The Daily Star - Bangladesh

3.0
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About this app

Bangladesh's leading English newspaper updating 24/7 with latest, breaking, politics, business, technology, world, entertainment, sports, lifestyle and crime news.

The Daily Star established its place in the media scene of Bangladesh on January 14, 1991 as an independent newspaper.

The Daily Star Android app brings all the latest news from The Daily Star website to your smart phone 24/7 for free.

The newspaper made its debt at a historic time when, with the fall of an autocratic regime, the country was well set to begin a new era towards establishing a democratic system of government which eluded Bangladesh for too long.


OBJECTIVE

The Daily Star carries on with the long-term responsibility is to strengthen public opinion on how the democratic system should work and how to sustain and nurture democratic norms effectively.

It was a privilege for The Daily Star to be part of a changing scene after the fall of military autocrat in early 1990s. With that privilege came an enormous responsibility of upholding the duties of a free press. The newspaper is proud to pursue that policy without relenting for the past 23 years.


VALUES

The uniqueness of The Daily Star lies in its non-partisan position, in the freedom it enjoys from any influence of political parties or vested groups. Its strength is in taking position of neutrality in conflicts between good and evil, justice and injustice, right and wrong, regardless of positions held by any group or alliance.

The paper believes to report events objectively, as it is, and without any fear and favour. It is committed to serve the people. That’s why people — whether in power or in opposition — respect The Daily Star.

The Daily Star advocates rule of law, human rights, gender issues, national interests, press freedom, transparency and accountability of people in the administration and in the world of trade and industry on which the newspaper has never compromised whatever the costs. No political powers can take it for granted and no-one is given cause to doubt its fairness.


SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC COMMITMENT

Being well aware of its social responsibilities and duties, the newspaper works to ensure human rights to all, remove gender discrimination, advocate rule of law, press freedom, transparency and accountability in the administration and in the world of trade and industry and above all to uphold national interests. While working for these ends, The Daily Star always maintains utmost sincerity and accountability to serve the nation the way it is bound by its norms and values.

Besides running news reports on these issues, The Daily Star carries special reports, human-interest stories, features, articles and essays written by its staffs and other professionals and talents from across the country and abroad.

During different national crises, the newspaper played an important role to solve those to stop people’s sufferings. As it remain alert of its social duties, The Daily Star frequently organises roundtables, seminars and discussions on the issues. It also works closely with the civil society for this end.

To promote young talents, The Daily Star organises debates and different competitions at school and college-levels and awards those who show excellence in different fields.
Updated on
Aug 15, 2023

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Ratings and reviews

3.1
4.76K reviews
MD Kamrul Hasan
September 19, 2023
I have been reading daily star online using android app since the promotion of the app. But I have been facing serious problems in finding any news in the app for last couple of days. Each time I enter the app, it looks white/blank page. I treid in many ways to see the news in the app, but to no avail. As such, I have been downloading and uninstalling the app frequently and eventually I attemted through restarting my mobile phone. This time also, I couldn’t find out any solution to the problem.
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A Google user
April 9, 2020
1. Very bad UI. Always makes you feel like there is a lack of articles. 2. Very bad UX. If you press on "View More" there is often nothing _more_ to view. Just the same articles again. 3. You get to select you favorite topics, but the feature does not work. It shows you the same default topics, not your favorite ones. 4. Is nowhere near the excellent quality of its printed version. I'm criticising so that I can see it improve. I cannot compare this with other local nsppr apps cuz hvnt tried thm
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Md Al-Amin
April 23, 2022
This updated version is just making me disturbed. Even after strong internet connection it doesn’t working. It doesn’t exist the previously visited news to see. I'm unable to see all the categories and my favorite OP-ED column. I used to hear the news when i was busy. But in this updated version the speaker has gone away. Please fix it within short time otherwise it won't be worthy to me anymore.😔
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What's new

Fixed app updated redirection link.