Akanda Muhammad Jahid | The Daily Star
  • Akanda Muhammad Jahid

    Designation: Shift-in-Charge, Digital and Multimedia Department, The Daily Star Key Responsibilities: • Leadership: Leading the evening shift and decision making role • Planning: Organising and planning items to be covered and deciding news treatment • Reporting: Collecting information and writing news reports • Editing: Gate-keeping and story editing • Creative writing: Originating ideas for website • Social media: Managing social media for website • Multimedia: Video reporting and editing for multimedia contents

  • Onion price rise in Bangladesh

    Onion price shoots up by around 71% in a day

    Onion price at the retail markets in Bangladesh goes up to around 71 per cent per kg within a day, the highest level in last several years, as the wholesalers reportedly jacked up the price following India’s ban on the ingredient export.
  • How to vote in an EVM

    For the first time, Bangladesh’s parliamentary elections will be using Electronic voting machines (EVMs) and voters of Dhaka-6 and-13, Chattogram-9, Rangpur-3, Khulna-2 and Satkhira-2 will have the privilege of trying it out.
  • Top 10 major scientific breakthroughs of 2017

    Top 10 science breakthroughs in 2017

    Here are the top ten scientific discoveries of 2017 which hold the potential to enhance the advancement of human civilisation and change our very understanding of the universe as a whole.
  • Top five innovations by Bangladeshis in 2016

    Bangladesh has had remarkable achievements in innovations at different sectors in 2016. Several Bangladeshi scientists have brought international laurels and have attributed their discoveries to the country.
  • Tortured BB official Rabby rejects report, dubs it false

    Bangladesh Bank official Golam Rabby, who was subjected to police torture for bribe, has rejected the report submitted to the Supreme Court over the incident. “I did not do anything, they grabbed me by my collar from the behind,” he tells The Daily Star hours after the report is filed to the apex court.