Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

Multimedia journalist with nearly 10 years’ experience in mainstream media in Bangladesh with a background in investigative journalism and environmental, political and human rights reporting.

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Vaccinating 12-17 year olds: A plan divorced from reality

The government’s plan to inoculate people from almost all age groups including adolescents without ensuring a steady supply of vaccines appears to be anything but practical.

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

Mask a must, finds largest study of its kind by Stanford Medicine and Yale researchers

Wearing masks reduces the chances of contracting Covid-19 up to 34 percent, and the government should act aggressively to force people to wear masks, says a recent study on 3.5 lakh people in rural...

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Another wave may roll in soon

Despite a steady dip in infection and death rates over the last three weeks, experts fear another wave of Covid-19 might be around the corner and say there is no room for complacency.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Frustration grows in BNP grassroots

The BNP, out of power for the longest period since its inception four decades ago, is now in a quandary over whether to run in the next election after a movement or without one. 

September 1, 2021
September 1, 2021

Message in my palm for two-faced friends: Pori Moni

“I'm still in trauma. I couldn't sleep in last 27 days. The nightmare is not over yet,” film actress Pori Moni told The Daily Star over phone after she returned home from jail this evening.

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

A game-changing event

The Taliban’s assumption of power in Afghanistan has sent global and regional politics into a spin. How things will unfold in the coming days is now being discussed across the world. In this...

August 18, 2021
August 18, 2021

It all depends on line they’ll take

Foreign relations analysts fear long-term instability and a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan as the Taliban takes control of the country following the withdrawal of US forces, with its...

August 14, 2021
August 14, 2021

Wonder nasal vaccine knocking on the door

One sniff, and you’re vaccinated against Covid-19! Almost 100 percent protected against almost all variants.

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination: Next drive likely to begin Tuesday; target 20 lakh

The government plans to inoculate at least 20 lakh people against Covid-19 in another special vaccination drive expected to begin on Tuesday.

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination: Special drive now uncertain

The government is not likely to launch the planned special vaccination programme from August 14 as inadequate vaccine doses mire the current inoculation drive against Covid-19.