Back to the theatre!

With super hits like Poran, Hawa and Damal, we are eagerly looking forward to good entertaining films so that the pull towards watching a film in the theatres remains a temptation. Poran and Hawa managed to pull crowds who did not set foot in cinema halls in last 30 to 40 years!

I accept the results and congratulate the winner: Azmat

Ruling Awami League mayoral candidate Azmat Ullah Khan today said he has accepted the results of the Gazipur City Corporation polls, which saw independent candidate Zaida Khatun elected mayor.

AL loses in its bastion

It all happened quietly. There were hardly any polling agents for Zaida Khatun. Even her supporters could barely be seen in the largest city corporation of the country. Even during the campaign, her posters were rarely seen.

My Dhaka: Dhaka’s mothers

We are anything but contented. We strongly believe that since we have borne the child for nine months, they are now our prisoners of conscience with zero freedom.

‘We’re very satisfied’

Election Commissioner Md Alamgir yesterday said they were satisfied with the Gazipur city polls.

EC satisfied with GCC polls

Election Commissioner Md Alamgir said they are satisfied with the way the election was held in Gazipur City Corporation today.

Voting closes with no reports of violence

Voting in the Gazipur City Corporation election ended after eight hours, during which there was no report of violence. .Counting of votes began shortly after balloting ended at 4:00pm.However, the presence of the ruling Awami League was overwhelming inside and outside some polling ce

‘Voter presence thin in the morning, should increase later’

Voter turnout in the Gazipur City Corporation was low in the morning, but it should increase as the day progresses, said the polls' returning officer and the Gazipur deputy commissioner.

2 arrested for entering 'secret voting area', influencing voting

Two people were arrested for influencing voting by entering the "secret voting area" at two different centres during the Gazipur City Corporation polls.

Gazipur City Polls 2023

Gazipur City Polls 2023

AL presence dominant inside and outside polling centres

The presence of the ruling Awami League was overwhelming inside and outside some polling centres in the first four hours of voting in the Gazipur City Corporation election today

Long lines of voters indicative of participatory election: Azmat Ullah

Awami League mayoral candidate Azmat Ullah Khan expressed his hope to triumph Gazipur City Corporation polls.

Councillor Post: EC scraps candidature of AL-backed contender

In a rare move just a day before the Gazipur city election, the Election Commission yesterday cancelled the candidature of Azizur Rahman, the ruling Awami League-backed councillor candidate in ward-40.

My Dhaka

My Dhaka

My Dhaka / Offerings of the city’s countless nurseries

Foliage plants that are grown for the leaves only and not flowers, are easy to maintain -- a little sunlight, a little filtered shade, and they stand tall.

This city holds my heart

Urban life with its whirlwind of chaos and cacophony has an allure that captivates me.

My Dhaka / Audiophile Friends: Taking the love for music to next level

Music is an art, some of us take it to an idolatry rank, with no compromise on sound quality.

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GCC polls: Zahangir's reaction on announcement of results

Former Gazipur mayor Zahangir Alam expressed dissatisfaction over the delay in publishing of election results to the Gazipur City Corporation

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The Daily Star ICT Awards 2022

The Daily Star ICT Awards 2022

ICT trailblazers honoured

This year, six trailblazers in the ICT sector were honoured with 7th The Daily Star ICT Awards 2022 for their works in the sector and their contribution to the development of country's IT sector and the society.

Late Luna Shamsuddoha recognised as ICT Pioneer

The brilliant businesswoman was the chairperson of leading IT and software company Dohatec New Media, which has been developing solutions for enterprise clients in North America, Asia and Europe for over 25 years.

2 individuals, 4 firms to get The Daily Star ICT Awards today

Four local organisations and two individuals will be recognised with The Daily Star ICT Awards 2022 today for their outstanding contributions to the digital and ICT sector in Bangladesh.