SC fines 10 pvt medical colleges

The Supreme Court fines 10 private medical colleges Tk 1 crore each for admitting 153 candidates who failed to fulfill the relevant requirements in admission tests.

Home ministry urged for drive against illicit SIM cards

Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology forwards a letter to the home ministry for a drive against noncertified SIM cards.

Govt to curb issuing official passports

The government decides to curb the issuance of official passports for its employees across the country in view of allegations of human trafficking in disguise of government officials.

'Jurassic World,' 'Tomorrowland': 7 trailers aired during the Super Bowl

Seven must-see trailers for some of the year's most anticipated films await viewers on YouTube.

Talk of the town Pori Moni

It doesn't take a fortune teller to predict that Pori Moni is heading towards massive stardom. None of her films have been released yet and she is already the talk of the town.


Nusrat Imrose Tisha, better known simply as Tisha, is a model and actor who has won the hearts of millions through her wonderful performances. Her personal life also comes to limelight, being married to the renowned director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki. Star Showbiz recently met her in person. From recent projects, love life to an abandoned music career, we dug deep, to find out who Tisha really is.

Man held with forged DVDs

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a businessman along with 3,000 pieces of forged DVDs (digital video discs) from the district town on Saturday night. The arrestee was identified as Prince Singh Roy, owner of HM Electronics at Mikepotti in the town. Rab-6 said, on secret information, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in the area at night and recovered the forged DVDs from the shop. A case was filed in this connection under the Copy Right Act.

Boro farmers face setback for acute seedling crisis

Few farmers are seen at Bhelabari Haat, a weekly market, in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat as boro seedlings sell at high prices there in the peak cultivation season of the paddy. The photo was taken a few days ago.Photo: STAR


Bumper yield of turmeric brings sorrow for growers

Bumper yield of turmeric in Lalmonirhat district this year has made its growers unhappy as huge supply caused the price of the spice to make a nosedive. Photo shows farmers harvest turmeric from a field at Mogholhat village in Sadar upazila. Photo: STAR


Wife killed allegedly for dowry

A housewife was killed allegedly by her husband for dowry at Zhawram village in Sadar upazila yesterday.

170 ultra-poor families yet to get loan allocated for shelter

Ultra poor people stage a demonstration on the premises of Lalmonirhat Sadar Upazila Parishad office yesterday, demanding early disbursement of interest-free loan allocated for their rehabilitation by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). Photo: STAR


<i>School kids set up Shaheed Minar on their own</i>

Students of Jaldhaka Primary School in Nilphamari recently built a Shaheed Minar on the school premises with their own contributions.Photo: STAR