Obaidul Quader and GM Quader speak about opposition party

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader and Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader have spoken about opposition party in the new parliament

Dozens killed as fierce winter weather slams US

Unrelenting storms have pummelled the United States over the past week, leading to at least 50 weather-related deaths, officials and US media reported Friday, as large swathes of the country brace for new winter wallops

GM Quader sold party for wife: Rizvi

BNP Senior Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has alleged that GM Quader, chairman of Jatiyo Party, has sold the party for his wife, who contested the polls from the Dhaka-18 constituency. Rizvi said this and more during a prayer mahfil of the Bangladesh Nationalist Women's Party today



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.

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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

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Culture Multimedia

In conversation with Historian Perween Hasan

Although history was not her initial pursuit during her youth, she later wholeheartedly immersed herself in the field

Durga Puja: 65ft Kumbhakarna with 501 idols in Khulna

There is a 65-foot long sleeping idol of Kumbhakarna, along with 501 idols based on stories from the four ages of Hindu mythology. An array of activities are going on centring this year's Durga Puja at Shikdar Bari in Hakimpur village in Khulna

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

'One-party fascism' starts with formation of new AL govt: Rizvi

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi today described the formation of the new Awami League government, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, as the beginning of one-party fascism in Bangladesh

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BNP has nothing to do except waiting five years: Quader

AL to hold rally on January 10 marking Homecoming Day of Bangabandhu

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Seal ballots on 'boat' openly: UP member asks voters

Noakhali's Subarnachar upazila's Charbata Union Parishad member Md Akbar Hossain Shahnaz has asked voters to openly seal on "boat" -- ruling party's polls insignia -- during the January 7 election. A video of his speech has gone viral on social media.

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From 'breaking neck' to 'two bullets': Threats made in election campaigns

On Star Special, let's take a look at some of the interesting threats made during the campaign

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BNP has been eliminated after red card: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will have to be kept in power again to save the country from the enemies of the country and abroad.

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US closely following case against Prof Yunus

The US is closely following the case against Nobel Peace Prize winner Prof Muhammad Yunus and noted the international condemnations after he was convicted by a court.

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Police foil BNP’s anti-polls leaflet prog in Barishal

Clashes broke out today between BNP activists and police during the opposition party’s anti-polls leaflets distribution programme at Ashwini Kumar Hall premises in Barishal around 11:00am.

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Election campaign with ‘jharphuk’ and ‘panipora’

Islami Oikya Jote's nominated candidate Maulana Aslam Hossain Rahmani is campaigning in Moulvibazar-2 constituency

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30 buildings collapse in quake in Japan's Ishikawa

A total of 155 earthquakes struck Japan on Monday. So far 48 people have been reported dead

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US not seeking wider conflict in Middle East

The White House said Sunday it is not seeking a wider conflict in the Middle East after US forces sank three boats of Yemen's Houthi rebels in the Red Sea

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