Mirza Shakil

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Panic grips riverside villages

Erosion hits hard the riverside villages in Mirzapur upazila in Tangail as the water levels of Jhenai and Bangshi rivers increase due to onrush of water from upstream and non-stop heavy rains for...

June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021

Pineapples of Madhupur: Tainted with excessive chemicals

Pineapples grown in Tangail’s Madhupur are known to be delicious, but most farmers this time are using excessive hormone to grow bigger fruits and ripe them ahead of time.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

Tangail brush makers losing out for lockdowns

An apparent lack of coordination and disconnect with state initiatives is causing brush makers of a small village in Tangail to lose out to the Covid-19 fallouts and competition from China.

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Once turbulent Dhaleswari now cropland

The dried-up bed of once turbulent Dhaleswari river at different places in Tangail is being used for cultivation. Local farmers are using the river beds for cultivating different crops including...

June 16, 2021
June 16, 2021

Tangail Sal Forest: Two-thirds gone as greed at play

The Sal Forest in Tangail is shrinking fast as mindless grabbing and tree felling continue, threatening the existence of this natural treasure and pushing its flora and fauna towards extinction.

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

A nightmare 668 metres long

People and transports are facing immense sufferings moving through the intersection of four separate roads due to lack of repair works in a small stretch in Sagardighi Bazar area of Tangail’s...

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

On the road to collective turnaround

Bithi Akter, a housewife from Doyakandi village under Deulabari union in Tangail’s Ghatail upazila, was struggling to maintain the five-member family with a meagre income of her day labourer...

June 11, 2021
June 11, 2021

The orchard of hope: Brothers change family fortune

As the household’s only bread earner, Abdur Razzak, a rickshaw puller by profession, could not bear the educational costs of his kids, besides looking after a five-member family. His sons, Jewel,...

June 5, 2021
June 5, 2021

World Environment Day Today: Tangail rivers in peril

Several mills and factories with dyeing and printing units have long been polluting rivers and other water bodies in Tangail by dumping industrial waste into them.

May 27, 2021
May 27, 2021

Curtains down: 46 cinema halls in Tangail shut down in 15yrs

There were 51 cinema halls in Tangail in the 1990s. But only five have managed to survive while 46 had to yield their place to newer forms of entertainment, revolution of mobile phone technology...