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The rise and rise of anti-Muslim hate music in India

India is seeing the mushrooming of nationalistic music videos that demonise the Muslim community.

BBC 8 Aug 2022 5:24 am

Lewandowski scores first Barcelona goal in Pumas rout

Robert Lewandowski scored his first Barcelona goal in a 6-0 rout of Mexican side Pumas in the Joan Gamper Trophy pre-season clash on Sunday.

The Daily Star 8 Aug 2022 2:39 am

'The four hundreds made the difference in the series'

Sikandar Raza's splendid second consecutive hundred, along with skipper Regis Chakabva's maiden ODI ton, led Zimbabwe to a five-wicket victory against Bangladesh in the second ODI in Harare yesterday, thereby sealing the three-match ODI series with a game in hand. It was the hosts' first ODI series win against Bangladesh after nine years.

The Daily Star 8 Aug 2022 12:00 am

Samukonga, Williams win historic golds

Zambian teenager Muzala Samukonga won his nation's first-ever Commonwealth Games 400m title on Sunday as Sada Williams gave Barbados their first gold in the women's event on the final day of athletics in Birmingham.

The Daily Star 8 Aug 2022 12:00 am

Ten Lankans missing from Commonwealth Games

Ten members of crisis-hit Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games contingent in Birmingham have disappeared in a suspected attempt to remain in Britain, a top sports official from the island nation told AFP on Sunday.

The Daily Star 8 Aug 2022 12:00 am

Attack on Hindus in Rangpur: 51 accused lands in jail after bail rejected

A Rangpur court yesterday (August 7, 2022) sent 51 people to jail after rejecting their bail petition in a case filed over the arson attack and looting of Hindu houses at Majhipara village in Rangpurs Pirganj upazila last year following a Facebook post.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:44 pm

Zim clinch ODI series

Zimbabwe clinched their first ODI series against Bangladesh since 2013 as Sikandar Raza and skipper Regis Chakabvas 201-run stand set them on course for a dominating five-wicket win in the second ODI in Harare yesterday.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Amnesty to black money falls flat

The tax authoritys receipts from black money dropped 94.4 percent year-on-year in fiscal 2021-22 after the increase in tax rate and additional penalty dulled the black money holders interest to legalise their undisclosed wealth.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Rape in bus: 5 suspects land in Gazipur jail

All five men, accused of gang-raping a woman in a moving bus in Gazipur on Friday night, were sent to jail by a court yesterday.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Undocumented in the Maldives: 34k Bangladeshis to get papers

About 34,000 Bangladeshi undocumented migrant workers in the Maldives are in the pipeline for regularisation under an amnesty programme there, according to an estimate of Bangladesh High Commissionin Mal.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Bangamatas 92nd birth anniversary today

The 92nd birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be observed today across the country.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Maintain peace, ignore provocations

In a politically significant visit to Dhaka by its Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Beijing has reiterated its commitment to being a strategic partner in Bangladeshs development journey.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Now launches demand twice the current fare

Launch owners are now demanding that they be allowed to charge twice the current fare after bus fares had already hit commuters hard following the record hike in fuel prices.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Robbery, rape on bus in Tangail: Mastermind among 10 arrested

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested 10 persons including the mastermind in the cases filed over the gang-rape of a woman and looting of valuables of passengers after hijacking a bus on the Dhaka-Tangail highway on August 3, 2022.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 10:49 pm

Economic challenges in third and fourth quarters quite large: Indef

Economic challenges in the third and fourth quarters of 2022 will be quite large, Deputy Director of the Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) Eko Listiyanto said.Especially in the third ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 10:25 pm

'Rehearsal for real operation': China performs 'island attack' during military drills near Taiwan

Amid global concerns of a full-scale Chinese attack on Taiwan, the People's Liberation Army on Sunday carried out the final day of its largest-ever military exercises in Taiwan straits.On the fourth day of the drill, which is being heldin retaliation to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, the Chinese military carried out island saturation attack drills.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 9:29 pm

Trade Minister visits cooking oil factory in Padang

Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan visited PT Incasi Raya's cooking oil factory in Padang to check stocksand monitor the selling price to see if it was in accordance with the regulations.I am happy because the ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 9:24 pm

