Newspaper

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Tk 10 lakh fine for journalists' ‘illegal activity’?

There are already laws in place for newspapers and journalists. Why did the Press Council, then, take the initiative to amend the Press Council Act 1974, keeping provision to impose a fine of up to Tk 10 lakh? Is it not their obligation to protect the interests of journalists?

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

The right way to consume news

When we are told to read up and research, we aren't told how.

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

A man with an unusal hobby

The 72-year-old Musleh Uddin of Mymensingh does not spend a single day without reading newspapers and has a collection of rare publications.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Fahim Munaim passes away

Syed Fahim Munaim, chief executive officer and chief editor at Maasranga Television, has died of cardiac arrest at the age of 62. Also former executive editor of The Daily Star, Munaim breathed his last at his residence in Dhaka.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

HC stays proceedings of 72 cases against Star editor

High Court stays for three months the proceedings of 72 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam. The court also issues a rule upon the authorities concerned to explain as to why the initiation and continuation of the cases should not be declared illegal. The rule is returnable in three weeks, the court says.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Newspaper owners must pay staff’s income tax: SC

The Supreme Court upholds a wage board provision that instructs the owners of newspapers and news agencies to pay the income tax of their employees.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

China editor resigns over censorship

A top journalist at a Chinese newspaper says he is resigning because of the authorities' control over the media.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Nature Quest: Snake farm awaits govt nod for 3yrs

As a young man, while working in Saudi Arabia as a newspaper photographer for several years, Abdur Razzak of Nandipara village in Patuakhali Sadar

February 6, 2016
February 6, 2016

A Journey With Pride

The Daily Star yesterday awarded 24 prominent individuals and an institution for their lifetime contribution to nation-building at its 25th anniversary programme.

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Democracy needs active role of newspapers: President

President Abdul Hamid calls upon all newspapers to continue their contributions to the development of the country through responsible journalism. Addressing a programme marking the 25th anniversary of The Daily Star, he says all the media must work to fight extremism and terrorism.