Sanjoy Kumar Barua | The Daily Star
  • Sanjoy Kumar Barua

  • Brick kilns polluting air, destroying farmland

    With the start of the brick-making season, dozens of illegal brick kilns have started operation inside the forests and near many schools in Bandarban, polluting environment in the hills.
  • Indiscriminate hill cutting

    As recently as June this year landslides in the Chittagong Hill Tracts claimed the lives of more than 150 people, with indiscriminate hill-cutting largely to blame for the disaster.
  • BCL men beat up four cops

    Activists of Bangladesh Chattra League (BCL), Bandarban unit beat up four plainclothes policemen following an argument over a trifling matter on Friday night.
  • Banana boon for farmers

    Banana boon for farmers

    The organic banana orchards of Bandarban are every farmer's dreams. They yield well and churn good profits. Not to mention, these highly nutritious fruits are sweet, delectable and loved by children and adults alike.
  • I have never seen a doctor

    She does not want any more children, but she has never seen a doctor or even a hospital in her life and she does not know what family