NEWS

‘One less mouth to feed’: Climate disasters linked to child marriage in Bangladesh

Originally published: Dialogue Earth/The Third Pole Rukhsar Begum* is a 21-year-old woman from Rowmari, an area of Kurigram district in the north of Bangladesh. She and her family were displaced...

Mojo’s Gaza aid also rockets its sales

Originally published: The Business Standard - Front page lead 12 March 2024 At precisely 5:32pm on 11 March Monday, a remarkable sight unfolded: Tk68,208 poured...

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...

Dhaka traffic near normal as BNP-Jamaat hartal underway

Previously Published:The Business Standard   Dhaka traffic has appeared nearly normal this morning as public transport vehicles have increased on the city streets amid ongoing 48-hour...