Dwoha Chowdhury

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

No remedy in sight

As Sylhet city grows in terms of its population, so does its traffic.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Dhalai river at the mercy of sand traders

An authorised balumahal (sand quarry) leaseholder has been extracting sand from the banks of Dhalai river in Sylhet’s Companiganj, posing a serious threat to the environment.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Sylhet all set to inaugurate modern bus terminal

After the 1897 Assam earthquake, the greater Sylhet region adopted a sustainable design for buildings. Known as “Assam type” structures, they are now considered a heritage.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Six months of SUST Movement: A story of unkept promises

Six months have gone by since the students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) suspended their movement for the removal of the vice chancellor and other demands. 

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

So much for the schedule

Sunday night was quite shocking for Sylhet residents, as Division-2 of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) published a load-shedding schedule stating that many areas of the city would face blackouts for 12 to 13 hours.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

‘Haors are no longer haors’

Q. What is happening to our haors (the vast wetlands in the country’s north-eastern region) and how has that impacted the flood situation?

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Nature’s revenge

For around a month now, all four districts in the Sylhet division have been enduring floods with the water receding slowly from many areas and thousands left to suffer.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Flood victims in north: A roof over their heads is all they need now

Sitting in a roadside garage near what used to be her home, Nasima Begum, 70, was seen trying to salvage whatever was edible from paddy she had stored earlier.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Waterborne diseases on the rise

The yard and kitchen of Aparna Rani Das’s house in Gagra village, on the edge of Hakaluki haor in Moulvibazar’s Barlekha upazila, is submerged in knee-deep water since June 17.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Northeast braces for another blow

“How much more can we take?”