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Wasteful girls pay a heavy price

Bangladesh had to pay a heavy price for their forwards’ profligacy in front of goal, suffering a 1-0 defeat to hosts Thailand in their Group A opener of the AFC Under-1

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Onion to be sold in open market soon

The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will start open market sales of onions soon as it looks to hold back the runaway price of the essential cooking ingredient in

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Forced cavemen of Syria

“We spent our entire lives working, struggling, building -- and then, in an instant, a war plane destroyed our house with one missile,”

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

HK returns to violence

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hard-core pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs yesterday, tipping the violence-plagued city b

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Kashmir can lead to global crisis

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the international community to play their due role in resolving the Kashmir issue and warned them that the dispute — which

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Manikganj Drama Circle completes two years

The Manikganj Drama Circle celebrated their second founding anniversary with theatrical productions, discussions, recitals and musical performances among other things, on

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

National Dance Competition 2019 underway

Bangladesh Nritya Shilpi Sangstha (BNSS), together with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) has organised the age and theme-based National Dance Competition 2019.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Kahaloo Theatre prepares for Bangabandhu’s birth centenary with Indo-Bangla plays

Bogura’s Kahaloo Theatre, an associate of the Bangladesh-Gram Bangla Theatre, organised the Indo - Bangla Drama Festival recently, at the upazila auditorium in Kahaloo.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

‘Syed Mohidul Islam Smaran Utsab 2019’ opens at BSA

In memory of playwright, actor and director Syed Mohidul Islam, a five-day festival titled Syed Mohidul Islam Smaran Utsab 2019, began recently at National Theatre Hall,

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Exciting films in the works

The film industry is always busy with shooting, to varying degrees. Sometimes, the lack of good films discourages the audience from stepping into theatres.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Afghan Taliban revoke ban on Red Cross

The Afghan Taliban yesterday rescinded a months-long ban on the International Committee for Red Cross (ICRC) working in areas under their control and restored security gu

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

36 missing after boat sinks in Congo river

Thirty-six people are missing after a boat sank in the Congo river on the outskirts of Kinshasa, DR Congo police said yesterday.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Tunisians vote in presidential polls

Tunisians began casting votes in an unpredictable presidential election yesterday where there is no overwhelming front-runner, with the

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Israel approves new settlement in West Bank

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee targeted the centre government in India yesterday, saying there was a state of “super emergency” in the country and called

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

W African leaders pledge $1b anti-jihadist plan

West African leaders on Saturday announced a billion-dollar plan to fight the rising problem of jihadist violence in the region, at a

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Turkey, Russia, Iran to meet today

The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran meet today to try to secure a lasting truce in northwest Syria following attacks by the government that risk deepening regional tur

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

85 killed including shadow governors

Afghan security forces, backed by US air strikes, killed two of the movement’s shadow provincial governors yesterday, as fighting stepped up in the wake of the collapse

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Protests surge in J&K

Kashmir has seen an average of nearly 20 protests per day against Indian rule over the last six weeks despite a security lockdown to quell unrest, a senior government sou

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

‘Hulk’ Johnson vows Oct 31 Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson likened himself to the comic book character The Incredible Hulk in a newspaper interview where he stressed his determination to take

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Fake medicines seized, two jailed

Law enforcers seized 20 types of fake medicines worth Tk 30 lakh from a fake medicine factory and an unapproved godown in Sultanganjpara and Thanthania areas of Bugura to

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Production resumes after five months

Rock production of Madhyapara Granite Mining Company Limited (MGMCL) in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur resumed on Saturday after a suspension of over five months due to t

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Woman, toddler killed ‘over family feud’

A pregnant woman and her three-year-old daughter were allegedly strangled to death over family feud in Noakhali on Saturday afternoon.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Shaky bamboo bridge poses risk to commuters in Tangail

A bridge over a canal on a road stretching from Kakua union to Bangabandhu Bridge in Sadar upazila has collapsed in the recent flood, disrupting communications with at le

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

School playground left useless for 20 years

A large portion of the playground at a government primary school was dug up for earth-filling of a road running by it. But about twenty years later, the playground still

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Giving the elderly their due respect

Centuries ago, Plato in line with Socrates had said that the real wisdom is in “knowing that you do not know” and such wisdom, according to them, is not gained before

