2d ago| News Multimedia

None of Bangladesh Railway's 35 projects ending on time

None of the Bangladesh Railway's 35 ongoing projects -- to improve passenger services -- will be completed on time.

3d ago| Star Multimedia

Farhana Shetu’s “Ankur” depicts sufferings of children with cancer

<p>Photographer Farhana Shetu captured the sufferings of children diagnosed with leukaemia. The fortnight-long exhibition titled “Ankur” ended on December 3.</p>

4d ago| News Multimedia

Fardin murder: How long will it take to solve the mystery?

It has been a month since Fardin's murder. So far, there has been no significant progress in the murder investigation.

1w ago| News Multimedia

Can Bangladesh learn anything from Sri Lanka's financial crisis?

Sri Lanka, which is known for its quality education, healthcare, and migration policies and practices, has, however, experienced one of the worst financial crises as a nation in recent history.

1w ago| News Multimedia

Even children can’t escape social segregation!

Sitting on chairs and eating on tables with plates and glasses in restaurants, or even being treated humanely seem to be a privilege when it comes to these children – children of the Horijon people, who are a socially and economically marginalized community in Moulvibazar.

2w ago| News Multimedia

House of filmmaker Hiralal Sen in shambles

Hiralal Sen, the first filmmaker from the Indian subcontinent, was born in Manikganj in 1866.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

None of Bangladesh Railway's 35 projects ending on time

None of the Bangladesh Railway's 35 ongoing projects -- to improve passenger services -- will be completed on time.

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Farhana Shetu’s “Ankur” depicts sufferings of children with cancer

<p>Photographer Farhana Shetu captured the sufferings of children diagnosed with leukaemia. The fortnight-long exhibition titled “Ankur” ended on December 3.</p>

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Fardin murder: How long will it take to solve the mystery?

It has been a month since Fardin's murder. So far, there has been no significant progress in the murder investigation.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Protest at DU to stop plying of non-university vehicles

There is an ongoing protest at Dhaka University after the death of Rubina Akhter. The protesting students have demanded an end to the access of non-DU cars and heavy vehicles on the campus.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

'BNP united as a party'

Anwar Ali, a journalist for The Daily Star, spoke to BNP leaders and activists after a mass rally in Rajshahi today. Watch Star on the Spot to find out more.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

BNP rally begins in Rajshahi

BNP's divisional rally began on Madrasa Maidan in Rajshahi city this morning.

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

BNP rally: Rajshahi city abuzz with festivity

Hundreds of thousands of BNP men have come to Rajshahi today to join the party's divisional rally. The city is now bustling with processions, and slogans. There are arrays of tents and fire pits for cooking around the venue at Hazrat Shah Makhdum Central Eidgah ground and surrounding areas.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

'Karnaphuli Tunnel will change nation's economy'

In Chattogram, from Mirsharai to Cox’s Bazar and Moheshkhali, several mega projects of thousands of billion takas in total, are in different stages of development.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Farmers held over small loan default, whereas big fish roam free

For defaulting Tk25,000 to Tk50,000 loan each, at least 12 farmers were arrested, before they got bail. And a total 37 farmers have been accused in a case. But on the other hand, the big guns with accusations of defaulting thousands of crores taka worth of loans are far from being prosecuted.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Did Ashrayan housing project for homeless bring any benefits?

On the occasion of Mujib Borsho at Sarishabari in Jamalpur, the prime minister's initiative of allocating house for the homeless has become a safe haven for drug abusers. There are no employment opportunities nearby, no living environment, and not even a road to travel. Hence, most of the houses lie vacant, without any people living in them.