Sushanta Ghosh | The Daily Star
  • Sushanta Ghosh

  • Covid-19 Fallout: Barishal Shital Pati weavers in a bind

    There’s a group of artisans in Barishal who have been making their living weaving Shital Pati -- mats made out of cane -- for hundreds of years. In fact, there are entire villages, like Helencha village in Bakerganj upazila, where several dozens of households are devoted to the craft.
  • UP, Pourasabha Elections: Barishal polls officials voice worries to CEC

    Field-level election officials have expressed fear of chaos at the upcoming Union Parishad and Pourasabha elections, stemming from confrontational local politics and factional feuds.
  • The robot nurse

    Robots have been seen assisting medical staff at Covid-19 hospitals across the world but it has never been seen here.
  • Barishal launch owners demand cash incentive

    Business leaders and trade bodies in Barishal have urged the government to ensure adequate support for them in the upcoming national budget such that they can survive the Covid-19 fallouts.
  • CCU at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital in disarray

    The Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) of Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) is not in operational condition. Its only angiogram machine is not working, and all its air conditioners are out of order, which means the unit is barely functioning.