Sifat Afrin Shams

Sub-editor at The Daily Star

10 tips to fight off the winter blues

The days are short and the sun is playing hide and seek. It is a brand-new year and instead of feeling hopeful, you are feeling rather down.

1y ago

Do mosquitoes prefer one blood type over others?

Mosquitoe-bites are a menace for everybody. Especially, during this season, due to the risk of dengue, chikungunya etc.

1y ago

What does Elon Musk plan to do with Twitter?

Elon Musk has said that he wants to see Twitter fulfil its “extraordinary potential”. Is that why he has been so interested in owning the social media platform?

2y ago

Top 5 Bangla cooking channels on YouTube

We Bangladeshis love to eat and cook. However, with the increasingly busy schedule of urban life, we have started to forget our traditional recipes and heritage of delicate cooking.

2y ago

Leonard Cohen: ‘Our Shelley, our Byron’

Leonard Norman Cohen was born on this day in 1934 in Quebec, Canada. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, depression, sexuality, loss, death, and romantic relationships.

2y ago

From Madrasa to English medium, Gurukul Online Learning Network reaching 23 lakh students

Sufi Faruq Ibne Abubakar, former IT head of a multinational company, started Gurukul Online Learning Network with a dream to minimize the quality gap between education available to city and rural students.

2y ago

Dhaka enjoyed healthy air after Eid-ul-Azha

Dhaka’s air saw significant fall in pollution level during the three days following Eid-ul-Azha.

2y ago

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.

6y ago
January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

10 tips to fight off the winter blues

The days are short and the sun is playing hide and seek. It is a brand-new year and instead of feeling hopeful, you are feeling rather down.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Do mosquitoes prefer one blood type over others?

Mosquitoe-bites are a menace for everybody. Especially, during this season, due to the risk of dengue, chikungunya etc.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

What does Elon Musk plan to do with Twitter?

Elon Musk has said that he wants to see Twitter fulfil its “extraordinary potential”. Is that why he has been so interested in owning the social media platform?

April 11, 2022
April 11, 2022

Top 5 Bangla cooking channels on YouTube

We Bangladeshis love to eat and cook. However, with the increasingly busy schedule of urban life, we have started to forget our traditional recipes and heritage of delicate cooking.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Leonard Cohen: ‘Our Shelley, our Byron’

Leonard Norman Cohen was born on this day in 1934 in Quebec, Canada. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, depression, sexuality, loss, death, and romantic relationships.

August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021

From Madrasa to English medium, Gurukul Online Learning Network reaching 23 lakh students

Sufi Faruq Ibne Abubakar, former IT head of a multinational company, started Gurukul Online Learning Network with a dream to minimize the quality gap between education available to city and rural students.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Dhaka enjoyed healthy air after Eid-ul-Azha

Dhaka’s air saw significant fall in pollution level during the three days following Eid-ul-Azha.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

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.

December 31, 2017
December 31, 2017

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.

December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017

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.

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