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  • Bee fair begins

    A two-day National Bee Fair (Jatiya Mou Mela) will begin in Akm...

  • Science is fun now

    Noted educationists in the country have long been saying that...

  • Qulkhwani

    Qulkhwani of Prof ASM Zakaria Swapan, former pro-vice chancellor ...

  • A Serene Beauty
    A Serene Beauty

    To get to Sundarban Reserve Forest, one usually starts early in the...

  • Celebrating diversity
    Celebrating diversity

    “They have puzzled us with allure of heaven/ They have bound us...

  • No place like it

    Nothing can compare to the feeling one gets the first time she or...

  • Govt wants to keep her in jail for long

    BNP Standing Committee Member Moudud Ahmed yesterday accused the government of buying time to issue the certified copy of the

  • Girl jumps off 4th floor, survives

    A minor girl, aged around 12 years, miraculously escaped almost unscathed after she had jumped off the fourth floor of a six-storey

  • Two youths arrested over SSC question paper leaks

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two members of a group on the capital's Indira Road on Thursday night for their alleged

  • Motorbike crash amid fog kills two

    A motorcyclist and his co-rider were killed when the bike hit an electric pole near Rashidpur bridge on Jamalpur-Madarganj road in

  • Sundarbans - World Largest Mangrove Forest

    A Serene Beauty

    To get to Sundarban Reserve Forest, one usually starts early in the morning from Khulna's Rupsha river by boat. As the day wears on,

  • Maniruddin Yusuf's role in literature recalled

    The translation of the Persian epic, Shahnameh, by Maniruddin Yusuf is a significant work, said speakers at a memorial discussion yesterday.

  • Celebrating diversity

    “They have puzzled us with allure of heaven/ They have bound us with allure of heaven/ They have blinded us with allure of heaven”

  • No place like it

    Nothing can compare to the feeling one gets the first time she or he holds their published book in their hands.

  • The Daily Star celebrated 27th anniversary

    In colours and glamour, The Daily Star is celebrating its 27th founding anniversary with the theme ‘Journalism Without Fear or Favour’.

  • Change mindset or face music

    ACC Commissioner AFM Aminul Islam said people are being deprived of getting public services due to corruption and negligence of some dishonest and unscrupulous government officials, which is ultimately hampering the country's development.

  • Dhaka to Comilla in an hour

    People will be able to travel between Dhaka and Comilla within an hour after implementation of the express railway service, Railways Minister Mujibul Haque told parliament yesterday.

  • Be efficient

    Experts have asked newly recruited bankers to show professional skills and efficiency in performing duties since it is essential for attaining success in the banking sector.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    PM to return home tomorrow

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will return home tomorrow after making a stopover in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi.

  • 17 women raped in public transport

    Nine women were gang-raped while eight others raped inside public transports, mostly buses, across the country in last 13 months,

  • Maize holds the key

    Kurigram is witnessing a rise in maize cultivation with prospect of more areas to be brought under one of the world's most consumed

  • Five of a family burnt in fire

    Five members of a family were burnt in a fire at Maniknagar in the capital's Mugda early yesterday.

  • UODA declares scholarship in honour of language martyrs

    In honour of the Language Movement martyrs, the authorities of University of Development Alternative (UODA) have created an

  • Bangladeshi books steal spotlight

    While the ongoing Amar Ekushey Granthamela is drawing a large number of booklovers with each passing day, books authored by

  • Prof Farzana appointed JU VC again

    Prof Farzana Islam has been reappointed as the vice chancellor (VC) of Jahangirnagar University for the next four years.

  • Scholastica joins 'One Billion Rising' campaign

    Scholastica in collaboration with Plan International Bangladesh commemorated the global movement, “One Billion Rising”, to fight violence against women and girls, at the Scholastica Senior Section in Uttara of Dhaka on February 14, says a press release.

  • Unbecoming of a policeman

    A four-year-old boy sustained injuries falling on the road from a moving motorcycle after a traffic constable allegedly pulled the hand of his mother on the rear seat at a checkpoint near Rajarbagh Police Lines in the capital Wednesday.

  • HC confirms death penalty of five

    The High Court yesterday confirmed the death sentence of five people, including listed criminal Md Shahdat Hossain, for killing an Awami League man on August 15, 2006.

  • JU model UN conference starts

    The fourth conference of Jahangirnagar University Model United Nations Association (JUMUNA) began on the campus yesterday.

  • Bangladesh, India must grow together

    The destinies of Bangladesh and India are “inescapably intertwined” and they must “grow together”, said Bangladeshi High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali yesterday.

  • Research books also in demand

    With an array of selections, the Ekushey book fair is an event unlike any other as it can satisfy anyone's literary palate.

  • Conduct agri-research for food security

    President Abdul Hamid has put emphasis on ensuring fair price of agricultural products to continue the ongoing development trend in the country's agriculture sector.

  • RU students block Dhaka- Rajshahi hwy for 3 hours

    Dhaka-Rajshahi highway was blocked for nearly three hours yesterday by several hundred students of Rajshahi University (RU).

  • House help injured after falling from building

    A 12-year-old female house help sustains injuries after falling down from a six-storey building in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi area.

  • Pathshala

    Pathshala starts bachelor, post graduation with affiliation of DU

    Pathshala South Asian Media Institute starts its Bachelor and Post Graduation Diploma on photography, film and television with the affiliation of Dhaka University (DU).

  • Dhaka Gulshan cafe attack charge sheet

    ‘Charge sheet in Gulshan café attack any day’

    The charge sheet into the terror attack at Holey Artisan Bakery café in Dhaka’s Gulshan will be submitted any day, says Monirul Islam, chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit.