Pregnancy before the age of 18 is prevalent among those with low per capita household income, revealed a survey.
Lalbagh Fort, the 17th-century monument present in Dhaka, has seen multiple renovations throughout the centuries. However, perhaps few are as impressive as the complete restoration, retrofitting and 3D architectural documentation of the Mughal “Hammamkhana (royal bathhouse)” in the fort.
Experts at an event yesterday stressed a multi-sectoral strategy to accelerate efforts to eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) by 2035 in the country.
The livelihood of over one lakh people, living in the Teesta river basin areas, has been hit hard as the mighty river has dried up due to a lack of water flow from the upstream.
The only digital X-ray machine at 250-bed Tangail General Hospital has been lying inoperative for over five years, depriving patients of its service.
Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam today said they would monitor the kitchen markets strictly to keep supply of daily essentials and its prices in a stable state during the month of Ramadan.
Chhatra League leaders and activists of Jahangirnagar University's Mir Mosharraf Hossain Hall unit yesterday staged a "showdown" at the campus and attacked two journalists
A fire that broke out at Shyamganj Bazar in Netrokona's Purbodhola upazila was brought under control at 11:49pm yesterday
Information Minister Hasan Mahmud yesterday said the recently-published US human-rights report has been prepared after collecting information from biased sources, and so, it is one-sided.
A group of “general lawyers” of the Supreme Court yesterday demanded holding a fresh election to the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) in three months under an acceptable election-conducting subcommittee, led by a senior lawyer.
Two schoolboys were stabbed to death during a feud with their juniors in Patuakhali’s Baufal around 4:00pm yesterday.
A lawyer was killed when a bus hit his motorcycle in Wireless Gate area of the capital’s Moghbazar yesterday evening.
Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam yesterday said they would monitor the kitchen markets strictly to keep the supply of daily essentials and their prices in a stable state during the month of Ramadan.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and British High Commission (BHC) co-hosted an event celebrating Bangladesh’s progress over the last decade towards ending preventable deaths of mothers, newborns and children.
Sri Lanka’s president yesterday warned of more economic pain to come for the crisis-hit nation, with strict austerity measures needed to restore its ruined finances after an IMF bailout deal.
Amid a recent rise in Covid-19 cases, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a high-level meeting today to review the Covid-19 situation and assess public health preparedness, officials said..India has recorded 1,134 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours since Tuesday. .The active
The United States will announce further sanctions against entities inside Myanmar in the coming days, a senior State Department official said
At least nine people were killed and 44 injured in northwest Pakistan by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck in neighbouring Afghanistan late on Tuesday, a Pakistani government official said
A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck northern Afghanistan last evening, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, killing two in the east of the country and one child in neighbouring Pakistan.
Sri Lanka must not allow entrenched corruption to undermine a bailout for its bankrupt economy, the IMF said yesterday after signing off on a $3 billion loan for the crisis-hit nation.
Pakistan’s parliament is set to meet in a special joint session today to “take important decisions” to enforce the state’s authority, media reported, in the midst of prolonged anti-government defiance by former Prime Minister Imran Khan. Former cricket star
Anti-terrorism officers have arrested a journalist and rights group worker from Indian-administered Kashmir over accusations he was involved in “funding terror activities”, authorities said yesterday. Irfan Mehraj, a freelance journalist and magazine editor,
Spanish lawmakers yesterday roundly rejected a no-confidence motion against socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez brought by the far-right Vox party and fronted by an 89-year-old former communist.
Russia blasted an apartment block in Ukraine with missiles yesterday after launching a swarm of drones at cities overnight, a deadly display of force following a solidarity visit by China’s leader Xi Jinping.
Two organic compounds essential for living organisms have been found in samples retrieved from the asteroid Ryugu, buttressing the notion that some ingredients crucial for the advent of life arrived on Earth aboard rocks from space billions of years ago.
Sweden’s parliament yesterday voted in favour of joining Nato despite delays by Hungary and Turkey to ratify its membership bid, which will likely lead to Sweden joining after neighbouring Finland.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and bereaved families yesterday led calls for “top to bottom” reform of London’s Metropolitan Police, after a review found the UK’s largest crime-fighting force to be institutionally racist, sexist, and homophobic.
An Israeli court yesterday extended the months-long house arrest of a Palestinian journalist from annexed east Jerusalem, who stands accused of incitement over her Facebook posts, her lawyer said.
Humanity's "lifeblood" -- water -- is increasingly at risk around the world due to "vampiric overconsumption and overdevelopment," the UN warned in a report, published hours ahead of a major summit on the issue was set to begin Wednesday
The geology of Brazil’s volcanic Trindade Island has fascinated scientists for years, but the discovery of rocks made from plastic debris in this remote turtle refuge is sparking alarm.
US Ambassador Peter Haas shares his views during his visit to The Daily Star on March 19
How did Arav Khan acquire so much fortune in the time span of just four to five years
Abu Yusuf went to jail instead of Arav Khan, a fugitive of murder case and owner of a jewellery shop in Dubai. In an interview with The Daily Star, Yusuf's family speaks about the incident
Speakers today discussed the issues related to child marriage prevention at a roundtable organised by Friendship and The Daily Star
Swaths of flowers of vivid colours surround rows of mango trees. Flower tubs also hang from the large mango trees