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‘Nagarkrishi’ spreads urban farming in Dhaka

Recognising the need for more vegetation and green spaces in urban areas, Nagarkrishi, a start-up, began its journey two years ago with an aim to spread urban farming practices on rooftops and balconies of buildings and adjacent open spaces in the city.

  • In conversation with the graceful Sabila Nur

    In a candid interview with Rafi Hossain, the young, vibrant and popular actor Sabila Nur pours her heart out and talks about her aspirations with grace and elegance.

  • OBon Ride-hailing service

    OBon ride-hailing service hits Dhaka roads

    Ride hailing apps have new competitors in Dhaka as OBhai Solution Limited brings OBon, a women-only ride-hailing app, in the capital. Watch Star Live’s video to know more about the service.

  • Taskeen Rahman- from villain to a popular hero!

    It is usually the protagonists of a hit movie who bag all the praise, but when the antagonist is Taskeen, we can’t help but talk about how well he portrayed the character.

  • HSC results: Pass rate, GPA 5 achievers drop

    Results of HSC and equivalent examinations-2018 are out, and it follows through with the falling trend of last year. Average pass rate is 66.64 per cent, down from 66.84 per cent last year, and the number of GPA 5 achievers plummeted to 29,262.

  • "World Youth Skills Day 2018"

    Youth Talk, a new initiative of Star Youth, The Daily Star, which is a dialogue programme focusing on the development of the young generation of Bangladesh, discussed issues concerning the youth of Bangladesh and how this major sector of skilled population is being evaluated in the job market in its first episode.

  • The Math Genius

    Ahmed Zawad Chowdhury has won the first ever Gold Medal for Bangladesh in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) at its 59th session held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

  • BCL men attack CU protesters

    BCL men swoop on CU students

    Student front of ruling Awami League continues to show little tolerance on any student protest, swooping on Chittagong University students and foiling their demonstration.

  • Quota Reform: Now and What Next?

    There have been attacks on the quota reformists by the student activists of ruling Awami League all over the country.

  • Moushumi Uncensored

    Talented and popular actor Moushumi Hamid, a dear face of the television, talks about the current state of television, the cupid in her life, her future plans, and much more to The Daily Star in this week's Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

  • Vintage Photography in Digital Era

    The analog camera is long forgone in today’s modern world. However, for young enthusiasts like Fahad Al Alam, the cameras of the past are a thing of passion. Watch the video on Star Live to know Fahad's story.

  • Chandni is back!

    National Award winning actress Chandni is back again after a break of 10 years, with dreams to start exactly where she had left off.

  • Actress Rani Sarkar passes away

    Rani Sarkar, a veteran actress of Bangladeshi films, died of old age ailments in a hospital in Dhaka.

  • Nature Quest: A sign hard to fathom

    The Kotka beach in the Sundarbans is mostly empty apart from the plastic bottles and trash that wash ashore. Imagine the shock of forest guards who stumbled upon the rotting carcass of a 40-foot whale while patrolling the beach in August.

  • Football fever hits Dhaka

    Football fever reaches its peak every four years in Bangladesh during the FIFA World Cup, and nowhere is it more evident than on the streets of Dhaka city.

  • rendezvous Siam-Puja

    A rendezvous with Siam & Puja

    The romantic saga of Sujon and Pori has taken new turns, as 'Poramon 2', the sequel of Poramon series, has hit the movie theaters this Eid. Youngsters Siam Ahmed and Puja Cherry have played the role of star-crossed lovers in this film. In a recent interview with Star Showbiz, this aspiring duo has talked about their experience of working in the industry thus far, their future plans and the much needed X-Factor that is required for sustainable growth in the showbiz industry.

  • Celebrating Yoga

    The 4th International Day of Yoga is celebrated in Dhaka, Rajshahi, and Chittagong cities of Bangladesh. The High Commission of India in Dhaka and Assistant High Commissions of India in Rajshahi and Chittagong organised events to observe the day.

  • Joy’s Ploys

    This week in Uncensored with Rafi Hossain, Joy reveals the secret to his success and talks about the challenges of hosting such an unconventional talk show.

  • Champions of Asia: Bangladesh Women’s Cricket Team

    Not used to such a warm reception, the Bangladesh women's cricket team members were looking around anxiously as the bus carrying the ACC Women's Asia Cup 2018 champions reached the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka yesterday.

  • household vegetable gardens

    Flood-proof farming

    When seasonal floods reach her village of Betil Char in Chowhali upazila of Sirajganj, 60-year-old Joygan Begum knows what to

  • Budget: Prices up, prices down

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposes changes to duties on different products, which will result in increase and decrease in their prices.

  • Jamdani Sari fair

    Jamdani fair in Dhaka ahead of Eid

    Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) organises a Jamdani fair at the National Museum in Dhaka, targeting the Eid-ul-Fitr festival.

  • Bangladeshi Parrot lover

    Feathery friends

    You might have already come across a man roaming around with a yellowish bird on his shoulder in Hatirjheel area of Dhaka. Nazmul Houqe Khan Sumon, a bird lover, has been raising five birds like his own children.

  • Iftar items in Puran Dhaka

    Iftar items in Chawkbazar: To eat or not to eat

    With the beginning of Ramadan, Chawkbazar, in Puran Dhaka, becomes even busier than usual. The market bustles with shoppers from all localities while traders display a variety of iftar items from afternoon.

  • Our environmental saviour?

    As global concerns continue to rise with 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags being produced every year around the globe, a number of eco-friendly companies come up with a seemingly wonderful idea: biodegradable bags.

  • Channel i presents Lux Super Star

    A Tale of Two Stars: Mantasha and Brishti

    Winning the country’s biggest talent hunt show ‘Channel i presents Lux Super Star’ is not an easy task. It requires talent and hard work to win titles, tiaras and sashes. This year, an aspiring Fine Arts student Mim Mantasha bagged the coveted title at a glamorous event held at Bangabandhu International Convention Centre on May 11.

  • anti-drug war

    15 more killed as anti-drug crusade goes on

    At least 15 more suspects are killed as the countrywide anti-drug crusade continues to draw more blood, mounting a heap of 123 bodies in the last 16 days.

  • In conversation with the sensational Pritom

    Young, talented and trending – Pritom Hasan carves a unique place for himself in our music industry, especially among the young urban crowd. In a conversation with Star Showbiz, the rising star he talks about his passions, inspirations and what drives his music.

  • summer in Bangladesh

    Unusual summer this year

    Summers in Bangladesh are usually unforgiving as the mercury keeps on rising throughout the season, but not this time. This year, the summer is unusual, with relentless rains and thunderstorms dominating most part of the season from March to April.

  • Dead whale Kuakata

    Dead whale washes ashore in Kuakata

    A dead whale is washed ashore along Kuakata beach in Patuakhali.

  • Italian Pizza Baked Bangla Style

    Believe it or not, a street restaurant is making pizza using Bangla-styled wood-fired stove in Paribagh of Dhaka.

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