The Daily Star

Don’t panic take caution

The government urged people not to panic over coronavirus as it has taken necessary preparation to prevent the virus from entering the country.

Case Over AL-BNP Clash: AL man claims bullet wound, DMCH says otherwise

In a case filed over Sunday’s clash between AL and BNP activists in Wari, the complainant claimed an Awami League activist was shot in the head and admitted to DMCH…

Tabith pledges ‘intelligent city’

Tabith Awal, BNP nominated mayoral candidate for the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), unveiled his election manifesto, giving priority to turning Dhaka into an “intelligent city”.

No level playing field

The BNP yesterday alleged that there is no level-playing field for the upcoming Dhaka City Corporations elections while Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda denied the accusation.

A tragic farewell

Abir Ahmed spent Sunday night in a state of restless elation, eagerly anticipating the next morning’s farewell programme for him and his fellow SSC examinees.

Proteas docked six ICC World Test Championship points

South Africa were docked six World Test Championship points and fined 60 percent of their match fee on Monday for a slow over rate during their 191-run fourth Test defeat…

Laminated posters not removed in the capital

Even after the High Court order to immediately stop production and use of laminated city polls campaign posters, they are still seen across the capital.

Tigers return empty-handed after washout

The Bangladesh cricket team was scheduled to return last night from Lahore after a disappointing three-match T20I series against Pakistan. The home side had already won the series 2-0 before…

Secondary Level Edn: Govt thinking of common syllabus

The government mulls abolishing the three streams -- science, humanities and business studies -- at the secondary level to equip students with the knowledge of all the three academic disciplines.

3 schoolgirls raped after abduction

Three schoolgirls were allegedly raped after being held hostage in Tangail’s Ghatail upazila on Sunday.

5,000 sued over clash with police in Tentulia

Police yesterday sued some 70 named and four to five thousand unnamed people in two cases filed over Sunday’s clash between stone extraction workers and law enforcers in Bhajanpur area…

World mourns Kobe Bryant

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash along with his teenage daughter sparked an outpouring of grief across the worlds of sports and entertainment yesterday.

Will the EC kindly answer?

The Election Commission, particularly the CEC, has been repeatedly assuring us that the upcoming elections of the two Dhaka city corporations will be free and fair.

Bagerhat fishermen happy as hilsa abundant in winter

Unlike other years, Bagerhat KB Bazar is flooded with different sizes of hilsa during the ongoing winter, much to the delight of fishermen and traders.

Arsenal move into FA Cup fifth round

Arsenal's Bukayo Saka and Eddie Nketiah gave a glimpse of their potential as the youngsters fired their side into the FA Cup fifth round with a 2-1 win against Bournemouth…

In the name of student welfare!

Around 2,200 elated students and their guardians started arriving at Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University in Dinajpur early morning yesterday.

Tofazzal finds fortune in Kashmiri plum

In an attempt to change his fortune, Tofazzal Hossain went to Saudi Arabia a few years back, after selling all his arable land and taking loan from local moneylenders.

Make Dhaka liveable again

Dhaka is one of the fastest growing megacities in the world. It is predicted to be one of the world’s largest metropolises by 2025, along with Tokyo, Mexico City, Shanghai…

Robi questions BTRC report on telecom complaints

Robi Axiata Limited, the country’s second largest mobile operator, yesterday raised questions about the telecom regulator’s customer complaint management and reporting procedures.

A lone voice at the EC

According to Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar, the chief election commissioner and other commissioners are now ignoring his observations regarding the flouting of the electoral code of conduct by lawmakers and…