Top News | The Daily Star
  • Next budget should focus on private investment

    Rising inequality and stagnation in private sector investment should be addressed in the next budget to achieve sustainable economic growth, said speakers at an event yesterday.

  • Woman shot dead in N Ireland in 'terrorist incident'

    A woman is shot dead during riots in the city of Londonderry in Northern Ireland and the killing is being treated as a terrorist incident, police say, following the latest upsurge in violence to shake the troubled region.

  • Mohammad Javed Ahmed

    Top table tennis players denied Hungary visa

    "I could have stayed back in Japan or United Kingdom had I wished. Why will I stay back in Hungary?", was the reaction of 2017 national table tennis champion Mohammad Javed Ahmed this morning after being refused visa for Hungary for the World Table Tennis Championships to be held in Budapest from April 21 to April 28.

  • Mali govt resigns after massacre, insecurity

    Mali’s prime minister and his whole government resign four weeks after a massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by an ethnic vigilante group shocked the nation.

  • Midday Brief | Friday, April 19, 2019

    Dear readers, here are the news headlines so far on Friday, April 19, 2019.

  • Tauquir Ahmed

    Tauquir Ahmed on his 'Feluda' web series

    Over four decades ago, award-winning writer and filmmaker Satyajit Ray introduced Feluda, the charming detective, to Bengali Literature.

  • Day labourer jailed

    Man wanted electricity but landed in jail

    A day labourer was allegedly sent to jail on Wednesday for not paying electricity bills, even though his house at Mochagora village in Muradnagar upazila had no electrical line.

  • RMG garments worker raped

    Autistic girl, 15, raped in Narayanganj

    Two girls, including an autistic teenager, were allegedly raped in Bandarban and Narayanganj on Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Subir Nandi's condition remains unchanged

    Renowned singer and composer Subir Nandi, was put on life support at Combined Military Hospi-tal (CMH) after suffering a heart attack. His condition remains unchanged as of today, according to the ISPR release.

  • Report outlines likely Trump obstruction

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his inquiry into Russia’s role in the 2016 US election detailed a series of actions by President Donald Trump to impede the probe, raising questions about whether he committed the crime of obstruction of justice.