The Daily Star

Apparel should have minimum price

Bangladesh needs to set a base price for garment items to ensure proper rates from international retailers and brands for all

Where pedestrians are neglected

Though footpaths are intended for use by pedestrians, the one next to the road between Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) rail crossing and Hatirjheel is being used for everything else…

Form cells to tackle sexual harassment

The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) yesterday directed all school and college authorities to set up an anti-sexual harassment committee in line with a 2009 High Court order.

Two N’ganj schools line up students to welcome Salim Osman

Authorities of Kalagasia Union High School in Narayanganj yesterday kept their students lined up on the campus stopping exams to welcome local lawmaker AKM Salim Osman.

Waiting to be heard

Contrary to popular belief, it's not entitlement or narcissism or laziness that defines millennials. If anything, it's probably a sense of disillusionment that's a defining characteristic of this generation.

Airbus sets sights on Bangladesh market

The aviation market of Bangladesh is growing rapidly and expected to expand at a faster rate in near future, generating interest from

Seven killed in road crashes

Seven people, including a three-year old, were killed in road crashes in Mymensingh, Dinajpur and Chattogram yesterday.

Rising sea levels, rising threats

Almost all states now agree on the emerging threats to security from climate change, especially risks from sea-level rise to global peace and security. Bangladesh is no exception. In fact…

Bangamata U-19 Gold Cup kicks off tomorrow

Hosts Bangladesh will take on United Arab Emirates when the first Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup kicks off tomorrow at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.

Shab-e-Barat tonight

The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune and forgiveness, will be observed in the country tonight with due religious fervour.

Trump seethes over Mueller probe report

A seething President Donald Trump launched a tirade Friday against the “bullshit” Mueller report on how he tried to thwart the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, while…

Tk 23.23 lakh fine levied for traffic offences

The traffic department of Dhaka Metropolitan Police filed 4,729 cases and realised fines of Tk 23.23 lakh in separate drives against traffic rules violators in the capital on Friday.

Illegal Migration: 495 foreigners in country’s jail

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday said 495 people have so far been arrested for illegal migration from neighbouring countries.

3-year-old ‘raped’ in Bagerhat

Police have detained a youth on charge of raping a three-year-old girl in Bagerhat’s Fakirhat upazila.

Two ‘drug dealers’ killed in ‘gunfights’

A suspected drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with police in Sirajganj, and another one in what police claimed was an encounter between two groups of drug peddlers in…

Another held over Nusrat killing

Police yesterday arrested another accused in the Nusrat murder case.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon said Dhaka could soon use the “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (RRR)” method for managing the city’s waste.

Wasa water clean!

Dhaka Wasa managing director yesterday boasted that Wasa water “is 100 percent pure” while also admitting that sometimes he himself boils the water at his home.

Pesticides still being applied on mangoes

A number of mango growers are spraying toxic pesticides on their orchards in Rajshahi region, despite a High Court order to deploy police in the areas to prevent the harmful…

Time to be WARY OF WASTE

The two landfills in the capital have almost reached their limit with no immediate remedy in sight Mountains of garbage are being formed in the landfills at Matuail and Aminbazar…