6d ago| SHOUT

Women who travel

Doubts, risks, and the joy in exploration.

6d ago| SHOUT

How worried should we be about the Omicron variant?

It could take weeks before we can understand its impact.

6d ago| SHOUT

Finding Bangladesh in Paris

When you are abroad and come across places that feel like home.

1h ago| Tech & Startup

Ubisoft launches in-game NFTs

French video game giant Ubisoft on Tuesday launched a platform allowing players to acquire and play non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in its games, in the gaming industry's first large-scale...

19h ago| Tech & Startup

Govt made content removal request for 51 content to TikTok in first half of 2021: reports

Between January to June this year, the government had made 51 requests to TikTok to remove or restrict content on the social media platform, reveals a recent report published in TikTok’s newly...

1d ago| Tech & Startup

CEO fires 900 employees at once over a Zoom call

What seemed like a regular workday turned out to be the final day of employment for 900 employees of the US-based digital mortgage lender company, Better.com. At a Zoom meeting, Vish Garg, CEO of...


The shooting for this project was during the pandemic, but the situation was not as bad back then as it is now. We shot the film around February and March of this year.

Kurdish Massacres One of Britain’s Many Original Sins

For those who believe in the fairy tale of original sin, Adam and Eve, so goes the narrative, partook of the forbidden fruit, fell from grace, and were forever banished from the garden.

The Politics of Indigeneity and the Jumma struggle for land and recognition

In May 2011, Iqbal Ahmed—first secretary of the Bangladesh Mission in New York—stated at the 10th session of the United Nations

Four Challenges to Governance in South Asia

Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term governance, it has become a buzzword since the 1980s.

19h ago| TV & Film

Mostafa Monwar to play Zahir Raihan in anthology series ‘Jago Bahey’

Talented actor Mostafa Monwar will be portraying eminent filmmaker and novelist Zahir Raihan in “Lights, Camera…Objection”, one of the episodes of the anthology series “Jago Bahey”. Sponsored by...

19h ago| TV & Film

Dwayne Johnson, Scarlett Johansson win big at People’s Choice Awards 2021

The People’s Choice Awards 2021 announced the winners recently.  

18h ago| TV & Film

Bhabna on her unconventional role in ‘Lal Moroger Jhuti’

The film features “Bhoyongkor Shundor” famed actress Ashna Habib Bhabna in the lead role. In a candid conversation with The Daily Star, she shared her experience of working in the film, and more.

Following in her father’s footsteps

Fauzia Beethi is not a political figure in her area, but everybody knows her in Bogura’s Dhunat upazila for her philanthropic works.

For the love of a language

In a country where people laid down their lives about seventy years ago to uphold the dignity of their mother tongue, Bangla, the struggle is still on to preserve mother tongues of smaller ethnic...

The pursuit of a dignified life

Giving away her hard-earned income to the destitute, Dil Afroze Khuki of Rajshahi chose a life of constant battles. ...

2d ago| In Focus

The Christmas the Kolis took to cricket

The year is 1721. There are Indians, many no doubt Bengali, visible on the streets of London, some settled down there, others at a loss, mostly sea-farers off the East India Company ships bringing...

1w ago| In Focus

Mary Frances Dunham: In memoriam

The blood of the farmer is very sweet and everybody wants to taste it;

3w ago| In Focus

Hatiya fishermen working in oman

“We try to stop them, but they want to go. They say that Allah may help them to find a good malik. And so, they go; and we let them go because we need food, because here we don’t have enough.

4d ago| Satireday

‘Trust us, we got this, for real this time’

The government of Chapasthan has assured its people that they will be absolutely safe from the Omicron variant of Covid-22, as authorities, under the celestial guidance of the supreme leader, have...

4d ago| Satireday

Country to export rich people to poorer nations

Why Chapasthan is still considered to be an underdeveloped country, despite being the largest producer of rich people, is a question that the nation’s economists are wracking their brains over at...

1w ago| Satireday

All roads to be converted into racetracks: Minister

The minister of roads and highways recently decided to turn all thoroughfares of Chapasthan into racetracks, as the country’s drivers have a natural inclination towards going fast and putting...

2d ago| SHOUT

What to expect from Harry Potter “Return to Hogwarts”

HBO Max released the trailer of the 20th anniversary special episode.

5d ago| Star Youth

The hope of a sustainable green Bangladesh

Worldwide, climate change is destroying livelihoods, infrastructure, and communities, forcing people from their homes and towns.

5d ago| Star Youth

5 things to consider before choosing your university major

Choosing a university major can be daunting, especially when you are surrounded by unsolicited advice on what you should study, the peer pressure of applying to a popular programme, and the...