Our people, but for whose hard work, sacrifice, and love for the country we would not have come where we have, deserve better.
Just a decade ago, Fazli, Himsagar, Langra and Gopalbhog mangoes were the most popular varieties of the fruit among consumers in Bangladesh.
There are those among us who take the game of bluffing as a sport or an art form.
Extreme heat has gripped many parts of the world as June saw the warmest global average temperature on record and the trend continued into July, according to the UN’s World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).
Though the monsoon is just two months in, there has been lesser rainfall than usual this year, leading to apprehensions among jute growers in Faridpur and Rajbari over finding water sources for retting.
The government managed to spend 84.16 per cent of its development budget in the just-concluded fiscal year, way lower than its averages in recent decades, official figures showed yesterday.
The price of each bhori of gold has crossed the Tk 1,00,000-mark for the first time in Bangladesh as Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (Bajus) has hiked the rate of the precious metal with effect from today.
India yesterday prohibited the export of non-basmati white rice with immediate effect after late seasonal monsoon rains hurt the crop and raised fears of a production shortfall, reports Reuters.
A coach was giving a pep talk to his team before a big game.
LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd (LHBL) posted a 66 per cent year-on-year higher profit in the first half of 2023 riding on higher sales and prices, the multinational cement manufacturer said yesterday.
Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday, as investors took profits following earlier gains on tighter US crude supplies and China’s pledge to reinvigorate its economic growth.
The United Arab Emirates is interested in investing in the energy sector of Bangladesh, particularly renewable energy, said a visiting minister of the Gulf country yesterday.
Every year, a tale of shattered dreams and missed opportunities unfolds in Jahangirnagar University.
The High Court yesterday again rebuked Cox’s Bazar District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Ismail for tampering his own order over granting bail to nine accused of a criminal case.
The High Court yesterday adjourned till July 23 the hearing of a petition filed by Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus challenging a labour court order that framed charges against him and three other top officials of Grameen Telecom in a case lodged on charge of labour law violation.
The government cancelled the two-week long summer vacation for secondary schools and colleges across the country to spoil their movement for nationalising secondary private educational institutions, alleged a group of teachers yesterday.
Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan is all set to make a grand comeback to Tollywood after a break of five years. Known for his performance in Bangladesh-India joint productions like "Shikari", "Nabab", "Chalbaaz", "Naqab" and "Bhaijan Elo Re," Shakib's return has already created a buzz in the industry.
The Barbiecore frenzy appears to be boosting interest in the "Barbie" film from Warner Bros. Women are planning Barbie-inspired outfits to wear to screenings, and theaters are hosting special events to attract ticket buyers.
As per Bangladesh's Asia Cup schedule, the Tigers will face Sri Lanka in their opening group match in Kandy, Sri Lanka, on August 31 and then will have to be in Pakistan's Lahore in two days to play Afghanistan.
Not even the pouring rain could spoil Messi's welcome party last weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where the new face of Major League Soccer (MLS) was introduced to a packed stadium of adoring fans
A classic piece will not only stay fashionable always, but its value will only escalate with time. Here we discuss a few classic pieces that are must-haves in any wardrobe
For students, burnout is common if they are in a highly demanding academic discipline.
Tom Cruise and his crew somehow continue to surprise us.
Google is reportedly developing an AI tool under the working title 'Genesis' that aims to generate news stories when supplied with event details.
Apple is currently testing a new AI tool to compete with OpenAI, as per a recent report by Bloomberg News. While there has been no definitive announcement regarding the AI tool yet, insider reports are currently calling it 'Apple GPT'.
Twelve Bangladeshi youths landed in jail after their promised journey to Malaysia ended in Myanmar. The youths, all from the Araihazar district of Narayanganj, were promised jobs in Malaysia
On the second day, the capital witnessed traffic jams in several areas due to the rallies and counter-rallies of the BNP and Awami League. This further worsened the plight of commuters today
Will trade in rupee increase Bangladesh’s forex reserves?
Around 4.2% of India’s gross domestic product (GDP) comes from the insurance sector and it is 0.91% for Pakistan. But Bangladesh’s insurance sector contributes only 0.4% of the GDP. The Daily Star has come to know that two insurance companies are not settling Tk 100 crore of 40,000 clients despite the end of the maturity period years ago. Why are the companies failing to settle the claims? Will the policyholders get their money back?
At the start of the monsoon, Himachal, Uttarakhand, and Delhi are in dreadful condition. At least 148 deaths have been recorded as a result of floods and landslides. After unprecedented rainfall, New Delhi, the capital of India, is ravaged by devastating floods. The Yamuna river's water level has risen to its highest point
The government has increased the transmission and distribution charges for gas companies
At least 16 people were killed Thursday after a landslide smashed into their village in India's Maharashtra state, officials said, with locals fearing the toll could rise significantly
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today predicted light to moderate rain in Dhaka and seven other divisions over the 24 hours starting from 9:00am today
“We had a home and four bighas of arable land, all of which got washed away on Sunday. Now, we have become homeless and landless,” said Koushulya Rani as she broke into tears.
Swathes of Europe baked Tuesday in a heatwave trailed by wildfires and health warnings, as parts of Asia and the United States also suffered under extreme weather
The quake was registered at 6:22 pm (0222 GMT) in the Pacific Ocean
Russian contractor of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project said that it will not supply fuel to the plant until all necessary inspections and scheduled procedures are completed
Temperatures reached new highs on Monday as heatwaves and wildfires scorched swathes of the Northern Hemisphere, forcing the evacuation of 1,200 children close to a Greek seaside resort