• A Journey With Pride

    The Daily Star yesterday awarded 24 prominent individuals and an institution for their lifetime contribution to nation-building at its 25th anniversary programme.

  • Yunus urges global unity

    Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus yesterday called for a global unity to launch a fight against wealth concentration in the hands of a few as it is a threat to peace.

  • U-19s create history

    The Bangladesh under-19s yesterday made history by becoming the first cricket team from the nation to reach the semifinals of an ICC event when they beat Nepal in the ICC Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal. The Young Tigers beat Nepal by six wickets in a game that was more complicated than it looked on paper before the sides took the field in the pressure cauldron of the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

  • Remembering the Founders

    Remembering the Founders

  • Attack on the press a threat to democracy

    President Abdul Hamid yesterday said any attack on the press is a threat to democracy and that journalists must unite to fight the evil forces.

  • From beyond borders

    A newspaper which keeps you abreast of happenings in Bangladesh, good or bad, peaceful or violent, democratic or authoritative ... That the reports are



  • Can Wealth Concentration be Stopped?

    Outcome of Cop 21 got me thrilled and inspired. After 40 years of battle between believers and non-believers finally believers won.

  • Speech of President Abdul Hamid

    I am delighted to be present at the 25th anniversary programme of The Daily Star. This is indeed a remarkable achievement for a national daily. On this occasion, I want to congratulate all the journalists and staff of the newspaper.

  • Stellar growth

    Bangladesh is now one of the fastest growing economies in the world, riding on a stellar performance of the manufacturing sector and hard work of farmers and migrant workers. Out of 58 countries with a population of at least 20 million each, only 17, including Bangladesh, China, India and Sri Lanka, achieved an average GDP growth of six percent and more, shows the World Bank's analysis of growth performance of countries in a decade till 2014.

  • Silver jubilee celebrations today

    The Daily Star, the newspaper pursuing journalism with an unwavering commitment to ensure people's right to know, celebrates its 25th founding anniversary today with a renewed pledge to better serve its readers.

  • International Cricket Council

    ICC scrapping 'Big 3' formula

    Cricket's administrative body decided Thursday to stage a complete review of the constitutional changes which gave the major powers and revenues to Australia, England and India two years ago.

  • Tea seller dies of burns

    Tea-seller Babul Matabbar, who had suffered severe burns in an incident involving police, succumbed to his injuries yesterday after fighting death for around 16 hours.

  • Rogue despite stern warnings

    A section of cops are getting involved in criminal offences despite repeated warnings of stern action from the police high-ups.

  • Challenges conquered

    In February every year, when his friends bought books from the national book fair and talked excitedly about reading those, he wished he could have done the same. Abul Kalam Azad had lost his vision from a severe attack of typhoid in childhood. But the thought that visually impaired people like him were deprived of all opportunities to enjoy books made him restless.

  • Tangail MP Amanur, 3 brothers charged

    Awami League lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana and his three brothers were involved in the killing of Tangail AL leader and freedom fighter Faruk Ahmed three years ago, police said yesterday in the charge sheet.

  • Return extra fees

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday asked the educational institutions to return within seven working days the additional money they had collected as tuition fees and registration fees for the SSC examinations.

  • Punish errant policemen

    A parliamentary body yesterday asked the government to ensure exemplary punishment for police personnel who tarnished the image of the police department.

  • Tea seller hurt critically in stove fire

    A tea vendor suffered severe burns as he fell on a kerosene stove after being pushed allegedly by a police source accompanied by some cops out to pick him up from his stall last night.

  • Down in dumps

    The day labourer had thought of spending the whole day yesterday with his youngest son as he took a day off. But he had no idea that it would be the last day of his son's life.

  • Top Quote!

    “We have met all the conditions set by the USA. Still, they are not restoring the GSP facility for us. The reason is nothing but political.”

  • 15 Jamaat, BNP men get life term

    A Rajshahi tribunal yesterday awarded life-term imprisonments to 15 leaders and activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, Jamaat-e-Islami,

  • Dhaka hands protest note

    Amid escalating diplomatic tension between Dhaka and Islamabad, the Bangladesh foreign ministry summoned the Pakistan envoy here

  • Civil bureaucracy plagued by in-situ

    The government move to promote around 300 officials would see a further rise in the number of in-situ officials in the civil

  • 30 lakh martyrs a settled history

    It is an "undisputed" and "settled" fact that 30 lakh people laid down their lives during the Bangladesh's War of Liberation in 1971, says

  • Trial of Khaleda, Tarique begins on March 1

    Trial of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, her son Tarique Rahman and 13 others in the Dandy Dyeing loan default case will begin on March

  • Ransom could not save child

    Police yesterday recovered the body of an 11-year-old boy from a house in Keraniganj of Dhaka, four days after he was kidnapped by


    “Three million people laid [down] their lives, hundreds of thousands of women sacrificed their supreme honour for the cause of freeing their dear motherland Bangladesh. ... This settled history is now indisputably mingled with the nation's holy emotion ….”

  • Bangladeshi staff missing for hours, returns safely

    A staff member of Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad returned safely early today, around seven hours after he went missing in the Pakistan capital.

  • Promotion for commotion

    The already top-heavy civil bureaucracy is set to get even heavier, as the government is going for another mass promotion to the ranks of additional, joint and deputy secretaries amid allegations of lobbying and nepotism over promotions.