Star Weekend

Writer becomes bestseller after his own employer buys copies worth 9 crore

Chulbul, who has written 29 books of poetry in his career spanning 9 months, characterises his style as introspective, post-modernist neo-absurdism.

The world's first Bangladeshi designed car is here, and it's fantastic

Karl Benz, the German credited with making the first working internal combustion engine and revolutionising the motorised vehicle forever, was probably just tired of using horses.

“Subodh” artist arrested [SATIRE]

Dhaka, Bangladesh: The police in Dhaka have arrested an artist who they say is the creator of the much-talked-about graffiti series “Subodh,” along with his two alleged collaborators.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Writer becomes bestseller after his own employer buys copies worth 9 crore

Chulbul, who has written 29 books of poetry in his career spanning 9 months, characterises his style as introspective, post-modernist neo-absurdism.

July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018

The world's first Bangladeshi designed car is here, and it's fantastic

Karl Benz, the German credited with making the first working internal combustion engine and revolutionising the motorised vehicle forever, was probably just tired of using horses.

November 3, 2017
November 3, 2017

“Subodh” artist arrested [SATIRE]

Dhaka, Bangladesh: The police in Dhaka have arrested an artist who they say is the creator of the much-talked-about graffiti series “Subodh,” along with his two alleged collaborators.

September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017

We, the 'Amm-public'

I am a 'Janagon'—an 'Amm-public'. If you still don't get it, then let me spell it out for you, because I know you are an 'Amm-public' too—the ever-so-celebrated mango people. I hope you now realise who I am as well as who you are.

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

Man with no numerical understanding holds top financial job for years

A mysterious Sylheti man unable to do basic math has somehow held the country's top financial position for years, according to a research report published on Thursday.

May 5, 2017
May 5, 2017

The Price of a Sentence

On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, we wanted to provide a stern reminder that we are a completely [censored] media without any government or corporate influence.

March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017

Bangladesh Inhuman Rights Commission concerned about poor US human rights condition

Just a week after the US Department of State in its human rights report for 2016 expressed concerns about Bangladesh’s human rights condition, Bangladesh Inhuman Rights Commission expressed concerns about the deplorable human rights condition in the US.

August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015

The Vatman rises and surprises again

People these days go to the doctor the minute their child sneezes more than once. The Vatman knows to tax that too. Tax anything that moves or doesn't. Had a new born baby? Tax that little bugger before he consumes too much milk and baby formula.

May 8, 2015
May 8, 2015

BY HOOK OR BY CROOK

Ayem Janata, long time resident of Chaotica, capital of Wackoland, has woken up at the crack of dawn, feeling quite nervous.

March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015

TRIALS OF A DO-GOODER

Apiti Snoboni has moved back to Dhaka after 4 years of studying in the United States, because she believes in our development sector and wants to devote her life to helping the poor, empowering the powerless etc.