10h ago| News Multimedia

Nargis, the sole female student in her class

During the one and a half year long school closure in the ongoing pandemic, all of Nargis' female classmates were married off. Typical of rural Bangladesh, girls discontinue studies after they...

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Vegetable saplings in Jashore greenhouses

Vegetable saplings are being produced in greenhouses by drip irrigation using coco peat instead of soil. An organisation called Maxim Agro has built this farm in Churamonkati in Jashore.

22h ago| News Multimedia

Can roads be safe if transport owners, workers possess major clout?

Death of two students while two buses were racing each other, and a careless derision from a minister sparked a nationwide protest and outcry for road safety. Following the road safety movement,...

2d ago| Star Multimedia

How 9 Bangladeshi fish species became critically endangered

Where once ponds, lakes and rivers of Bangladesh were full to the brim with fish, species like Bhangon Bata, Nandi, Mohashol, Khorka or Khorika, Goalpara Puia, Pipla Shol or Tila Shol, Kala Pabda,...

1w ago| News Multimedia

Low prices from Milk Vita driving dairy farmers towards unhygienic private alternatives

Low prices offered by Milk Vita, the sole government-owned dairy factory of the country, has been driving local dairy farmers to turn to unhygienic and unregulated private companies, cutting Milk...

Why is the stock market index skyrocketing now?

The stock market index in the country is stepping up to another new record high as time passes and experts are pointing towards a number of recent incidents and stock market authorities for this...

Will the country be hit by another wave of coronavirus?

Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.

Four brave women perform funeral rites of female Covid victims

Four women from Mymensingh have come forward to perform the funeral rites for female Covid-19 deceased -- an altruistic work beyond social stigma and health risk, a work where only male volunteers...

Is importing oxygen enough?

Countrywide oxygen demand has increased 4 to 5 times, and still the health ministry is claiming that Bangladesh is not at risk of oxygen shortage. On the other hand, the director general of the...

2d ago| News Multimedia

Youth makes a fortune with aquarium fish

Salman Sardar, a villager from Narangali in Panisara union under Jashore's Jhikargacha bought 60 aquarium fish in 2017 for 2,000 taka. With that investment only, he earned 10 lakh taka in the...

Visually impaired singer Nurunnabi struggling for a living amid lockdown

Nurnabi, a visually impaired Lalmonirhat resident, used to make a living by singing in markets.

Together for half a century

In this Eid special, we talked life and experience with Ramendu Majumdar and Ferdousi Mazumder, the evergreen couple.

Artists out of focus: how’re they doing?

FDC has always been associated with glamour, fame and success. However, the people who enliven the screen, the unsung heroes, known as junior artists or supporting actors somehow remain out of the...