Jakarta records most daily COVID-19 with 1,824 cases

Jakarta recorded most daily confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, amounting to 1,824 as of Sunday, 12.00 pm local time, the COVID-19 Task Force informed. According to data from the COVID-19 Task Force received ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 8:58 pm

COVID-19: 57.4 million Indonesians have received first booster shot

A total of 57.4 million Indonesians have received a first booster or the third vaccine dose against COVID-19 infections as of Sunday (Aug 7, 2022) at noon, according to the COVID-19 Handling Task Force. Indonesia added 323,760 ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 8:15 pm

No Covid-19 death, 216 cases reported in 24 hours

At least 216 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 7:18 pm

15 cases filed in Dhaka, Ctg for overcharging passengers

Mobile courts of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) filed 15 cases against 15 buses in Dhaka and Chattogram city for overcharging passengers today (August 7, 2022).

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 6:46 pm

Train fares might require re-fixing to adjust fuel price hike: Minister

Train fares might require re-fixing to adjust the fuel price hike but no decision has been made in this regard as of yet, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan said today (August 7, 2022).

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 6:37 pm

WB to give $300 million for Covid-19 resilience of Bangladeshs urban institutions

The Local Government Covid-19 Response and Recovery Project will benefit 39.9 million urban residents in all eight divisions, the World Bank said in a statement today.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 6:26 pm

Businesses to keep factories shut once a week to save power

Businesses today agreed to implement the governments instruction to go for zone-wise weekly shut down of industries to save electricity and continue production in mills and factories.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 6:10 pm

Raza in early as Zimbabwe repeat top order hiccup

Newcomer pacer Hasan Mahmud has led Bangladeshs defence of 291 by removing two Zimbabwean top order batters in his first two overs, including last matchs centurion Innocent Kaia, in the second ODI of the three-match series in Harare today.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 6:04 pm

One dies of dengue fever, another 87 hospitalised in 24 hours

One dengue patient died while 87 more were admitted to different hospitals across the country in 24 hours till 8am today.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 5:58 pm

Tank-lorry owners in Faridpur, Khulna call off strike

Supply of fuel resumed in 14 districts of greater Khulna and Faridpur after nine hours as tank-lorry owners called off their strike this afternoon (August 7, 2022) following assurance of Khulna Deputy Commissioner Md Moniruzzaman Talukdar.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 5:53 pm

Hawa unveils new song after 9 days of release

Mejbaur Rahman Sumon directorial Hawa has been grabbing headlines for its vivid cinematography and brilliant music composition. Shada Shada Kala Kala and Meghdols E Hawa have gained immense popularity for their composition.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 5:52 pm

Asian countries should work together to face Russian-Ukraine war fallout

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (August 7, 2022) said that South Asia, Southeast Asia and China could work together for economic progress by facing challenges caused by the Russia-Ukraine war.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 5:33 pm

Man Utd must let Ronaldo leave, says Rooney

Former Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney believes that the club must let Cristiano Ronaldo leave if they are to build a successful team for the future under new manager Erik ten Hag.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 5:13 pm

3 bus companies fined for overcharging passengers in Shariatpur

A mobile court in Shariatpur today (August 7, 2022) fined three bus companies Tk 60,000 for overcharging passengers by showing the 52-seat buses as having 40 seats.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 4:34 pm

Mahmudullah anchors Bangladesh to 290

Mahmudullah Riyad scored his 26th ODI half-century as Bangladesh posted a challenging total of 290 for nine against Zimbabwe in the second ODI at the Harare Sports Club on Tuesday.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 4:34 pm

Unable to bear beatings over giving birth to girls, Indian woman in US dies by suicide

Citing years of abuse by her husband for giving birth to girls, an Indian woman died by suicide in New York, detailing her ordeal in a video, according to NDTV.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 4:34 pm

First look of Puja Cherys Hridita revealed

The first look of Puja Chery starrer Hridita was unveiled yesterday. The Ispahani Arif Jahan directorial film is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Anisul Hoque. The movie will be released in theatres, on October 7.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 4:26 pm

