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    Suu Kyi's sculpture to be sold for underprivileged in Myanmar

    A figurative bronze sculpture of Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will be put up for sale by auction in order to raise money for charity, said Dr Thant Thaw Kaung, executive committee member of the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation.

  • Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify

    A woman who has accused President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault decades ago wants her allegations to be investigated by the FBI before she appears at a US Senate hearing, her lawyers say.

  • Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a sweeping set of agreements after their second day of talks in Pyongyang that included a promise by Kim to permanently dismantle the North’s main nuclear complex if the United States takes corresponding measures and the acceptance of international inspectors to monitor the closing of a key missile test site.

  • Our EVM can’t be tampered with: Indian EC

    The Election Commission of India has told the Supreme Court that its Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) could not be tampered with and that it is taking all measures to ensure that these machines are safely transported.

  • green crab

    Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem

    Canadians are known as friendly folks, but these crabby brutes migrating from Canadian waters are better suited for the hockey rink.

  • Narayanganj gunfight

    ‘Drug peddler’ killed in N’ganj ‘gunfight’

    A suspected drug peddler is killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Shiddhirganj upazila of Narayanganj.

  • UK Foreign Secy Hunt to meet Suu Kyi during Myanmar visit

    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will arrive in Myanmar on Wednesday for a two-day visit during which he will have talks with the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the Foreign Office said.

  • 5 South Asia countries to form regional network

    Senior government officials of five South Asian countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region have agreed to form a regional network to boost their mountain economies and slow down glacier and snowmelt caused by climate change and pollution.

  • Chittagong College: Post-deprived BCL men block road

    Post-deprived leaders and activists of Chittagong Government College unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League blocked a road in front of

  • Issue gazette notification immediately

    Quota reformists yesterday staged a demonstration on Rajshahi University campus demanding immediate gazette notification for bringing reforms to the quota system for civil service jobs.

  • Bangladeshi Photographer Shahidul Alam seeks Bangladesh high court bail

    Free Shahidul immediately

    Renowned photographer Shahidul Alam again filed a petition with the High Court yesterday seeking bail in a case filed for “spreading propaganda and false information against the government”.

  • Bangladeshi worker Mohiuddin Jailed in Malaysia

    Immigration Offences: Bangladeshi jailed, fined in Malaysia

    A Bangladeshi national was fined RM30,000 and sentenced to 80 months' jail today and two strokes of caning by the Pekan Nanas Immigration Sessions Court in Malaysia after he pleaded guilty to 16 charges under the Immigration Act.

  • Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asadzuzzaman Mia's briefing about Holy Ashura 2018

    DMP takes security prep for Ashura

    Like previous years, nobody carrying bags, sharp weapons or flammable objects would be allowed to enter the venues of Holy Ashura to be celebrated on Friday, police said yesterday.

  • Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh

    India plans digital fence on border

    India will launch a digital smart fencing project along Assam state's border with Bangladesh in November, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said.

  • Trump hits China with tariffs on another $200b in goods

    US President Donald Trump on Monday defied warnings and escalated the trade confrontation with China, hitting the country with

  • British caver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' remark

    A British caver who helped in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys trapped in Thailand earlier this year sued Tesla founder Elon Musk on

  • Delhi to keep backing Dhaka

    Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said India will continue to extend humanitarian assistance to support the government of Bangladesh in its efforts to provide succour to the Rohingyas.

  • Day of hope, tensions in Syria

    Syria accidentally shot down a Russian military aircraft, killing all 15 crew members, when its air defences swung into action against an Israeli missile strike, Russian and Israeli forces said yesterday.

  • Bangladesh Gunfights

    Five suspected criminals killed in 'shootouts'

    Rab and police said five “criminals”, including two “drug traders”, were killed in “gunfights” with the law enforcers in Dhaka and two other districts early yesterday.

  • Aug 21 Grenade Attack Cases: Trial completes after 14 years

    Trial of the August 21 grenade attack cases have been completed and its verdicts are set to be delivered on October 10.

  • electronic voting machine

    Tk 3,825cr EVM project okayed

    The government will purchase 1.5 lakh EVMs in three phases in the next five years.

  • BNP Joint Secretary Sohel arrested

    Habibun Nabi Sohel arrested

    Police pick up BNP Joint Secretary General Habib-un-Nabi Khan Sohel from Gulshan-2 area of Dhaka.

  • Trump summit stabilised region

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un yesterday said his "historic" summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore stabilised regional security, and that he expected further progress at an inter-Korean summit aimed at reviving stalled nuclear diplomacy.

  • 4,300 acres of hills, forests razed for Rohingya shelters

    A total of 4,300 acres of hills and forests were razed down to make temporary shelters, facilities and cooking fuel in Ukhia and Teknaf of Cox's Bazar, threatening the biodiversity of the three ecologically-critical areas of the country, according to a latest report.

  • Will work together for development

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said she looks forward to continued support from India for the development of Bangladesh.

  • Restore Rohingya rights to citizenship

    A group of UN investigators yesterday called on the Myanmar government to suspend the citizenship verification process based on the 1982 Citizenship Law and restore the citizenship rights of Rohingyas through a speedy administrative process.


    A UN probe is calling for six members of Myanmar's military -- including its commander-in-chief -- to be investigated for 'genocide' against the Rohingya. Here is what we know about those the UN team has singled out as most responsible for the crimes.

  • STAR Day at a Glance | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    Hello readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines so far on September 18, 2018

  • Syed Ashraful Islam

    JS okays 90-day leave for ailing Syed Ashraf

    Parliament last night approved 90 days' leave for ailing Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam, who is undergoing treatment at a Bangkok hospital.

  • Stormy Daniels' book on Trump: Details and claims of cheating

    In a tell-all memoir, the pornographic actor Stormy Daniels details salacious descriptions of her time with Donald Trump, wonders if he is fit to be president and claims he offered to cheat for her in his reality TV show, reports The Guardian.