treatment for Covid-19.

May 12, 2021
May 12, 2021

BJMC Temps: Leading miserable lives

More than 32,000 substitute and temporary workers of the state-run jute mills, which were closed on July 1 last year for modernisation, are leading miserable lives as they have not received their...