Bangladesh | The Daily Star
  • A glorious day for Dhaka's football

    Sunday, November 21, 1937.

  • Bangladesh football: then and now

    The passion is so high that they hoist the national flags of their teams on rooftops and engage in bitter arguments about their teams, like they once did during matches of country's two archrivals -- Abahani and Mohammedan.

  • Village schools girl

    A naturalist's letter to Dhaka parents

    A narrow 50-meter creek running along a muddy road next to our house was a passage for fish and other aquatic animals.

  • Global-Climate-Risk-Index

    Bangladesh 6th worst extreme weather-affected country

    Bangladesh ranks sixth among the world’s top 10 countries most affected by extreme weather events in the last 20 years, according to the Global Climate Risk Index by think-tank Germanwatch. On an average, a total of 679.05 people died in 185 climatic events in Bangladesh within the period of 1996 to 2015.

  • Sheikh Hasina

    PM accorded warm reception in Saudi Arabia

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is accorded a warm reception as she arrived Saudi Arabia on a four-day official visit to join the Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit at the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

  • Alamdanga killing field could have more to say

    The Pakistan army's killing field in Alamdanga of Chuadanga could be holding further proof of the brutality of the anti-liberation forces.

  • The vanishing act

    It was not too long ago when aeroplane enthusiasts of the world, those who were old enough, were saddened by the demise of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10. People from across the world queued up at an airport in the UK to be in the last ever passenger flight of the airliner which was then operated by only Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

  • Unrelenting Passion

    While we celebrated the under-16 women's football team's success over the last two months, here is a look into the background of these girls who took up the beautiful game and came so far in just three to four years.

  • “He was sent by God”

    Cut off from the nearest town by some 10-20 kilometres of thick forests all around, the people of Kailakuri and adjacent villages didn't have access to trusted medical care in any emergency.

  • The Good Doctor

    “My days are numbered now," Edric Sargission Baker told his associates soon after he was diagnosed with pulmonary artery hypertension in 2013. An accomplished doctor himself, he then described the symptoms that would indicate his time had come. "When you see these symptoms, do not put me on mechanical ventilation or any other life support," Dr Baker said to the shock of his associates.

  • Rescue package on the way for realtors

    Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain yesterday pledged to announce an incentive package for the ailing real estate sector shortly.