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'8 Mile' director, Oscar-winning writer Curtis Hanson dies By AP/UNB | Last Updated: 21st September, 2016, 11:22

Curtis Hanson, who won a screenwriting Oscar for "L.A. Confidential" and directed the psychological thriller "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" and Eminem's tale of Detroit hip-hop…

'8 Mile' director, Oscar-winning writer Curtis Hanson dies

Bangladeshi-origin girl wins global video award Bangladeshi-origin girl wins global video award

A Bangladeshi-origin girl won a global video competition beating nearly 400 participants from over 60…


Novelist W.P. Kinsella, author of 'Shoeless Joe,' dies at 81 Novelist W.P. Kinsella, author of 'Shoeless Joe,' dies at 81

Canadian novelist W.P. Kinsella, who blended magical realism and baseball in the book that became the…


'Virginia Woolf' playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88 'Virginia Woolf' playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88

Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee, who challenged theatrical convention in masterworks…


Man Booker shortlist for 2016 announced Man Booker shortlist for 2016 announced

LONDON: Noted writers such as JM Coetzee and Elizabeth Strout were bypassed as judges of the 2016 Man…


Oxford English dictionary adds over 1,000 updated entries Oxford English dictionary adds over 1,000 updated entries

LONDON: The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added more than 1,000 revised and updated entries, including…


Govt to ensure best treatment of Syed Shamsul Haque: Inu Govt to ensure best treatment of Syed Shamsul Haque: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu on Sunday described versatile poet and writer Syed Shamsul Haque…


Memorial meeting on Poet Shahid Quadri Wednesday Memorial meeting on Poet Shahid Quadri Wednesday

A memorial meeting on eminent poet and a fellow of Bangla Academy Shahid Quadri will be held at Bangla…


7-day theatre festival underway at Shilapakala Academy 7-day theatre festival underway at Shilapakala Academy

The first phase of a national theatre festival titled, 'Mulyabodher Natyautsab 2016' is underway…


Author of ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ sued by publisher Author of ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ sued by publisher

Seth Grahame-Smith, author of ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’, was sued by his publisher,…


Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83 Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles…


"A Poem" by Munzarin Khan

There was once a girl named Ivy. She hardly talked. There was something odd about her. During “Parent…


Nazrul’s 40th death anniv being observed Nazrul’s 40th death anniv being observed

The 40th death anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being observed today (Saturday) with…


A pilot's view of Bangladesh – in pictures A pilot's view of Bangladesh – in pictures

‘The Guardian’ a leading English News paper of the world, published a photo gallery on Friday…


Zahir Raihan Film Festival kicks off Friday Zahir Raihan Film Festival kicks off Friday

This year’s Zahir Raihan Film Festival is going to be organized on the occasion of the 81st birth…


Shamsur Rahman's 10th death anniv today Shamsur Rahman's 10th death anniv today

The 10th death anniversary of eminent poet Shamsur Rahman is being observed today (Wednesday) with due…

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