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  • Discover Bangladesh: Monpura, The Island of Tranquility

    In this new episode of Discover Bangladesh, Star Live takes you to Monpura, the island of tranquility in the southern part of Bangladesh. Watch the video to know more.

  • Blood donors at fingertips

    Imagine you have an emergency patient, a loved one, needing blood. You write a Facebook post seeking blood or contact the blood banks. If everything works well, you may get blood in time. Otherwise, the patient's life might be in danger.

  • Shakrain festival in Bangladesh 2018

    Shakrain: The festival of kite, light and fire

    Have you ever seen the sky flooded with kites, lights and fireworks during the Shakrain or Ghuri Utshob that brings life to the most congested part of the Old Dhaka? Watch our Star Live video on Shakrain to know more.

  • National Vegetable Fair 2018

    Have you missed this year’s vegetable fair?

    If you missed this year’s vegetable fair held in Dhaka this month, do not worry. The Daily Star live team has covered the event for you. We visited the three-day National Vegetable Fair 2018 that began on January 14 at Krishibid Institute Bangladesh (KIB) auditorium in Farmgate on its second day.

  • ALTERNATIVE IS THERE

    Although there is sufficient government land on both sides of the historical Jessore Road for its expansion, the local authorities seem to be hell-bent on doing the expansion by felling more than 2,300 trees, a several hundred of them nearly two centuries old.

  • Discover Bangladesh Nijhum Dwip

    Discover Bangladesh: Nijhum Dwip, The Island of Silence

    In this new episode of Discover Bangladesh, Star Live takes you to Nijhum Dwip, the island of silence situated in the southern part of Bangladesh. Watch the video to know more.

  • Discover Bangladesh: Sajek, a valley in the clouds

    The healthiest location in Bangladesh, Sajek is a must visit for tourists willing to spend some time in the nature and roll over through the days in the passing clouds.

  • Lazy locks

    Most of these ladies sport a no-nonsense rugged look, often with cropped hair or low maintenance appearance. While this is surely a smart way to tackle the 'special way of life'; ladies with mid-length or longer hair face countless troubles and anxiety.

  • Ponytail express

    Tilt your head over to the front or back, scoop a handful of hair and tie it up a knot at the top of your head. Do not forget to fluff up the hair. Here you go you have an instant glam look that will also elongate you face, drawing more attention to your cheekbones.

  • guitar keyboard

    Guitar Healer Rafiq

    In Dhaka, who do you turn to if your favourite guitar or keyboard is no longer as good as it used to be? Watch the video to know more.

  • War baby Shama looks for mom after 45 years

    Shama Jameela Mollie Hartt returns to the place where she was born as a war child 45 years ago. Watch the video to know more.

  • Top Star Live videos of 2017

    The video section of The Daily Star-- Star Live -- has been trying to redefine traditional news features in video format throughout 2017.

  • Arms for freedom

    It was truly a fight between David and Goliath in 1971. The Mukti Bahini fighters fought the war armed with a collection of old and worn out weapons against the mighty Pakistan army, supposedly one of the best armed forces of the time.

  • Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: The Power Couple

    The duo hardly needs an introduction: The minds behind the massively successful Gaan Bangla TV, the two continue to promote culture and art in their own unique way. Besides, Taposh is a renowned musician and Munny a successful beautician. In this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain, the power duo talk about their lives, careers and ambitions!

  • A walk of awareness: Stop violence against animals

    People for Animal Welfare (PAW) organises a silent march titled "Walk of Awareness" for raising awareness to stop violence against the voiceless creatures. Watch the video to know more about the initiative.

  • Jagatjyoti Das

    Victory day tribute: The legend of Jagatjyoti

    It was sometime in mid-August of 1971. The Pakistan occupation forces continued its atrocities in the then East Pakistan, now Bangladesh. In the Haor region, encompassing Sunamganj, Habiganj, Kishoreganj and Netrakona, the marauding army was using the Bheramohona River on Sherpur-Ajmiriganj route to supply arms and ammunition to different places.

  • A walk through the Liberation War Museum

    Visitors now can learn about the glorious Liberation War of 1971 at much wider spectrum as the Liberation War Museum has been shifted from its old building at Shegunbagicha to its new premises in Agargaon of Dhaka.

  • Preaching love through Lalon, Baul Shafi Mondol

    In this exclusive interview, Shafi Mondol talks about his spiritual journey and shares his opinions on the future of Lalon music.

  • Waste but not useless

    We all love our cell phone, computer and TV and depend heavily on them in our day-to-day life. But each of these electronic equipment eventually reaches the end of its life and is replaced by a new one.

  • Glimpses into the shady hospitals

    A foul-smelling narrow corridor, housing a cluttered drug store, an office room and a pathology lab on one side and consultants' rooms on the other.

  • Rafi Hossain, Tashfee, Autumnal Moon

    The Melodies of Tomorrow- Tashfee and Autumnal Moon

    In this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain, the very talented Tashfee is accompanied by the versatile Autumnal Moon with a musical 'adda' that is not to be missed!

  • Haldaa Movie Poster

    Tauquir Ahmed discusses Haldaa

    Acclaimed actor and film director Tauquir Ahmed makes his first appearance in Uncensored with Rafi Hossain! He talks about his experience of working on the film, his career as a director and much more!

  • Sonargaon crossing

    Sonargaon Crossing: Where traffic law is broken every moment

    Police have put up signs warning buses of punishment for stopping near the roundabout at Sonargaon intersection in the capital's Karwan Bazar.

  • Tawsif Mahbub-Sabila Nur bring Basic Ali

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: Tawsif-Sabila bring Basic Ali to life!

    Watch the promising duo Tawsif Mahbub and Sabila Nur discuss their experience on playing the on-screen rendition of Basic Ali, one of the most popular comic strips in Bangladesh, in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain!

  • Doob Film

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: Director's Adda

    Top directors Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, Amitabh Reza Chowdhury, Gousul Alam Shaon, Mejbaur Rahman Sumon, Nurul Alam Atique and Animesh Aich sit in a discussion about Doob in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossasin.

  • Bus Menace

    No maintenance as bus business not profitable in Dhaka: Owners

    There is no end to the hassle faced by commuters while travelling by buses in Dhaka city. Talking to Star Live, passengers and bus owners reveal the problems faced by them and why bus services in the capital are not improving despite a crying need for enhancement in this sector.

  • Japanese Band

    Japanese band made in Bangladesh

    Watch the video to know about Mae Watanabe and Shunsuke Mlzutani from Japan and their band, "Bajna Beat", that is made in Bangladesh and covers popular Bangla songs.

  • Nuhash reminisces Humayun Ahmed

    Nuhash Humayun, son of acclaimed writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, talks about his memories and relationship with his father and his future plans in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

  • Basic Ali

    Basic Ali season 2 to hit the screen in November

    Season 2 of the comedy series Basic Ali, based on popular cartoon strip of the same name, is set to be launched on Youtube and in a TV channel in November.

  • Misha Sawdagor

    Misha to quit acting?

    Misha Sawdagor, the most prominent 'villain' of Dhaliwood, has starred in more than 800 films in his illustrious career spanning 30 years. Is he looking to retire? Find out in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

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