Stories written by Star Online Report

Only Days Old and Fleeing for Their Lives

A video of twin babies, not more than a few days old, brought along with the fleeting mass of Rohingyas has taken the internet by sympathy.

UN Migration Agency Appeals for USD18m for Rohingya Refugees

The UN Migration Agency, IOM, in Bangladesh has appealed for an immediate fund of US$ 18 million for humanitarian assistance as tens of thousands of Rohingya continue to stream into Bangladesh since August 25.

5 Devastating Cyclones in Bangladesh

Bangladesh, the delta country, has been in the line of a few devastating tropical cyclones. In their trail, the cyclones have left behind complete chaos, death and despair. As the country learns to adapt and respond to this natural disaster more efficiently, we take a look back at some of the worst tropical cyclones to have hit the country.

Man Who Planted 50,000 Trees

Abdus Samad Sheikh, 60, cannot sleep peacefully at night if he doesn't plant a tree every day.

Thai University Accepts Rice as Tuition Fees

A private university in Thailand has decided to accept rice as payment for its tuition fees.

WATCH: Tongi Inferno

At least 24 people were killed and 74 injured, many critically, in a huge fire triggered by a boiler explosion at plastic packaging factory Tampaco Foils Limited in Tongi industrial area of Gazipur today.

Bangladeshis among Domestic Workers Trapped in Oman: HRW

Many migrant domestic workers including Bangladeshis are trapped in abusive employment in Oman with their plight hidden behind closed doors, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released today.