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.

Milton Samadder detained

The detective branch of police detained Milton Samadder, founder of Child and Old Age Care, from Mirpur area in the capital today

Free press is not a choice, but a necessity: Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on governments, the private sector and civil society to join them in reaffirming their commitment to safeguarding press freedom and the rights of journalists and media professionals around the world

Khaleda Zia hospitalised again

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was admitted to Evercare Hospital in the capital tonight

Rape, murder of 9-year-old: Rab arrests prime suspect

Rab has arrested the prime suspect in a case filed in connection with raping and killing a third grader in Cumilla’s Sadar upazila on Monday

UCL / Fuellkrug outshines Mbappe to hand Dortmund 1-0 advantage over PSG

Niclas Fuellkrug gave Borussia Dortmund a 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday as the journeyman striker outshone superstar Kylian Mbappe on the night.

Fizz returning from IPL with 14 wickets 

Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman ended his stint at the ongoing Indian Premier League with 14 wickets as he played his last match on Wednesday at the Chidambaram Stadium for five-time winners Chennai Super Kings. 

Alcaraz crashes, Sinner hobbles out of Madrid

Rublev upset home favourite Alcaraz 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the semi-finals.

Master-blaster Airee named in Nepal T20 World Cup squad

Airee recently became just the third international batsman to hit six sixes in an over in an international T20 game.

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Driest April in 43 years

Average rainfall in Bangladesh was one millimetre in April, which is the record lowest in the country since 1981

Israel supporters attack pro-Palestinian camp in Los Angeles, 300 Gaza protesters held

Supporters of Israel attacked a pro-Palestinian protest camp at the University of California in Los Angeles on Wednesday, while New York's mayor said a pro-Palestinian protest at Columbia University broken up by police had been led by outsiders.

Patuakhali farmers fear heatwave may disrupt crop production

Farmers in Patuakhali are concerned that the ongoing heatwave, that has been persisting for almost a month, will severely disrupt their crop production

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Govt to enhance eco-tech in rice cultivation: Saber

Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury today shared plans to boost the adoption of eco-friendly technologies in rice cultivation, aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions

Unite to restore people's rights: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today urged all, regardless of their political affiliations, to initiate a new movement aimed at reclaiming the rights of the people and eliminating widespread corruption

Khaleda Zia taken to Evercare Hospital for check-up

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was taken to Evercare Hospital in the capital this evening for health check-up

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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

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BJP invites AL to observe polls situation in India

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has invited Awami League to observe the overall preparation and campaign taken for the national elections in India

‘Very severe heatwave’ grips 7 districts, says BMD

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today said Jashore, Kushtia, Chuadanga, Pabna, Rajshahi, Bagerghat and Satkhira have been experiencing extreme hot weather as a "very severe" heatwave is sweeping over the districts

N'ganj steel re-rolling mills / Where lives get 're-rolled' into misery

Workers compelled to work in unsafe conditions with low wages

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