S Dilip Roy | The Daily Star
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  • Brahmaputra river char: Where people can't afford to celebrate Eid in pandemic

    Aheda Bewa is a resident of Jatrapur char in the Brahmaputra river, under Kurigram Sadar upazila. She stays with her son Atoar Ali’s and his family. She occasionally works as a day labourer. For her, Eid-ul-Fitr morning -- which sees celebrations and festivities around the world and in Bangladesh -- was not joyous. She was depressed as she could not manage to buy new clothes for them.
  • Journalist assaulted by BGB members

    BGB men led by a camp commander allegedly assaulted a reporter in Lalmonirhat Thursday night and accused him of possessing illegal drugs in a case filed with Sadar Police Station.
  • Dozen mass graves in Lalmonirhat lie neglected

    April 5, 1971 is a black day that lives on in the memory of survivors and the Liberation War generation of Lalmonirhat.
  • Seed production brings solvency to farmers

    Many farmers in Rangpur’s Lalmonirhat Sadar and Aditamari upazila have turned to vegetable seed cultivation after being left unsatisfied by the prevailing prices of food grains.
  • Son of martyred freedom fighter awaits allowance in despair

    “My father Bocharam Das is a martyred freedom fighter, recognised by the government. But we are not getting any facilities given to the martyred freedom fighter’s family by the government,” said Monaram Das, 51, son of the martyred freedom fighter.