Most Popular Stories | The Daily Star
  • This also happens

    When all major infrastructure projects are facing delays and cost escalation, the venture to build three new bridges on the Shitalakkhya, Meghna and Gumti rivers is making good progress. All of them are expected to be completed by the December 2018 deadline, and setting an example, will cost less than what was estimated in the development project proforma (DPP).

  • News Analysis: Justice Khairul's dubious distinction

    Justice ABM Khairul Haque has become the lone former chief justice who has strongly criticised a Supreme Court verdict to defend the

  • Death for Nur Hossain, Tareque Sayeed, 13 others upheld

    The High Court upholds death for 15 convicts while commuting the penalty of 11 others – all of whom were sentenced to death by lower court in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opens BNA Bangabandhu Complex

    PM slams CJ for comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan

    Coming down heavily on the chief justice for comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says she is not scared at all with such a threat and this is not tolerable either.

  • Legendary film star Razzak passes away

    Legendary Bangla film actor Razzak passes away at a hospital in Dhaka. He was 76.

  • Ericsson staff demo in Dhaka protesting lay off

    Ericsson employees in Dhaka demonstrate at their office premises protesting laying off of 50 employees, what the company says are in line with company policy.

  • 2 schoolgirls 'gang-raped'

    Six youths have allegedly gang-raped two schoolgirls in Sujanagar of Pabna and then uploaded the footage of them committing the crime on Facebook.

  • Moon Ride on the cards

    Excessive rains and flooding twice in just four months have left most of the roads in a miserable state, which could make people's journey home for Eid-ul-Azha a nightmare. If rain continues and the flood situation doesn't improve shortly, the road networks will be further damaged, compounding woes of travellers. Many roads are currently under floodwater.

  • Smith’s video on over-crowded train goes viral

    An instagram video post of visiting Australia Cricket team captain Steve Smith portraying the over-crowded passenger train in Bangladesh goes viral in the social media platform.

  • Misery mounts in north; Dhaka at flood risk

    The village of Khidramatia in Belkuchi upazila, once a vibrant community with around 200 homes, now stands utterly deserted. Rising

  • 2 Bangladeshis killed in US road crash

    Two Bangladeshi youths are killed and another critically injured in a road accident in Georgia State of USA.

  • Mayor Annisul now ‘out of danger’

    Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, who was admitted to a hospital after he fell sick in central London, is now “out of danger”.

  • ‘August Bite foils plot to attack people heading to Dhanmondi 32’

    The militant who was killed in the “Operation August Bite” planned to carry out an attack on those heading towards Dhanmondi Road No 32 to pay homage to Bangabandhu on National Mourning Day, the inspector general of police (IGP) says.

  • One 'militant' killed in Panthapath hotel raid

    A suspected militant has been killed in an operation at a hotel in Dhaka’s Panthapath area where lawmen conducted a raid suspecting a militant hideout.

  • Flood hits 20 districts

    The flood situation yesterday worsened further as the onrush of water from upstream was continuing, affecting 20 districts, said Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre.

  • 14 die in 3 northern dists as flood ravages on

    As flood ravages through the northern and northeastern parts of the country, 14 people have lost their lives in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram and Dinajpur raising the death toll in floods all over the country to 26.

  • What CJ said?

    Some ministers and leaders of the ruling party have been accusing Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha of undermining Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman through some remarks in the 16th constitutional amendment case verdict. Read from the verdict what the chief justice said.

  • ‘Salman Shah was murdered’

    “Salman Shah didn’t kill himself, he was murdered,” Rabeya Sultana Rubi, one of the accused in the popular actor’s death, thus begins her “confession” in a video posted on Facebook.


    You would have to be extremely resilient to not look twice. Boasting an alluring smile, confident demeanor and dazzling looks, she is a complete package. No matter the role, she embraces it with thorough dedication. Having recently made her debut in Tollywood, she looks to broaden her horizons in the local film scene. Star Showbiz presents to you the no-holds-barred interview with the ravishing diva, Sohana Saba!

  • Divorce doubles, separation triples in one decade

    The rate of people getting divorced and living separately from their spouses almost doubled over the last decade, revealed a recent

  • Ekattor TV website hacked

    Ekattor TV website hacked

    The official website of Bangladeshi private satellite television channel Ekattor TV has been hacked. The hackers wrote “HACKED BY Amjonota. Atheist media: Stop anti-Islamic activities..”.

  • Negative Review: Worst Experience Ever

    The other day, my “friend”, Porshi, and I went out to eat at this restaurant that apparently serves “yammy” steaks as stated by many other reviews.

  • Dhaka’s metro rail construction starts

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today inaugurated the construction of the first part of the elevated viaduct and nine stations of the country’s much talked about metro rail in Dhaka.

  • A new way to travel in Dhaka – Amphibious Cars

    If it rains for longer than the time it takes to make a U-turn on Green Road, Dhaka gets flooded. How do you get around then? Get one of these amphibious wonders, of course.

  • Brac University students continue protest

    Brac University students take to the streets for the second consecutive day over the alleged assault on a teacher of the privately-run university.

  • Model Risila commits ‘suicide’

    Model and actress Risila Binte Wazer reportedly commits suicide at her residence in Badda area of Dhaka.

  • Mithila Comments on her Divorce

    Mithila comments on her divorce

    Mithila and Tahsan's divorce is currently the talk of the town. As soon as Tahsan posted about their separation on his Facebook page, their fans started

  • Shahbagh-Dhaka-traffic-jam

    ‘2 and a half hours and still on the road’

    If you are planning to go out today, a good advice would be stay indoors. Or face the consequence of being stuck in traffic for hours together.

  • Give students right guideline: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges all parents and teachers to provide proper guidance to the students for their better future.

  • 532 colleges achieve 100% success

    A total of 532 educational institutions achieve 100 percent pass in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations across the country.