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Ananta Yusuf

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017

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?

May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

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.