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Covid-19 vaccine: Who will get it first in Rajshahi division?

Even though the authorities in Rajshahi have started preparing for Covid-19 vaccination campaign by setting up centres and storages across the division, they are yet to prepare a list of people to be vaccinated.

  • Bhasan Char: All set to take in Rohingyas

    When one thinks of a char, the idea of swaths of land -- barren or cultivable -- comes to the mind. Bhasan Char, a remote island in Hatiya, however, is completely different.

  • Anti-rape

    Anti-rape long march under attack in Feni

    A long march by anti-rape protesters from Dhaka to Noakhali came under attack in Feni earlier today.

  • Iga’s coronation in Rafa’s kingdom

    Rafael Nadal tied Roger Federer for the men’s all-time lead in Grand Slam titles on 20 -- not to mention collecting his 13th Roland-Garros crown and 100th victory in southwest Paris -- by downing Novak Djokovic in the men’s final.

  • Rapists to face death penalty

    Amid countrywide protests denouncing violence against women, the cabinet yesterday approved the draft of Women and Children Repression Prevention (Amendment) Bill, 2020, incorporating the provision of capital punishment for rape.

  • (Watch) Pabna Mental Hospital: Service seekers at the mercy of brokers

    Family members of patients with mental illnesses seeking treatment at Pabna Mental Hospital are being harassed by brokers outside who demand money to get them an appointment with a doctor inside or lure them to privately run so-called mental health clinics.

  • (Watch) The Manikganj garden with 500 species of exotic flowering plants

    Tanvir Ahmed of Manikganj has 500 species of exotic flowering plants in his garden. The master's degree holder from Dhaka University has 613 species of flowers and fruit trees in his garden. Of the 573 species of flowering plants, 500 are exotic and most of the 140 species of fruit trees are exotic.

  • Noakhali rape: protesters stage demonstration at Shahbagh, demand home minister’s resignation

    Protesting the rape incident in Noakhali's Begumganj, different groups of people staged a demonstration in the Shahbagh area of Dhaka and demanded resignation of the home minister for his failure to stop rape and oppression against women.

  • (WATCH) Lalmonirhat farmer buys elephant following wife’s dream

    In a rare incident, a farmer from Ratidhar Dewti village of Lalmonirhat has bought an elephant worth Tk 16.5 lakh in order to obey “divine instructions received by his wife in her dreams”.

  • Hidden Hero | Ep 08 | Ekhlas is the Robin Hood of Muktagacha

    World Vision Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly present to you "Hidden Hero" - a video series where we portray real stories of ordinary people with extraordinary impact during this global pandemic.

  • (WATCH) A place to breathe

    First-grader Hasibur Rahman Anu was elated while playing at the eastern side of the Hazi Abdul Alim playground in Old Dhaka on Saturday.

  • Hidden Hero | Ep 07 | Mosharof Helps the Snake Charmers’ Community

    World Vision Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly present to you "Hidden Hero" - a video series where we portray real stories of ordinary people with extraordinary impact during this global pandemic.

  • (Watch) A village unlike any other

    20 kilometers away from Dhaka, Zinda is unlike any other village. A place where people themselves built a school, a five-story library, community clinic, five lakes, a field, a mosque with an Eidgah, restaurants, and dormitories. They’ve also cultivated around 25,000 plants of about 250 different species.

  • Hidden Hero | Ep 06 | Alamgir Shows the True Powers of the Youth

    World Vision Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly present to you "Hidden Hero" - a video series where we portray real stories of ordinary people with extraordinary impact during this global pandemic.

  • (Watch) Custodial death: Eminent lawyers, rights activists react to landmark verdict

    A Dhaka court today sentenced three policemen -- including former sub-inspector of Pallabi Police Station Jahidur Rahman -- to life imprisonment and two other accused to seven years' jail in the case filed over the custodial death of Ishtiaque Hossain Jonny in 2014.

  • Hidden Hero | Ep 05 | Shofikul Serves His Community With Exemplary Leadership

    In the Fifth Episode, we look into the life of Shofikul Islam, who is an executive committee member of Moynerbag Mosque, President of Moynerbag development society, donor, and member of Sekandarbag Islamia Madrasa committee. He is also the President of the CHAT (Community Hope Action Team) Committee of Dhaka East AP. He and other committee members have played an active role in their society during the pandemic. When vulnerable families have been hit hard by the pandemic, their committee prepared the list of neediest persons in their area and went on to provide food support (Rice, Onion, Sugar, Oil, and Pulse) to over 1,000 families fully by the committee's own initiatives and funds.

