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Complete ‘lockdown’: will it work this time around?
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Complete ‘lockdown’: will it work this time around?

Once again, a “lockdown” is about to be enforced in the country. But how prepared is the government to strictly implement it this time?

  • Understanding tandoori chai

    It’s certainly an impressive trick! Small terracotta pots preheated in big tandoor like stoves; milk boiled at a high heat until it becomes all creamy and thick, and tea liquor brewed with sticks of cinnamon.

  • A&E Talk with Elita: Shunno | Powered by Hoichoi

    From empowering and motivational tracks like Shoto Asha to Shono Mohajon and to moving ballads like Rajahin Rajjo and Sritir Chera Patay, Shunno has given fans many timeless tunes over the years. Catch them on this exclusive episode of A&E live with Elita!

  • ‘It felt like I was in a grave’

    “I decided not to shave the beard. I’ve just trimmed it a bit, I think I quite like the beard,” laughed Shafiqul Islam Kajol, his eyes twinkling with amusement at the irony of keeping the large, shaggy, grey beard that grew out over his 53 days of enforced disappearance and seven months in prison.

  • New Year’s delicious delights

    And what better way to have fun at home during a time like this than to have Movie Nights! Just make a list of movies of your family’s choice, make your favourite snacks, drinks, cookies, chips and dip, and a big batch of popcorn and spend some quality time with your family.

  • Movers and shakers to lookout for in 2021

    “It was only by chance that I stumbled upon the story of No Dorai,” says Mahboob Rahman. And he is not exaggerating when making the claim, because Rahman only heard about Nasima Akhter, the original inspiration behind the protagonist, while visiting the beaches one fine day.

  • In memoriam: Luminaries we have lost in 2020

    As we wrap up 2020, The Daily Star -- in association with Prerona Foundation -- would like to pay a visual tribute to the luminaries we lost this year.

  • Out of a difficult 2020, two Dhaka mayors look ahead to brighter days

    The Daily Star (DS): 2020 was a difficult year for everyone. As a mayor, what was your biggest challenge and obstacle this year?

  • 1,804 Rohingyas reach Bhasan Char from Ctg

    A total of 1,804 Rohingyas reached Bhasan Char in Hatiya upazila of Noakhali from Chattogram this morning.

  • Sangu Reserve Forest: Left exposed to human greed

    A vast number of century-old trees have been felled by loggers at a remote reserve forest and wildlife sanctuary in Thanchi of Bandarban in the last two months, and as seen in satellite images, about a hundred acres of it have been totally razed over the last few years.

  • Cold wave likely to continue

    Public sufferings caused by the ongoing cold spell remains unabated in many districts, especially in northern region.