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  • Remembering Faraaz Hossain

    Faraaz’s mother Simeen Hossain and his brother Zaraif Hossain share with us Faraaz’s memories, and his exemplary story of courage and humanity. Twenty- year old Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain sacrificed his life for his friends Abinta Kabir and Tarishi Jain during the Holey Artisan Bakery attack on July 1, 2016, in which 22 innocent people were killed.

  • Mirsharai waterfalls

    Tourist destination: 4 waterfalls of Mirsharai

    Even two years ago the Napittyachora village in Mirsharai upazila of Chittagong was rarely visited by outsiders. But now, several hundred tourists pay their visit on a daily basis.

  • Exclusive: Tete-e-tete with Nusraat Faria

    An actress who shot to fame after she was called up in West Bengal from Bangladesh, Nusrat Faria is a name that is all over the entertainment industry today.

  • Dhaka rain, sufferings in frames

    The rain inundates several areas of Dhaka city including Motijheel, Purana Paltan, Fakirapul, Arambagh and Rajarbagh areas causing sufferings for commuters.

  • Uncensored with Rafi Hossain : Is Apu’s marriage to Shakib working?

    Editor of Star Showbiz Rafi Hossain discusses with Apu how her affair with Shakib began, their marriage, why she suddenly appeared on TV along with their child and then how they are faring as a married couple

  • Deaths in hills: Why and how

    Hill cutting for illegal establishments is one of the key reasons behind the recent series of landslides in Rangamati, the worst in a decade that killed at least 120 people. Even after the landslides, many such dangerous and risky establishments have been found in the district.

  • Holidaymakers hit highways

    Amid growing concerns of tailbacks on highways, holidaymakers have started leaving the capital for homes to celebrate Eid with their loved ones, and the rush is expected to gain momentum today.

  • Making the ‘shitol pati’ of Pirojpur

    Locally known as “shitol pati”, the intricately woven mats are cool to the touch even during the scorching summer heat.

  • ‘Awareness can prevent chikungunya’

    Chikungunya can be prevented if people are more aware and keep their surroundings clean, Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim says.

  • Star Live Cricket Talk: Bashar on BANvsIND Semis

    Former Bangladesh captain and current BCB selector Habibul Bashar talks about the India-Bangladesh rivalry and the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy semifinal between the two teams.

  • Star Lifestyle Eid-2017

    For over a decade, Eid has been an opportunity for Star Lifestyle to showcase some of the most happening aspects of Ramadan and the Eid festivity that follows.

  • Horror haunts the valley of Longadu

    Now, the affected villages resemble a deserted wasteland. Villagers say they cannot yet muster the courage to return to their lands, where they would have to start from scratch.

  • Dhaka’s stunt bikers on one wheel

    If you have seen the Marvel film Ghost Rider, you have seen Hollywood stuntmen performing all kinds of motorcycle stunts. But have you seen anyone in Dhaka trying to play Ghost Rider?

  • The lost legacy of Chittagong’s wooden boats

    In course of time, as steel and iron replaced wood, the great craftsmanship of the once famous wooden shipbuilding industry of Chittagong faded away – but not completely.

  • CIID seizes 495kg gold of Apan Jewellers

    Customs Intelligence officials start confiscating around 495 kilogrammes of gold of Apan Jewellers as it failed to show valid documents for the gold.

  • 5 devastating cyclones in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh, the delta country, has been in the line of a few devastating tropical cyclones. Here we take a look back at some of the worst tropical cyclones to have hit the country.

  • Mysterious giants hidden in Copenhagen woods

    Meet 'Thomas On The Mountain,' a lazy wooden giant happily reclining near the Copenhagen suburb of Albertslund.

  • Yoga helps victims of genocide and sexual violence

    A long line of women chatter excitedly as they rush into their yoga class in Kigali, Rwanda. The classes are popular amongst the community of women, many of whom are affected by a history of genocide, sexual violence and infection of HIV or AIDS.

  • K-pop fest heats up Dhaka

    The popular K-Pop World Festival, a yearly international event and contest, takes place for the third time in Dhaka at the Shilpakala Academy, demonstrating that it is quite popular among Dhaka’s youths.

  • [WATCH] What really happened during cop raid at BNP Gulshan office?

    After entering the office, the police officials turned off the CCTV cameras and also damaged some of the cameras, Rashed Ahmed, an employee of Khaleda Zia's Gulshan office, says.

  • Change Maker: The Good Shepherd

    Two months into her pregnancy, Farida Khatun suffered a fate all too familiar yet often glossed over; her husband, Atar Mia, left her

  • Purbachal New Town

    Purbachal New Town 'to be ready by 2018'

    The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha is planning to complete the development works of Purbachal New Town project by the end of next year.

  • Bus vandalised in Farmgate over ‘fare row’

    A bus is vandalised in the busy Farmgate area of Dhaka as a result of what witnesses are saying an altercation with students over fare.

  • Of a mother of 40 children

    A mother she is of 40 children. She has not given birth to them but that doesn't make any less satisfactory the motherhood she tastes when she prepares food for them, gets them ready for school, holds them with affection as they fall sick and tells them stories in bed before sleep.

  • Van helper, Mr Jonny the Dog

    If you have recently been to Mohakhali or Banani, you might have seen a man pulling his rickshaw van, carrying a dog on it.

  • The bustling Chawk Bazaar

    Did you know that Chawk Bazaar was previously called Badshahi Bazaar? And did you know that even in Mughal times the area was a

  • [Watch] Kite festival in Manikganj

    A traditional kite festival is held at Nur Mohsin High School play ground at Paril village of Singair upazila in Manikganj.

  • Struggling, still

    Nurul Amin saw his makeshift bookstore near Baitul Mukarram National Mosque being gutted in front of him during Hefajat-e Islam's

  • Star-IPDC initiative brings change-makers under the spotlight

    IPDC Finance Limited in association with The Daily Star presented the first “Unsung Women Nation Builders Awards” to seven women at a packed auditorium of the Krishibid institution near Farmgate, acknowledging their unique contributions to the socio-economic development of the country.

  • ‘Banglar Nani’ indomitable at 90, provides free healthcare

    Almost 90 years of age, Lalmonirhat’s Jahiron Bewa or “Banglar Nani” as she is popularly called, continues to provide free healthcare services to rural people in her area.