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Love for the Strays
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Love for the Strays

One who has love for the strays never bothers any risk or danger to do something for them.

  • Eid advance train ticket sale starts

    Hundreds of people have thronged Kamalapur Railway Station to purchase train tickets in advance for travelling during the Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Age-old Jamdani haat of lakh taka

    With Eid-ul-Fitr approaching, the business of the age-old Jamdani haat at Narayanganj’s Rupganj upazila on the bank of Shitalakhya River reaches its peak.


    RAFI HOSSAIN: Welcome to Star Showbiz Cross Talk. Today we have with us, President of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association and Chairman of Nagorik Television, Rubana Huq.

  • Jurain residents demand safe water supply

    Residents of Jurain area in the capital Dhaka stage a demonstration demanding supply of safe and drinkable water by Wasa.

  • Crocodile Juliet lays 34 eggs in Karamjal

    Juliet, the female crocodile of Karamjol Wildlife Rescue Center of Sundarban, lays 34 eggs.

  • All 32 Batagur baska babies hatch at Karamjal

    All 32 eggs of Batagur baska, a critically endangered northern river terrapin, have hatched at Karamjal wildlife breeding centre in the Sundarbans in Bagerhat.

  • Buy directly from us

    Frustrated after incurring huge losses, many farmers are demanding that the government procure paddy or rice directly from the growers instead of rice mill owners. “In this system, farmers have no choice but to sell their harvest to local rice mill owners. So, those mid-dlemen become the beneficiary

  • Buddhist monastery distributes iftar

    Buddhist monastery distributes iftar in Ramadan

    The Dhammarajika Buddhist Monastery in the capital’s Bashabo Sabujbagh area distributes iftar and drinking-water to poor fasting Muslims.

  • Move on to grab Padma char

    The Rajshahi prison authorities have moved to grab at least 100 acres of char land in the Padma river in the city’s Sreerampur to build Prisons Training Academy complex.

  • Life passing by in chains

    He spent more than half his life, nearly 22 years, being chained to a tree next to a mud hut that belongs to his family.

  • Road, rail blocked in Khulna, Ctg

    Thousands of agitating jute mill workers blocked roads and railways in Khulna and Jashore and roads in Chattogram yesterday, the first day of their indefinite strike at state-owned jute mills for better wages and arrears.

  • Bangladesh Chhatra League New Central Committee

    ‘Criminals, drug dealers in BCL central committee’

    A deprived faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the ruling party’s student front, has threatened hunger strike demanding removal of “non-eligible” leaders.

  • The roaming barbers of Lalmonirhat

    Roaming barbers cycle around and provide salon services to the residents of Mogalhat, a border village of Lalmonirhat, to this day, right at their doorstep.

  • Jute Workers: No pay scale in 9 years, no pay for months

    On September 7, 2015, the cabinet approved the eighth national pay scale effective from July that year, and it has been implemented in al-most all government offices and corporations.

  • Pilot aborted first attempt at landing

    After aborting the first landing attempt at the Yangon airport in bad weather, the ill-fated Biman plane on May 8 went up to 5,000 feet and circled near the airport for 15 minutes.


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  • Where once was a river named Gorai…

    Desert of white sand and puddles of water flowing along it – this is what the once great river Gorai in Kushtia has reduced itself to now.

  • A different kind of iftar

    When it comes to breaking fast after a long day of self-restraint, we are often tempted to over-indulge. After all, iftar translates into a veritable period of gastronomical joy in Dhaka.

  • Organic muri from Natore gaining popularity

    Traditional organic muri (puffed rice) producers at Goaldighi Krishnapur village in Natore Sadar upazila are passing busy time to produce the item as the popular item brings them good profit.

  • 82.2% pass SSC and equivalents

    This year 82.80 per cent of the appearing students passed Secondary School Certificate examinations, says the result published.

  • Resolute mill workers continue agitation

    The agitation of state-run jute mill workers rolls on to day four without any lesser of resolution to reap demands of pay and arrears. Several thousands of workers of Latif Bawani Jute Mill and Karim Jute Mill agitating at Demra, Dhaka.

  • Lalmonirhat upazila election

    Lalmonirhat’s Aditmari UZ polls held peacefully

    The upazila parishad election in Lalmonirhat’s Aditmari upazila is held peacefully.

  • 2,583 schools achieve 100% pass rate

    All students under 2,583 schools across the country have passed this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations.

  • Education Minister Dipu Moni during SSC Result 2019 hand over

    Rajshahi board tops with 91.6% pass rate

    Rajshahi board has topped the results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations with a pass rate of 91.64 per cent this year. Dhaka board has had the highest number of GPA 5 achievers.

  • Girls fare better in GPA 5

    Girls fare better in results, GPA 5

    Girls have outshined boys in this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent results, securing higher pass rates and more GPA 5.

  • Granthakutir, home for young learners

    In a bid to spread the joy of reading among the people in their vicinity, a couple has set up a library inside their very home at a remote village in Kurigram’s Rajarhat upazila.

  • Actress Sumaiya Shimu

    Fight for a better future

    Sumaiya Shimu is a well-known television actor and model. She started her career with ‘Ekhane Ator Paoa Jai’. In her career spanning over almost two decades, she has been able to captivate the masses with her acting prowess. In today’s interview, she delves deep into her life and passions.

  • Fani: Bangladesh now out of danger

    Bangladesh is now completely out of any potential danger from cyclone Fani, which has reduced down to a depression in the north.

  • Arid and barren

    If it were before 1983, people would be seen fishing at the exact same spot where children now play football, on Teesta’s sandy floor lying arid and barren. The river is no longer blessed with water, except for a few months of the year.

  • BNP MPs join parliament, demand Khaleda’s release

    Joining the parliament, Harunur Rashid in his maiden speech demands release of his party chairperson Khaleda Zia from the jail on bail.