Bhullar wins Indonesia Open as Siddikur finishes 34th

Indias Gaganjeet Bhullar claimed the US$500,000 Mandiri Indonesia Open on Tuesday at Pondok Indah Golf Course to make history by becoming the first player to win the tournament on three occasions.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 3:56 pm

Stocks snap gaining streak

Stocks of Bangladesh fell today breaking the last five days gaining streak.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 3:43 pm

Trial of Covid-19 jabs for children aged 5-11 years on Aug 11

Children aged between 5-11 will get vaccines against Covid-19 on a trial basis on August 11, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today (August 7, 2022).

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 3:32 pm

Book news: Banglar Rock Metal charts history of Bangla band music

The Bangladeshi rock band encyclopaedia is authored by music journalists Milu Aman and Haque Faruk, depicting the chronological history of 180 music bands in the country.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 3:16 pm

Man in jail for 6 years even after acquittal: HC orders judicial probe

The High court today (August 7, 2022) directed its registrar to conduct a judicial enquiry into a reported incident of detaining Abul Kashem, a man from Lohagara in Chattogram, in the prison even after the court had acquitted him from a murder case six years ago.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 3:13 pm

16 hotspots of possible forest fires detected in North Sumatra: BMKG

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said 16 hotspots of possible forest and plantation fires were detected in North Sumatra on Sunday.The 16 hotspots were detected based on MODIS (Moderate ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 3:07 pm

Learn from Bangamatas life: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (August 7, 2022) urged the women to learn from the life of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa who set extraordinary instances and examples of firmness, intelligence and farsightedness.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 2:54 pm

Moeen fears losing ODI format

England all-rounder Moeen Ali has warned that other players could follow teammate Ben Stokes in quitting one-day internationals and that the format could become completely obsolete if nothing is done to fix the game's hectic calendar.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 2:48 pm

No load shedding from October, Nasrul Hamid hopes

Authorities are hopeful that uninterrupted power supply across the country will be possible from October, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said today.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 2:34 pm

Trains on Dinajpur, Rangpur routes see 20% passenger rise after fuel price hike

North-bound trains are seeing an increase in passengers due to lack of public transport following the latest major fuel price hike in Bangladesh.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 2:32 pm

Fuel price hike to have a negative impact on economy: Dhaka chamber

The increase in gas price in June and the fuel price hike on Saturday will have an immediate negative impact on transportation, essential commodities and electricity, said the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) today.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 2:27 pm

China eases Covid suspension for international flights

Incoming flights carrying five positive Covid-19 cases, or four percent of the total passengers, will now face a reduced one-week suspension, the Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) said in a statement.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 1:59 pm

Edible oil processors want Tk20 a litre hike in soybean oil

Edible oil processors in Bangladesh have proposed the government raise the price of soybean oil by Tk 20 per litre, according to processors and officials of the Bangladesh Trade and Tariff Commission (BTTC).

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 1:31 pm

Moeldoko asks all elements to overcome threat of global crisis

Head of the Presidential Staff Moeldoko appealed to all elements of the nation to jointly overcome the threat of food, energy and global uncertainties that triggered the economic crisis.I invite all elements of the ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 1:30 pm

Historical tourism discussed in G20 TWG meeting : Uno

Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno has said that historical or heritage tourism with a quality and sustainable tourism concept is included in discussion of the Tourism Working Group (TWG) of ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 1:28 pm

Beijing to support Dhaka on all issues at international forums

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi today (August 7, 2022) said his country will continue supporting Bangladeshs development journey, describing Dhaka as their strategic development partner.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 1:13 pm

Indonesia calls for nuclear weapon-free world

Indonesia has called for an international concrete action to create a nuclear weapon-free world, Indonesian Ambassador to Japan and Federated States of Micronesia Heri Akhmadi said. Akhmadi made the remarks in Tokyo on Sunday, ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 1:10 pm

Dhaka stocks fall

Most shares on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell today.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 12:51 pm

Monitoring cell formed to stop travelling on train roof Railway Ministry tells High Court

