3d ago| Food & Recipes

Original piri-piri flavoured Galito’s now in Bangladesh

A popular Piri-Piri chicken brand broke a few hearts in its wake when it chose to exit the country a few years ago but for those who were feeling its absence a little too strongly, fret not, for brands come and go, but Piri-Piri is here to stay! The newest Piri-Piri joint in town, Galito’s has the hot, pulsating African flavours at the heart of its recipes.

Nike x Tiffany & Co.: A sneakerheads’ dream collab?

The Nike x Tiffany Air Force 1 1837 pays homage to Tiffany's "humble" beginnings as a "luxury goods shop," where silver was king. But it's also a showcase for its characteristic blue, which was chosen by the company's founder, Charles Lewis Tiffany, in 1845 for its annual Blue Book, a catalogue from which rich customers could place orders and sample upcoming items.

2d ago| Cover Story

The problems of admission coaching

The most vital time in a Bangladeshi student's life is also the most problematic.

1d ago| SHOUT

BRACU and AIUB rank 9th and 11th respectively in International Rover Challenge 2023

BRACU Mongol Tori from BRAC University (BRACU) and AIUB Robotic Crew from American International University, Bangladesh (AIUB) have ranked 9th and 11th respectively in the International Rover Challenge (IRC) 2023. 

1d ago| SHOUT

First impressions of “Source?” – the first official Bangladeshi manga

Fournetsha Bangladesh Limited launched “Source?” – the first manga magazine in Bangladesh.

1d ago| Tech & Startup

Applying for new jobs? Here’s how to take the stress off

Here are some tips for reducing stress when applying for jobs.

1d ago| Tech & Startup

Return of the Rotary: 2023 Mazda MX-30

Let’s take a look at what the brand new 2023 Mazda MX-30 is all about.

1d ago| Tech & Startup

How to land your dream job

The following tips will help you increase your chances of landing your dream job.

3w ago| TV & Film

12 months, 5 films, one Shuvoo

Arifin Shuvoo often talks about his ‘Made in Bangladesh’ six-pack – and it is true that he has worked incredibly hard for his body transformation over the years, especially for “Black War”, which was released yesterday.

Kurdish Massacres One of Britain’s Many Original Sins

For those who believe in the fairy tale of original sin, Adam and Eve, so goes the narrative, partook of the forbidden fruit, fell from grace, and were forever banished from the garden.

The Politics of Indigeneity and the Jumma struggle for land and recognition

In May 2011, Iqbal Ahmed—first secretary of the Bangladesh Mission in New York—stated at the 10th session of the United Nations

Four Challenges to Governance in South Asia

Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term governance, it has become a buzzword since the 1980s.

2d ago| Music

Being congratulated by my father was the best moment: Muhin

Close Up One” famed singer Muhin Khan recently won the National Film Award for his song in the film “Poddapuran”. He was the runner-up on the show in 2006. The singer has since been active in the music scene of Bangladesh. This is Muhin’s first National Film Award. In a casual interview with The Daily Star, the musician revealed his experience, joy and plans.

1w ago| Life & Living

Shah Rukh Khan's rise to dominance in Bollywood

Known as the King of Bollywood, Badshah, King Khan, and most recently, Pathaan, Shah Rukh Khan has ruled over the Indian film industry for almost 30 years. Famous for his endearing dimples and signature wide-stretched arms, his charm is hard to resist and his expressive eyes tug at heartstrings one doesn’t even know exist.

First look at Rumaan Alam’s ‘Leave The World Behind’ adaptation

Netflix’s adaptation of the novel features Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke, Mahershala Ali, Myha'la Herrold, and Kevin Bacon in lead roles, with the film being directed by Sam Esmail, creator and director of popular TV show, Mr. Robot.

Following in her father’s footsteps

Fauzia Beethi is not a political figure in her area, but everybody knows her in Bogura’s Dhunat upazila for her philanthropic works.

For the love of a language

In a country where people laid down their lives about seventy years ago to uphold the dignity of their mother tongue, Bangla, the struggle is still on to preserve mother tongues of smaller ethnic communities.

The pursuit of a dignified life

Giving away her hard-earned income to the destitute, Dil Afroze Khuki of Rajshahi chose a life of constant battles. In her 60s now, she has been a newspaper hawker in the northern city for 30 years.

5d ago| In Focus

Munshi Meherullah of Jessore and religious identity in 19th century Bengal

On 7 June 1907, a rural Bengali tailor, Meherullah, died of complications from pneumonia in a small village called Chatiantala, on the banks of the river Bhairab, in Jessore.

1w ago| In Focus

ALAMGIR KABIR: The conscience whipper

Alamgir Kabir’s death anniversary has been an occasion to celebrate and remember him as a prominent film director and tireless film society activist.

2w ago| In Focus

Insights from India’s Nurse Migration: Lessons for Bangladesh

It has now been almost half a century since Indian nurses began migrating abroad, long enough to understand the difficulties and benefits they have encountered in their professional and personal journey. I have studied their migration since the 2000s.

19h ago| Satireday

Realistic things to do in Dhaka traffic

Talking about Dhaka traffic and talking to a wall is almost the same thing. You can scream and shout all you want, but at the end of the day you realise that it feels like talking to a wall, and unfortunately, this wall doesn’t have ears as the Bangla saying goes.

19h ago| Satireday

ChatGPT actually run by customer service firm in Bangalore: Study

A bombshell new study has discovered that the AI chatbot that has taken the world by storm, is in fact not artificial intelligence at all.

19h ago| Satireday

Disappointment as dream of seeing Boi Mela from metro rail still unfulfilled

Some people in the capital have reacted with disappointment as their supposed dream of looking at the Boi Mela will not be fulfilled this year as the section of the section of the elevated railway that passes near the book fair venue is yet to come into operation.


St. Joseph and Scholastica Uttara win at Scholastica Interschool Debate Tournament

On January 6, Scholastica Debate Club returned with their flagship event “Scholastica Interschool Debate Tournament (SIDT)”.

3d ago| SHOUT

The BUET Rag Wall

Each brick on the wall tells a story of this campus.

1w ago| Star Youth

The unhealthy relationship between children and screens

Excess screen time among children has become a common occurrence.