Sun Mar 15, 2015 12:19 AM Last update on: Sun Mar 15, 2015 12:54 AM
The Daily Star celebrated its 24th founding anniversary on Friday night promising to continue with impartial journalism to build a prosperous Bangladesh. The leading English daily hosted a reception in the capital's Bangabandhu International Conference Centre sharing the joy of its success with readers, patrons and well-wishers. Politicians, academics, diplomats, businesspersons, journalists, art luminaries, celebrities and civil society members attended the programme. Musical performances mesmerised the audience. The Daily Star also honoured a group of young achievers for their contribution in their respective fields. It was an evening of eminent citizens, academics, diplomats, businesspersons, readers, journalists, newspaper hawkers and The Daily Star employees getting together.
The Daily Star relaunched its website during its anniversary celebrations on Friday night at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre. The paper thanked the readers, advertisers and patrons for being with the newspaper in its journey to ensure people's right to know. The Daily Star reiterated its mission to keep the people informed, without fear or favour, and make every effort to uncover corruption and hit out against nepotism and abuse of power. The paper promised to cater to the readers' need more effectively in an age where information technology plays a major role in the dissemination of information. Photo: STar