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Commemorating 1st death anniv of the legendary Nazrul singer Feroza Begum Commemorating 1st death anniv of the legendary Nazrul singer Feroza Begum

This is the month my phupu died. She was such a strong willed and tough person, who has overcome impossible…


Litterateur Imdadul Haq Milon’s 60th birth anniversary tomorrow Litterateur Imdadul Haq Milon’s 60th birth anniversary tomorrow

Eminent litterateur Imdadul Haq Milon turns 61 tomorrow. On this day in 1955, he was born at his grandfather's…


India gifts 55 rare films, documentaries India gifts 55 rare films, documentaries

India has given 55 rare films and documentaries to Bangladesh Film Achieves as gifts.   The films…


10-day art exhibition begins in city Friday 10-day art exhibition begins in city Friday

A 10-day art exhibition of five contemporary artists titled ‘Ropbandho’ will begin at Gallery…


Erasing history Erasing history

NEW DELHI: Roads are a city’s arteries, and when they are given new names, the old lose their…


Titanic's last menu up for auction, expected to fetch $70000 Titanic's last menu up for auction, expected to fetch $70000

Three artifacts belonging to passengers who survived the 1912 sinking of the Titanic are to be sold…


Taslima Nasrin talks about film inspired by her exile Taslima Nasrin talks about film inspired by her exile

The systematic and cold-blooded slaying of Bangladeshi bloggers who dare to talk about their religious…


Nazrul Academy observes Nazrul’s 39th death anniv Nazrul Academy observes Nazrul’s 39th death anniv

Nazrul Academy on Friday concluded their 2-day programme to observe 39th death anniversary of national…


Bangladesh won’t let its citizens see a film about its deadliest industrial accident Bangladesh won’t let its citizens see a film about its deadliest industrial accident

Movies can elicit strong emotions when they recreate traumatic events, and in Bangladesh, perhaps no…


Nazrul's death anniversary observed Nazrul's death anniversary observed

The 39th death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was observed today in the capital as elsewhere…


Prof Sirajul Islam, singer Shobnam Mustari get Nazrul Award-2014 Prof Sirajul Islam, singer Shobnam Mustari get Nazrul Award-2014

The Nazrul Institute on Thursday organised a discussion followed by an award-giving ceremony at the…


Anti-Pakistan sentiment: Not a Bollywood gimmick anymore? Anti-Pakistan sentiment: Not a Bollywood gimmick anymore?

NEW DELHI: Kabir Khan shot the Sajid Nadiadwala thriller in Gulmarg. Starring Katrina Kaif and Saif…


National Poet Nazrul Islam's 39th death anniversary today National Poet Nazrul Islam's 39th death anniversary today

Today is the 39th death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.   On this day (12 Bhadra…


Package Drama Package Drama "Fast Forward" by NSU Students

A package drama namely "Fast Forward", directed by the students of NSU, Tamhid Ul Islam Nafi,…


Colombian garbage collector rescues books for children Colombian garbage collector rescues books for children

BOGOTA: A second-grade education has not stopped garbage collector Jose Gutierrez from bringing the…


Cultural Heritage and Ethnomusicology of Bangladesh to begin from Aug 26 Cultural Heritage and Ethnomusicology of Bangladesh to begin from Aug 26

The cultural heritage of Bangladesh is remarkably ancient and its contemporary features are also rich…


5th Commward to be held at Sonargaon on August 29 5th Commward to be held at Sonargaon on August 29

 Dhaka: 5th Commward, Excellence in Creative Communication, will be held on 29th of August at Pan…


The individual and institution The individual and institution

BENGALURU: At a debate held at Oxford, MP Shashi Tharoor made a case for Britain to provide repatriation…


Madhuri Dixit to appear on StarPlus show ‘Dance +’ Madhuri Dixit to appear on StarPlus show ‘Dance +’

MUMBAI: Bollywood’s dancing diva Madhuri Dixit will reportedly make an appearance on the dance…


Taslima Nasreen's visa extended by a year Taslima Nasreen's visa extended by a year

Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's Indian visa was on Friday extended by a year, Indian…


Sholay: The masterpiece at 40 Sholay: The masterpiece at 40

If it’s a cineaste it would be blasphemous to ask if they’ve watched ‘Sholay’.…


Indian retired UP postmaster built a Taj Mahal for his 'Mumtaz' Indian retired UP postmaster built a Taj Mahal for his 'Mumtaz'

BULANDSHAHR: Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal to house the tomb of his favourite wife Mumtaz…


Bishwo Shahitto Kendro launches book reading program at Ctg with bKash support Bishwo Shahitto Kendro launches book reading program at Ctg with bKash support

Bishwo Shahitto Kendro in association with bKash Limited Yesterday (Tuesday) launched a book reading…


JK Rowling shares ‘Fantastic Beasts’ scoop JK Rowling shares ‘Fantastic Beasts’ scoop

LOS ANGELES: Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne is set in the role of Newt, while actress Katherine Waterson…


9th death anniversary of poet Shamsur Rahman tomorrow 9th death anniversary of poet Shamsur Rahman tomorrow

The ninth death anniversary of one of the major poets of modern Bengali poetry Shamsur Rahman will be…


US returns Picasso’s painting La Coiffeuse to France US returns Picasso’s painting La Coiffeuse to France

US officials have returned to France a Picasso oil painting that was stolen from a Paris museum 14 years…


Fourth death anniv of Tareque, Mishuk being observed today Fourth death anniv of Tareque, Mishuk being observed today

The fourth death anniversary of renowned film-maker Tareque Masud and cinematographer and broadcast…


PM to open photo exhibition on Bangabandhu Thursday PM to open photo exhibition on Bangabandhu Thursday

A three-day photo exhibition, comprising rare and unseen photographs of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,…


'Bright Lines' Excavates Love and Loss in Brooklyn & Bangladesh 'Bright Lines' Excavates Love and Loss in Brooklyn & Bangladesh

 by Jennifer Chowdhury   A middle-aged pot-smoking apothecary owner; his 18-year-old aspiring…


410-year-old copy of Quran recovered 410-year-old copy of Quran recovered

MYSURU: A 410-year-old copy of the Quran, dating back to Mughal ruler Akbar’s period, has been…


Petition to boycott Stonewall movie reaches 20,000 Petition to boycott Stonewall movie reaches 20,000

A petition to boycott a new film that purports to tell the story of the early days of the LGBT rights…


South Asian Documentaries on 'Justice and Conflict' begins today South Asian Documentaries on 'Justice and Conflict' begins today

Bangladesh Documentary Council and Bangladesh Film Institute are jointly organizing a two day screening…


Tagore stood for liberation of mankind, peace Tagore stood for liberation of mankind, peace

With a commitment for the liberation of mankind and world peace the 74th death anniversary of Asia's…


Nation observing Kabiguru's 74th death anniversary Nation observing Kabiguru's 74th death anniversary

Nation is celebrating the 74th death anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on 22nd Srabon…


Humans' Gemma Chan: 'You're more likely to see an alien in a Hollywood film than an Asian woman' Humans' Gemma Chan: 'You're more likely to see an alien in a Hollywood film than an Asian woman'

Barely two minutes have passed with Gemma Chan before a middle-aged man, slightly overawed, sidles over…


How Jack the Ripper’s murders were motivated by love gone wrong How Jack the Ripper’s murders were motivated by love gone wrong

The tragic saga of Jack the Ripper is actually a love story.   It is the tale of a lonely, dysfunctional…


The $1-a-week school The $1-a-week school

ACROSS the highway from the lawns of Nairobi’s Muthaiga Country Club is Mathare, a slum that stretches…


The 16-year-old gif star who is melting the art world The 16-year-old gif star who is melting the art world

Philip Intile is entering his last year of secondary school. He already has his eye on a potential career…


Danish Girl film starring Eddie Redmayne set for Venice premiere Danish Girl film starring Eddie Redmayne set for Venice premiere

Eddie Redmayne's first film since his Theory of Everything Oscar triumph is to have its world premiere…

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