Md Abbas

Staff Reporter, Print/Digital, The Daily Star

Expatriate workers left in the lurch

Budget fails to address their woes

2d ago

Govt alone felled over 7 lakh trees last year

At a time when heatwaves and rise in temperatures have become a headache for the country, different government agencies felled over seven lakh trees across the country last year in the name of development work, according to a new study.

3d ago

Fate of 17,000 still uncertain

While Bangladesh wants to send the remaining aspirant migrant workers to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur has said it will not extend the deadline for the entry of foreign workers.

3d ago

Govt to take up two projects for Rohingyas

After more than seven years of discussion, the government is set to finally undertake two projects involving Tk 8,483 crore for the Rohingya and host communities.

1w ago

Forced into prostitution in UAE

Tuly Akhter*, a resident of Khulna, reached the UAE spending Tk 1.50 lakh by using all her savings.

1w ago

Veggies too pricey to afford for many

Homemaker Nurunnahar Begum could not believe her ears yesterday when a trader asked for Tk 100 for a kilogram of green papaya at the capital’s Kachukhet kitchen market.

3w ago

Illegal rickshaws rule Dhaka streets

The rising number of illegal rickshaws remains one of the major reasons for the capital’s traffic getting worse.

3w ago

Haider Akbar Khan Rano: A life lived for the oppressed

He may no longer be with us, but his spirit, his values, and his influence will forever remain

4w ago
June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

Expatriate workers left in the lurch

Budget fails to address their woes

June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

Fate of 17,000 still uncertain

While Bangladesh wants to send the remaining aspirant migrant workers to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur has said it will not extend the deadline for the entry of foreign workers.

June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

Govt alone felled over 7 lakh trees last year

At a time when heatwaves and rise in temperatures have become a headache for the country, different government agencies felled over seven lakh trees across the country last year in the name of development work, according to a new study.

May 29, 2024
May 29, 2024

Govt to take up two projects for Rohingyas

After more than seven years of discussion, the government is set to finally undertake two projects involving Tk 8,483 crore for the Rohingya and host communities.

May 28, 2024
May 28, 2024

Forced into prostitution in UAE

Tuly Akhter*, a resident of Khulna, reached the UAE spending Tk 1.50 lakh by using all her savings.

May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024

Veggies too pricey to afford for many

Homemaker Nurunnahar Begum could not believe her ears yesterday when a trader asked for Tk 100 for a kilogram of green papaya at the capital’s Kachukhet kitchen market.

May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024

Illegal rickshaws rule Dhaka streets

The rising number of illegal rickshaws remains one of the major reasons for the capital’s traffic getting worse.

May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024

Haider Akbar Khan Rano: A life lived for the oppressed

He may no longer be with us, but his spirit, his values, and his influence will forever remain

May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024

Kitchen Markets: Veggie prices shoot up

Along with price hikes of chicken and fish, some vegetables also saw rising prices in the kitchen markets of the capital yesterday, adding to the never-ending burden on the pockets of low-income groups.

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

Clean energy goal a far cry

Although renewable energy saw a significant growth last year, accounting for more than 30 percent of the world’s electricity for the first time last year, Bangladesh generates only 1.5 percent of electricity from renewables.

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