Rights

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Transwoman says uncle trying to grab property, isolating family

For months, relatives and influential locals of the Baropur Talukdarpara in Bogura's Sadar upazila socially isolated a transgender woman's family – allegedly in an attempt to grab their property.

April 16, 2022
April 16, 2022

Draft regulation for digital, social media, OTTs a threat to freedom of speech: Experts

The government’s draft regulation for digital, social media and OTT platforms will be a threat to freedom of speech and curb people’s basic rights, experts said today.

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Lalmonirhat school ground now tobacco-free after Daily Star report

The long-running problem of drying and processing tobacco leaves on school grounds in Lalmonirhat came to an end after a report was published in The Daily Star on Monday (March 14, 2022).

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Shishurai Shob: Let’s create a child-sensitive society

Shishurai Shob is a voluntary initiative, which aims to contribute to creating a child sensitive society by developing awareness and capacity of all concerned adults across all socio-economic groups. 

November 18, 2016
November 18, 2016

EPL sells China TV rights for around $700 million

The English Premier League has sold its television rights in China to streaming service PPTV for around $700 million, a source familiar with the matter said, several times the size of past deals as it cashes in on a growing enthusiasm for soccer.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

'A historic deal'

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saif Global Sports, a sister concern of Saif Powertec Limited, for the organising rights of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) for the next five years.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

BPL sold for Tk 20 cr

Saif Powertec Ltd is all set to earn the commercial rights of the Bangladesh Premier League for five years. This was disclosed by Salam Murshedy, the senior vice-president of the Bangladesh Football Federation.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

Khulna jute mills workers block road, rail routes

State-run jute mills’ workers of Khulna have blockaded the road and railway in the district to press for their five-point demand. The blockade is running parallel to a strike they are observing since April 4.

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

Women aren’t safe now: Fakhrul

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that women are not safe in the country now due to frequent violence against them.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

We're committed to play Pakistan in Dec: BCCI president

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has not completely ruled out the series against Pakistan in December even as uncertainty continues on the issue.