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2 individuals, 4 firms to get The Daily Star ICT Awards today

Four local organisations and two individuals will be recognised with The Daily Star ICT Awards 2022 today for their outstanding contributions to the digital and ICT sector in Bangladesh.

2h ago| South Asia

166 killed in Afghanistan cold snap

At least 166 people have died in a wave of bitterly cold weather sweeping Afghanistan, an official said Saturday, as extreme conditions heaped misery on the poverty-stricken nation.

4h ago| Politics

BNP’s march from Shahjadpur to Malibagh begins

As part of BNP's four-day programme, BNP leaders and activists started marching towards capital's Abul Hotel area in Malibagh from Shahjadpur to press home their 10-point demand, including holding the next general election under a non-party caretaker government.

19h ago| Bangladesh

Nobody’s children

Just past midnight on Manik Mia Avenue, some children were seen taking the opportunity of the traffic light turning red. While some carried flowers, others had balloons of different colours. They were seen taking these to the passengers of private cars stopped at the signal, requesting them to make a purchase.

2h ago| Tennis

Sabalenka wins Australian Open for first Grand Slam crown

An emotional Aryna Sabalenka battled back from a set down to beat Elena Rybakina and win the Australian Open on Saturday for her first Grand Slam title.

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20h ago| BPL 2023

Anamul, Janat spoil Nihaduzzaman's night as Barishal down Chattogram

Chattogram Challengers' Mohammad Nihaduzzaman turned the match on its head as he picked four key wickets for 17 runs but poor fielding combined with a misfire with the ball at the death let Chattogram down in the end as Shakib-led Fortune Barishal topped the table on net-run-rate, going equal on points with Sylhet Strikers following a three-wicket win.

Life and contribution of Mahmud Shah Qureshi

Professor Mahmud Shah Qureshi, a renowned educationist of Bangladesh, made significant contributions to the field through his teaching at various universities and his role in establishing the esteemed learning centre, IBS.

2h ago| Life & Living

Shah Rukh Khan's rise to dominance in Bollywood

Known as the King of Bollywood, Badshah, King Khan, and most recently, Pathaan, Shah Rukh Khan has ruled over the Indian film industry for almost 30 years. Famous for his endearing dimples and signature wide-stretched arms, his charm is hard to resist and his expressive eyes tug at heartstrings one doesn’t even know exist.