Erosion in Marine Drive after illegal sand extraction

Heavy rains and high tide during the full moon are causing erosion to Cox's Bazar sea beach, Cox's Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive, and in Matarbari of Maheshkhali

Failing to find long-lost friends, expat to return to Australia

He longed to meet his long-lost friends once more, before his death, to find out how they have been. Mohammad Abdul Majid looked for his friends by advertising in newspapers, only to get no response. Heartbroken, he has to go back to Australia, where he resides now

Scuffle among BNP activists during grand rally

Tensions flared during BNP's grand rally in the capital today, resulting in clashes among the activists.

Business Multimedia

Business Multimedia

After ten years, how much did new banks contribute to economy?

Despite criticism from analysts and economists and initial objections from the central bank, the government licensed nine new banks in 2013. Some of the banks are currently doing well in terms of profitability. However, the non-performing loans of some of them are relatively high

Will Bangladesh benefit from trade in Indian rupee?

Will trade in rupee increase Bangladesh’s forex reserves?

Do you need to show tax return now to travel abroad?

What will change when the new Income Tax Law draft gets passed and implemented?

Coronavirus Multimedia

Coronavirus Multimedia

Will the country be hit by another wave of coronavirus?

Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.

Four brave women perform funeral rites of female Covid victims

Four women from Mymensingh have come forward to perform the funeral rites for female Covid-19 deceased -- an altruistic work beyond social stigma and health risk, a work where only male volunteers used to come forward during these distressing times.

[Watch] Councillor Khorshed: a Covid-19 fighter

Councillor Khorshed came forward at a time when the closest people of those dead with Covid-19 or with symptoms would not carry on with the funeral proceedings.

Star Multimedia

Star Multimedia

Mario Pierre Romance: A selfless foreign friend of our Liberation War

In 1971, citizens from different countries came forward to help us without thinking about their own self. They helped us in many ways which includes forming public opinion and sympathy in favour of our Liberation War

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Culture Multimedia

Culture Multimedia

In the words of Professor Niaz Zaman

The contributions of Professor Niaz Zaman to the English translation of modern Bengali literature are truly extraordinary. Born into a non-Bengali family, she has dedicated herself to bringing the captivating world of Bengali literature to the global audience through relentless translation efforts. She also stands as a witness to significant historical events like the Partition and the Liberation War

Gurupada Gupta, a prolific artiste

Gurupada Guptaan is an artiste and dotara player best known as a lyricist and music composer in the local dialects of Khulna and Jashore region. He wrote over 1,400 songs and is still going strong

In a first, BSF denies permission for 'Kannakatir Mela'

On the occasion of Ganga Puja, a border-bond fair is held every year in the no man’s land on the Bangladesh-India border in Lalmonirhat