The Railway Ministry today (August 7, 2022) informed the High Court that a monitoring cell has been formed to stop passengers from travelling on train roof and ticket scalping.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 12:37 pm

Bangladesh bat again with three changes

Bangladesh have lost the toss for the fifth time in five games on their tour to Zimbabwe.The Tigers, who lost the first ODI by five wickets, were asked to bat first by Zimbabwe captain Regis Chakabva in the second ODI in Harare on Tuesday.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 12:34 pm

MER-C Indonesia condemns Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

The Medical Emergency Rescue Committee (MER-C) Indonesia condemned Israel's airstrikes on the Gaza Strip that killed 24 people including children.MER-C Indonesia condemns Israel's latest attacks on the Gaza ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 11:53 am

Tank-lorry owners want fare hike, halt fuel supply in 14 districts

Supply of fuel remains suspended in 14 districts of greater Khulna and Faridpur as tank-lorry owners enforced a 24-hour strike demanding an increase in commission on selling fuel and tank lorry fare.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:38 am

Hawa breaks revenue record in Jessore's Monihar hall

Mejbaur Rahman Sumon's directorial debut Hawa is ceaselessly breaking records all over the country. In its second week, the movie is being screened in 41 cinema halls across the country, and its success has surpassed the boundaries of Dhaka and penetrated into the heart of Jessore.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:35 am

Gulshan, Banani among Dhaka areas to experience 3-hour load shedding today

Consumers in the areas under Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (Desco) will experience power cuts for three hours today (August 7, 2022).

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:17 am

Not even Superman can fix Myanmar crisis, ASEAN envoy says

The remark came after the blocs foreign ministerial meetings that ultimately yielded little progress on the countrys post-coup crisis. The post Not even Superman can fix Myanmar crisis, ASEAN envoy says appeared first on The Irrawaddy .

The Irrawaddy 7 Aug 2022 11:14 am

China wants Bangladesh on its side

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has thanked Bangladesh for reiterating its support for One-China Policy while sharing in detail that some countries misunderstand and misinterpret them and they need to follow international rules.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 11:01 am

Indonesia among best countries for pandemic handling

Indonesia is one of the best countries in terms of handling the COVID-19 pandemic, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said. Hartarto who is also chief of the Committee for COVID-19 Handling and ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 9:51 am

Coal demand estimated to boost E Kalimantan's third-quarter economy

High foreign demand forcoal is expected to boost East Kalimantan's economic growth in the third quarter of 2022, Head of Bank Indonesia (BI) Representative Office in East Kalimantan Ricky Perdana Gozali ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 9:40 am

Four killed after train hits car in West Java's Cirebon

Four people were killed after a train hit a minibus at a railway crossing with no gate in Cirebon district, West Java Province, on Saturday night, a spokesman said.(As per) the information four people were pronounced ...

Antara News 7 Aug 2022 9:31 am

India-Bangladesh OIL Pipeline: Development works now 90pc complete: officials

Diesel imports from Numaligarh Refinery Limited in Indias Golaghat district to an oil depot in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur will likely begin at the end of the year if the India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline is completed on time, according to project officials.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 9:00 am

Thompson-Herah seals Commonwealth double

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah rocketed to a sprint double at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday as Australia pulled clear of England at the top of the medals table.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 8:54 am

Links lead to betting promotions on BSEC site

If you type Betwinner, which is an online sports betting site, on Google and scroll past a couple of search results, you will find a link related to Bangladesh.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 8:45 am

Rising cost of living: Fuel price hike not the last nail

Fridays unprecedented hike in fuel prices, hot on the heels of increased electricity, fertiliser and gas prices, served as yet another massive blow to the people who are already struggling to barely survive amid surging living costs.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 8:30 am

Magnificent Messi inspires PSG to 5-0 win over Clermont

Lionel Messi scored a sensational bicycle-kick goal as Paris St Germain began the defence of their Ligue 1 title with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Clermont at the Stade Gabriel Montpied on Saturday.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 8:29 am

Hamida Banu: Missing India woman found in Pakistan 'can't wait to go home'

Hamida Banu had been trafficked to Pakistan 20 years ago by an agent promising her a job in Dubai.

