Wasim Bin Habib | The Daily Star
  • Wasim Bin Habib

  • Covid-19 Stimulus Package: Disparity in disbursement

    Implementation of government’s stimulus package, announced to absorb the economic shock from the coronavirus pandemic, saw a mixed progress as around 26 percent of the massive Tk 111,141-crore scheme was disbursed in four months till July.
  • Brace yourself for second wave

    With infections and deaths from Covid-19 still far from over, a high-powered technical committee has warned that a “second wave” of coronavirus infections may be coming, advising the government to prepare a roadmap and take all-out preparations to prevent the possible resurgence.
  • Students Amid Closure: Walled in by uncertainties

    Shabeeb has been having trouble concentrating on his studies for the last few days. Stuck at home for six months, the fourth grader of a reputed private school in the capital has become bored and depressed.
  • Curbs on public movement go

    Ignoring the risks of further spread of Covid-19, the government has lifted the restrictions on public movement and activities from today even though the coronavirus pandemic is showing no sign of abating.
  • Complaints Against Cops: Floodgates flung open

    “Seven policemen sent to jail”, “‘Drama by cops’ gone wrong”, “Bamna OC withdrawn for slapping ASI”, “Kotwali OC, 4 cops sued for extortion”, and “Durgapur OC withdrawn over torturing Jubo League leader”, were some of the headlines over the last few days.