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Biden's Israeli policy under pressure from pro-Palestinian students

As the conflict in Gaza persists, a growing number of young Americans are expressing solidarity with Palestinians, prompting protests and student detentions nationwide

13h ago

Star Explains / The origins of May Day

As we observe May Day today, let's look into where, when and how the demand for the for the 8-hour work day was first raised

17h ago

The story of Gaza genocide survivor in Bangladesh

In this exclusive interview with The Daily Star, Kamel provides a painful firsthand account of 170 days of carnage.

1d ago

Where did the 'dummy' torpedo come from?

An object resembling a torpedo was spotted floating in the water of the Nijkata canal in Rangabali upazila, near Patuakhali's coastline connecting the Bay of Bengal

2d ago

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'

2d ago

Rain comes along with hail in Sreemangal

Find out more on today's Star Newsbytes

3d ago

Road Surface Melting: Bargain bitumen failing to bear extreme heat

As the country is baking in heatwave, road surfaces in several districts have melted due to what experts say is the use of bitumen that cannot withstand this extreme heat.

4d ago

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

5d ago

Locally-made water mist cannons deployed in Narayanganj

The residents of Narayanganj are getting a little respite from the ongoing heatwave as locally-made water mist cannons have been deployed on major roads in the city

5d ago

How did Israel and Iran go from friend to foe?

Find out in today's Star Explains

6d ago

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

1w ago

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

1w ago

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

1w ago

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

1w ago

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

1w ago

Jashore sizzles at 42.6ºC

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

1w ago

How are Dhaka Shishu Hospital patients doing after the fire?

Check the situation after the fire on Star on the Spot

1w ago

Rain in UAE: 9 Dhaka-bound flights cancelled

A total of nine flights bound for Dhaka from the United Arab Emirates were cancelled today due to the heaviest rain ever recorded in the Middle East country

2w ago
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