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    Son Heung-min volleys South Korea into Asiad last 16

    Son Heung-min fired South Korea to a 1-0 victory over Kyrgyzstan Monday to keep his side on track for the Asian Games gold he needs to avoid military service.

  • Raging bull kills elderly man in Old Dhaka

    Raging bull kills elderly man in Old Dhaka

    An elderly person dies after a sacrificial bull for Eid-ul-Azha charges at him on a street in Old Dhaka.

  • Youth commits suicide in Panchagarh police custody

    Youth ‘commits suicide’ in police custody

    A youth allegedly commits suicide by hanging himself in police custody at Debiganj Police Station of Panchagarh.

  • Taliban kidnap nearly 200 bus passengers

    The Taliban rejected today an Afghan government offer of a ceasefire and they would persist with their attacks, two militant commanders said, while insurgents ambushed three buses and nearly 200 passengers travelling for a holiday.

  • Car parking in Dhaka City

    Rajuk asked to take actions against parking rule violators

    The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has directed the Rajdhani Unnayan Katripakhya (Rajuk) to take legal actions against those multistoried buildings and shopping malls which squeezed their parking zones by violating their approved designs.

  • Rejoinder, our reply

    The road transport and bridges ministry has issued a rejoinder in response to our report headlined “Lot of actions, little result! Quader heads 3 committees for safe roads, holds meetings rarely, delivers very little” published in The Daily Star on August 19.

  • STAR Day at a Glance | Monday, August 20, 2018

    Hello readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines so far on August 20, 2018

  • PM receives two UNICEF awards

    PM receives two UNICEF awards for campaign against early marriage

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina receives two international awards given by the UNICEF in recognition to her government’s campaign against early marriage.

  • CNG filling stations remain open 24-hour

    CNG filling stations to remain open for 24-hour during Eid

    The government decides to keep all Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations open for 24 hours before and after four days of Eid-ul-Azha, a press release says.

  • Joy, disbelief as Korean families separated by war meet after 65 yrs

    About 90 families from North and South Korea weep and embrace as the neighbors hold their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than six decades.

  • Hockey team exact revenge on Oman

    The Bangladesh hockey team followed the footsteps of their footballing compatriots to make an inspiring start to their Asian Games campaign in Jakarta yesterday.

  • 2 killed in Meghna oil depot fire

    Two people die and nine others suffered burns after a fire broke out at state-run Meghna Oil depot in Khulna city’s Khalishpur industrial area.

  • Eid Train Journey Late 2018,

    Eid holidaymakers suffer as trains run late

    Eid holidaymakers opting to journey by train are suffering immensely as many trains were running hours late. Till 1:30pm, at least 28 trains have left Kamalapur Railway Station and of them six were late.

  • Four Japan athletes kicked out of Asian Games for sex scandal

    Four Japanese basketball players were sent home from the Asian Games in disgrace for paying prostitutes for sex as the regional Olympics was hit by scandal.

  • Real record lowest turnout since 2009

    Real Madrid's 2-0 win over Getafe on Sunday night was watched by 48,446 -- the lowest turnout since their last match before Cristiano Ronaldo's arrival in 2009.

  • Heat wave for couple of days

    Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Rangpur, Rajshahi and Sylhet divisions and a part of Tangail, which may continue at places for a couple of days.

  • Baki disappoints

    Bangladesh's shooting hope Abdullah Hel Baki finished 19th among 44 participants in the 10m air rifle event of the Asian Games at the Jakabaring Shooting Range in Palembang today.

  • 16 ministers from PM Imran Khan's cabinet sworn in

    Sixteen members of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's 21-strong cabinet took oath at a ceremony held at the President House in Islamabad this morning.

  • Big Bull, Big Price: Tk 28 lakh for ‘Bazarer Raja’

    Cattle traders charge high price in the cattle markets of Dhaka ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha, while supply of cattle is still moderate.

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    DNCC pledges to clean wastes in 24hrs

    Dhaka North City Corporation has pledged to clean the streets from the waste of sacrificial animals within 24 hours.

  • ‘Let me be Hardik Pandya’

    India's Hardik Pandya routed England with his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket and then urged pundits such as Michael Holding to assess him on his own merits after the West Indies great said he was "nowhere near" becoming the "next Kapil Dev".

  • Chain-smoking Sarri might temporarily give up smoking

    Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri gets through approximately 80 cigarettes per day – four to five an hour according to those close to him, but since UK law does not allow smoking in public places like stadiums, not sparking up is going to be a test for the newly-arrived manager in the Premier League this season.

  • Traffic Jam on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Eid Journey 2018

    Tailback persists on Dhaka-Tangail highway

    Long tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway persists through morning, mounting woes on the holidaymakers during the ongoing Eid journey. Last reported, the tailback reached 20 kilometres after a collision between a bus and a truck on Bangabandhu bridge link road in the wee hours.

  • Biman gets its first Dreamliner

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines is all set to enter a new era with its first Boeing 787-8, known as the Dreamliner, joining its fleet at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport yesterday.

  • Dzeko stunner lifts Roma as Inter fall in Serie A opener

    A late Edin Dzeko stunner got AS Roma off the mark in their Serie A campaign at Torino on Sunday but Inter Milan made the worst possible start with a 1-0 loss at Sassuolo.

  • Not just India's 'internal' issue

    Although the issue of “infiltrators” or “illegal Bangladeshis” has currently been the main topic of discussion in India's northeastern state of Assam, the issue has neither generated any discussion in Bangladesh's political arena nor been given due importance in the media.

  • Bale shines in Real win

    Real Madrid got off to a winning start in La Liga on Sunday by comfortably beating neighbours Getafe 2-0 at home with an inspiring performance from Gareth Bale in the European champions' first league game in the post Cristiano Ronaldo era.

  • Midday Brief, Monday, August 20, 2018

    Hello readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines so far on August 20, 2018

  • Protest for safe roads and Quota System Reform

    Student Protest: 3 more students get bail

    Three more students involved with the recent student protest and quota reform movement have been given bail in cases filed with different police stations in Dhaka.

  • Hazard rules out Chelsea exit this month

    Chelsea forward Eden Hazard says he has no plans to leave the Premier League club before the European transfer window closes at the end of the month.