Sifat Afrin Shams | The Daily Star
  • Sifat Afrin Shams

    Online Journalist at The Daily Star

  • Chickenpox disease

    Chickenpox overview: Myths and realities

    Let us try to dig deep into the myths and realities of chickenpox, the tropical disease of the season, with the help of experts.
  • wonder woman

    Best Movies of 2017

    As the New Year waits with new things in store, let’s take a tour back to the good movies the passing year presented us with.
  • Fish farming bogged down by losses

    Inland fish producers are incurring heavy losses as the market price of fish remains stagnant amid spiralling costs of production.
  • Rajshahi University 10th convocation

    RU 10th convocation, still a dream

    The history of Rajshahi University (RU) convocation has not been an easy one. The 64-year old educational institute has had only nine convocation ceremonies for its graduates so far.
  • Psychiatric complications in Chikungunya

    Not only joints, Chikungunya messes with your mind too

    During the last two months, anticipations and suspense regarding the Chikungunya viral fever caused by Aedes Aegypti mosquito have gone viral. Half of the Dhakaites still are in physical pain left by the virus, half are half-relieved that they have been spared so far, and half-anxious about being the next victim.