Star Live: Bangladeshi video and multimedia stories | The Daily Star
Bogura Youth Choir
Star Live

Bogura Youth Choir struggling to get back golden era

Bogura Youth Choir (BYC) is a renowned socio-cultural organisation of the northern part of Bangladesh is facing numerous problems to get back their golden era.

  • Rangamati jhum cultivators start harvesting paddy

    Patches of yellow fields on the green hills of Rangamati have brought smiles to the farmers of the Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) district as they expect a better yield of jhum paddy this year.

  • 'Discarded' Bangladesh Bank notes surface in Bogura waterbody

    Local people in Bogura's Shahjanpur upazila discover huge amounts of "discarded'' notes of Bangladesh Bank in a waterbody. They first noticed it after the notes started to wash up on the banks of the waterbody in Chandai village on Sunday.

  • Transforming the mundane

    Fahima Akther Sumona, 12, stood second in a drawing competition organised at Chittagong University (CU) three years ago.

  • Gopalganj Science & Tech University: Outsiders attack students; 20 hurt

    Students demonstrating for the resignation of the vice chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU) in Gopalganj were attacked yesterday.

  • Familiar Faces of Bangladesh Television Industry

    FACES OF Teledrama

    Rafi Hossain: Where do you all think our television and film industry is headed?

  • Simple but beautiful

    The light-green three-storied building named ‘Baishakhi’ with a pond to its right and a Shaheed Minar in the spacious ground, in front, might look like a wealthy person’s dwelling.

  • Casino business in Dhaka

    Jubo League leader held after casino drive

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detain 142 people from a "casino" in Dhaka’s Fakirerpool area.

  • Fish dying in Hakaluki haor

    When farmers were looking forward to some earnings by fishing, the Hakaluki haor in Moulvibazar has turned into a contaminated wetland with dead fish floating ashore.

  • Risky bridge only means

    Believe it or not, a dilapidated concrete bridge, ‘protected’ with bamboo poles for around three years, serves as the lone means for people of at least 12 villages in Narail Sadar upazila.

  • Lalmonirhat birds killed

    Over 100 birds poisoned to death in Lalmonirhat

    Over 100 birds of different species, including pigeons and sparrows, are poisoned to death allegedly by a rice mill owner in Aponpara area of Lalmonirhat town.

  • Arts and Culture of Bangladesh

    Crosstalk: Of Arts & Culture

    Rafi Hossain: Rafiqun Nabi sir, can you share your thoughts on the current state of art culture in our country?

  • A chat with the leads of ‘Mayaboti’

    Tisha: The expectations are rather high, because if the story is intriguing, it is meant to attract the audience to the cinemas. Besides, the stellar cast gave their very best in this film, making it a true work of art.

  • Karam Utshab concludes in Sylhet

    People from different districts attended the festival and performed their rituals. On the opening night, the community people, led by the chief, prayed under the ‘Holy Karam’ tree.

  • A house that could have been a museum

    A house which could have been a memorial or museum honouring women’s role in the independence movement against the British is occupied by the family of a local razakar.

  • Boat Race in Manikganj

    Traditional boat race on Kaliganga river

    An exciting boat race has been held on the Kaliganga river at Balirtek area in Manikganj Sadar.

  • Ferdous: Ace of Hearts

    With a career spanning over twenty-years, Ferdous Ahmed has become a household name. With hit films, like ‘Kusum Kusum Prem’ and ‘Ek Cup Cha’in his repertoire, he has left his mark on the industry.

  • Abundant Hilsa brings joy to Barishal fishermen

    By the end of this year’s monsoon a large number of big Hilsa are caught in southern part of the country.

  • National Register of Citizens of Assam

    Indian state Assam released the final National Register of Citizens on August 31. In this final NRC over 19 lakh out of 3.30 crore people were left out.

  •  Amitabh Reza Chowdhury

    Amitabh Reza

    Tell us about the progress of your new film, ‘Rickshaw Girl’.

  • School lost into Padma in four hours

    The lone primary school of Char Madhupur village in Pabna Sadar upazila disappeared into the Padma within a matter of four hours as the river suddenly turned violent on Thursday midnight and started to erode land early Friday.

  • Manikgan Padma River erosion

    Schools, houses lost to erosion by Padma

    Erosion by the Padma river has turned alarming in Harirampur upazila of Manikganj.

  • Raga Malhar performance

    Celebrating Monsoon with Raga Malhar

    Malhar, an ancient raga in Indian classical music, is associated with the atmosphere of torrential rains during the monsoon.

  • Bipasha Hayat: Simply Abstract

    Bipasha Hayat, a gifted artist who has explored different dimensions of arts and culture, speaks about her philosophy of life, her thoughts and her career in a recent interview with Rafi Hossain.

  • School that stays inundated 4 months a year

    Every year during the monsoon, the Madangouri Government Primary School in Hakaluki Haor (large water body) area becomes inundated with water. Watch the Star Live video to know more.

  • A hospital in poor health

    With 15 out of 21 posts of doctors lying vacant for around three years, the Kalia Upazila Health Complex in Narail is struggling to

  • Game of Coconut

    The Game of Coconut

    You have to use the full force of your physical power to win this game.

  • Rohingyas demand justice for genocide in Myanmar

    Thousands of Rohingya refugees gather for a rally at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar and demanded justice on completion of two years since the Rohingya influx began following persecution by Myanmar armed forces.

  • Singer Habib Wahid


    Rafi Hossain: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today, we are here with the musician, Habib. Thank you for your time. Recently, you have released two new songs. What is the response you received for them?

  • Bengal Tiger

    Bengal Tiger found dead in Sundarbans

    The forest officials have recovered body of a Bengal Tiger from Chaprakhali of Sharankhola range of eastern Sundarbans.

  • Right tests at right time a challenge

    Jobayer Islam, who was running a high fever for two days, was taken to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital on August 14. Doctors there advised that he take an NS1 test, which is done to detect dengue.