  • Hidden Hero | Ep 04 | Ema Serves As The Light of Vogotgazi

    World Vision Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly present to you "Hidden Hero" - a video series where we portray real stories of ordinary people with extraordinary impact during this global pandemic.

  • Hidden Hero | Ep 03 | Rahul Creates Awareness Using Cultural Performances

    World Vision Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly present to you "Hidden Hero" - a video series where we portray real stories of ordinary people with extraordinary impact during this global pandemic.

  • (Watch) Who knew loving cats could be this hard?

    In Arshad Hasan’s 100 square feet apartment at Mirpur section-11’s Bihari camp, there’s barely enough room for his family of four.

  • World Vision Bangladesh | Hidden Heroes | Ep 02 | Tasrin's Little Contribution Made a Significant Difference

    World Vision Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly present to you "Hidden Heroes" - a video series where we portray real stories of ordinary people with extraordinary impact during this global pandemic.

  • Hidden Heroes | Ep 01 | Akhi Sets an Example of Loving Their Neighbors

    World Vision Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly present to you "Hidden Heroes" - a video series where we portray real stories of ordinary people with extraordinary impact during this global pandemic.

  • 90 ethnic minority villages in Sylhet free of Coronavirus

    Although coronavirus cases have been reported in all areas of Sylhet division in the last five months, no Covid-19 patients have been found in the 90 small indigenous villages. The 40,000 people in these remote areas at the forefront of complying with hygiene regulations to prevent infection. Watch the video to know more.

  • Sinha killing event recreated at Shamlapur

    Investigators brought OC Pradeep, Inspector Liaqat and Sub-inspector Nandadulal Rakshit to the spot where Maj (retd) Sinha Rashed Khan was killed on July 31, to provide a blow-by-blow account of what happened. The media was invited to watch from the sidelines.

  • August 21 grenade attack

    August 21 blast: Victims’ accounts

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

  • (Watch) #StopHateForProfit - Facebook's reckoning

    Facebook is dealing with its largest-ever advertiser boycott as some of America’s biggest brands commit to pulling advertising from the platform in regards to its failure of policing hate speech. In recent weeks Facebook has drawn heavy criticism from both employees and lawmakers over its inaction to inflammatory posts by President Trump.

  • 350 families lose everything to river erosion in Gaibandha

    A total of 350 families have so far lost everything to river erosion in Gaibandha.

  • Goaldah girls a ray of sunshine in the gloom

    Walking towards a school field -- more like a small open space at the front of a building -- on a gloomy day with the earth muddied by incessant rainfall, this reporter was awestruck to see a bunch of school girls practising football with razor sharp focus even in such a poorly facilitated environment.

  • India: Smart Scrap

    Only 20 percent of global e-waste is recycled, while 95 percent of India’s e-waste is recycled in the informal sector and in a crude manner.

  • Why was my son killed?

    “Why was my son killed? If he had broken any law, they could have shot him in the leg or injured him or made him surrender or taken him to the police station for interrogation. But why was he murdered?”

  • Watch: Music in the time of Covid-19

    In this video story, we tried to find how artists wrote, composed and released songs from home in the midst of a pandemic that halted all normal activity

  • [ভিডিও] আলো-ছায়ায় শাহ আব্দুল করিম সমাধি সৌধ

    আধুনিক স্থাপত্য শৈলীতে নির্মিত দৃষ্টি নন্দন এই সমাধি সৌধটি যেন মরমি কবি আব্দুল করিমের দর্শনেরই এক প্রতিবিম্ব। এর নকশা করেছেন স্থাপত্য প্রতিষ্ঠান বাস্তুশিল্পের প্রধান স্থপতি আদর ইউসুফ ও এর স্ট্রাকচারাল ডিজাইনার হিসেবে ছিলেন সুনামগঞ্জ জেলা পরিষদের প্রকৌশলী প্রণব রায় চৌধুরী।

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