Star Weekend

Low rawhide prices this Eid

The price of rawhide has fallen sharply, a growing concern for small traders for whom Eid-ul-Azha is a major point of the year. Rawhides were traded at very low prices in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh, one of the country’s major tannery hubs, though prices were to remain unchanged

Fighting the dengue menace

The residents of Dhaka city are suffering the most from the dengue menace despite DNCC and DSCC having a large budget for controlling the reproduction of mosquitoes.

MAILBOX

Is anyone safe at the hands of a mad mob?

A migrant’s journey

Helal left his motherland to change his ill fate but ended up suffering cruel realities on his journey.

A right to privacy

This is the digital era and we all have personal information online. But is this safe?

Our duty to the victims of accidents like the Banani fire

Nobody realises the intense pain of such accidents except for the victims and their families. We have some responsibility to help them overcome their traumatic experience.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

A right to privacy

This is the digital era and we all have personal information online. But is this safe?

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

A migrant’s journey

Helal left his motherland to change his ill fate but ended up suffering cruel realities on his journey.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Modern day slavery

Last week’s Shutterstories “Shumi” has stuck with me. What a miserable life she has! 24 hours a day, seven days a week, she goes on working with no holidays or free time of her own.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

A Tale of Two Languages

I wanted to reach out in response to your well written essay illustrating the influence of Persian on the Bengali language.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Wake up people

A few days ago, a video posted on Facebook by one of my seniors at BRAC University went viral. It showed a man who was recording all the girls passing by him on the road that connects our university buildings.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Going, going, gone

Awareness of the fact that tigers are a precious and valuable heritage of our country should be made amongst people.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Our duty to the victims of accidents like the Banani fire

Nobody realises the intense pain of such accidents except for the victims and their families. We have some responsibility to help them overcome their traumatic experience.

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

When will the collective psyche of the nation awaken?

It has been a month since the devastating fire in Chawkbazar took 70 lives and soon after, three new fire infernos in the capital also made headlines—Banani's FR Tower inferno

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

Check anarchy in bus transport sector

Public transport in Dhaka is regarded as of low status and poor service. Poor bus conditions due to lack of maintenance, lack of proper bus stoppages

April 5, 2019
April 5, 2019

My memory from a time in the past

I am writing in reference to the above-mentioned article published in your esteemed magazine on March 15.