2d ago| Life & Living

Brazil and South-Korea bring their culture to the field

With over 30 nations participating in this year’s World Cup, the field has once again become a melting pot of cultural expression. Particularly, South Korea and Brazil have made an impact in bringing a significant piece of their home to an international platform, giving fans from all over the opportunity to indulge in their cultural practices. The World Cup being watched by millions all over the globe not only presents the chance for teams to exhibit their skills, talent and sportsmanship, but also breaks cultural barriers.

1d ago| Lifestyle

Top gongs given out at the British Bangladeshi Fashion & Lifestyle Awards 2022

The British Bangladeshi Fashion & Lifestyle Awards 2022, saw 24 awards being handed out to individuals and companies that have transcended barriers and achieved the pinnacle of their given trade and professions and in the process, have brought colour, joy and happiness to all our lives.

1h ago| SHOUT

Wednesday is modernisation done right

Wednesday uses various tropes to build contrast between a normal scenario and one that is infused with the delightfully ghoulish charm.

1h ago| SHOUT

Growing up with chronically ailing parents

From a young age, my mother’s slowly failing health has familiarised me up-close with the morbid tapestry of our medical facilities.

1h ago| SHOUT

Helping Others

The bus stopped and the doors opened.

8h ago| Tech & Startup

Uber fined $14 million for misleading on fares and cancellation fees

Ride-sharing platform Uber has been fined US $14 million recently for threatening cancellation fees it never charged and overstating fare estimates on some rides in Australia.

15h ago| Tech & Startup

New EU ruling to prohibit Meta from running personal data-based ads: reports

Meta will reportedly be unable to run advertisements based on users' personal data, states a confidential new EU filing.

15h ago| Tech & Startup

Google Chrome adds new '@' shortcut feature

Google Chrome has launched a new feature that integrates the 'tabs', 'bookmarks' and 'history' options into one compressed shortcut: the '@' key. 

Winning over the audience, one smile at a time

Tanjim Saiyara Totini, with her potential, could be one of the busiest actresses of her time. However, she prefers being selective about her works. From her journey of “Kolpona” to “Shuhashini”, her memorable smile leaves a mark on the audience’s hearts. 

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.

14h ago| Daily Star Books

No guests including Shaon will attend Humayun Ahmed conference in New York

Showtime Music, the organiser company,  said that it has not yet been determined who will be the new guests.

1d ago| Theatre & Arts

The art of expression: Rakibul Anwar's ‘Shonglogno’

"Shonglogno", a solo exhibition featuring the works of Rakibul Anwar was recently displayed at La Galerie, Alliance Francaise, Dhaka. The exhibition was inaugurated on November 18, in the presence of Her Excellency, Marie Masdupuy, Ambassador of France to Bangladesh; eminent artist Professor Dhali Al Mamoon, and artist-critic Mustafa Zaman.

5d ago| TV & Film

After long wait, Star Cineplex opens branch in Ctg

There is good news for cinephiles in Chattogram as a new branch of the country's popular multiplex cinema hall, Star Cineplex, was launched in the port city today.

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.

3d ago| In Focus

After the Storm

Hafiz Uddin Ahmad leafed through the stack of day-old newspapers in the officer’s mess, scanning headlines in Bengali, English, and Urdu.

1w ago| In Focus

Chronicling the other Bengal

Writers are drawn to the bleakest of places, Arundhati Roy once said, the way vultures are drawn to kills. I didn’t know the full import of the statement until I began to work on my book,

2w ago| In Focus

Probashi: Histories of the Bangladesh diaspora

The term diaspora originates from the ancient Greek dia speiro meaning a scattering of seeds.

1d ago| SHOUT

Bangladeshi fans abandon European football for Saudi league as Ronaldo rumoured to join Al-Nassr

These fans claim that they’ve been fans of Saudi Arabian football for quite a while now.

5d ago| Satireday

All male panel gives out ‘Best Female Award’

To honour the women who have proved to be young and promising from different walks of life, Beti Foundation along with Tara Barta jointly organised the “Best Female Award”.

5d ago| Satireday

Elon Musk to buy Apple, make E-phones

In the ultimate act of billionaire revenge, Tech Genius Elon Musk has announced that he will buy Apple, following a dream he had about the makers of the Iphone, Macbook, Ipad, Airpod taking Twitter off the App Store.

2w ago| Business

Dhaka University’s IBA team clinches Unilever Bangladesh’s BizMaestros 2022 trophy

A team from the Institute of Business Administration under the University of Dhaka became the champion of Unilever Bangladesh’s “BizMaestros 2022” trophy.

‘Today my father finally gets an answer for what a girl child can do’

On Thursday, October 27, Maria Mumu, the founding president of Moshal Mental Health gave her first TedTalk at North South University.

GP barred from selling any SIM cards, new or old: BTRC

"The telecom company has no intention to provide quality service, as it is not doing anything to fix the problems that its subscribers are facing,” he said.