Editor's Pick | The Daily Star
  • Road Safety in Bangaldesh

    Accident fatalities in Bangladesh: Good trends ‘undermined’

    Between 1990 and 2017, the increase in the road crash fatality rate per capita was three times higher in Bangladesh than that across South Asia, according to a World Bank report.

  • Star recognises 1,988 A- and O-level students for their outstanding results

    As The Daily Star honoured students who achieved extraordinary marks in their O- level and A-level exams for the 2018-19 session, at its award-giving ceremony yesterday, one common dream seeped through the hall -- these youngsters would build the Bangladesh of tomorrow.

  • Not enough books on Language Movement at Boi Mela

    Amar Ekushey book fair has always been a manifestation of people’s love for their mother tongue. On the eve of Ekushey, the fair has been buzzing with people, many of them interested in learning from books on the Language Movement.

  • 1 year of Chawkbazar tragedy: blaze over, not danger

    The walls scorched black. A thin film of soot covering the burnt-out pillars and roofs. A smell of burnt remnants still wafting through the air around it.

  • medical waste

    Untreated medical waste: A serious threat to public health

    Untreated medical wastes are accumulating at landfills in seven divisional cities, posing serious threat to public health.

  • Jobs abroad in decline

    Bangladesh continues to witness decline in overseas jobs over the last two years amid unabated malpractices in recruitment process, falling demand in the Gulf countries and an absence of effective steps to explore new markets.

  • Repatriation Bids: Designed to fail

    Myanmar, which stands accused of Rohingya genocide, has done little to create conditions that would encourage the refugees to return to their homeland, analysts say.

  • After You, Mr VIP

    Like all things bad and ugly in Bangladesh, the latest offensive against our sanity is playing out in a wearily predictable fashion.

  • Corruption in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

    River grabbing a criminal offence

    All river grabbing and pollution are criminal offences, the highest court in the country has declared in the full text of a landmark judgment.

  • Labour Migration: Deadly desperation

    Jumman Hawlader had turned 19 when his family began to expect some contribution from him. And a year later, he got lost in the Mediterranean on way to Europe. With all dreams shattered, they have now plunged into a cycle of poverty.