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Rackets in a village scamming expat workers via imo

Several groups based in Lalpur, Natore are stealing money from people by duping them on the social media app Imo. The rackets operate by hacking the accounts of migrant workers.

7h ago| Star Multimedia

Tale of expatriate’s abduction in Iraq for ransom from his father back in Bangladesh

On August 3, fish seller Badal Mia was starting his day in the capital’s Karwan Bazar just like any other day when a video sent to his IMO account changed everything.

1d ago| Star Multimedia

Are transgender people facing discrimination in getting vaccinated?

Back in 2013, the government gave official recognition to transgender people as belonging to the "third gender". With this recognition, they are entitled to all the rights that citizens...

3d ago| News Multimedia

Low prices from Milk Vita driving dairy farmers towards unhygienic private alternatives

Low prices offered by Milk Vita, the sole government-owned dairy factory of the country, has been driving local dairy farmers to turn to unhygienic and unregulated private companies, cutting Milk...

Why is the stock market index skyrocketing now?

The stock market index in the country is stepping up to another new record high as time passes and experts are pointing towards a number of recent incidents and stock market authorities for this...

4d ago| Star Multimedia

Tough times for shrimp processing industry

Bangladesh's frozen shrimp processing industry is in a dismal state.

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...

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...

Visually impaired singer Nurunnabi struggling for a living amid lockdown

Nurnabi, a visually impaired Lalmonirhat resident, used to make a living by singing in markets.

Together for half a century

In this Eid special, we talked life and experience with Ramendu Majumdar and Ferdousi Mazumder, the evergreen couple.

Artists out of focus: how’re they doing?

FDC has always been associated with glamour, fame and success. However, the people who enliven the screen, the unsung heroes, known as junior artists or supporting actors somehow remain out of the...