City in Frame

City in Frame

Juicy, flavourful pineapples of Madhupur flood markets

Pineapples grown in orchards of Madhupur upazila are known for their flavour and sweetness. Farmers say yield is good this year,

A pigeon lovers’ paradise

If you are a bird lover, the pigeon market in Nayabati of Khulna’s Khalishpur is the place for you. Every

A day at the circus

Once a vibrant source of entertainment, the circus industry now fights for survival. Circus companies once travelled the country, especially during winter, showcasing the impressive acts of their skilled artists.

Jabbarer Boli Khela

Like each year, Jabbarer Boli Khela took place at the Laldighi Maidan in Chattogram on April 25. Sixty wrestlers took part in the 114th edition of the historic tournament.

It’s mango time

The mangoes of Satkhira have already won hearts at home and abroad. For the ninth time, farmers in the district are expected to export mangoes to different destinations including Germany, Italy France, Denmark, and the UK this season.

A cry for water

Over 100 families of at least 90 Mro neighbourhoods in Bandarban and its foothills face a severe water crisis almost every year, especially from January to May.

Crisis engulfing rivers of south

To protect croplands from saline water, a 4,800km embankment was built between 1961 and 1971 in the country’s southern coastal area.

Aman research: Gangarampur offers a ray of hope

In Gangarampur village of Khulna’s Batiaghata, a local farmers’ platform and a voluntary organisation have been researching Aman rice since 2009.

Showcasing arts and crafts

The Folk Craft Fair in Sonargaon of Narayanganj is abuzz with activities. Visitors from different districts throng the fair to know more about the country’s folk arts and traditional crafts.

Saluting the torchbearers for free speech

Eminent citizens, media personalities, journalists, leading businesspeople, top civil servants, politicians, advertisers of The Daily Star and a host of well-wishers gather at the Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel in the city yesterday


Every winter, the farmlands surrounding the Shankha River in Chattogram’s Chandanaish upazila

Pitching the Polos

The centuries-old Polo Bawa festival is one deep-rooted into the Bangalee culture. Every year during winter, beginning from the Bangla month of Poush till Maagh,

Paradise that is St Martin’s Island

Cox’s Bazar and St Martin’s Island, two of the most visited places in the country, have been busier than ever recently.

Preserving the tradition of pottery

In the Madan Akhra Palbari in Munshiganj’s Daniyapara, around 50 families can be seen working round-the-clock,

The world cup so far

After years of controversies and a lowkey first couple of days, the FIFA World Cup in Qatar suddenly sprang to life when an unfancied Saudi Arabia stunned pretournament favourites

It’s Harvest Time

Farmers across the country have no time to leave the farmlands in the peak Aman harvesting season.


Raas Leela, a celebration of the love between Radha and Krishna, is the most important festival for the indigenous Manipuri community living in greater Sylhet. Manipuris begin the celebrations on the “Purnima Tithi” (

A habitat still thriving

Although the Sundarbans’ wildlife populations have declined in recent decades, it is still home to a surprisingly diverse range of rare and exotic animal and plant species.

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