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  • Abandoned baby Anisha breathes her last

    The baby girl, who was rescued from a dustbin in the capital's Mirpur on March 11, died on early Monday at Dhaka Medical College

  • Straight From Kitchen: Episode 19 | Absolute Thai

    We all love having fish. But who doesn't love fish cooked in different, exciting ways? This week, StraightFromKitchen goes straight to Absolute Thai to bring you two excellent fish recipes!

  • Discover Bangladesh: Khoiyachora Waterfalls

    How many of you have heard about the Khoiyachora waterfalls? Perhaps not many have heard about this little known gem of a tourist spot. This waterfall has the highest number of steps in the country—earning it the name “queen of falls”.

  • Dhaka street, 300 Feet!

    300 Feet even a few years ago was, for me, the 'edge' of Dhaka. Back then it was more popularly known as Baluchor. It was desolate,

  • [WATCH] Branding Bangladesh at IPU

    The commerce ministry organises a five-day fair on the sidelines of the 136th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) assembly to showcase the country’s exportable goods and heritage to the foreign delegates.

  • Journalist living on minimum wage in Bangladesh

    So you think you can live a day with the money a junior garments worker earns?

  • Other side of Saudi women

    It was a stunning revelation for many in the world when the education ministry of Saudi Arabia released the statistics two years ago

  • A day in life of a minimum wage earner in Bangladesh

    Shoma Begum is a garments factory worker who earns slightly more than the minimum wage earner in the country.

  • [WATCH NOW] Amazing grass that grows without soil

    One needs no soil, no open field to grow grass. An indoor facility with a hydroponic fodder unit can provide any commercial dairy farm with enough green grass to meet the nutrition needs of the animals.

  • Baishakh Fashion 2017

    Pahela Baishakh is a burst of colours. It’s about celebrating all things new and also about rejoicing our traditions. Check out Star Lifestyle’s Baishakhi wardrobe collection, presented through a dazzling fashion show in the most picturesque of locations! Reimagine, reinvent and reinvigorate all things Baishakh!

  • Farmgate Park turns into human hauler stand

    The Farmgate Anwar Park turns into a parking lot for human haulers, thanks to a move by Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) asking these vehicles to clear off from their old parking spot at the Indira Road area.

  • Amazing grass!

    One needs no soil, no open field to grow grass. An indoor facility with a hydroponic fodder unit can provide any commercial dairy farm with enough green grass to meet the nutrition needs of the animals.

  • Jhoom star Minar takes on cartoon challenge

    Minar Rahman is one of the top trending stars among the new generation of musicians in the country. His last year’s song “Jhoom” took the Bangladeshi Youtube viewers by a storm. Till date, it has secured above 11 million views.

  • Neelkowri Bajra: The exquisite past in Kaptai Lake

    There was a time when the aristocrats of Bengal spent their time on bajras—the magnificent boats meant to be languished in on river waters.

  • Digital Jhal Muri wala

    Md Julhash Howlader is the son of a freedom fighter, who now sells jhal muri beside the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital at Shahbagh.

  • Pabna people want recognition of country’s first resistance fight

    On March 28 in 1971, thousands of people from all walks of life fought with lethal weapons against Pakistan’s first contingent in Pabna.

  • Bonsai: The Living Art

    Do you know a big banyan tree can grow on your balcony or rooftop? Sometimes you can display it to beautify your drawing room! Yes, you can do this by bonsai art.

  • [WATCH] 2 held for using false info in passport application

    Officials at Department of Immigration and Passport (DIP) detain a person and a suspected broker for allegedly using false information in passport application.

  • 56 on top of the world

    Yesterday's morning brought renewed hope to the nation as some of the brightest young minds promised to take the country to a new height excelling in education and making the best use of their knowledge. The future change-makers also vowed to dedicate their lives to the cause of people's welfare at The Daily Star's O- and A-level awards presentation ceremony, where 1,901 students were recognised for their academic brilliance.

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    Child’s body found at Ctg militant den

    Law enforcers find the body of a child at “Neo JMB” hideout in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong, raising the death toll from the overnight raid to five. Four bodies of suspected militants including a woman are also recovered after end of the raid codenamed ‘Assault 16’.

  • Basecamp calling

    A few kilometres out of Dhaka, right after the Gazipur Chowrasta in Gojariapara, and tucked beyond a patch of trees of the famed “Shalban” of the...

  • Abandoned baby Anisha sees light of humanity

    Remember Anisha, the two to three days’ old baby recovered from a dustbin in Dhaka last month? What grave mistake could she have made in such short life to deserve the punishment that shatters our faith in humanity and makes us question the sanctity of the parent-child bond?

  • Worker's death raises safety questions

    Accidents and deaths in Moghbazar-Malibagh Flyover construction continue as safety measures are not being maintained even though a High Court verdict last year ordered ensuring public safety there. Early yesterday, a 36-metre-long girder weighing about 70 tonnes fell from the flyover and killed 42-year-old temporary hourly worker Md Swapan near Malibagh Level Crossing in the capital.

  • China’s favourite Dimsum

    This week The Daily Star & Eastern Bank Limited present ‘Straight From Kitchen’ - Episode 15 bringing China's Favourite Dimsum recipes prepared by Dilan Xu, executive chef, Chows Restaurant.

  • Busy Bobby’s film world

    When Khoj: The Search came out back in 2010—it presented Bangladeshi audiences with two new stars: Ananta Jalil and Bobby.

  • From mundane to magnificent

    If you're a biker, you may have a dream to own a bike like a Harley-Davidson or a Ducati. But it's most likely just a fantasy -- because

  • Biman’s all-women crew flight for women’s day

    National flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines operates an all-women crew domestic flight in commemoration of Women’s Day.

  • Beacon for children's education

    Children of a remote village in Aditmari upazila under the district are getting quality lessons along with moral education, thanks to the benevolent service of a spiritually devoted couple.

  • BKSP making football stars

    Football has been one of the country’s premier sports, even though it has been undergoing a tumultuous time of late.

  • Parambrata, Aparna share preview of ‘Bhuban Majhi’

    Writer-director Fakhrul Arefeen Khan’s new film “Bhuban Majhi” tells a story of how a simple man was inspired to join the Liberation War in 1971.

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