Manzur H Maswood

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    Oppositions reject polls schedule

    Manzur H Maswood and Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:42am on November 09, 2018

    Opposition political alliances and parties on Thursday rejected the schedule for the 11th Jatiya Sangsad elections announced by the Election Commission. They said that the...

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    Differences remain as dialogue ends

    Moloy Saha and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    The weeklong dialogue between prime minister and ruling Awami League president Sheikh Hasina and opposition parties and alliances ended on Wednesday with announcement that the...

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    JOF set for 2nd round talks with Hasina today

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:06am on November 07, 2018

    Prime minister president Sheikh Hasina is set to sit for the second round of dialogue with opposition alliance Jatiya Oikya Front at 11:00am today at...

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    Street movement if talks fail: JOF

    Manzur H Maswood and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    The Jatiya Oikya Front on Tuesday threatened to go for street movement, including road march and rallies, if the ongoing dialogue with the government failed...

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    Patients left in lurch too

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:34pm on October 29, 2018

    The wait for any transport seemed endless to 70-year old Dwijen Biswash in front of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University at Shahbagh in the capital...

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    Breast cancer diagnosis delayed for 65.5pc Bangladeshi patients

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:04am on October 27, 2018

    Delayed diagnosis of cancer occurs in 65.5 per cent of the breast cancer patients in Bangladesh and 57 per cent are diagnosed at the third...

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    Lack of facilities bedevils national cancer institute

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:19am on October 26, 2018

    Shahin Haque, 30, from Monirampur, Jashore was diagnosed with lung cancer after he took admission to the National Institute of Diseases of the Chest and...

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    NICVD struggles with overflowing patients

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    With severe pain in the heart, 65-year old Shahjahan Chowdhury came to the National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Hospital at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in Dhaka...

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    Child dengue patients surge

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2018

    The number of child dengue patients is rising at Dhaka Shishu Hospital where as many as 336 minors have so far been admitted with the...

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    Cardiac patients rising in Bangladesh, 2.5 lakh die annually

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:34pm on September 29, 2018

    Cardiovascular disease became a cause of increasing concern for Bangladesh with patients suffering it topping the list of people with non-communicable diseases....