15h ago| Bangladesh

Ex-NCTB chief assaulted by mob over trifles

Professor Ratan Siddique, former chairman of National Curriculum and Textbook Board, was assaulted by a mob in front of his house in the capital’s Uttara yesterday afternoon over trifles.

15h ago| Bangladesh

Evaly customers: Payments held up over missing server password

A missing server password is holding up all payments of Evaly customers and merchants and there is seemingly no way to retrieve it.

Detain Russian cargo ship carrying our grain: Ukraine urges Turkey

Ukraine has requested that Turkey detain and arrest the Russian-flagged cargo ship Zhibek Zholy carrying a cargo of Ukrainian grain taken from the Russian-occupied port of Berdyansk, according to a Ukrainian official and document seen by Reuters.

Road to T20 World Cup starts in the Caribbean

The horrific memories of the 2021 T20 World Cup must still be fresh in the Bangladesh cricketers’ minds. In that edition, the Tigers’ tongues wagged more than their willows bashed.

Transfer window exclusive
13h ago| Transfer window

Salah signs contract extension with Liverpool

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah on Friday signed a long-term contract extension, putting an end to a lengthy saga about his future at the Premier League club.

1d ago| News Multimedia

6 years of Holey Artisan attack: How safe is Bangladesh now?

Additional Commissioner and chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Md Asaduzzaman spoke with The Daily Star about the present condition of militancy in Bangladesh.

1d ago| Life & Living

To Optimizely and Beyond

The concept of start-ups is now a household term in almost all corners of every city of Bangladesh. With their can-do attitude, young entrepreneurs push the envelope by consistently honing their skills to achieve higher and aim further. But if we look back, one and half decade to be exact, the term start-up unheard of. Shafqat Islam, CEO and Co-founder of NewsCred/Welcome, achieved ‘Unicorn’ status for his company by joining the Optimizely family. A milestone reached by the first Bangladeshi start-up. ‘Unicorn’ is an industry jargon meant to designate companies that reach a valuation of $1 billion without being listed on the stock market and to be one is the dream of any tech startup.