NEWS OF THE DAYBollywood actress Huma Qureshi has unveiled textile innovator DuPont�s renewably sourced fibre Sorona along with a collection of saris made of it. The textile brand, in collaboration with Vipul Fashions and Reliance Industries, introduced its first ever premium �green saree� collection offering the traditional Indian women not only environmental benefits, but different variations in colour, quality and fashion style.
Khaled Khan was remembered through elaborate programmes on his first death anniversary in the city on Saturday. In memory of the late iconic actor of the country, an album unveiling ceremony was held at Bengal Caf� in the city yesterday. Actor Aly Zaker unveiled the album 18 poems recited by Khaled at the event as chief guest. Eminent singer Bappa Mazumder directed the instruments of the album released under the banner of Bengal Foundation to recall the late thespian. Besides, different satellite TV channels of the country aired special programmes to pay tribute to the late... more ›
Paoli Dam is in Dhaka again.The Tollywood beauty arrived in the city on Dec 17. She has been busy shooting for �Satya�, a Dhallywood feature film, at different locations in Pubail of Gazipur for the last three days. Talking to newsmen, Paoli said, �I feel great to be here again. People are very friendly here. I really love this country.� Paoli has paired up with Dhallywood heartthrob Shakib Khan in the film directed by Hasibur Reza Kallol. Prominent actress Samima Naznin has played mother of Paoli in the film. The other cast of the film... more ›
Kumar Biswajit, a music exponent of the country, enchanted audience at a musical evening at Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre in the city on Friday evening. To celebrate the country�s 44th Victory Day, Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre organised the event. Kumar Biswajit held the audience spellbound by rendering some hit numbers like �Jekhane Seemanto�, �Bosonto Chhuyechhe Aamake�, �Choturdola�, �O Daktar�, �Meghla Meye�, �Aami Nirbasone Jabona�, �Tore Putuler Moto Kore Sajiye�, �Tumi Roj Bikele�, �Tumi Jodi Bolo� and �Ekdin Bangali Chhilam Re� at the programme. The singer was accompanied by Partha Pratim Bappy on keyboard, Samu Barua on lead... more ›
Amid much festivity and funfare, Cultural Journalists� Forum of Bangladesh (CJFB), an association of cultural editors of local national dailies and TV channels, celebrated its 15th founding anniversary on Friday. Marking the occasion, CJFB organised an anniversary ceremony at the Ballroom of the Westin Dhaka at 6.30pm on the day. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Muzammel Haque attended the ceremony as chief guest while Chief Patron of CJFB Md Harunur Rashid delivered welcome speech on the occasion. Speaking at inaugural ceremony, Muzammel Haque said, �Media is the mirror of a country and the government�s duty is to... more ›
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