Temperatures to start dropping from Tuesday night

Due to the impacts of Cyclone Michaung, the temperature in Tetulia dropped to 13.5 degrees Celsius on December 3. The temperature increased a little after that, but winter has started to set in again

Private forest now a bird sanctuary

Today's Star Special will feature the story of Akash Koli Das's bird sanctuary

Frequent earthquakes: The big one might be coming

About 100 earthquakes have hit Bangladesh this year, most of them minor tremors of magnitude 3.0 to 4.5

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Star Multimedia

Raushan won’t run for JS

Leader of the opposition in parliament Raushan Ershad has announced she will not participate in the national election because tested leaders of her party have been undermined.

1w ago
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Culture Multimedia

In conversation with Historian Perween Hasan

Although history was not her initial pursuit during her youth, she later wholeheartedly immersed herself in the field

Durga Puja: 65ft Kumbhakarna with 501 idols in Khulna

There is a 65-foot long sleeping idol of Kumbhakarna, along with 501 idols based on stories from the four ages of Hindu mythology. An array of activities are going on centring this year's Durga Puja at Shikdar Bari in Hakimpur village in Khulna

In the words of Professor Niaz Zaman

The contributions of Professor Niaz Zaman to the English translation of modern Bengali literature are truly extraordinary. Born into a non-Bengali family, she has dedicated herself to bringing the captivating world of Bengali literature to the global audience through relentless translation efforts. She also stands as a witness to significant historical events like the Partition and the Liberation War

BNP announces fresh 48-hour blockade from Wednesday

BNP today called a 48-hour countrywide blockade from Wednesday morning

3w ago

Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi ft.Xefer

A Peek Inside with Sadi!

3w ago

Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi ft. Yash Rohan

Find out on the second episode of The Daily Star's podcast, A Peek Inside with Sadi!

3w ago

How was the first day of BNP hartal?

Private vehicles operated freely in the city on the first day of the BNP hartal. However, people using public transport faced some hassle as there were fewer options. Long-distance buses were scarce on the highway. In the meantime, there were a number of incidents of arson across the country

3w ago

80 killed in Gaza camp, UN-run school in Israeli strikes

A Hamas health official said more than 80 people were killed yesterday in twin strikes on a northern Gaza refugee camp, including a UN school used as a shelter for people displaced by the Israel-Hamas war

3w ago

Over 11,000 killed so far in 40-day Gaza attacks

In a distressing turn of events, Israel conducted a raid on Ibn Sina Hospital amid ongoing turmoil, echoing the recent assault on al-Shifa Hospital. Situated in the occupied West Bank, Ibn Sina Hospital now finds itself encircled by Israeli forces

3w ago

What will be the role of election-time govt?

Yesterday, the Election Commission announced the schedule for the parliamentary elections. Is a dialogue among opposing political parties possible now? What will be the role of the government and the Election Commission during the election?

3w ago

229 BGB platoons deployed across the country

A total of 229 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed across the country to help law enforcers maintain law and order, a day after the Election Commission announced the election schedule for the 12th general election..Shariful Islam, public relations officer (PRO) at

3w ago

17 days of arson across the country

Amid the ongoing political unrest, vehicles and establishments are being set on fire across the country. According to Fire Service and Civil Defence data, more than 150 arsons have been reported nationwide in the last 17 days

3w ago

Islami Andolan rejects polls results

Islami Andolon Bangladesh (IAB) has rejected the polls schedule and announced fresh protest programme across the country for tomorrow to press home its demand for holding the next general election under a "national government"

3w ago
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