1d ago| Lifestyle

Popular cosmetics brand Nior’s Summer Fest held

In order to market the cosmetics products of globally popular brand Nior on a larger scale in Bangladesh, Nior Summerfest was recently held in a hotel in Dhaka.

3d ago| Life & Living

Why are we so scared of the LUNGI?

Lungi is an everyday attire worn by millions of men for generations, one which originated from the Indian subcontinent. It is not only a sign of comfort but also donned by men as a fashion statement even to this day. Aside from providing comfort and protection, from the scorching summer, it has become a symbol of pride and identity for many.

4d ago| SHOUT

Road Safety in Bangladesh: Demanded, yet Undelivered

On this week, 4 years ago, school and college students protested to ensure road safety for all.

4d ago| SHOUT

How to read a nutrition label (without being tricked)

Try spending a few minutes reading the underappreciated label at the back.

2d ago| SHOUT

Types of people in a Rich-kid Friend group

You've watched F.R.I.E.N.D.S, now brace yourselves for its deranged gulab-jamun and jalebi eating North Dhaka version.

20h ago| Tech & Startup

Schneider Electric hosts ‘Innovation Day'

Schneider Electric's Innovation Day event showcased the latest products, technological trends and IT solutions featured by the company

3d ago| Tech & Startup

Our picks for motorcycles under Tk.1 lakh

Here is our newest compilation of motorcycles that you can currently find in the local market under the Tk. 1 lakh price range.

3d ago| Tech & Startup

The ‘not-so-little’ things you need in your modern kitchen

If you are looking for a hassle-free kitchen environment, check out the following recommendations on appliances you should have in your modern kitchen.

Kurdish Massacres One of Britain’s Many Original Sins

For those who believe in the fairy tale of original sin, Adam and Eve, so goes the narrative, partook of the forbidden fruit, fell from grace, and were forever banished from the garden.

The Politics of Indigeneity and the Jumma struggle for land and recognition

In May 2011, Iqbal Ahmed—first secretary of the Bangladesh Mission in New York—stated at the 10th session of the United Nations

Four Challenges to Governance in South Asia

Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term governance, it has become a buzzword since the 1980s.

1h ago| TV & Film

Fazlur Rahman Babu in two new films

National Film Award winner Fazlur Rahman Babu has been a revered name on the silver screen and television for decades. He is now gearing up for two films— “Dui Diner Duniya'' directed by Anam Biswas, and “Jamdani'', by Anirudho Rasel.

21h ago| TV & Film

‘Uunchai’ first look: Amitabh, Anupam, Boman Irani's film celebrates bond of friendship

The first look of the film "Uunchai”, starring veteran actors of Bollywood -- Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Boman Irani, was unveiled on the occasion of International Friendship Day 2022. Directed by Sooraj Barjatya, the movie celebrates friendship.

20h ago| Daily Star Books

Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ re-creates Neil Gaiman’s world in its own image

If you didn’t read The Sandman, watch The Sandman. If you read The Sandman, don’t expect the same magic as in the pages.

Following in her father’s footsteps

Fauzia Beethi is not a political figure in her area, but everybody knows her in Bogura’s Dhunat upazila for her philanthropic works.

For the love of a language

In a country where people laid down their lives about seventy years ago to uphold the dignity of their mother tongue, Bangla, the struggle is still on to preserve mother tongues of smaller ethnic communities.

The pursuit of a dignified life

Giving away her hard-earned income to the destitute, Dil Afroze Khuki of Rajshahi chose a life of constant battles. In her 60s now, she has been a newspaper hawker in the northern city for 30 years.

15h ago| In Focus

Chakma resistance to British rule

The Battle of Plassey and the Battle of Boxar were the imperial wars between the East India Company and the Mughal authority, which in turn gave the Company a legal status in Bengal.

1w ago| In Focus

In memory of my teacher

It is, indeed, a great pleasure for me to avail myself the opportunity to say a few words on the occasion of the 10­0th birthday of the late Professor A. K. Nazmul Karim, who was my teacher, supervisor and colleague at the Department of Sociology,

1w ago| In Focus

Memories of my father

A child’s memory of her parent is often difficult to narrate. There is no single narrative, no linear structure. There are so many stories, so many events that fold into each other.

2d ago| Satireday

Police declare all cases solved and shift focus to bad singers

Daha Mrittu Politan Police (DMPP), in a press conference this week, announced a radical shift in policy as all pending murder cases were declared solved. 

2d ago| Satireday

Club senior says he discovered debating

A senior from Bangladesh Debate Union called a press conference at National Press Club today to “celebrate his part” in winning the World Universities Debating Championship.  

2d ago| Satireday

B,CB outlaws retirement; players can only be rested

The country’s apex cricket governing body has ruled that henceforth, no cricketer will be allowed to retire.  

6d ago| Star Youth

World Powerlifting Championship 2022

Raiyan Rahman, an 18-year-old youth studying at Mangrove school is set to compete in the World Powerlifting Championship 2022, in the sub-junior category (59kg weight limit) this August. This will be the first time someone from Bangladesh will represent the country in the international stage of powerlifting.

6d ago| Star Youth

DLA Piper Global Scholarship paves the way for young Bangladeshi scholars

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers bestrewed throughout 40 countries across the globe, with the goal of catering to the legal needs of their clients all over the world.

1w ago| Star Youth

With Monash and UCB, the keyword is “partnership”

In conversation with Andrew Walker, Pro Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash University Malaysia, about the quality of higher education, opportunities of Bangladeshi students to pursue higher education abroad and also the impact of the pandemic on exploring the opportunities.