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  • Mass grave in Thai jungle

    Authorities in Thailand have found 32 graves suspected to be of trafficked migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh in an abandoned jungle camp. The discovery made in Sadao district of Songkhla province comes as Thailand's junta cracks down on human trafficking following accusations that officials have been complicit in the illegal trade.

  • 23 rescued in Ctg from traffickers

    Police yesterday rescued 23 fortune seekers who were about to be trafficked to Malaysia from the port city and Banshkhali upazila.

  • Free after nine months in hell

    Anuzar, a Bangladeshi survivor of a camp for human trafficking victims in the jungle of southern Thailand, had been kidnapped from Cox's Bazar and held captive for nine months.

  • EC is not a postbox

    As the chief election commissioner, Justice MA Aziz had once compared the Election Commission's task with that of a “postbox.”

  • As Sweet As Win

    If you are a Bangladesh cricket fan, keep on dreaming with a posse of Tigers for whom nothing is impossible. They now are the bad boys turned dancehall cutpurses.

  • Hasina 'dispels' Ban's worry

    Irregularities in last week's city corporation polls and BNP's decision to boycott the election halfway into the voting featured

  • Top Quote!

    “I couldn't even sleep properly for five minutes on Friday night. My body was wincing with pain,”

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  • 'Our biggest achievement'

    'That was a typical Tamim Iqbal way of reaching a double century,' tweeted one of the many fans of the left-hander, soon after he

  • Tigers' turning point

    It was not a time and occasion to keep emotions in check. And Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim and coach Chandika

  • Lovingly Khulna

    If you are in Khulna and wishing to enjoy a cricket match, you are perhaps in the best place of Bangladesh. The venue Sheikh Abu

  • 'We were outclassed'

    Pakistan skipper Misbahul Haq praised Bangladesh's fightback after the first Test between the two sides in Khulna ended as a draw

  • Bangladesh set Maldives date

    With June's qualifiers for the World Cup and Asian Cup and December's SAFF Championship in sight, Bangladesh national team are

  • Brothers hold Sk Jamal

    Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club dropped their first points of the ongoing Manyavar Bangladesh Premier League after being held to a

  • Central Zone fight back

    Walton Central Zone fought back in their second innings after left-arm spinner Elias Sunny claimed seven wickets on the third day of the

  • Tamim Iqbal

    He hobbled down the track like a dancer, timed those cover drives with the precision of a clockkeeper and countered the pressure built...

  • Goal-crazy Barcelona

    Luis Suarez scored his first hattrick for Barcelona as the Catalan giants crushed Cordoba 8-0 on Saturday to take another step towards La

  • Kolkata, Chennai stunned

    Talented Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh kept his cool under pressure as his breathtaking 18-ball-45 enabled Royal Challengers

  • MU lose 3 in a row

    Burnley and Queens Park Rangers were both left on the verge of relegation from the Premier League following an eventful day at the

  • Windies in dire straits

    Jermaine Blackwood's half-century could not prevent England tightening their grip on the third Test as the West Indies struggled to

  • Bolt back from injury

    Six-time Olympic gold track medallist Usain Bolt will face a showdown against American arch-rival Justin Gatlin at this weekend's IAAF

  • 'Fight of the century' today

    Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr will take on each other tonight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in what is being touted as 'the

  • Chelsea eye glory

    Having seemingly been promised to them all season, the Premier League title will be within Chelsea's grasp on Sunday when they host

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  • Open fire on traders!

    At least 15 traders were injured and eight were shot with shotgun pellets when the police opened fire and charged batons on them during a mobile court drive inside Banani Super Market on Thursday.

  • Urban children growing obese

    As per a survey published by the ICDDR,B 14 percent of urban children are overweight and a further 4 percent are obese.

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  • Obama's Drone War: Indiscriminate Killing and Selective Apology

    On April 23 President Obama publicly apologised for the deaths of two Western hostages – one American and one Italian – killed accidentally by a U.S. drone attack on an al Qaeda camp in mid-January, somewhere in Pakistan.

  • Journalism can thrive in a digital world!

    THE theme of this year's World Press Freedom Day, Journalism thrives! Towards better reporting, gender equality and media safety in the digital age outlines a few of the issues related to the role of contemporary journalists and media in our societies.

  • No winners, only losers

    Election Day invariably creates a festive mood mingled with a sense of anticipation. The recent mayoral contest in Dhaka on April 28 was no different.

  • Hear Them

    There is a curfew in Baltimore, Maryland, USA which is in a state of emergency. So everyone was out in the streets at 6:33 pm GMT,

  • Preparedness is the best defence in an earthquake disaster

    The Nepal earthquake and aftershocks are definitely a wakeup call for Bangladesh, as the epicentre is gradually moving towards the Northeast of India, within 350 km from Dhaka.

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  • Bollywood rallies for Nepal

    Bollywood celebrities Karan Johar, Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Preity Zinta are fronting a campaign to collect donations for quake-hit Nepal.

  • Echoing A Silent Quest

    On the occasion of the birth anniversary of its founder Faiz Ahmad, Shilpangan Gallery is hosting the first solo exhibition of young artist

  • Super Chef Episode 4: One Last Chance

    Why must you watch the latest episode of Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2015? Because tonight, the stage is set for some of

  • Aruna, Kona and Mishu in Food Caravan

    Popular actors Aruna Biswas, Mishu Sabbir and singer Kona will be present as guests in three episodes of ntv's popular culinary show

  • Drama serial “Apurba” on Maasranga

    Drama serial “Apurba” goes on air on Maasranga Television at 11pm from Sunday to Wednesday. Written jointly by Syed Ziauddin and

  • R&B legend Ben E King dies at 76

    R&B and soul singer Ben E King, best known for the classic song “Stand By Me”, has died at the age of 76.

  • Grooveshark closes down

    Music-streaming service Grooveshark has announced that it is shutting down. The closure is part of a deal worked out with record

  • It's True!

    The FBI was very impressed by the accuracy in depicting criminal investigations, serial killers, and their victims in the classic crime-

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