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March 7, 2019

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on historic March 7

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the historic March 7. The prime minister paid the homage by placing wreaths at the portrait of the Father…

Huawei sues US govt over product ban

* Huawei challenging ban on federal agencies using Huawei gear * Says US Congress has failed to provide evidence supporting ban * Says ban is unlawful, to ultimately hurt US consumers Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei…

Whether we win or lose, we are not going to be on their side

Author Arundhati Roy, in a conversation with The Daily Star's editor Mahfuz Anam, Sushmita S Preetha and Moyukh Mahtab on March 4 spoke about her books and her childhood, the global and regional political scenario, the role of writers, and…

A Wo-man

A friend of mine calls me a “wo-man”. The reason why he hyphenates and breaks the word is a surprise. I asked him why he does so and he explained. An art connoisseur, a stylish male in his 50s, along with his lovely doctor wife, stands out…

Cat that can’t catch rats is useless

The High Court yesterday said the Anti-Corruption Commission must take the responsibility for Jaha Alam not getting bail much earlier. The ACC should have taken initiatives so that Alam, who was wrongly in prison for three years because…