• Two boys tortured

    Two schoolboys were allegedly tortured by a Union Parishad member, his associate, and an uncle of one of the victims reportedly

  • Sadarghat Launch Terminal

    Launch strike lifted on Dhaka-greater Barisal route

    Water transport workers decide to keep passenger vessels on Dhaka-greater Barisal route out of their strike temporarily due to ongoing HSC examinations.

  • River transport workers on indefinite strike

    River transport workers go on an indefinite strike across the country to press home their 15-point demand.

  • Biman offers Baishakh discount

    Biman Bangladesh Airline offers special discounts on Dhaka-Barisal and Dhaka-Saidpur routes on the eve of Pahela Baishakh.

  • UP polls security guard ‘shoots himself’ in Barisal

    A security guard deployed for the union parishad election in Barisal’s Banaripara upazila “accidentally shot himself” this morning, an election officer said.

  • Live update: UP Polls

    The first phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections begins, marking the start of the country's maiden UP-level polls on partisan lines. Two people are injured in Satkhira and voting remains suspended in 11 polling centres in Satkhira, Barisal and Patuakhali so far.

  • UP elections held peacefully: CEC

    CEC Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed says the first phase of union parishad elections are held in a free, fair and peaceful manner except some isolated incidents of irregularities.

  • 3 killed in Madaripur road crash

    At least three people are killed and as many injured when a bus rammed a three-wheeler on Dhaka-Barisal highway in Madaripur sadar upazila.

  • Mahfuz Anam

    Arrest warrant issued against Star editor

    Narayanganj court issues arrest warrant against Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam in a defamation case filed by an Awami League activist. With 18 cases filed today, number of total lawsuits against Anam reaches 55. Of them, 12 are complaints seeking to sue him for sedition while the rest are libel suits.

  • Barisal map

    Barisal city cop suspended for ‘extortion’

    A Barisal police official has been suspended after a primary investigation found him guilty of extortion and harassing two businessmen.

  • Cop closed for beating Barisal AL leader

    A constable of Barisal is closed for allegedly beating a local leader of ruling party’s front Swechchhashebak League.

  • BCS preliminary test tomorrow, no watches allowed

    The 36th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination will be held tomorrow. Aspirants have been asked not to carry watches, along with any other electronic devices, in the test venues set up through Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Barisal, Khulna, Sylhet and Rangpur.

  • What’s the commotion with Gayle omission?

    For many of us, the news of Gayle’s absence in the qualifier match on December 13 was overwhelming, as if someone had pulled the carpet from underneath our feet, and busted the bubble of naïve cricket fans with a fearsome artillery barrage.

  • Kapali crowns Comilla champions

    Late order heroics from Alok Kapali give Comilla Victorians the title of BPL-2015 champions after they beat Barisal Bulls by three wickets.

  • Barisal go to final at Rangpur’s expense

    Barisal Bulls confirm their spot in the final on December 15 when they defeat Rangpur Riders by five wickets in an exciting encounter during the 2nd qualifier of BPL-2015 tonight.

  • Barisal beat Dhaka by 18 runs

    Barisal Bulls beat Dhaka by 18 runs in the eliminator and advance to the 2 nd qualifier on Sunday against Rangpur Riders in BPL-2015.

  • Gayle force blows away Chittagong

    Unbeaten 92 off 47 balls from Chris Gayle gives Barisal Bulls a resounding win over Chittagong Vikings by eight wickets in the 28th match of BPL-2015 at Mirpur.

  • Barisal cruise to victory

    Barisal Bulls easily defeat Rangpur Riders by six wickets in the rain-affected 19th match of BPL-2015 at ZAC stadium, Chittagong today.

  • Evin ton takes Barisal home

    A blistering hundred from West Indian Evin Lewis helped Barisal Bulls blow away Dhaka Dynamites by nine wickets in the 16th match of BPL-2015.

  • Barisal crush Chittagong by 33 runs

    Barisal Bulls comfortably beat Chittagong Vikings by 33 runs in the 13th match of BPL-2015 at ZAC stadium.

  • Comilla blow away Barisal by 8 wickets

    Comilla Victorians romp to victory over Barisal Bulls by eight wickets with 12 balls in the bag in the 8th Match of BPL-2015 at Mirpur tonight.

  • Barisal clinch a stunning win

    Barisal Bulls successfully defend 108 and beat Sylhet Super Stars by one run in the 6 th match of BPL-2015 at Mirpur Stadium tonight.

  • Barisal stun Rangpur by 13 runs

    Barisal Bulls turnaround in the most brilliant manner as they defeat the mighty Rangpur Riders by 13 runs in the 4th game of BPL-2015 at Mirpur stadium.

  • Mustafizur

    The time is right for BPL redemption

    The stage is set, as there can be no better time for the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) to return to the reckoning and shrug off its notorious past.

  • Rangpur Riders rope in coach Jurgensen

    The Rangpur franchise has appointed Shane Jurgensen as their head coach for the Bangladesh Premier League's third season starting next month.

  • BPL: Shakib to lead Rangpur, Mushfiq Sylhet, Tamim Ctg

    The third edition of the Bangladesh Premier League is going to start from November 22nd this year with six teams, namely - Dhaka Dynamites, Chittagong Vikings, Rangpur Riders, Comilla Victorians, Barisal Bulls and Sylhet Superstars.

  • Collision between 2 buses leaves 6 dead in Faridpur

    Six, including four women, are killed and over 100 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses at Talmar Jamtola Bazar on Dhaka-Barisal Highway in Sadar upazila this afternoon.

  • [WATCH NOW] An hour’s rain wrecks havoc

    Barely an hour’s rain brings Dhaka to its knees thanks to the dysfunctional drainage system of the capital city. Majority of the rainfall came around noon, and continued up to 3:00pm.

  • Case filed to bar Khaleda from Aug 15 birthday celebration

    A complaint case has been filed, seeking remedy to BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s birthday celebration on August 15.

  • 'Komen' crossing Ctg coast, weakens slightly

    The cyclonic storm “Komen” has weakened slightly and started crossing Chittagong coast near Sandwip around 9:00pm.

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