SHOUTxDS Books presents 'Slam Poetry Nights' — Session 5

For its 5th session, SHOUTx DS Books’ Slam Poetry Nights performed at the Dhaka Lit Fest 2023.

Coffee cultivation shows promise in Ctg Hill Tracts

Coffee fruits or coffee beans are cultivated in the Khagrachari hills. Through a unique procedure, this fruit will be produced into drinkable coffee.

The royal return of the King of Bollywood

Shah Rukh Khan's much-awaited “Pathaan” has been released in around 100 countries, including India, on January 25. .Even amid criticisms and controversies centring the film’s first released song – Besharam Rang – the SRK come-back film is already breaking international box office records.

What are the new conditions for purchase of savings certificates?

What are the new conditions for purchase of savings certificates? How will the new rules affect the lives of the general mass? In today’s Straight from Star Newsroom, Ahsan Habib discusses the issue with The Daily Star Reporter Rejaul Karim Byron.

IT sector's struggle with unskilled workforce

The local IT firms have discussed their problems with The Daily Star in today's Star News+.

Locally grown foreign fruits bringing success to Ekramul

Ekramul Haque, a nursery businessman of Lalmonirhat, planted orange and malta trees back in 2018.

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.

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Did govt change law to hike gas, power price at will?

The increase in gas prices will also increase the production cost of electricity. As a result, the price of electricity will undoubtedly increase again. Did the government change the law to raise the prices at will?

Dunstone Cemetery: A century of memories

There is a century-old cemetery in the middle of a picturesque tea garden. Its history is intertwined with the birth of the tea industry in this country. The local Christians still pray for those who are lying in eternal sleep far away from their homeland. .In Star Special, watch the story

The story behind the picture

"A picture is worth a thousand words." Many a culture have variations of this adage in their different languages. A picture can indeed tell a lot of stories. An image showing a female student cuddling and carrying her pet cat while a puppy and a dog follow her footsteps was shot by our photojournalist Prabir Das.

Hajong experience in Ruposhree’s artwork

Ruposhree Hajong, a student of the Fine Arts Department of Jahangirnagar University, highlights the history, culture, and crisis of the indigenous Hajongs in her artwork. On her own initiative, she is highlighting the stories of the Hajongs through colour and cotton.