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My Dhaka / Comrade, give me a cup!

Yet, the tiny, yellow-walled tea stall attracts customers like bees to flowers.  “Comrade, give me a cup,” is how they ask for tea.

The colourful cauliflowers of Bangladesh

Instead of the regular old white cauliflowers - you can now have cauliflowers that are red, yellow, pink, or purple.

Shankha Dasgupta: Meet the genius behind Guti

Shankha Dasgupta is the genius behind Guti, and anyone who has followed his work over the years knows precisely how exceptional he is. The much-anticipated show, Guti, came out on Chorki in January, leaving the viewers binging.

Despite charging fees, needs of passengers neglected

<p>Terminal fees are being imposed on passengers travelling to India. However, there are currently no provisions for the use of restrooms at the Benapole International Passenger Terminal. </p><p>Find out more in today's Star Newsbytes</p>

#Perspective / Wasfia Nazreen: Don’t let ageism break your spirit

The mere fact that Wasfia Nazreen, even with her extraordinary achievements and so many accolades to her name, has to face these needless validations should not come as a surprise to the world, because the reality is that ‘below average mentality’ strikes everywhere, is highly deep-rooted, and pays zero respect to any type of accomplishment.

Bhabir Mor: How the name of Ranighat Mor in Dinajpur changed

Just 34km away from Dinajpur city, Tangon river flows along the Indian border. There is a rubber dam with a bridge over the river. This spot in Bochaganj upazila, Dinajpur is called Ranighat Mor. But now it is known as “Bhabir Mor".

Bangla movie HAWA, crowd favourite GULTI and the magic of cinema

Hawa is a Bangladeshi mystery-drama film, written and directed by Mejbaur Rahman Sumon. The film is produced by Facecard Productions and Sun Music & Motion Pictures Limited and has become one of the trendiest movies of the year. The film stars Chanchal Chowdhury as Chan Majhi, Nazifa Tushi as Gulti, and Sariful Razz as Ibrahim or Iba, amongst others. A few days ago, Gulti, a protagonist of the trending movie Hawa, sat amongst the crowd at Chitra Mahal cinema hall in Old Dhaka, to relive the magic of cinema amongst real men.

Trishal miracle baby to live in children’s home

The miracle baby, who was born right before her mother’s death under the wheels of a truck in Mymensingh's Trishal, has found a new home -- a government-run children’s home, Chotomoni Nibash.

A guide to kalai ruti of Chapai Nawabganj: Recipe, accompaniments, and where to eat

If you are going to Chapai Nawabganj, you must try out kalai ruti. That's what everyone said when I was planning a trip there. And so, I did, and I didn't regret it. The question of regret comes from the premise that kalai ruti is, after all, a ruti. I mean, how magically delicious can ruti be? My expectations were not that high. With that almost arrogant low expectation, I tried out this Chapai Nawabganj specialty, but it left me pleasantly surprised.

Mango bonanza of Kansat wholesale market

During fruit harvesting season, if you are looking for mangoes for consumption or business, Kansat is the ultimate place to be. The Kansat mango market at Chapai Nawabganj is renowned as the largest mango bazaar in Bangladesh and like all bazaars, there’s madness here, but there’s also distinct method to it.

Daily life struggles in times of economic growth

The cost of living is skyrocketing. Watch how people are surviving.

Mental Health Maladies: Drug Addiction

Star Lifestyle in collaboration with Moner Bondhu, exclusively discusses Addiction Issues namely, the red flags behind the condition, how to effectively overcome them, and much more. We sat down with Mehadi Mobarak, Psychosocial Counselor from Moner Bondhu to discuss ADDICTION and the probable solutions to tackle the condition at first notice.

Why we should be cautious about taking gastric medicine

Unnecessary use of gastric medicine is posing health risks.

Subarnachar transforms into land of sunflowers

As far as the eye can see, there are fields of blooming sunflowers in Noakhali's Subarnachar.

15 Questions with Rafayat Rakib

In the ever-changing game of content making, Rafayat Rakib's name has been consistent in the field for quite some time.

Get Fit with Rawan Ahmed Choudhury - Post Eid Workouts

Star Lifestyle brings to you its latest segment regarding Health and Fitness titled Get Fit With. In each episode of this new segment, we speak to a fitness expert who tries to solve myriads of our pressing concerns with well researched solutions. In this episode, fitness enthusiast Rawan Ahmed Choudhury teaches us simple and effortless methods to shed off excess weight gained during the Ramadan days, by following light exercises techniques and a proper fasting method to help us to regain back the body structure that we desire.

5,000 self-employed women run Naogaon’s ‘Mustichal’

It is a different kind of bank, where rice is kept instead of money. This project is locally known as "Mustichal"

Sudder Street: A piece of Bangladesh in Kolkata

Sudder Street is a busy thoroughfare in the bustling city of Kolkata. What's unique about this street is that it attracts many Bangladeshis.

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