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  • Bus Menace: Not a single uninjured bus in Dhaka

    The most terrible aspect of living in Dhaka is going somewhere in time. Dhaka has very inadequate road system and its public transport system is one of the worst in the world. According to the BUET Accident Research Institute, there is only one bus for each 1200 commuters.

  • Uncensored with Director Rubaiyat Hossain

    In this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain, our guest, acclaimed Director Rubaiyat Hossain talks about her current ventures, insights into her life and endeavors.

  • Double Blow in Haors: Paddy gone, now fish

    Fish in Hakaluki Haor have started dying since Sunday as half-ripe paddy submerged under flashfloods continues to rot and pollute its water.

  • Ever seen an unscathed public bus in Dhaka?

    There are almost 4,500 public buses plying in Dhaka city, taking its millions of commuters across one end of the capital to the other every day and night. But come to think of it, have you ever seen an unscathed public bus in Dhaka?

  • Bubly bursts her own Bubble on Shakib Khan?

    For months, fans have speculated an illicit affair between the King of Dhaliwood Shakib Khan and the up and coming Bubly. How true are the speculations? Bubly opens her silence about their relationship!

  • Bobita’s homage to Razzak

    Razzak and Bobita started their career in films almost at the same period. From then on, they kept working together in many popular films for more than 30 years.

  • Discover Bangladesh: Susong Durgapur

    Here in the north central of Bangladesh, is undoubtedly a little piece of heaven on Earth, tranquil and serene. The definition of beauty aptly describes the splendor that is Susong Durgapur.

  • Rohingyas share horrific experience

    The Rohingyas, who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar, share their horrific experience of persecution by the neighbouring country’s army in Rakhine state.

  • Controversial Kushum!

    Find out what Kushum has to say about her latest song ‘Nesha’ that faced a lot of backlash on this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain!

  • Becoming the Nayakraj

    Razzak, arguably the biggest icon of Bangladeshi films, is fondly addressed as “Nayakraj”, as he made tremendous contributions to Bangla cinema and won the hearts of millions over the years.

  • Now there’s this in Dhaka: Tree Doctors

    There are professionals around the world who are doctors of trees – known as an arborist. This profession has made its way into Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka.

  • Strong currents hamper Paturia-Daulatdia ferry service

    A shortage of ferries and strong currents at the Padma river is hampering ferry services on the Paturia-Daulatdia route for the last seven days.

  • Bus Menace: Are there enough buses in Dhaka?

    The most terrible aspect of living in Dhaka is going from one place to another on time. The Star Live team explores the scenario of public buses in Dhaka. Watch the first of a six part episode of Dhaka’s bus menace.

  • 14 die in 3 northern dists as flood ravages on

    As flood ravages through the northern and northeastern parts of the country, 14 people have lost their lives in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram and Dinajpur raising the death toll in floods all over the country to 26.

  • One 'militant' killed in Panthapath hotel raid

    A suspected militant has been killed in an operation at a hotel in Dhaka’s Panthapath area where lawmen conducted a raid suspecting a militant hideout.

  • Subodh: Rise of an icon

    The Dhaka people are, by now, quite familiar with a graffiti character called Subodh, as he can be seen in the various walls of the city with a sun inside a cage or himself behind the bars.

  • Hit by bus, auto-rickshaw overturns at Farmgate

    Three persons including the driver of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw are injured as a bus hit the vehicle from behind at Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in Dhaka’s Farmgate area.

  • Diving for a living

    Would you believe that some people still make a living out of diving in ponds and water bodies to recover jewellery or precious possessions lost by bathers?

  • All eyes on court

    Seventy-year-old Shah Jamal grew up on the bank of the Shitalakkhya witnessing countless events centring on the river. A ragpicker,

  • Metro rail construction work begins

    The construction work of the 20-kilometre long metro rail begins.

  • After flood, Teesta erosion tossing villagers into uncertainty

    Flood waters have receded in Kurigram, but on its footsteps, a more compelling and treacherous adversity has followed into the lives of those living on the banks of the Teesta river.

  • Brac University students continue protest

    Brac University students take to the streets for the second consecutive day over the alleged assault on a teacher of the privately-run university.

  • 7 reasons why we love Saat Masjid Road

    Saat Masjid Road is always evolving! If you journey merely 3 years back and compare the road to what it is today, you will find a myriad

  • Gain public trust: Civil society to EC

    Civil society members in a dialogue with the Election Commission (EC) discuss three agenda – gaining public confidence, army deployment and no-vote option during the next parliamentary elections.

  • Beauty of Komoldaha waterfall

    Less popular than Khoiyachora and Napityachora waterfalls, the charming Komoldaha waterfall in Chittagong district, that overflows with water during the monsoon, has now started attracting tourists.

  • Rain downs Dhaka, threatens landslide in hilly regions

    Torrential rainfall of monsoon continued for the fourth consecutive day today and battered Bangladesh, including Dhaka city, throwing life out of gear.

  • Ctg waterlogging becomes unbearable for city dwellers

    A video captured recently on the Chittagong-Kaptai road shows a vivid picture of the present scenario of waterlogging in Chittagong as most of the areas under the Chittagong City Corporation are inundated, causing immense sufferings for the commuters every day.

  • Saba ready to work in any commercial film: Uncensored with Rafi Hossain

    In this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain, popular actress Sohana Saba talks about her marriage, divorce, present affair, her Kolkata film ‘Shororipu’, her thoughts on joint venture films and many other topics. Watch the show!

  • AL, BNP, JSD file income report to EC

    Ruling Awami League, BNP and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Inu) submit annual reports on income and expenditure to the Election Commission (EC).

  • You can own a boat only for Tk 3,500 in Dhaka

    Do you know that there is a market in Dhaka that sells boats, where you can buy one for as cheap as Tk 3500? Watch the video for more information.