16h ago| News Multimedia

Ban on catching Hilsa ends after 22 days 

The 22-day ban on catching Hilsa will end at midnight today in Chandpur's Padma-Meghna and six other sanctuaries. 

18h ago| News Multimedia

Bureaucrats are being posted overseas instead of skilled officers

The government has established passport and visa wings, and a total of 73 posts at 19 Bangladesh overseas missions to provide better services to expatriates and visitors. However, over the eight...

1d ago| News Multimedia

Social media: Network of hatred?

The recent communal attacks during Durga Puja were ignited from and spread across the country through various videos and posts containing false information, propaganda and calls for attack using...

5d ago| News Multimedia

A wall built overnight in Chattogram’s Agrabad, no one knows who built it

A wall, built on the sidewalk next to a drain, appeared overnight in Chattogram’s Agrabad. No one has any clue as to who built the wall. Both Chattogram City Corporation and Chattogram Development...

1w ago| News Multimedia

Dragon fruits on rooftop spell fortune for Kamruzzaman

Sirajganj's Kamruzzaman discovered how to grow dragon fruit through YouTube videos and by visiting other gardens.

1w ago| News Multimedia

Why is Bangladesh trailing behind in pandemic research?

Various research initiatives such as Bangavax and Oxyjet are experiencing setbacks in all aspects due to the Bangladesh Medical Research Council's poor management.

October 25, 2021
October 25, 2021

Ban on catching Hilsa ends after 22 days 

The 22-day ban on catching Hilsa will end at midnight today in Chandpur's Padma-Meghna and six other sanctuaries. 

October 25, 2021
October 25, 2021

Bureaucrats are being posted overseas instead of skilled officers

The government has established passport and visa wings, and a total of 73 posts at 19 Bangladesh overseas missions to provide better services to expatriates and visitors. However, over the eight...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Social media: Network of hatred?

The recent communal attacks during Durga Puja were ignited from and spread across the country through various videos and posts containing false information, propaganda and calls for attack using...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Payra bridge now open for all

Following the inauguration by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today, Payra bridge has started its operation in full swing -- with vehicles and people now crossing the Payra river using the 1.47 km...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

How communal violence swept through the country

Triggered by the Cumilla incident, in just a matter of hours, communal violence spread in several districts of the country and lasted for days. The Daily Star produced a map incorporating...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Does communal aggression have a political root?

At present, there seems to be a massive lack in teaching the value of mutual respect in our education system. There is also no place for protest or criticism in the society. The existing political...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Why is Dhaka-Ctg expressway cancelled?

After spending Tk 100 crore, the Dhaka-Chattogram Expressway project has been cancelled. On the other hand, a 225km long railway line will be built spending Tk 93,000 crore, which will allow one to...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Mahaa Wagyawai Powe festival celebrated in Bandarban

The second largest festival of Buddhists, “Mahaa Wagyawai Powe”, was celebrated in Bandarban. According to Buddhists, on this day, Gautam Buddha instructed the Bhikkhus to preach their religion for...

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission protest communal violence

Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission protested against the attack on puja mandaps, idols, incidents of arson and looting in different places across the country, including Cumilla and Chandpur.

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

Iqbal brought to Cumilla police lines from Cox’s Bazar

Police arrested Iqbal Hossain, the man who was spotted in the CCTV footage placing the Holy Quran in the Cumilla puja mandap, from Cox's Bazar.