BBC 7 Aug 2022 5:38 am

Spot-on Jorginho gives Chelsea opening win at Everton

Chelsea put a troubled pre-season behind them to start their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Everton on Saturday thanks to Jorginho's penalty.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 1:15 am

Pant stars as India clinch T20I series againstWindies

India advanced their preparation for the next Twenty20 World Cup with a series-clinching 59-run victory over the West Indies in the fourth fixture of a five-match series at the Broward County Stadium in Florida on Saturday.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 1:04 am

6 arrested for gang-raping woman in bus in Gazipur

Detectives have arrested six men in a case filed over gang-rape of a woman in a bus in Gazipurs Sreepur upazila early last night (August 6, 2022) after forcefully removing her husband from the bus.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 12:57 am

Raza shows pressure makes diamonds

The best of players are known to crave the pressure of performing against the wind, when chips are down. On Friday, Sikandar Raza made audiences witness once again that pressure makes diamonds as his gem of a knock, a 109-ball 135, entered into Zimbabwe cricket folklore.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 12:33 am

Smarter approach needed to save series

Before the first ODI, Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal was of the opinion that the Tigers were favourites going into the three-match series against Zimbabwe. But he did warn that Bangladesh would have to play their best cricket to beat the hosts.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 12:20 am

No 'divorce papers'; despite squash duel

Australia's Donna Lobban said she and her Scottish husband Greg Lobban would not be signing divorce papers after she beat him in mixed-doubles squash competition at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.

The Daily Star 7 Aug 2022 12:00 am

Efforts are on to minimise power cuts from this month: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that the government is trying to minimise load shedding from this month.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 11:46 pm

BPC profits spent on dev projects

Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation used the profits, which it had made over the last several years, in various development projects, Nasrul Hamid, state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, said yesterday.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Bus fares hiked up to 22pc

The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority yesterday increased bus fares by up to 22 percent.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Chinese FM arrives in Dhaka

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Dhaka yesterday evening on a two-day visit, expecting to elevate the relationship with Bangladesh to a new level.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

8 burnt after explosion in Turag store

Eight men were injured in a fire following an explosion at a scrap metal store in Dhakas Turag yesterday morning.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Tangail highway robbery Three suspects confess to court

The three arrested suspects of last weeks highway robbery yesterday made confessional statements, with one admitting to raping a bus passenger.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Air Strikes pound Gaza for 2nd day

Israels military yesterday warned deadly air strikes against Palestinian militants in Gaza could last a week, as cross-border fire reverberated for a second day in the worst escalation since last years war.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

Humanity playing with a loaded gun

Humanity is playing with a loaded gun as crises with the potential for nuclear disaster proliferate worldwide, UN head Antonio Guterres said in Hiroshima yesterday, the 77th anniversary of the first atomic bomb attack.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 11:30 pm

BTS reportedly coming to Bangladesh

Korean pop superstars BTS will supposedly perform in Dhaka, reported The Daily Ittefaq. Leading the international craze for K-Pop, the band recently took a break from their activities recently

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 10:48 pm

Mustafizur expected to be sidelined in second ODI

Bangladesh star fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman is likely to be rested out of precautionary measure in the second ODI of the three-match series against hosts Zimbabwe on Sunday.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 10:42 pm

Went for fuel price hike as I dont want to exhaust funds

In the wake of fuel price hike in the country, The Daily Star spoke to Nasrul Hamid, state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, to discuss the situation.

The Daily Star 6 Aug 2022 10:30 pm

President Jokowi officially closes 11th ASEAN Para Games

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) officially closed the 11th ASEAN Para Games at Manahan Stadium, Surakarta, Central Java, on Saturday night.By giving thanks to Allah SWT, Alhamdulillahirabbil 'alamin, I declare the ...

Antara News 6 Aug 2022 8:49 pm

24.49% of West Sumatra women married before 19: BPS

A national socioeconomic survey conducted in 2021 found that at least 24.49 percent of women in West Sumatra got married before turning 19, the provincial Statistics Indonesia (BPS) Office informed.This means that 25 ...

Antara News 6 Aug 2022 8:45 pm