Saikat Dewan | The Daily Star
  • Saikat Dewan

  • Watermelons before time

    No summer afternoon without chilled watermelons. But two unlikely men in southeast Bangladesh are bending the rules and
  • Work not ended in a decade

    About half of the population of Laxmichhari upazila are being deprived of different facilityes like health and medical services for many
  • The lure of palm oil

    African oil palms have been used for producing edible palm oil for millennia. Archaeological evidence suggests the tree was imported
  • Silk industry in Chittagong Hill Tracts

    Silk industry flourishes in the hills

    Several of the peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts are famous for weaving. The production of traditional cloth and woven goods,
  • Taking healthcare to hard-to-reach area

    Betchari Mukh is a small village on the hills of Khagrachhari district in south-east Bangladesh. The local community, consisting mostly