11h ago| Southeast Asia

Punjab assembly dissolved on Imran’s orders

The provincial assembly in Pakistan’s most populous province, Punjab, was dissolved late Saturday, in a move orchestrated by former prime minister Imran Khan as part of a bid to force early general elections.

11h ago| USA

US climate envoy outlines carbon offset initiative

US climate envoy John Kerry yesterday outlined core principles for a “high-integrity” carbon offset plan meant to help developing nations speed their energy transition, and next steps including establishing a consultative group.

11h ago| USA

More classified docs found at Biden home

Five additional pages of classified material have been found at Joe Biden’s family home in Delaware, the White House said Saturday in a new twist in a politically sensitive affair for the president.

2h ago| Tennis

Top five contenders for the Australian Open men's crown

 Five top contenders for the men's title at the Australian Open, which starts on Monday:

BPL 2023 exclusive
1d ago| BPL 2023

Afif, Rasooli power Chattogram to second win

Chasing 159 runs, Chattogram had no problem whatsoever and reached the target with 14 balls to spare courtesy of an unbeaten 103-run third-wicket stand between Afif and Rasooli.

What are the new conditions for purchase of savings certificates?

What are the new conditions for purchase of savings certificates? How will the new rules affect the lives of the general mass? In today’s Straight from Star Newsroom, Ahsan Habib discusses the issue with The Daily Star Reporter Rejaul Karim Byron.

52m ago| Life & Living

Nibir Adnan becomes the face of Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Cobalt

Nibir Adnan’s stock continues to grow as the renowned model recently signed with Sundora to become the face of Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Cobalt in Bangladesh. The luxury brand launched its Bad Boy Cobalt line through Sundora and Nibir has been hand-picked by them to be the leading man in their ad campaigns. The superstar model was selected based on his work for other perfume brands such as Bvlgari as well as his many successful projects in the modeling industry.

14h ago| Business

‘Nigeria keen to expand trade with Bangladesh’

Nigeria wants to expand trade with Bangladesh as the south Asian country has achieved significant development in the last decade, said Akinremi Bolaji, director for economic, trade and investment of the foreign affairs ministry of the west African nation.