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Why is Bangladesh trailing behind in pandemic research?

Various research initiatives such as Bangavax and Oxyjet are experiencing setbacks in all aspects due to the Bangladesh Medical Research Council's poor management.

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Durga Puja violence: DU students block Shahbagh in protest

Teachers and students of Dhaka University blocked Shahbagh intersection in the capital earlier today, in protest of attacks on temples and mandaps across the country during Durga Puja.

1d ago| Star Multimedia

Bongshi and Dhaleshwari river grabbing: No consequence for known offenders

Numerous households, shops and industries have been set up on land grabbed from Bongshi and Dhaleshwari rivers in Savar. The waste from these settlements are dumped into the Bongshi river. Despite...

4d ago| Star Multimedia

RMG products worth crores stolen over 20 years

For over 20 years, garment products are being stolen from the Dhaka-Chattogram highway. Garment factory owners are suffering losses and the country’s reputation is also at stake. How are these...

4d ago| Star Multimedia

Rajshahi celebrates puja with themed mandaps and creative protests

This year, puja mandaps in Rajshahi are smaller in scale because of the pandemic. Nevertheless, colours, themes and some creative protests marked this year’s celebration.

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Clay artisans honoured at annual festival in Barishal

The 13th “Mritshilpi Shammelan O Shamanana” 2021 was held in Barishal. The festival is organised every year at Shilpakala academy in the district to honour clay artisans.

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

Why is Bangladesh trailing behind in pandemic research?

Various research initiatives such as Bangavax and Oxyjet are experiencing setbacks in all aspects due to the Bangladesh Medical Research Council's poor management.

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

Durga Puja violence: DU students block Shahbagh in protest

Teachers and students of Dhaka University blocked Shahbagh intersection in the capital earlier today, in protest of attacks on temples and mandaps across the country during Durga Puja.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Bongshi and Dhaleshwari river grabbing: No consequence for known offenders

Numerous households, shops and industries have been set up on land grabbed from Bongshi and Dhaleshwari rivers in Savar. The waste from these settlements are dumped into the Bongshi river. Despite...

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Tannery relocation: An environmental hazard simply shifted to Savar?

What was considered as a move to save the Buriganga river from untreated tannery waste is now resulting in degradation of another river, the Dhaleshwari.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

In-person classes and exams start at DU after 1.5 years

After being closed for more than 18 months, in-person classes and exams have started in Dhaka University. From Sunday 8am, classes and exams have started in several departments and institutes of DU.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

2 arrested with 5kg ‘ice’ from Dhaka's Jatrabari

Five kg of "ice" or crystal meth has been confiscated from Dhaka's Jatrabari by RAB. This is the biggest bust of the drug in the country so far.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Anyone can be deceived on Facebook

Without awareness, anyone can become victim to hacker groups on social media. These hackers, most of them without any institutional degrees, are experts in stealing ID and passwords from...

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Farmer Mrityunjoy succeeds in making molasses from watermelon

Mrityunjoy Mandal, a young watermelon farmer from Chhoto Bangram village in Khulna’s Dumuria upazila, has found success in making molasses from watermelons left over from the seasonal sale. His...

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols

The 5-day festival of “Sharadiya Durga Puja” ended with the immersion of idols in the Buriganga.

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Gang-rape of mother, daughter in Sherpur

A case has been filed over the gang rape of a mother and her daughter in Sherpur.