Bangaldesh

Big dream, grim reality

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has really dreamt of a big budget in every respect -- from expenditure to revenue generation. And he no longer wants to live in the 6 percent GDP class to push beyond 7...

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Muhammed Sadique new PSC chairman

The government appoints Dr Muhammed Sadique as the new chairman of the Public Service Commission, according to an official order.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Residential building tilts in Narayanganj

A four-storied residential building has tilted over to an adjacent building in Narayanganj’s Fatullah area. Residents have been vacated and no casualty reported.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

PM made member of UN panel on water

The United Nations appoints Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as one of the members of a high-level UN panel on water.

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

‘SIM re-registration by April 30 tough’

It will be tough to complete re-registration of all the SIM cards by April 30, leaders of a fraction of mobile phone top-up and banking vendors association say.

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Lightning kills 3 in Habiganj

Three people, including a local Jubo League leader, are killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during storm in Sadar and Lakhai upazilas in Habiganj.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Heist: CID to hold meeting with FBI tomorrow

The Criminal Investigation Department of police will hold a meeting with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in the city tomorrow over the heist of $101 million from Bangladesh Bank account with...

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

35 dignitaries seek withdrawal of cases against Star editor

Thirty-five eminent personalities of the country demand immediate withdrawal of all the cases filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam a day after nine other eminent citizens...

February 17, 2016
February 17, 2016

Editors’ Council protests case against Star editor

The Editors' Council has condemned and protested the barrage of cases filed against The Daily Star Editor and the Council's General Secretary, Mahfuz Anam.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Web Review: Dhaka’s history in Facebook

Facebook group ‘DHAKA - 400 years History in Photographs’, has startling photographs of the city and its people from the pages of history.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

Pakistan summons Bangladesh envoy

Diplomatic tension has further surfaced between Dhaka and Islamabad after Pakistan summoned the Bangladesh High Commissioner Suhrab Hossain this afternoon.