Md Shahnawaz Khan Chandan

Md Shahnawaz Khan Chandan is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Education and Research, Jagannath University. The writer can be reached at s.nawazk28@yahoo.com.

Moshar Machine promising a solution to mosquito menace

When the entire country is grappling with mosquito menace, a Bangladeshi entrepreneur and his team have come up with an ingenious solution that promises to be an effective tool in mosquito control.

3w ago

Beating the heat with ‘cool’ initiatives

April 22 was one of the hottest days Dhaka has ever experienced in the last 65 years. While many city dwellers preferred to stay in the comfort of their homes, some students of the department of philosophy at Jagannath University had other plans.

1m ago

Irresistable Antarctica

Mohua Rouf is one of the few Bangladeshis who have ever set foot on the world’s southernmost continent, Antarctica. She spent six days in the icy abode of penguins, seals and whales which is arguably the least-trodden place on earth by humans.

1m ago

Dhaka’s vanishing wildlife

Gendaria, a neighbourhood in Old Dhaka, once known for its spacious roads and European style colonial buildings, has lost much of its grandeur.

5m ago

RMG Workers’ Life After Protests: Plagued by uncertainty

Since the announcement of the new wage, the workers have been reiterating that it will not bring them any semblance of relief, but fighting for it has brought on all kinds of trouble.

6m ago

Toiling away childhood

At a time when he should have been going to school and growing up with all the happiness and blessings life has to offer, Sajjad ended up experiencing the other end of the spectrum.

6m ago

Khawaja Tower Fire: ‘The help that didn’t arrive’

Aklima Akter, 33, worked on the ninth floor Khawaja Tower, a 14-storey commercial building located on Bir Uttam AK Khandaker Road in Dhaka’s Mohakhali, which was engulfed by a devastating fire on Thursday afternoon.

7m ago

'The help that didn't arrive'

Obaidur went looking for his sister by himself after taking permission from a fire official. He searched the floors (eight to 11) for her using flashlight of his mobile phone. He found a body on the 11th floor. It was his sister’s

7m ago
June 1, 2024
June 1, 2024

Moshar Machine promising a solution to mosquito menace

When the entire country is grappling with mosquito menace, a Bangladeshi entrepreneur and his team have come up with an ingenious solution that promises to be an effective tool in mosquito control.

May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024

Beating the heat with ‘cool’ initiatives

April 22 was one of the hottest days Dhaka has ever experienced in the last 65 years. While many city dwellers preferred to stay in the comfort of their homes, some students of the department of philosophy at Jagannath University had other plans.

April 27, 2024
April 27, 2024

Irresistable Antarctica

Mohua Rouf is one of the few Bangladeshis who have ever set foot on the world’s southernmost continent, Antarctica. She spent six days in the icy abode of penguins, seals and whales which is arguably the least-trodden place on earth by humans.

January 20, 2024
January 20, 2024

Dhaka’s vanishing wildlife

Gendaria, a neighbourhood in Old Dhaka, once known for its spacious roads and European style colonial buildings, has lost much of its grandeur.

December 10, 2023
December 10, 2023

RMG Workers’ Life After Protests: Plagued by uncertainty

Since the announcement of the new wage, the workers have been reiterating that it will not bring them any semblance of relief, but fighting for it has brought on all kinds of trouble.

December 9, 2023
December 9, 2023

Toiling away childhood

At a time when he should have been going to school and growing up with all the happiness and blessings life has to offer, Sajjad ended up experiencing the other end of the spectrum.

October 28, 2023
October 28, 2023

Khawaja Tower Fire: ‘The help that didn’t arrive’

Aklima Akter, 33, worked on the ninth floor Khawaja Tower, a 14-storey commercial building located on Bir Uttam AK Khandaker Road in Dhaka’s Mohakhali, which was engulfed by a devastating fire on Thursday afternoon.

October 27, 2023
October 27, 2023

'The help that didn't arrive'

Obaidur went looking for his sister by himself after taking permission from a fire official. He searched the floors (eight to 11) for her using flashlight of his mobile phone. He found a body on the 11th floor. It was his sister’s

October 22, 2023
October 22, 2023

Laurels for OTT highfliers

It was a vibrant gathering of celebrities, artistes and influencers at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre last evening.

October 1, 2023
October 1, 2023

Protect senior citizens from the clutches of corruption

The government has failed miserably to prevent corruption in the existing pension and social protection programmes.

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