Chairman candidate attacked by 'rivals’

Upazila chairman candidate Shahana Ferdousi Sima was beaten up allegedly by the supporters of one of her rivals in Lalmonirhat early today

Acute water crisis in the hills

Amid the ongoing heatwave, there is an acute water crisis in the villages along the Chimbuk-Nilgiri road in Bandarban

30 Israeli paratroopers refuse to go to war in Rafah

Israel is preparing a planned ground attack on the town of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. At least 30 Israeli paratroopers have refused to participate in this battle. This was reported by the Israeli broadcaster 'Channel Twelve'



Podcast / Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi ft. Mithila

Mithila drops by our studio to talk about her life, career and some burning issues that divide our nation.

Podcast / What’s wrong with the BPL?

The 10th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League will commence at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on January 19, with defending champions Comilla Victorians taking on Durdanto Dhaka. Ahead of the latest season, The Daily Star’s Sports Podcast Pitch Perfect points out factors associated with the franchise tournament which are far from ideal.

Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi ft Shohel Mondol & Neelanjona Neela

Shohel Mondol and Neelanjona Neela drops by our new podcast to talk about their lives, careers and more

Business Multimedia

Business Multimedia

Potato price shoots up

The price of potatoes has begun an upward climb in the market

92 thousand crores or more siphoned out in 15 years?

Based on the compilation of media reports on bank scams between 2008 and 2023, CPD said as much as 92 thousand crores of taka have been siphoned out of the banking sector in the last fifteen years

Fishes aplenty at Friday haat

A haat pops up every Friday along the Kaliakoir-Tangail road in Gazipur where buyers find almost all varieties of fish available in the country

Pro-Palestinian protests continue at US universities

Although the United States government has supported Israel, there is a storm of protests in various educational institutions across the United States in favour of Palestine

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Culture Multimedia

Culture Multimedia

Visitors flock to Panchagarh to see 10 species of 18-colored tulips

This garden of tulip flowers, built on about two acres of land in Darjipara village of Tetulia upazila of Panchagarh, is like a piece of the Netherlands. Tourists flock to this area in Panchagarh to enjoy the beauty of this flower

United by the love of Bangla

Today's Star Special takes a look at the story of the Bangla lovers on wheels

CU campus: Music in the air

If you step inside Chittagong University's campus, the first thing that'll greet you is music. It's hard to miss music if you walk around the campus, from the iconic CU shuttle train station and academic buildings to the canteens, residential halls, roadside stalls, and streets. Music is everywhere!

Gazipur train collision: Rescue operation continues for 2nd day

Rail movement normal on single line

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How did Israel and Iran go from friend to foe?

Find out in today's Star Explains

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'We will break their hands and throw them into the Jamuna'

An Awami League leader has warned that agents of candidates other than their own will not be allowed to enter any polling centres in the Sarishabari Upazila Parishad election in Jamalpur.

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Rice in Dinajpur

This time, a sensation has been created in Dinajpur with an exceptional rice. Residents of Laldighi village in Eluari union of Phulbari upazila collect rice from bamboo flowers. Today's inside Bangladesh with Dinajpur's bamboo flower rice

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11 years on, cries for justice remain unheeded

Marking the 11th anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse, Bangladesh's deadliest industrial disaster, survivors and relatives of the victims today gathered at the site in Savar demanding adequate compensation and maximum punishment for the culprits

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Frog wedding in Rajshahi hoping for rain

Residents of Tatarpur village in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi have married frogs by smearing colours and singing. There was also an arrangement of a feast. The villagers organised the event to avoid drought and damage to agricultural land due to the intense heatwave

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Khamenei says Iran demonstrated its power against Israel

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei thanked the country's armed forces for their attack this month on Israel, saying the country had demonstrated its power regardless of how many targets were hit, Reuters reported on Sunday citing an Iranian news agency.

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Heatwave grips city dwellers

The heatwave has disrupted life in the capital for a week. There is intense heat all around, but the journey of the capital's people does not stop

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Swechchhasebak League leader brandishes arms during land dispute arbitration

A Swechchhasebak League leader has been accused of brandishing arms and issuing threats during a land dispute arbitration in Gazipur

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Jashore sizzles at 42.6ºC

Overtakes Chuadanga to record season’s highest temperature in the country

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