• Solma gets travel document finally

    Solma Begum, 39, of Sundarganj in Gaibandha, at last got her travel document from Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata after around 19 months of her staying at a shelter home in Hooghly of West Bengal.

  • PM vows to uphold human rights

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday reaffirmed the country's commitment to upholding human rights on the occasion of International Human Rights Day today.

  • Quamrun Nahar Alam

    Quamrun Nahar Alam, wife of late Khondoker Rafiqul Alam, joint commissioner of Taxes, died of old age ailments at United Hospital on Wednesday, says a press release.

  • Death anniversary

    Today is the 10th death anniversary of advocate ABM Fazle Rashid Chowdhury Hiru, a politician, businessman, and social worker, says a press release.

  • Training on 'transfer pricing' held

    Listeners and Speakers Forum (LSF) organised a training programme on "Transfer Pricing" at the capital's The Daily Star Centre yesterday.

  • UN Women official meets Speaker

    UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri met Speaker of the Parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury to discuss efforts and collaborations to achieve the gender equality targets of the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Iajuddin's death anniversary today

    Today is the fourth death anniversary of former president Iajuddin Ahmed.

  • ‘Vatican has honoured Bangladesh’

    The newly-appointed Cardinal Patrick D’ Rozario says the Vatican has honored Bangladesh by appointing the first ever cardinal from the country.

  • Serve people instead, Ivy tells Shamim Osman

    Awami League’s Narayanganj mayor candidate Selina Hayat Ivy has urged Shamim Osman to focus on serving the people instead of campaigning for her. Her response came in response to Shamim's remarks of "quitting parliament membership to campaign for Ivy if necessary".

  • If needed, Shamim Osman will ‘quit JS to move for Ivy’

    Breaking a long silence, ruling party lawmaker Shamim Osman has publicly extended his support for Awami League candidate Selina Hayat Ivy for the upcoming Narayanganj City Corporation polls due on December 22.

  • Man found dead after guest visit in Jatrabari

    An elderly man is found dead in capital’s Jatrabari area allegedly after taking juice and sweets brought by his relative on Thursday night.

  • Facebook buzz: 2 bookworms’ effort to promote reading

    Two Dhaka University sophomores have come up with a unique idea to promote the reading habit among their friends in the university. With an arsenal of over two hundred books in collection, they have decided to lend out the books – free of charge – with the lone condition of a promise to return them.

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    One of the missing youths found in Dhaka

    One of the ten missing youths who disappeared recently and caused a stir in the country has been found in Dhaka’s Gendaria area.

  • Road crashes kill two

    A youth was killed as his motorcycle collided head-on with a trolley and on Natore-Rajshahi highway in Narayanpur area of Natore Sadar yesterday.

  • Prime accused of Misbah murder held

    Police arrested the prime accused of Misbah murder case in the capital's Shahbagh area yesterday by tacking his mobile phone.

  • CCC demolishes 150 shops

    A mobile court of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) yesterday demolished 150 tin-roof shops constructed occupying footpaths in Agrabad area of the city.

  • 25th BCL council of RU held

    The 25th council of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Rajshahi University unit was held at the university yesterday.

  • Appeal for help

    Tania Islam, 12, a class-four student

  • BNP plans to hold countrywide talks over EC formation

    BNP has planned to hold roundtables, discussions and seminars across the country to drum up peoples' support in favour of Khaleda Zia's proposal on formation of the next election commission on the basis of consensus among the political parties.

  • Five Moulvibazar men charged with war crimes

    International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday framed five charges against five Moulvibazar men for allegedly committing genocide and crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • 44 on waitlists fight last battle

    And thus the curtains fell on the audition rounds of Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2017. After having scoured every district for a potential Super Chef, the 44 placed on waiting lists from all across the country came together for one last battle in the kitchen at the capital's Bangladesh Shooting Complex Federation yesterday.

  • DW now in HD in Bangladesh

    Starting from December 1, audiences across Asia including Bangladesh can tune into English-language television from Deutsche Welle (DW) in high definition (HD) quality.

  • 3 journos assaulted 'by CU BCL men'

    Bangladesh Chhatra League activists allegedly assaulted three journalists at Chittagong University Wednesday night.

  • Campaign to end child marriage held

    Aiming to create awareness to prevent child marriage, Good Neighbors Bangladesh organised a campaign in its 14 project areas countrywide, said a press release.

  • Newspaper hawker found dead

    Police recovered the slit-throat body of a newspaper hawker in Rangpur city on Wednesday night.

  • Ctg zoo brings two Bengal tigers

    After four years, Chittagong zoo is finally about to bring two Bengal tigers from abroad.

  • Khaleda asked to defend herself on Dec 15

    Granting a time petition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, a Dhaka court yesterday asked her to place her self-defence statements on December 15 in Zia Charitable Trust graft case filed by the Anti - Corruption Commission in 2011.

  • HR boss claims his commission duly addressing 'gunfights'

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is clearly informing the government through letters allegations over forced disappearances and “gunfights” and recommending taking necessary steps after proper investigations, said Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque yesterday.

  • Muggers shoot, rob RMG staff

    Armed muggers snatched away around Tk 20 lakh from a garment official after shooting him in the leg in Banasree of Dhaka yesterday.

  • UN must play leading role to ensure migrants' rights

    The United Nations must play a leading role to ensure migrants' rights and protect them during the emergencies, said civil society members at an international conference in Dhaka yesterday.