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

One lakh people suffer as 14-km road in bad shape

Around one lakh people of four unions under Patuakhali Sadar upazila are badly suffering as at least 14-km area of the 25-km road from Patuakhali Sadar upazila office to

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

RMG workers take to streets for arrears

Demanding arrears, RMG workers of three separate factories demonstrated in Dhaka, Narayanganj and Savar yesterday. The protests resulted in chaos on roads, public sufferi

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Apparel sector should not be blinded by technology

If you want to understand the present, look to the past. All the talk right now in apparel supply chains is of new technology, automation and robots potentially replacing

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

US blames Iran for drone strikes

Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies and warned yesterday that US ba

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Assaulting Cop: BCL activist sent to jail

A Pirojpur court yesterday sent a man to jail on charges of assaulting a police officer in the district’s Indurkani upazila.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Beximco protests TIB statement

Beximco Group yesterday protested a public statement of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) issued on September 13 and remarks of its executive director.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Rohingya refugee killed in “gunfight”

A Rohingya man was killed in a “gunfight” with police in Teknaf early yesterday, hours after his arrest.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Illegal Migration Bid: 16 Rohingyas held in Bay

Members of coast guard detained 16 Rohingyas from Habirchhara in Teknaf upazila when they were trying to go to Malaysia by a trawler through the Bay of Bengal on Saturday

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Dengue Outbreak: It’s now worse outside Dhaka

The number of hospitalised dengue patients yesterday was around three times higher outside Dhaka than in Dhaka.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

A dream lost and found in Mali

Like many young men of his generation, Salahuddin Khan dreamt of seeking his fortune in Europe as soon as he passed HSC in 2000.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

AL leader shot dead in Savar

Unidentified assailants shot dead an Awami League leader in Savar’s Baktarpur area yesterday.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Shovon, Rabbani after Ouster: Faithfuls flip overnight

Nahian and Shovon went to Dhaka University’s Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) around 1:00am yesterday to meet some leaders and activists waiting there.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Jubo League rogues now under scanner

Jubo League has moved to rid itself of errant elements barely a day after the two top leaders of Chhatra League lost their posts for controversial activities.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

Be friends of people

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the police to ensure the welfare, peace, and security of the people, and be their friend in need.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 11:30 pm

55,295 qualified in pry teachers' recruitment written test

A total of 55,295 candidates have been qualified in the written tests for the post of assistant teachers at government primary schools.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 9:39 pm

Star day at a Glance, Sunday, September 15, 2019

Hello dear readers! How are you doing today? Here are the news headlines so far on September 15, 2019

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 9:17 pm

Removal of BCL leaders a recognition of corruption: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says the removal of the two top leaders of Chhatra League proves that they (ruling party men) have indulged in all-out c

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 9:05 pm

Hasina-Modi talks in Delhi on Oct 5: Foreign minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold bilateral talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi on October 5 during her first India visit after coming to po

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 8:06 pm

‘Get listed in stocks market or license to be revoked’

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal categorically says that the licenses of the insurance companies, those have not been enlisted in the stocks market yet, will be cancell

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 7:41 pm

Why China’s Military Wants to Control These 2 Waterways in East Asia

The Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait constitute critical chokepoints for Chinese military operations both along and beyond the so-called first island chain.

Thediplomat 15 Sep 2019 7:39 pm

Bar Council candidates disqualified from 2017 written tests can sit for next written exams

The candidates, who qualified multiple choice question (MCQ) examination in 2017 but failed the written test for enrollment in Bangladesh Bar Council, can appear in next

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 7:30 pm

Recovery of Tk 80 lakh: DIG Partha denied bail again

A Dhaka court again rejects a bail petition of Partha Gopal Banik, deputy inspector general (prisons) of Sylhet division, in connection with a case filed over the recover

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 6:28 pm

Graft: Shahjadpur sub-registrar suspended

The law ministry has suspended Subrata Kumar Das, sub-registrar of Shahjadpur in Sirajganj, on charge of committing professional misconduct and corruption.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 5:48 pm

Shahjadpur sub-registrar suspended

The law ministry has suspended Subrata Kumar Das, sub-registrar of Shahjadpur in Sirajganj, on charge of committing professional misconduct and corruption.

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 5:48 pm

Mujeeb's four-for and Nabi's 84 propel Afghanistan to victory

Afghanistan win by 25 runs against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium

thedailystar 15 Sep 2019 5:31 pm