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Ducsu polls leads to protests, demands for re-election
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Ducsu polls leads to protests, demands for re-election

Mass protests roll out to the streets of campus after the opposition panels boycott the Ducsu election alleging irregularities and vote rigging.

  • Fire kills nine in slum

    At least nine people, including four of a family, are burnt to death and several others injured as a fire broke out at a slum in Chattogram city. All the victims were sleeping when the fire ripped through the slum.

  • Police recover a border pillar dated back to the British period

    British era pillar recovered in Pirojpur

    Police recover a border pillar dated back to the British period and arrested five people for their connection in selling it illegally in Nesarabad upzila of Pirojpur.

  • Two lighthouses honoured

    The old saying "No Teacher, No Nation" points to the fact how indispensable teachers are in building a nation. Afterall, they are the embodiment of knowledge and wisdom, the lighthouse without whom building an enlightened nation would not be possible.

  • Medical students block Dhaka-Pabna highway

    Death in road crash: Pabna medical students block highway

    Some students of Pabna Medical College Hospital block Dhaka-Pabna highway for two hours protesting the death of their fellow in a road crash on February 13.

  • gas problem in Dhaka

    City caught off-guard by gas crisis

    Gas supply to tens of thousands of households, factories and other establishments in the capital and its adjoining areas came to a complete or partial halt in the morning yesterday because of a technical glitch in the gas network, inflicting untold sufferings on the city dwellers.

  • High-scoring pitch on offer for Bangladesh’s second ODI

    There was a lot of talk over adapting to the pitch and condition in New Zealand for the visiting Bangladesh team after the comprehensive eight-wicket defeat in the first of the three-match ODI in Napier. The Bangladeshi top order failed to cope up with the initial swing and movement from the Kiwi seamers as Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson took seven wickets between themselves to bundle out Bangladesh for a modest total of 232. So, all eyes are on Christchurch’s Hagley Oval pitch, where the Tigers will take part in the second and series-saving ODI against the Kiwis.

  • Kumar Bishwajit: Above & Beyond

    In this interview with Rafi Hossain, Kumar Bishwajit shares his thoughts and opinions about the past, present and future of the Bangladeshi music scene.

  • Free wheelchair service at book fair

    In Ekushey book fair ‘Switch Bangladesh Foundation’ has been giving wheelchair service for last three years to the people who are disabled, elderly, children and unable to walk. This year also they continue the service.

  • Safe food still a far cry

    Progress in ensuring food safety in Bangladesh has remained slow despite huge public outcry and efforts by various agencies, thanks to businesses' profiteering tendency, a lack of enforcement of laws, coordination among government bodies and awareness among consumers.

  • Bangladesh vs New Zealand ODI series

    Video: Tigers begin WC preparation with NZ ODIs

    Bangladesh are in New Zealand to play a three-match ODI series before the Test series. However, the Tigers will be looking to emphasise on the ODIs to not only gauge their performance and experiment but also to prepare for the upcoming World Cup in England.

  • ‘Mindset changed drastically since defeat in 2015’

    The lack of preparation ahead of the crucial tour of New Zealand has remained one of the biggest concerns for most of the players but Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza emphasised on the mental aspect to get the best outcome in testing conditions.

  • [Watch] Mash, Tamim reach Napier

    All of the Bangladesh squad is now in New Zealand after skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal and three others are welcomed happily at the team hotel in Napier

  • Tauquir Ahmed, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Siam Ahmed,

    Fagun Haway

    Based on the 1952 Language Movement, actor turned director Tauquir Ahmed's latest venture ‘Fagun Haway’ brings forth a promising story on the historic incident.

  • Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed

    On the road to enlightenment

    Prof Abdullah Abu Sayeed, the convener of the 1978 study circle, ultimately founded an organisation called Bishwo Shahitto Kendro (BSK) -- with the motto “we want enlightened humans” -- that has created generations of Bangladeshi intellectuals.

  • Jucsu election

    Students demand Jucsu polls

    Students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday brought out a procession at campus demanding immediate election of JU central students’ union (Jucsu). During the march, they sang patriotic songs with instruments.

  • Show genuine commitment to end displacement in Rakhine: Jolie

    UNHCR special envoy and famous Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie urges the Myanmar authorities to show the genuine commitment to end the cycle of violence, displacement and improve the conditions for all communities in Rakhine state, including Rohingyas.

  • Champa: A graceful chapter

    Dhallywood diva Champa reminisces the golden times of her career in this insightful interview. Watch the Star Live video to know more.

  • Angelina Jolie visits refugee camp

    UNHCR special envoy and US film star Angelina Jolie has been visiting Rohingya refugee camps in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar.

  • underprivileged children

    Amader Pathshala: Changing lives, quietly but surely

    Amader Pathshala has been quietly changing lives of underprivileged children in the capital's Mirpur since the school was established over a decade ago.

  • Rahul on 12 Years of Joler Gaan

    We came up with the name Joler Gaan in 2006. But, long before that Kanak and I used to play music together after we both enrolled in Charukola. We hit it off because of music, and we used to sing and play instruments together.

  • Physically challenged Tara Mia gets bail

    Tara Mia gets bail from HC

    Tara Mia, a man with a deformed arm who has been made accused of attacking police personnel just before December 30 polls, today secured a six-month bail from the High Court following a report published in The Daily Star.

  • Nimtoli Deuri becomes heritage museum in Dhaka

    Nimtoli Deuri becomes heritage museum

    Nimtoli Deuri, a historic establishment in Dhaka built around 1765, has been turned into a heritage museum after restoration.

  • RMG workers now in fear of reprisals

    Garment workers in Ashulia and Savar industrial zones now fear harassment and also termination from their jobs after normalcy returned yesterday following eight days of unrest over wage disparity.

  • RMG workers' wage demo continues

    Vehicles start to move on the busy Airport Road in Dhaka after the protesting ready-made garments workers withdrew the blockade that was imposed around noon.

  • Currency Museum in Dhaka

    What’s there in the Currency Museum?

    Watch the Star Live video to know more about the only “Currency Museum” of the country, an initiative of Bangladesh Bank, established in Dhaka’s Mirpur-2 area.

  • Awami League leader remanded

    Doctors confirm rape of Noakhali woman

    Doctors have found evidence of rape in the woman who was gang-raped over not voting for ‘boat’ in Noakhali’s Subarnachar Upazila.

  • Indian Actor Indraneil Sengupta

    Aloof and Content

    With a rather idiosyncratic attitude towards his works and words, Indraneil Sengupta has been through many twists and turns to reach where he stands today in his career. In a recent interview with Rafi Hossain, the ingenious actor/model shares the stories of his journey so far.

  • Lunch break during voting!

    According to regulations, the Election Commission mandates uninterrupted voting across all centres from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

  • Private and Public Transport ban

    Transport ban taking a toll on voters: Ex-CEC

    The ban on public and private transport on the election day is taking a heavy toll on the public, former chief election commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda said today.

  • Noakhali-4 and Chattogram-2

    Women barred to vote in Noakhali, Ctg

    Women in Noakhali-4 and Chattogram-2 constituencies allege that ruling party men barred them from casting votes and harassed them physically.

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