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Election Talks with Mohiuddin Ahmed
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Election Talks with Mohiuddin Ahmed

Watch the second episode of the new talk show series of The Daily Star—Election Talks 2018—where experts will be explaining and analysing the upcoming national elections, contemporary politics, events and incidents.

  • 21 August Grenade Attack: Eyewitness Journalists

    August 21 blast through the eyes of journalists on spot

    It happened 14 years and 48 days ago. Perpetrators attempted to assassinate Awami League President Sheikh Hasina carrying out a grenade attack on a rally on Bangabandhu Avenue in Dhaka. The attack took place on August 21, 2004 that left 24 dead and scores injured.

  • August 21 grenade attack

    August 21 blast: Victims’ accounts

    August 21, 2004 was a ghastly chapter in the political history of Bangladesh.

  • A worthy work in progress

    The morning of September 29 must have broken with some harsh light for the Bangladesh cricketers in Dubai and their loyal fans back home.

  • Can Bangladesh Tigers reach Asia Cup 2018 final

    Can Tigers reach Asia Cup 2018 final?

    Will Bangladesh national cricket team seal their entry to yet another dream final of Asia Cup? Sports reporters Ariful Islam Roney and Masud Parvez talk to The Daily Star’s Ekush Tapader on Bangladesh team’s possibility to play the Asia Cup 2018 final and different other aspects. Watch the Star Live video to know more.

  • Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad

    ‘Pressure lets me give back to my team’

    Far from being burdened by the responsibility, Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah says he relishes the opportunities to fish his team out of trouble

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    ‘Mustafiz was a magician’ – Mash hails fantastic last over

    Fizz’s fantastic final over yesterday, saw Bangladesh successfully defend eight runs in the last over in a tight match where Afghans looked like they were in the driving seat with wickets in hand.

  • Shaikb Al Hasan in Asia Cup 2018

    ‘We’ve done it before’ – turnarounds Tigers can draw from

    Bangladesh’s Asia Cup campaign hangs in the balance after their defeat to India in the first Super Four match. They lost to Afghanistan as well in the last group phase match and will face them today, seeking to win and stay in the competition. The Tigers’ vice-captain Shakib Al Hasan believed that his team has the ability to turn things around and overcome their conquerors from the group stage.

  • Nagarkrishi, Urban agriculture, Urban Farming in Dhaka, Urban agriculture in Dhaka, Nagarkrishi's Urban Agriculture, Urban agriculture ideads, Urban farming ideas,

    ‘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.

  • No Tamim and possibly no Mushy too

    The last time that Bangladesh played Afghanistan in the ODI format, Tamim Iqbal had hit a run-a-ball century to give the Tigers a commanding total. Tigers went on to win by 141 runs in that game in 2016.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza disappointed

    Even a mad person would be upset, says Mash on fixture change

    What increasingly appears to be favouritism towards cricketing powerhouse India has turned the Asia Cup into a near farce. Even with two group matches left and Group A and Group B champions yet to be decided, on Wednesday morning the Asian Cricket Council has published the fixtures list of the Super Four stage starting on Friday.

  • Bangladesh Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Tigers best 11 to face Sri Lanka

    The good news for Bangladesh seems to be that the recovery of the injured pair of Tamim and Shakib -- both managing finger injuries.

  • How to fight dengue

    A large part of Dhaka is again at risk of dengue outbreak. Since 2000, at least 270 people died of dengue; 40,028 got infected in the capital.

  • Hasan Imam and Laila Hasan relationship

    53 years of unwavering comradeship

    They were part of the golden days of Film and Television. Hand-in-hand they have passed the golden jubilee of their marriage as well. Today with a cup of coffee, Hasan Imam and Laila Hasan is sharing the tale of their journey together in an interview with Rafi Hossain.

  • Shakib Al Hasan talks before Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match in Asia Cup 2018

    We have to give our best: Shakib

    Tigers’ Vice Captain Shakib Al Hasan talks about the team’s preparations and expectations for their Asia Cup venture. Watch the Star Live video for Shakib’s full interview.

  • Rare white Royal Bengal Tiger cub

    Rare white tiger cub attracts visitors to Ctg zoo

    Visitors throng the Chittagong Zoo to see its latest attraction -- a rare full albino Royal Bengal Tiger cub.

  • Furious Padma threatens Naria

    This Padma is not the river they know. At Naria of Shariatpur, 20km from the Padma Bridge construction site, it has changed abruptly for sure. Once relatively calm and quiet in the area, it turned into an all-devouring river in just a few years.

  • Black Band Musician Jon Kabir

    Jon Kabir's Pursuit

    Jon Kabir created an impact on the music industry of Bangladesh after emerging with his band 'Black'. Even after his departure from 'Black'; the sojourner of psychedelia continued with his second band 'Indalo'. Aside from music, Jon has also been involved in multiple TV dramas. In an interview with Rafi Hossain this week, Jon talks about his career, his passions and his music.

  • Laguna banned on Dhaka streets

    No Laguna in Dhaka city: DMP chief

    Human hauliers, better known as Laguna, will not be allowed on the streets of the capital, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia yesterday.

  • Environment friendly smart auto-rickshaw in Dhaka

    Eco-friendly smart auto-rickshaw in Dhaka

    Tapan’s CNG-run auto-rickshaw is unlike any other you have seen before. Watch Star Live’s video to know more about Tapan’s environment-friendly smart auto-rickshaw.

  • The dance connoisseur Lubna Marium

    Shadhona is a centre for advancement of South Asian dance and music that was initiated with the aim of revitalizing and expanding the horizons of classical dance and music in Bangladesh.

  • Rakhine horror recounted

    The Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar's refugee camps yesterday recalled the horrors of killings, rapes and torching of their houses by the Myanmar military exactly a year ago.

  • Big Bull, Big Price: Tk 28 lakh for ‘Bazarer Raja’

    Cattle traders charge high price in the cattle markets of Dhaka ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha, while supply of cattle is still moderate.

  • Disaster Resilient Floating House

    Dream house

    Several lakh people in Bangladesh are hit by floods every year. Many lose their homes to the disaster and have to seek refuge in shelters and on embankments until the water recedes.

  • Shahan Ara

    Haunted forever

    "'Some people have attacked our house, please do something', I told Moni bhai. He asked me whether they were in uniform. I told his there was no way to see that as bullets were raining down," says Shahan Ara.

  • Ilias Kanchan: The Tireless Warrior Speaks

    In a candid interview, Ilias Kanchan, veteran actor and founder of Nirapad Sarak Chai (We Demand Safe Roads) movement, shares his views on the ongoing student protests demanding safer roads and the initiatives that can be taken to address the situation.

  • Shahidul Alam taken back police custody

    Shahidul Alam taken back to police custody

    Renowned photographer Shahidul Alam was taken back to the office of the Detective Branch of police yesterday after doctors at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) said they found no health issues requiring his hospitalisation.

  • Students take to streets, control traffic for 7th day

    Students for the seventh day take position on city streets and control traffic systems as part of their demand for safe roads.

  • Demanding Justice for Safe Road

    Students continue demo outside Dhaka

    Students across the country have been continuing their demonstration demanding safe roads.

  • BCL men swoop on students at Jhigatola

    BCL in its element

    At least 20-25 students are injured as alleged activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and police launch an attack on the student protesters at Dhanmondi 3 near Jigatola in Dhaka.

  • Monalisa Smiles

    Enchanting and talented actor, model Monalisa opens up about her break from showbiz, her current projects and her aspirations for the future.