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Truckers’ strike hits businesses

Businesses across the country took a hit yesterday, the first day of the strike by truckers, which also halted transportation of goods from all land and sea ports.

  • Khaleda Akhter Lucky

    Over 100 rooftop plants cut down; woman held

    A woman has been detained after she cut down around 100 plants from a rooftop garden of her apartment building in Savar.

  • Killing of 2 Mohammadpur Teens: Families denied justice

    The families of two teenagers killed in Mohammadpur during a clash of Awami League factions ahead of the general election have been robbed of justice.

  • National cricketers go on strike

    National cricketers of Bangladesh, including the likes of Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim gathered at the BCB Academy ground in Mirpur to announce that they have gone on a strike and have boycotted from all cricketing activities.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    'I only have a pillow and a side of the bed'

    In an uncharacteristically frank conversation with The Daily Star at his residence, Shakib Al Hasan answers candidly about his life away from cricket, such as his musical preferences and his life at home.

  • Tribute: SARAH KABORI

    The leading actor of the 60’s and 70’s silver screen, Sarah Kabori, first became a part of the film industry at the early age of thirteen. Holding the hands of Subhash Dutta, the actor began her journey in the world of cinema with Sutorang.

  • Veteran Singer Syed Abdul Hadi

    Tribute: SYED ABDUL HADI

    Veteran singer Syed Abdul Hadi managed to capture the hearts of millions of Bengalis with his melodious songs and the messages that they portray.

  • Bogura Youth Choir

    Bogura Youth Choir struggling to get back golden era

    Bogura Youth Choir (BYC) is a renowned socio-cultural organisation of the northern part of Bangladesh is facing numerous problems to get back their golden era.

  • Students boycott academic activities

    Students to boycott academic activities until expulsion of Abrar killers

    Buet students have decided to boycott all academic activities from tomorrow postponing their demonstration on the campus.

  • Casino King Samrat

    Jubo League leader Samrat on 10-day remand

    Former Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Samrat, an alleged kingpin of the illegal casino business in the capital, is placed on 10-day remand in two cases filed under the arms and narcotics control acts.

  • Landless Lokman Ali

    Lokman Ali brings hope for underprivileged children of Teesta bank

    This is a story of a landless 63-years-old teacher Lokman Ali. In a remote corner of the country, on the bank of Teesta, he is spreading the light of education among children.

  • Bangladeshi Famous Filmmakers


    When I started off working in the industry, directors shared a unique bond. We used to meet-up a lot and communicate with each other.

  • Testimony of tortures

    Abrar murder isn’t an accident; it is a result of cruel culture which has been practiced for years.

  • Affordable homes for all

    A comprehensive policy taking into account the interests of landowners, builders, financiers and prospective homeowners can give a boost to the housing sector and enable more people to own homes, said industry players and financiers yesterday.

  • Street play on Abrar murder

    The students of different universities have been protesting the gruesome murder of Buet Student Abrar Fahad.

  • Friends narrate Abrar's murder

    Abrar’s friends share the horror of his killing with BUET students. To know more how Abrar was killed watch Star Live’s video.

  • Buet alumni demands VC’s removal, overhaul of admin

    Alumni of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) demand resignation of the vice chancellor and an overhauling of the administration at the earliest.

  • Buet VC fails to tame agitating students

    Buet Vice-Chancellor Prof Saiful Islam has failed to calm the agitated students as he did not give any specific decision to meet their eight-point demand including expulsion of the killers of Abrar Fahad.

  • 3 more Buet students arrested

    Detectives arrest three more students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) in connection with the murder of Abrar Fahad.

  • Students confine Buet VC

    The agitating students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) confine the university vice chancellor demanding punishment to the killers of their fellow Abrar Fahad.

  • CCTV footage shows 3 youths taking Abrar near staircase

    A CCTV footage obtained by The Daily Star from police shows that Buet student Abrar Fahad is being taken by a group of students towards a staircase from a corridor of Sher-e-Bangla Hall of the university.

  • Buet student murdered after ‘BCL men grilled’ him

    A student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology has been beaten to death after Bangladesh Chhatra League men allegedly questioned him suspecting his involvement with Shibir.

  • Samrat, Arman jailed for wildlife law violation, drunkenness

    A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) sentences Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Samrat to six months imprisonment for wildlife law violation and drunkenness respectively.

  • Geneva Camp erupts

    Over 50 people, including 15 cops, were injured as Geneva camp residents and police clashed in the capital’s Mohammadpur during a demonstration for free and uninterrupted power supply at the camp yesterday.

  • People throng to see glass-made Durga idol

    People are thronging a puja mandap to see an idol of Durga at Syarpur in Moulvibazar for its extra ordinary idea.

  • The odyssey of beauty and fame

    Bidya Sinha Mim came into the showbiz industry after winning the ‘Lux Channel i Superstar’ competition, in 2007. Since then, she went to do hit films, like ‘Poran’ and ‘Amar Praner Priya’. She won the ‘National Film Award’ for ‘Best Actress’ for her performance in the movie, ‘Jonaki'rAlo’. In this interview with Rafi Hossain, she talks about how she went from being a beauty contest winner to a film star.

  • Never too young to get on property ladder

    The template of nuclear family, in which the dad went to work and the mum stayed at home, is fast on its way out.

  • Tourist spot T-groin in Rajshahi suspended for public

    Local authorities in Rajshahi suspend tourist spot T-groin, popularly known as T-bandh, for public due to strong current in the Padma river.

  • Vast areas flooded as rain-fed Padma swells

    The swelling Padma has flooded vast areas of Rajshahi, Pabna and Chapainawabganj following onrush of water from the river’s Indian upstream and incessant rain for the last couple of days.

  • Rain cripples Dhaka life

    Dhaka dwellers have been suffering after just two hours of rain submerged many thoroughfares in the capital. The city received a total of 45.2mm rain from 12:00pm to 2:15pm.

  • Over Tk 1 crore seized from Salim’s house, office

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have seized Tk 1.05 crore and bottles of liquor during a raid at Banani house and Gulshan office of online casino businessman Salim Prodhan.