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What does it take to parent a child with disabilities?

Originally published: The Business Standard Sanjida Nahar Tumpa and Elius Sarker had just welcomed their baby boy, Sahel, into the world after seven years of their marriage. From the moment...

Ramadan away from home: How it goes for Bangladeshi students abroad

Originally Published: The Business Standard Four thousand miles from home in Poland's Poznan — DM Mahmudul Hasan, a 22-year-old engineering student from Bangladesh, is spending Ramadan...

Woes of university admission seekers amid political strife

Previously Published: The Business Standard Shakia Rahman, an admission aspirant from HSC 2023 intake, is now in a dilemma scheduling her study plan for the...

‘My stomach doesn’t understand blockade’: Transport workers who defy fear, death

Previously Published: The Business Standard "Close the windows; please, everyone keep the windows closed," Mohammad Raju, a helper of a bus, was repeatedly urging his...

Political instability snatching what little left for daily wage earners

Previously Published: The Business Standard "If this situation continues, people will have to survive by eating Kochu Pata ," says Ismail Mia, a rickshaw-puller in...

How food delivery men survive Dhaka’s storms

Previously Published: The Business Standard Hasan had been stranded for hours, his jumbo-sized backpack now resting against his arm. The rain continued to batter the surroundings...

Rise in work-from-home job scams in Bangladesh

Previously Published: The Business Standard With inflation on the rise and a growing unemployment crisis, Bangladesh is witnessing a spike in fraudulent activities in its...

An animal market in North with a 100-year-old history

Previously Published: The Business Standard It is a wide field packed with rows of cows, horses, bulls, goats and sheep as far as the eyes...

The tale of a meadowland

Previously Published: The Business Standard A land that stays submerged in rainwater for more than five months a year in Sirajganj emerges as a meadow...