Rising spending VS general people

The spiraling global prices of food and fuel have hit hard the local market in Bangladesh. The continuous depreciation of the taka against the US dollar has made the situation worse. People now have to spend more for every item, including pulse, oil and egg. People with fixed income are bearing the brunt as their income did not increase keeping pace with the rising spending.

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Village that makes 90% of imitation jewellery items in Bangladesh

Alongside gold, imitation jewellery is widely worn. In today's Inside Bangladesh, watch where and how these jewellery items are made.

Goalkeeping tutorial with Anisur Rahman Zico

Post: In the third episode of Star Pathshala we have Bangladesh Football Team and Bashundhara Kings’ goalkeeper Anisur Rahman Zico to teach us the basics of goalkeeping.

1w ago| Business

How was last week's stockmarket

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange rose 330 points last week from the previous week. The whole week experienced a rising trend.

How much will trade deficit widen, dollar price rise?

Bangladesh’s export earning has been failing to keep pace with the import bills since the middle of 2021. At the same time, the flow of inbound remittance started decreasing and the taka began losing value against the US dollar.

1w ago| Star Multimedia

Why are nonbanks’ profits falling?

The non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) experienced a fall in their profits in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The next year they managed a handsome comeback. But in the first half of 2022, the NBFIs’ profits fell again.

Will the country be hit by another wave of coronavirus?

Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.

Four brave women perform funeral rites of female Covid victims

Four women from Mymensingh have come forward to perform the funeral rites for female Covid-19 deceased -- an altruistic work beyond social stigma and health risk, a work where only male volunteers used to come forward during these distressing times.

Is importing oxygen enough?

Countrywide oxygen demand has increased 4 to 5 times, and still the health ministry is claiming that Bangladesh is not at risk of oxygen shortage. On the other hand, the director general of the health directorate made promises of importing oxygen from India.

Prof AK Nazmul Karim's contribution to sociology in Bangladesh

Professor AK Nazmul Karim was the only Bengali founder of the Department of Sociology at Dhaka University when it was formed in 1957. On the century of his birth, The Daily Star speaks with renowned sociologist Anupam Sen

Mahasthangarh: What are the new findings?

Mahasthangarh of Bogura, the over 2,500-year-old huge city amazes people to this day.

'Jabbarer Boli Khela’: A legacy of anti-British movement

At the beginning of 20th century, Abdul Jabbar Saudagar, a merchant from Chattogram, introduced a wrestling competition. His intention was to cultivate a sport that would prepare the youth to fight against British rule.