Jhenidah’s part in the Language Movement

Although Jhenidah too was stirred up from the first phase of the language movement in 1948, it was 1952 when this district burst into protests and processions against the repressive decisions of the Pakistani regime.

Language Movement in Jashore

With the entire East Bengal, Jashore too was boiling up in protests against the repressive actions of the Pakistan regime from 1948. The frontlines of the movement in the city were in Michael Madhusudan College and the Town Hall premises.

Princess Abhaya and her 11 Shiva temples in Abhaynagar

Four hundred and fifty years ago, King Nilkantha Roy used to live on the banks of the Bhairab river somewhere in Jashore. A daughter was born to his household, Princess Abhaya, after whom the place later came to be known as Abhaynagar.

Prof AK Nazmul Karim's contribution to sociology in Bangladesh

Professor AK Nazmul Karim was the only Bengali founder of the Department of Sociology at Dhaka University when it was formed in 1957. On the century of his birth, The Daily Star speaks with renowned sociologist Anupam Sen

Mahasthangarh: What are the new findings?

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

'Kannakatir Mela' returns to Lalmonirhat border after 4 years

Four years later, Narayani Rani met her father. When she spotted him on the other side of the barbed wire at the Lalmonirhat border, she burst into tears.

Jhenidah’s part in the Language Movement

Although Jhenidah too was stirred up from the first phase of the language movement in 1948, it was 1952 when this district burst into protests and processions against the repressive decisions of the Pakistani regime.

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Language Movement in Jashore

With the entire East Bengal, Jashore too was boiling up in protests against the repressive actions of the Pakistan regime from 1948. The frontlines of the movement in the city were in Michael Madhusudan College and the Town Hall premises.

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How the Language Movement unfolded in Faridpur

One of the strongest protests against Pakistan’s repressive actions towards Bangla was organised in Faridpur. In 1952, Ambika Maidan, Rajendra College, and Zilla Schools became the focal points of the movement in the district.

6d ago

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.

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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

3w ago

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.

Princess Abhaya and her 11 Shiva temples in Abhaynagar

Four hundred and fifty years ago, King Nilkantha Roy used to live on the banks of the Bhairab river somewhere in Jashore. A daughter was born to his household, Princess Abhaya, after whom the place later came to be known as Abhaynagar.

Rash Mela held in Kuakata after 2 yrs

The traditional Rash Mela of the Manipuri community, celebrated by the Bengali Hindu community, was held throughout the night with worship and holy bathing. After a 2-year hiatus due to the coronavirus epidemic, the three-day religious festival has been held at Kuakata's Radhakrishna Temple and Ritithyatri Sevashram.

Traditional boat race on Katcha river of Barishal 

The 164th boat race was held on the Katcha river in Wazirpur upazila of Barisal, to celebrate Lakshmi Puja. Millions of people gathered on both sides of the river to enjoy the traditional boat race.