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Poet Syed Shamsul Haque meets PM in London Poet Syed Shamsul Haque meets PM in London

Versatile poet and writer Syed Shamsul Haque, who is undergoing treatment for cancer in the British…


Ukraine's Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest Ukraine's Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

STOCKHOLM: Ukrainian singer Jamala's melancholic tune about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's 1944…


Bangladeshi architect Kashef Mahboob conferred prestigious Baku award Bangladeshi architect Kashef Mahboob conferred prestigious Baku award

For the first time a Bangladeshi architect, Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury, has received First prize in the…


LeToya Luckett, Lady Gaga to star in Dionne Warwick biopic LeToya Luckett, Lady Gaga to star in Dionne Warwick biopic

Destiny's Child alum LeToya Luckett will star as Dionne Warwick in a planned biopic of the R&B…


Art not sex, Pakistan's dancers take a stand Art not sex, Pakistan's dancers take a stand

KARACHI: With her arms stretched out and her hands elegantly curved, the young dancer stamps her feet…


29 win National Film Award, 2014 29 win National Film Award, 2014

Twenty-nine artistes and film professionals on Wednesday received the National Film Award, 2014 in 26…


Pervaj Hasan’s painting exhibition Pervaj Hasan’s painting exhibition "Beyond the Horizon" to starts in city

Solo painting exhibition titled Beyond the Horizon by artist Pervaj Hasan Rigan will start from Friday…


Dhakabashi’s kite festival at BSA concludes Dhakabashi’s kite festival at BSA concludes

A four-day kite festival held at Bangladesh Shlilpakala Academy (BSA) concludes on Monday.   Dhakabashi,…


Himadri, Shimu to sing Rabindra Sangeet at IGCC Saturday Himadri, Shimu to sing Rabindra Sangeet at IGCC Saturday

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre (IGCC) will host an event featuring Rabindra Sangeet on Saturday evening…


7 artists to be honoured with Shilpakala Award 2015 7 artists to be honoured with Shilpakala Award 2015

Seven distinguished artists will be honoured with Shilpakala Award-2015. President M Abdul Hamid will…


Noor for practice of culture to develop enlightened people Noor for practice of culture to develop enlightened people

Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor today said there is no alternative to develop oneself, but…


Dance festival Dance festival "Nrityanchal Utsab" kicks off at Shilpakala Academy

A three-day dance festival, titled ‘Nrityanchal Utsab’ began at Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday.…


Shakespeare's 'original classroom' revealed Shakespeare's 'original classroom' revealed

The original classroom where William Shakespeare is believed to have studied and seen his first plays…


Shakespeare more popular abroad than in Britain, study finds Shakespeare more popular abroad than in Britain, study finds

Shakespeare is more popular and better understood in emerging economies such as Brazil, India, China,…


97th birth anniversary of folk-poet Abdul Hai Mashreki to be marked 97th birth anniversary of folk-poet Abdul Hai Mashreki to be marked

A two-day programme is set to discuss the life and work of folk-poet Abdul Hai Mashreki in commemoration…


BMP honours 28 women BMP honours 28 women

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) on Monday honoured 28 women, including artist Maksuda Iqbal Nipa, for…


Syed Haq flown to London for treatment Syed Haq flown to London for treatment

Eminent writer Syed Shamsul Haq was taken to London on Friday for the treatment of his lung disease.…


Film festival on Charlie Chaplin’s birthday begins today Film festival on Charlie Chaplin’s birthday begins today

The week-long 'Charley Chaplin Film Festival' marking the 127th anniversary of the birth of…


Mali's pioneering photographer Malick Sidibe dies Mali's pioneering photographer Malick Sidibe dies

Tributes are being paid to the award-winning Malian photographer, Malick Sidibe, who has died at the…


Chumki urges to uphold Bangali heritage across world Chumki urges to uphold Bangali heritage across world

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki has urged the people to uphold the…


Maharashtra Assembly passes Dance Bar Bill Maharashtra Assembly passes Dance Bar Bill

The Legislative Assembly Tuesday unanimously passed the dance bar regulation bill, which has provisions…


An insightfull guide to finding a life partner An insightfull guide to finding a life partner

Title: "Dating & Marriage diaries in Urban India"; Author: Sahil Thaker; Publisher: Notion…


‘Panta-ilish’ a concocted culture: Experts ‘Panta-ilish’ a concocted culture: Experts

Putting delicious hilsa in Pahela Baishakh’s morning menu as an essential item has actually no…


Boishakh celebration part of religiosity: Inu Boishakh celebration part of religiosity: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Monday said the celebration of Bengali New Year, Pohela Boishakh,…


Anamika Tripura to perform Chakma songs, Rabindra Sangeet at IGCC Anamika Tripura to perform Chakma songs, Rabindra Sangeet at IGCC

Anamika Tripura will perform Rabindra Sangeet and indigenous  Chakma songs at the Indira Gandhi…


Anamika Tripura's Rabindra Sangeet evening April 9 Anamika Tripura's Rabindra Sangeet evening April 9

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising Rabindra Sangeet and Chakma songs evening by Anamika…


New stamps celebrate Shakespeare's anniversary New stamps celebrate Shakespeare's anniversary

A new set of stamps featuring lines from some of Shakespeare's best-known plays have gone on sale.…


‘Safeguarding India’ : a book by NN Vohra ‘Safeguarding India’ : a book by NN Vohra

At first glance, the book presents a rather mundane narrative — one wonders why identical lectures…


Satyen Sen Gonosongeet Utsob begins in city Satyen Sen Gonosongeet Utsob begins in city

Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigosthi, one of the largest cultural organisation of the country, started its…


5-day art exhibition 'Colours of friendship' begins 5-day art exhibition 'Colours of friendship' begins

A 5-day art exhibition 'Colours of friendship' has begun in the city’s Russian Centre…


Sydney Biennale: Bird bureaucracy strips sculpture of main attraction Sydney Biennale: Bird bureaucracy strips sculpture of main attraction

A British artist has created birdseed sculptures for Sydney's Biennale, but bureaucratic hurdles…


Rabindra Sangeet evening to be held at IGCC Wednesday Rabindra Sangeet evening to be held at IGCC Wednesday

An evening of Tagore songs with Abhijit Majumder, Sukanta Chakraborty and Senjuti Barua will be held…


Nirmalendu Goon nominated for Shadhinota Padak Nirmalendu Goon nominated for Shadhinota Padak

Kobi Nirmalendu Goon has been nominated for the prestigious Shadhinota Padak.   Over two weeks…


'Bangla Cine Award' to be held in NY 'Bangla Cine Award' to be held in NY

'Bangla Cine Award' giving ceremony will be held at Colden Centre at New York in the USA on…


DU Basanta Utsab Tuesday DU Basanta Utsab Tuesday

A daylong Basanta Utsab (spring festival) will be held at Mal Chattar on Dhaka University campus on…


Research development barriers in Bangladesh Research development barriers in Bangladesh

Research is a part and parcel of economic and technological development of a country as well to ensure…


2nd Conqueror Corporate Identity Design Contest concluded 2nd Conqueror Corporate Identity Design Contest concluded

Paper Studio has successfully completed the second Conqueror Corporate Identity Design Contest.  …


Jhumpa Lahiri pens love affair with Italian in new book Jhumpa Lahiri pens love affair with Italian in new book

An inexplicable craving for Italian language compelled Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri to go live…


Chinese book named world's 'most beautiful' Chinese book named world's 'most beautiful'

Chinese book "Order: Fangyuan Story" has won the title of the world's most beautiful book…

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