Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is the antithesis of superhero fatigue

The long-awaited sequel exceeds all expectations and delivers a truly amazing film.

Air pollution, depression, and our health

Dhaka's rapid urbanisation and industrialisation have led to a significant increase in air pollution levels.

Why do some men dress so terribly?

Most guys don’t have the slightest clue about how to dress themselves.



Keeping students' faces, ears uncovered: SC upholds DU Bangla dept's move

The Supreme Court today upheld a notice issued by the Dhaka University's Bangla department asking its students to keep their faces, including their ears, uncovered during exams and presentations.

6d ago

Ruet teachers stage sit-in at VC office demanding promotion

More than 50 teachers of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Ruet) are staging a sit-in inside the vice chancellor’s office from this morning demanding their due promotion and upgradation.

1w ago

NU postpones all exams for tomorrow

All examinations scheduled for Sunday (May 14) in colleges under the National University have been postponed due to the severe cyclonic storm Mocha in the Bay of Bengal

3w ago

In conversation with Professor Imran Rahman

Sitting down with the vice-Chancellor of University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh (ULAB).

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DU entrance exam for arts, law, social science units Saturday

The entrance exam to Dhaka University’s undergraduate programme under the arts, law and social sciences units for the 2022-23 academic session will be held on Saturday

Legal actions for bullying, ragging in educational institutions

Legal action will be taken against student, teacher, or staff of any educational institution if they are found to be involved directly or indirectly in bullying or ragging

It’s against academicians’ freedom

University Teachers' Network today condemned steps by the Dhaka University authority against two teachers, including Prof Imtiaz Ahmed of international relations department, saying that the decisions violate the academic freedom of an academician

Do they ever teach us how to learn?

The significance of how we learn is understated and in most cases, completely overlooked.



6 of the best YouTube channels for learning web development

Six of the best YouTube channels to learn web development.

2w ago

How ChatGPT’s growth may be affecting young copywriters

According to writers, AI still has ways to go before it manages to cause a significant dent.

The case for studying law

The word “lawyer” might invoke certain scenes and images in our minds.

LinkedIn offers 100+ free AI courses: Here’s how to start learning

The offered courses include high-demand topics such as Generative AI, AI and Machine Learning Foundations, Responsible AI, Advanced AI and Applied AI.

Equipping Bangladeshi Youth for the Global Job Market

Bangladesh has made tremendous economic growth over the last 50 years, but needs to resolve the youth unemployment and skills gap and reap the benefits of demographic dividend for sustaining its development.

Unmasking imposter syndrome: A working woman’s guide to breaking free

Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon arising from the unshakeable feeling of inadequacy, where individuals doubt their abilities and achievements, despite evidence of competence, capabilities and experiences.

Career options if you have basic computer skills

Here are a few career options if you have basic computing skills.

Career options if you are good at writing

Career opportunities that you can go for if you’re good at writing.

Young Icons

Young Icons

IUB alumnus wins NASA grant for next gen space tech battery research

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Alumnus Md. Wahidul Hasan, a PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the South Dakota Mines, USA, and his team have won the prestigious NASA EPSCoR grant worth USD 750,000 to fund research into the next generation of lithium-sulphur batteries for use in space technology. The grant follows an innovation leading to the use of corn stalk residues to stabilise battery chemistry and nearly double charging capacity of current technology.

Bangladeshi school students bag first prize at NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023

Six students from DPS STS School Dhaka secured first place at the NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023.

Dhaka University secures 1st and 2nd positions at ICPC Asia Dhaka Regional Contest

DU secured the first and second positions while BUET came in third. 

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. 

IUB student wins bronze in Asian Powerlifting Championship

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Marketing student Aditya Parvez has won bronze in the Deadlifts category at the Asian Powerlifting Championship 2022.

AIUB, BRACU, and IUT qualify for International Rover Challenge finals

Three teams from Bangladesh have qualified for the IRC 2023 finals.

Bangladeshi bead artist grabs Guinness World Record

Anisa Murshed makes the longest thread of beads in one hour.

Climate-smart ideas showcased at Ideabuzz 2022

The winning team is expected to pitch their idea at the World Bank Headquarters.

Youth Multimedia

Youth Multimedia

What is Shammo doing now?

In 2019, Leuna Tasnim Shammo went viral on social media through her songs. Four years later, this little artiste still dreams about music

Meet Rituraj, the 9-year-old Guinness World Record holder

Rituraj Bhowmick, a 9-year-old from Bangladesh, has been listed in the Guinness World Records as the 'Youngest Series Book Author’. Now a social media sensation, Rituraj dreams of writing more

The Daily Star honours high achievers in O- and A-levels

The Daily Star honoured students of Edexcel and Cambridge for their outstanding results in O- and A-level examinations at the Mirpur indoor stadium today.

SHOUTxDS Books presents ‘Slam Poetry Nights’ — Episode 4

Returning for its 4th instalment, December's Slam Poetry Nights was different in several ways.

SHOUTxDS Books presents 'Slam Poetry Nights' — Episode 3

The December session arrives on Friday, December 2, at the Gulshan Paara Utshab at 3:00-3:45 PM.