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This is how you can file a GD online

With the new service from Bangladesh Police, one can now file for a general diary completely online.

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Is India responsible for Bangladesh floods?

In this episode of Star Explains, watch some of the prime reasons behind the frequent and devastating floods recurring in Bangladesh every year.

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"Local expertise was developed to construct Padma Bridge"

Dr Md Shamsul Hoque, professor of department of civil engineering of BUET, recently spoke with The Daily Star about Padma Bridge construction in an interview. Watch the significant parts of the interview in today's Star Special.

Know your Padma Bridge

Padma Bridge is one of biggest megaprojects of Bangladesh. It took immense effort from everyone involved to get this bridge finished on time.

When will Bangladesh curb dependency on high-cost imported electricity?

Even before Bangladesh starts getting electricity, Bangladesh Power Development Board finds itself paying Tk 1,219.1cr for power not used. How did this happen? And when can Bangladesh come out of high-cost import-based electricity?

Does Budget 2022-23 address ongoing inflation?

What did general people gain from this budget?

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.

Is importing oxygen enough?

Countrywide oxygen demand has increased 4 to 5 times, and still the health ministry is claiming that Bangladesh is not at risk of oxygen shortage. On the other hand, the director general of the health directorate made promises of importing oxygen from India.

Mahasthangarh: What are the new findings?

Mahasthangarh of Bogura, the over 2,500-year-old huge city amazes people to this day.

'Jabbarer Boli Khela’: A legacy of anti-British movement

At the beginning of 20th century, Abdul Jabbar Saudagar, a merchant from Chattogram, introduced a wrestling competition. His intention was to cultivate a sport that would prepare the youth to fight against British rule.

How is ‘Tomtom’ made?

At Baishakhi mela and all other local fairs, indigenous toy known as “Tomtom” is very popular.