14m ago| Transport

Sustainable freight transport strategy to be finalised soon

A daylong national consultation workshop on strategy for sustainable freight transport in Bangladesh was organised jointly by the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges of Bangladesh and United...

1h ago| Politics

Cumilla BNP leader Monirul Huq Sakku expelled from party

BNP has expelled Cumilla City Corporation mayoral candidate Monirul Huq Sakku from the party.

2h ago| Bangladesh

65-day fishing ban in Bay of Bengal to begin from May 20

A 65-day ban on fishing in the Bay of Bengal will start on May 20 and continue till July 23 to ensure smooth breeding of fish.

10h ago| Diplomacy

JS body seeks US lawmakers’ support for lifting sanctions on Rab

A delegation of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs has sought US lawmakers’ support for lifting US sanctions on Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and seven of its current and former...

10h ago| Crime & Justice

DSHE Question Leak: More names surface

As investigation into the reported question leak of a Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) recruitment exam progresses, more names are coming out.

11h ago| Transport

Bangladesh-India train service likely from May 29

The rail service between Bangladesh and India is likely to resume from May 29 after the operation remained suspended for more than two years due to pandemic.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Complaint filed against 2 DU students for sexual harassment

A former female student of Islamic University in Kushtia has brought a sexual harassment allegation against two Dhaka University students.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

PM's comments on The Daily Star editor

Following are the comments made by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina about The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam, while delivering a speech yesterday, marking her homecoming from exile in 1981...

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

land Service Week: 8 officials to be awarded

Eight officers have been selected as best assistant commissioners (AC land) of the country for their performance in providing service to people.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria: Govt study rings alarm bells

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are becoming alarmingly strong, reducing the drugs’ ability to heal people with infections, finds a study led by the health directorate.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Four killed in road accidents

Two people were killed and three injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a microbus on Natore-Pabna Highway in Baraigram upazila of Natore yesterday.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

HC discards bail of ‘casino kingpin’ Samrat

The High Court yesterday scraped a lower court order that granted bail to expelled Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat in a corruption case.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

One killed in Ctg fire

A man was killed when a fire swept through a part of Kalshi Dighirpar area in the port city’s EPZ area yesterday.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Two jailed for raping 10-yr-old

A Habiganj court yesterday sent two men to jail after police arrested them on Tuesday on charges of raping a fifth grader in Habiganj Sadar upazila.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Village guard in jail for raping homemaker

A Bagerhat court yesterday sent a village guard to jail over raping a homemaker in Bagerhat’s Fakirhat upazila.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

JS goes into budget session June 5

The 18th session of the 11th parliament will begin on June 5. It will be the budget session of this year.