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  • Kadaknath, new prospect in poultry

    A couple of months back, world's most expensive chicken became a hot news online. Those were deep black in colour. Even though the colour black doesn't get much acclamation, the black chicken is getting the most value.

  • Iran rejects any new nuke deal

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani yesterday rejected any hopes of rewriting a nuclear deal with world powers, after the leaders of the

  • Rohingya-refugee

    US team investigating atrocities against Rohingyas

    The US government is conducting an intensive examination of alleged atrocities against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, documenting accusations of murder, rape, beatings and other possible offenses in an investigation that could be used to prosecute Myanmar's military for crimes against humanity, US officials tell Reuters.

  • BGB recovers 37 kg gold in Chuadanga

    The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered 37 kgs of gold worth about Tk 16 crore from Chuadanga border yesterday. The gold was

  • Global press body slams ICT act

    Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) has criticised the Information and Communication Technology Act and the proposed digital security

  • Reporters Sans Frontières

    Media self-censorship growing in Bangladesh: RSF

    Reporters Sans Frontières criticise the Information and Communication Technology Act in Bangladesh saying that media self-censorship is growing as a result of the endemic violence against journalists and media outlets in the country.

  • Mahbubul Alam Hanif

    AL will rule as long as Hasina alive: Hanif

    Bangladesh Awami League will rule as long as Sheikh Hasina is alive and active, the party’s Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif says.

  • Palestinian protestor

    Palestinian journalist shot at Gaza protest dies of wounds

    A Palestinian journalist shot two weeks ago by Israeli forces on the Gaza border has died, Israeli and Palestinian sources say, the second journalist killed in a month of unrest.

  • Bangladesh volleyball team

    Bangladesh trump Kyrgyzstan to seal final berth

    Hosts Bangladesh surmounted an uphill battle against a strong Kyrgyzstan side to seal a place in the final of the Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men's Central Zone Volleyball Championship with a 3-2 sets win at the at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in the second semifinal in Mirpur today.

  • Malaria

    World Malaria Day: Prevention tips for travelers

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has named April 25th as World Malaria Day, which aims to raise awareness of the condition and how the disease can eventually be eradicated.

  • CEO of bdjobs AKM Fahim Mashroor

    Bdjobs CEO freed hours after arrest

    AKM Fahim Mashroor, the chief executive officer (CEO) of job site, is freed hours after he was arrested today in a case filed under Section 57 of the ICT Act.

  • Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid

    President Hamid made a unique record

    President Abdul Hamid made a unique record in the history of Bangladesh by swearing in as the head of the state for second consecutive term yesterday.

  • France's Macron urges US to reject nationalism

    French President Emmanuel Macron urges the United States to reject nationalism and stay true to global ideals of cooperation in the face of terrorism and other challenges, saying countries can still retain their own identities.

  • Rozina Akter

    Rozina suffers respiratory problems, shifted to DMCH

    Rozina Akter, who lost her right leg in a road accident in Dhaka’s Chairman Bari area on Friday night, is shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital from National Institute of Traumatology & Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Nitor).

  • ACC summons DIG Mizanur

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today summoned Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman to appear before it on May 3 for allegedly acquiring illegal wealth and on various allegations of corruption.

  • From Russia, with skill to clone ATM cards

    Law enforcers claim arrest of a man said to be involved with card forgery involving five banks.

  • Bangladesh cricket team

    Bangladesh’s 2019 World Cup schedule

    Here are Bangladesh's fixtures for the league stage of the 2019 World Cup.

  • Nur Hossain arrested in graft case

    Nur Hossain shown arrested in graft case

    Nur Hossain, a condemned convict of the much-talked seven- murder in Narayanganj, is shown arrested in a graft case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission in 2016.

  • Foot ball

    Abahani draw against Aizawal FC

    Bangladesh Premier League champions Abahani surrender a lead to draw 1-1 draw against Indian outfit Aizwal FC in their Group E encounter of AFC Cup at Bangabandhu National Stadium this afternoon.

  • STAR Day at a Glance | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    Hello readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines so far on April 25, 2018

  • Hit by bridge, 2 kids killed on train roof

    Two children reportedly died after being hit by a footbridge when they were travelling on the roof of a train on Tuesday night.

  • Khaleda Zia's Bail extended

    Khaleda files bail petitions in 2 cases, order on May 17

    Two separate courts in Dhaka will pass order on the bail petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on May 17 in connection with two separate cases.

  • PM Sheikh Hasina returns home from London

    PM leaves for Australia tomorrow

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka tomorrow on a three-day official visit to Australia to join Global Summit of Women in Sydney.

  • Ctg Samiti donates Bangladesh School in Oman

    Chittagong Samiti Oman donates Tk 22 lakh for the ground development of Bangladesh School, the major educational institute for Bangladeshi expatriates in Oman.

  • PL 2018

    Fizz congratulates Shakib on reaching milestone

    Mustafizur Rahman congratulates Shakib on reaching the double milestone and also becoming the first left-arm bowler in T20 history to take 300 wickets.

  • Danish inventor gets life term for journalist's murder

    A Copenhagen court finds Danish inventor Peter Madsen guilty of the premeditated murder and sexual assault of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his homemade submarine last year, handing him a life sentence.

  • Khaleda Zia's Treatment

    Khaleda files concise statement on appeals against her bail

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia files two separate concise statements with the Supreme Court on the appeals against the High Court order that granted bail to her in Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case in which she was sentenced to five years imprisonment.

  • Bangladesh first satellite Bangabandhu-1

    Bangabandhu satellite launch deferred to May 7

    The launch of Bangladesh’s first commercial satellite, Bangabandhu-1, has been deferred.

  • Sylhet tea-garden workers strike demanding increase of daily wage

    Workers of 22 tea gardens in Sylhet district go on a work abstention demanding their 16 months’ arrear and also an increase in their daily wage.

  • Rana Plaza survivors

    When time fails to heal

    Renuka Barai trod lightly on the edge of a hyacinth-filled low-land which once housed the ill-fated Rana Plaza factory complex. She stopped at the western side, a vacant look across her face.