12h ago| Cricket

Tigers sniff blood in the water

The five-match T20I series against Australia starting from today can prove to be the turning point for Bangladesh to evolve further as a team, especially in the shortest format of the game.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 exclusive

Sifan begins bid for Tokyo treble

Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan won the women’s 5,000 metres gold on Monday to kick off her bid for an unprecedented Olympic treble at the Tokyo Games.

1d ago| Star Multimedia

Waterway terminals teeming with Dhaka-bound crowds

Important inland waterway terminals have been filled to the brim with capital-bound people after the abrupt decision to open all the export-oriented factories. The Daily Star reporters have visited...

12h ago| Health & Fitness

Motherhood: a choice, not an obligation

The year 2021 is ringing with change but women claiming bodily autonomy is not one we are prepared for yet. The liberal (read: atypical) belief of “your body, your choice” is one shrouded with...

12h ago| Natural disaster

Villagers themselves building dyke to stop erosion of Louhajang river in Tangail

People of Doshokia union in Kalihati upazila of Tangail have been constructing a 300-metre embankment through voluntary work to save their houses, an Eid congregation ground, a graveyard and a...

13h ago| Wildlife

Birth of calf in Cox's Bazar forest a ray of hope for dwindling Asian elephant population

The birth of an Asian elephant calf in the Cox's Bazar forest today has shone a ray of hope for the dwindling population of the giant mammal.

20h ago| Natural disaster

Death toll in central China floods rises to 302, 50 missing

The death toll from floods in central China last month is at least 302 with dozens of people still missing, officials said, after record downpours dumped a year's worth of rain on a city in...