2017 | The Daily Star
  • For the US, a year that will live in infamy

    Two events that bookended the year 2017 epitomise the dire political predicament the United States faces.

  • 2017 2nd hottest year after 2016

    Last year was the second hottest worldwide on record, just behind a sweltering 2016, with signs of climate change ranging from wildfires to a thaw of Arctic ice, a European Union monitoring centre says.

  • 2017, the year of hurricanes, wildfires and floods

    2017 has been the year of Climate Change impacts and its horrors making to the news on a daily basis. From hurricanes to wildfires, the previous year was a constant reminder that the planet is in the eye of the great climate change storm.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad session

    JS passes atomic energy bill

    The Jatiya Sangsad passes the “Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017” unanimously aimed at facilitating peaceful use of nuclear power, its advancement and expansion, and carrying out research works in line with the international convention.

  • UN expert calls for democratisation of the media

    Democracy and self-determination are crucial in preventing national, regional and international conflict, but are under attack from ‘fake news’, incomplete news and political correctness, says UN expert

  • Star wins big at South Asian Digital Media Awards

    Bangladeshi English newspaper The Daily Star wins big at the prestigious South Asian Digital Media Awards 2017 jointly presented by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, and Google.

  • Star Day at a Glance | Wednesday, 13th September, 2017

    Good afternoon, readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines on September 13, 2017

  • Midday brief, Saturday, September 09, 2017

    Good afternoon, readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines so far on September 09, 2017

  • Star Day at a Glance| Thursday, September 07, 2017

    Good evening, readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines on September 07, 2017

  • Midday Brief | Tuesday August 22, 2017

    Hello readers, how are you doing today? Lets look into the major headlines so far on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

  • Online media to go under Nat’l Commission

    The Cabinet approves the draft of 'The National Online Mass Media Policy, 2017' incorporating a proposal for constituting a National Broadcast Commission to facilitate the operation of online mass media in a well-organised manner.

  • Bangladesh Parliament

    Atomic Energy Commission bill placed in parliament

    A bill titled “Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017” was placed in Parliament today to update the version of the “Bangladesh Atomic Commission Order, 1973” in Bangla.

  • FBCCI polls end

    The biennial election of the country's apex trade body Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) begins in Dhaka.

  • Earthquake kills eight in western China

    An earthquake rocks China's western Xinjiang region, killing eight people and injuring another 11, state media reporsts.

  • Buddha Purnima celebrated

    The Buddhists celebrate Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the community, amid festivity and religious fervour throughout the country.

  • SSC results tomorrow

    Results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations under the 10 Education Boards to be published across the country tomorrow.

  • Hyderabad will host BD Test: HCA

    India’s Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) today rubbished speculations that the organisation will not host the India-Bangladesh Test scheduled in the southern city of Hyderabad from February 13 due to fund crunch.

  • Aus likely to play two Tests in BD in 2017

    Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland has given the strongest indication yet that Australia will play two Tests in Bangladesh later this year, reports cricket.com.au

  • Raikkonen to stay at Ferrari next year

    Ferrari end months of speculation on Friday when they confirm that their popular Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen is to stay with the team next year.