52m ago| News Multimedia

Third phase of UP polls marred by violence

The third phase of the Union Parishad elections, held today on November 28, has yet again seen acts of violence and clashes throughout. In Khulna, one person died in election-related violence. In...

1h ago| News Multimedia

Bangavax gets ethical permission for human trials after 14 months

When the whole world is fighting a war against the repeated surge of new Covid-19 variants with era-defining vaccine technologies, Bangladesh is continuing a sloth paced system in developing a...

8h ago| News Multimedia

Garbage all over CU campus, authorities unconcerned

Chittagong University, a name associated with lush green hilly areas, is now infested with growing piles of garbage as authorities are allegedly acting unconcerned about waste management.

3d ago| News Multimedia

‘Home of Drug Smuggler’: Can BGB do moral policing?

Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) has put up signboards stating “Home of Drug Smuggler” in front of a number of houses in Ramnagar Village in Habiganj. But the question arises if the BGB has the...

4d ago| Star Multimedia

High Court's new order to protect rivers. What is in it?

Bangladesh is a riverine country. Geographically the country is identified with rivers and is now under severe threat. These rivers are either polluted or becoming rubbish dumps as well as the...

4d ago| Star Multimedia

Kadamtali in Dhaka waterlogged for 10 months

Kadamtali, an area in Dhaka city, has been waterlogged for the last 10 months. Around 5,000 residents are living with severe health hazards and limited mobility with a non-operational drainage...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Third phase of UP polls marred by violence

The third phase of the Union Parishad elections, held today on November 28, has yet again seen acts of violence and clashes throughout. In Khulna, one person died in election-related violence. In...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Bangavax gets ethical permission for human trials after 14 months

When the whole world is fighting a war against the repeated surge of new Covid-19 variants with era-defining vaccine technologies, Bangladesh is continuing a sloth paced system in developing a...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Garbage all over CU campus, authorities unconcerned

Chittagong University, a name associated with lush green hilly areas, is now infested with growing piles of garbage as authorities are allegedly acting unconcerned about waste management.

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

UP polls: Allegations of assault and death threat

As the third phase of union parishad election closes in, allegations on Awami League backed candidates, of threatening, assaulting and humiliating those who are openly against voting for them, are...

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

IEDCR study finds antibiotic resistance alarmingly evident

A recent study conducted by Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research finds that almost all clinically important and widely used antibiotics have lost their effectiveness by more than...

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

Rajshahi fishermen's unwinnable struggles

Off season means no fish in the rivers, restrictions on fishing, and alleged misbehaviour from River Police, and this year the bonus is hike in diesel price.  For fishermen of Rajshahi, life has...

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

Jatra festival in Barishal

Jatra is deeply rooted in Bangla Folk culture.

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

Dried fish: Low supply, high production cost, unfair prices

Due to the lack of supply of fish, production of dried fish in the Chalan-beel area has halved this year. Desired prices and increasing production costs are making things difficult for dried fish...

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

Dhaka's 1st library at its last legs

Raja Rammohun Roy established the “Brahmo Sabha” in 1826 based on the Monotheism of Vedanta. Later it was renamed the “Brahma Samaj”. In 1869, when the Brahma temple was being built, the then...

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

10-year-old living in a cage for 6 years

Shikha Das, a 10-year-old girl, has been kept in a cage for six years.