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Ananta Yusuf

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

A leader ahead of his time

Tajuddin came much before his time and we are not yet ready to understand him properly.” Professor Sardar Fazlul Karim's famous words aptly describe the key architect of Bangladesh's Liberation War. In the physical absence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Tajuddin Ahmad was the key actor, who led the war with remarkable diplomacy to achieve freedom from the Pakistani colonial occupation.

June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018

Nature Quest: A sign hard to fathom

The Kotka beach in the Sundarbans is mostly empty apart from the plastic bottles and trash that wash ashore. Imagine the shock of forest guards who stumbled upon the rotting carcass of a 40-foot whale while patrolling the beach in August.

May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018

The Craft of Ray's Cinema

The nature of filmmaking in the 1930s and '40s was quite interesting. It was a time when movies in the Indian subcontinent were entirely dependent on music. A single feature length super hit movie sometimes contained even 60 to 70 songs.

January 21, 2018
January 21, 2018

Shakrain: The festival of kite, light and fire

Have you ever seen the sky flooded with kites, lights and fireworks during the Shakrain or Ghuri Utshob that brings life to the most congested part of the Old Dhaka? Watch our Star Live video on Shakrain to know more.

September 30, 2017
September 30, 2017

Story of a renowned sculptor

Haripada Pal, a versatile artist aged over 60, is one of the most renowned sculptors in Bangladesh and has attained fame for his lifelong devotion and passion in making endless number of sculptures. Watch the video to know his story.

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

The forgotten citizens of Rakhine State

The forebears of Rohingya refugees Mohammad Alam and Mohammad Ali were Myanmar citizens. The two even voted in the 2010 general elections.

September 10, 2017
September 10, 2017

Exploitation: Rohingya man sells 7 cows at Tk 8,000

A small border hut in Ghumdum of Ukhia in Cox's Bazar was full of cattle and was offering cows at surprisingly low prices on Tuesday.

September 9, 2017
September 9, 2017

Traders exploit Rohingya refugees: 7 cows sold at Tk 8000

Last Tuesday, when we went to the Bangladesh-Myanmar border area to cover news of Rohingya refugees in Ghumdum of Ukhia, we came across a small border bazaar (local market) full of cattle. What amazed us were the price tags of the cows -- most of them were being sold at Tk 10,000 to Tk 15,000.

August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017

Diving for a living

Would you believe that some people still make a living out of diving in ponds and water bodies to recover jewellery or precious possessions lost by bathers?

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

Delving deep into perennial waterlogging of Ctg

The waterlogging plague of Chittagong city returns yet again this monsoon, triggered by the incessant rainfall over the last few weeks.