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University short film festival to feature new category on refugees University short film festival to feature new category on refugees

Short filmmakers can submit their works in different sub categories including documentary, fiction, interview and panorama


First biopic on Razzak ready to be delivered on Aug 17 First biopic on Razzak ready to be delivered on Aug 17

The 90-minute long film contains selected interviews of Razzak, rare photographs of the Nayak Raj and interviews of his friends and family members


Journalist Md Mostak Elahi Badsha passes away Journalist Md Mostak Elahi Badsha passes away

The senior sub-editor of Dainik Dinkal will be buried at his family graveyard at Patgram in Lalmonirhat


Eminent Bengali author Ramapada Chowdhury passes away Bengali author Ramapada Chowdhury passes away

He was conferred with the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Bari Badle Jay in 1988 and was also the recipient of Rabindra Puraskar



Mahakal to stage ‘Srabon Tragedy’ August 3 Mahakal to stage ‘Srabon Tragedy’ August 3

The first show of ‘Srabon Tragedy’, based on the tragic assassination of Bangabandhu


Google Doodle celebrates singer Feroza Begum’s 88th birthday Google Doodle celebrates singer Feroza Begum’s 88th birthday

Feroza Begum was born in Gopalganj district on July 28, 1930 and started her career in the 1940s


Company unveils moving mosque to welcome Muslims in Japan Company unveils moving mosque to welcome Muslims in Japan

As Japan prepares to host visitors from around the world for the 2020 Summer Olympics, a Tokyo sports and cultural events company has created a mosque


163 students get Prime Minister  Gold Medal award
163 students get PM Gold Medal award

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina distributes the Gold Medal-2017 award among the talented students of different public and private universities


Cultural show by hijras held in city Cultural show by hijras held in city

Third gender artists Tasnuva Anan, Lara and Jannat performed music and dance in the programme


3-day Bangladesh Film Festival begins in Seoul 3-day Bangladesh Film Festival begins in Seoul

Bangladesh Embassy in Seoul is hosting festival to further strengthen cultural relationship between Bangladesh and South Korea


Month-long Ratha mela gains momentum in Bagherhat Month-long Ratha mela gains momentum in Bagherhat

The month-long traditional fair ‘Ratha Mela’ at Laupala village in sadar upazila of Bagherhat…


James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over offensive tweets Guardians of the Galaxy director fired

The first instalment was one of Marvel's most successful films, making more than $771m (£540m) at the worldwide box office


Khokon’s painting exhibition begins at AFD Khokon’s painting exhibition begins at AFD

The exhibition will be open to all till August 2 from Monday to Thursday from 3 pm to 9 pm while it will remain open on Friday and Saturday from 9-12


Nationwide cultural festival begins Nationwide cultural festival begins

The Cultural Ministry is making continuous efforts to create awareness of country’s own culture among the people of all strata, including young gener


Humayun Ahmed’s death anniversary observed

Humayun Ahmed’s death anniversary observed

The writer died of cancer at a hospital in New York on July 19, 2012


Humayun’s 6th death anniversary being observed Humayun’s 6th death anniversary being observed

Family of the preeminent writer and fans chalked out various programmes marking the mourning day


Humayun’s 6th death anniversary on Thursday Humayun’s 6th death anniversary on Thursday

Himu Paribahan, a platform of Humayun fans, will go to the Nuhash Palli for paying their due respect to the writer


The Crown: First look at Olivia Colman's new Queen First look at The Crown's new Queen

The star of Broadchurch and The Night Manager takes over from Claire Foy, who portrays the Queen from her engagement to Prince Philip in 1947 to 1963


21st Young Artist Art Exhibition kicks off 21st Young Artist Art Exhibition kicks off

This year, 787 artists took part in a competition with 1976 paintings. Judges have selected 412 artworks of 380 artists to be exhibited finally


Prime Minister  distributes National Film Award PM distributes National Film Award

Sheikh Hasina hands over the award, the highest state recognition, to 31 artistes, performers and organisations in 25 categories at a gala ceremony


PM Sheikh Hasina distributes National Film Awards-2016 today PM distributes National Film Awards today

Twenty-nine artistes and performers will be awarded in 26 categories for their outstanding contributions to the industry


Language Movement heroin Halima Khatun passes away Language Movement heroin Halima Khatun passes away

Her granddaughter Antara Arif Propa confirms the news to journalists


Daily Observer executive editor Anis Ahmed passes away Daily Observer executive editor Anis Ahmed passes away

His first namaz-e-janaza will be held at the Jatiya Press Club after Zohr prayers


Jackson family thanks fans for support as patriarch grieved Jackson family thanks fans for support as patriarch grieved

The family that includes Janet, Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito Jackson released a joint statement saying they mourn the loss of their father


Ayman, Zaiba receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award Ayman, Zaiba receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award

The Awards recognise the work that young people from across the Commonwealth are doing to transform lives in their community and beyond


Concert for Rohingyas held in NY

Concert for Rohingyas held in NY

UN Chamber Music Society of the UN staff recreation council held a concert at Baruch Performing Art Centre in Manhattan, New York



Spanish church slammed over 'frightening' sculpture restoration Botched Spanish art restoration criticized

The parish priest in the northern town of Estella simply wanted the sculpture to be cleaned and did not intend for it to be restored


Cockatoo identified in 13th Century European book Cockatoo images found in 13th Century book

Researchers have discovered the oldest-known European illustrations of an Australasian cockatoo, in a manuscript from the 13th Century


Ivy Zaman’s solo exhibition begins at Nat’l Museum Ivy Zaman’s solo exhibition begins at Nat’l Museum

A total of 26 large and 35 small sculptures along with 20 paintings of the sculptor have been put on display at the exhibition at National Museum


Game of Thrones: Kit Harington and Rose Leslie's Scottish wedding Game of Thrones stars hold castle wedding

The couple - who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte - met on the fantasy show in 2012


‘Amar Sonar Bangla’ now in Belarusian language ‘Amar Sonar Bangla’ now in Belarusian language

The book “My Golden Bengal” is a set of translated collection of the poem by legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore


Everything you need to know about World Music Day Everything you need to know about World Music Day

On World Music Day, people of a city or country are allowed and urged to play music outside in their neighbourhoods or in public spaces and parks


XXXTentacion, controversial rapper, shot dead in Florida aged 20 Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

He was leaving a motorcycle dealership in south Florida on Monday when an armed suspect shot him


Social media also changes nature of Eid greetings Social media also changes nature of Eid greetings

To celebrate various festivals, social media have designed many cards and animations


Stephen Hawking's ashes to be buried in Westminster Abbey Hawking's ashes to be buried in Westminster Abbey

More than 1,000 people Friday attend a service of thanksgiving for the physicist, who died in March after decades of living with motor neuron disease


Photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape Photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape

The Swedish Academy, which handles the prize, last month postponed it amid criticism of its handling of the case


De Niro criticises Trump in front of school students De Niro criticises Trump in front of school students

The Oscar-winner slammed Trump while speaking at the ceremony for the Jimmy and Rosemary Breslin “American Writer Award”



Anthony Bourdain: Celebrity chef found dead at 61 Chef Anthony Bourdain found dead at 61

His death comes days after the suicide of another much-loved celebrity, 55-year-old fashion designer Kate Spade, in New York

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