Barishal traders demand a month's delay in hilsa fishing ban

Hilsa traders in Barishal have demanded a month's delay in the mother fish conservation drive this year. However, the proposal of the Barisal Divisional Fisheries Department has not been implemented nationally

Russia-Ukraine 'drone war': Where does it end?

In this era of technological advancement, remote-controlled unmanned vehicles, drones, are changing the dynamics of warfare

Watch: BNP's youth road march from Bogura to Rajshahi

BNP started their "youth road march" of youth from Bogura this morning, to press home their demand for holding the next election under a non-party caretaker government

Business Multimedia

Business Multimedia

Khulna farmers prefer cultivating beans instead of shrimps

Shrimps were once widely cultivated in Dumuria upazila of Khulna. Now, farmers in this area are moving towards growing vegetables, especially beans. Vegetables from Dumuria are also exported to many countries in Europe

Fishes aplenty at Friday haat

A haat pops up every Friday along the Kaliakoir-Tangail road in Gazipur where buyers find almost all varieties of fish available in the country

Where did Tk 100 crore of 40,000 insurance clients go?

Around 4.2% of India’s gross domestic product (GDP) comes from the insurance sector and it is 0.91% for Pakistan. But Bangladesh’s insurance sector contributes only 0.4% of the GDP. The Daily Star has come to know that two insurance companies are not settling Tk 100 crore of 40,000 clients despite the end of the maturity period years ago. Why are the companies failing to settle the claims? Will the policyholders get their money back?

Coronavirus Multimedia

Coronavirus Multimedia

Will the country be hit by another wave of coronavirus?

Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.

Four brave women perform funeral rites of female Covid victims

Four women from Mymensingh have come forward to perform the funeral rites for female Covid-19 deceased -- an altruistic work beyond social stigma and health risk, a work where only male volunteers used to come forward during these distressing times.

[Watch] Councillor Khorshed: a Covid-19 fighter

Councillor Khorshed came forward at a time when the closest people of those dead with Covid-19 or with symptoms would not carry on with the funeral proceedings.

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Culture Multimedia

Jheel Kutum Café in Hatirjheel remains a burnt memory

Film cafe Jheel Kutum was a popular destination for those who visit Hatirjheel in the capital. Before being burnt down in fire, the café was decorated with posters of popular films from home and abroad and various related materials

Sufi saint Khan Jahan Ali's work in Bengal

The Sufi saint Khan Jahan Ali came to Bangla during the Sultanate period as a general. Later, he became known as an Islamic preacher and architect

My Dhaka / Comrade, give me a cup!

Yet, the tiny, yellow-walled tea stall attracts customers like bees to flowers.  “Comrade, give me a cup,” is how they ask for tea.

Making an earning in a fun way

Villagers of Purandar, a remote village in Pabna’s Faridpur upazila, quickly finish their household activities and rush to the field, hoping to participate in a game show where they can win various prizes.

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Jawan: Shah Rukh Khan in a different avatar

Jawaan is a story about what happens when a common citizen protests against repeated injustices perpetrated by the system

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BNP shocked seeing Biden taking selfie with Sheikh Hasina: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the BNP leaders became terribly upset seeing US President Joe Biden himself taking a selfie with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her daughter autism expert Saima Wazed Putul

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Jessia in action

Jessia Islam is on a secret mission after assisting special agent MR 9 in preventing a terror attack on Las Vegas

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New Akhaura-Agartala rail line to expedite trade

The new railway line from Akhaura to India's Agartala is going to be launched. Traders hope that it will play a positive role in increasing India's trade with Bangladesh

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Bangladesh gear up for Asia Cup Super 4

The last time Bangladesh made it to the final of the Asia Cup was in 2018 when the latest 50-over edition of the tournament was played. The Tigers beat Pakistan to qualify for the final and lost to eventual champions India. But Pakistan’s eleven has come a long way from what it was in 2018 and is mighty strong, especially when it comes to their fast bowling.  

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How is Sri Lanka recovering from its economic crisis?

Just a year and a half ago, the world witnessed widespread political violence in a country that was almost bankrupt due to a severe economic crisis. But the overall situation of the island nation of Sri Lanka is now quite stable

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Muza brings Bangla beats to the dance floor

Bangladeshi-American musician Muza, has carved a niche for himself in the music industry, seamlessly intertwining traditional folk with contemporary beats

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Building Mangrove Forests

Since mangrove forests are highly tolerant of salt and adapted to extreme environmental conditions, planting mangroves is becoming more important than ever. 

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Navigating Dhaka Elevated Expressway: A Quick Guide

The Dhaka Elevated Expressway, spanning 11.5 km from Airport to Farmgate, provides a convenient route for commuters. Here's a swift overview of its entry and exit ramps

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