How was the royal Eid celebration in Dhaka a hundred years ago?

With the pomp and grandeur of the Nawabs of Dhaka, cannons shot at the sighting of the moon and elephants adorned in royal attire paraded the streets.

Bannya, a devotee of Rabindra Sangeet

Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, one of the greatest Rabindra Sangeet exponents of our time, has spoken about her five-decade musical journey with The Daily Star.

Independence Day: Children of Brahmanbaria perform 'human puppet' dance

At a time when the tradition of puppetry is slowly but surely vanishing, a group of schoolchildren in Brahmanbaria performed a dance as "human puppets", which garnered a lot of attention on social media.



Podcast / Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi ft. Mithila

Mithila drops by our studio to talk about her life, career and some burning issues that divide our nation.

Podcast / What’s wrong with the BPL?

The 10th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League will commence at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on January 19, with defending champions Comilla Victorians taking on Durdanto Dhaka. Ahead of the latest season, The Daily Star’s Sports Podcast Pitch Perfect points out factors associated with the franchise tournament which are far from ideal.

Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi ft Shohel Mondol & Neelanjona Neela

Shohel Mondol and Neelanjona Neela drops by our new podcast to talk about their lives, careers and more

Business Multimedia

Business Multimedia

Potato price shoots up

The price of potatoes has begun an upward climb in the market

92 thousand crores or more siphoned out in 15 years?

Based on the compilation of media reports on bank scams between 2008 and 2023, CPD said as much as 92 thousand crores of taka have been siphoned out of the banking sector in the last fifteen years

Fishes aplenty at Friday haat

A haat pops up every Friday along the Kaliakoir-Tangail road in Gazipur where buyers find almost all varieties of fish available in the country

Fire incidents on the rise

Fire broke out at Korail slum in the capital's Banani, Gausia kitchen market in Narayanganj's Rupganj and a super board factory at Jamaldi area in Gazaria upazila of Munshiganj

2w ago
Culture Multimedia

Culture Multimedia

Visitors flock to Panchagarh to see 10 species of 18-colored tulips

This garden of tulip flowers, built on about two acres of land in Darjipara village of Tetulia upazila of Panchagarh, is like a piece of the Netherlands. Tourists flock to this area in Panchagarh to enjoy the beauty of this flower

United by the love of Bangla

Today's Star Special takes a look at the story of the Bangla lovers on wheels

CU campus: Music in the air

If you step inside Chittagong University's campus, the first thing that'll greet you is music. It's hard to miss music if you walk around the campus, from the iconic CU shuttle train station and academic buildings to the canteens, residential halls, roadside stalls, and streets. Music is everywhere!

Will recoup Tk 1.26cr spent on polls by any means: Natore-1 MP

"Tk 1.26 crore was spent in the election. I'll recoup it by any means. I will engage in this much wrongdoing, and I will not do it again," Natore-1 MP Md Abul Kalam Azad said.

2w ago

Clients complain of more fat than meat. What does Khalil say?

Find out more on today's Newsbytes

3w ago

Severe water crisis in Bandarban ahead of summer

There is a shortage of clean water in various hilly areas of Bandarban. Recently, it has been seen on the ground in different areas and neighbourhoods of the district that almost all the water sources in the hills have dried up

3w ago

Ctg's rail link snapped as train derails in Cumilla, several hurt

Nine compartments of Bijoy Express train derailed near Hasanpur Railway Station in Cumilla's Nangalkot area

3w ago

JnU student's suicide: Allegations against teacher, classmate's true

But not all allegations align with current evidence, DMP says

3w ago

Hijacked ship: Owners looking for ways to send food, water

Watch Star Newsbytes to find out more

3w ago

Hamas presents ceasefire proposal, Israel says 'unrealistic demands'

Hamas has presented a proposal to the US and the mediator of ceasefire talks in Gaza.

3w ago

Back me in ‘difficult’ time

President Vladimir Putin yesterday urged Russians to stay the course in the face of a “difficult period”, hours before polls open in a vote set to extend his hardline rule.

4w ago

Top ARSA commander among 4 held in Cox’s Bazar

Rapid Action Battalion members today arrested four members of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) including its top commander in Ukhiya of Cox's Bazar

4w ago
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