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Google Doodle celebrates poet Shamsur Rahman’s birthday Google Doodle celebrates poet Shamsur Rahman’s birthday

Shamsur Rahman wrote more than sixty books of poetry and is considered as one of the key figures in Bengali literature


Biopic tribute to slain war reporter Marie Colvin as journalism comes 'under attack' Biopic tribute to slain war reporter Marie Colvin

The film also shows Colvin's retreating into heavy drinking and battling likely post-traumatic stress disorder in between assignments


AB: Giant of his generation, well-wisher of young talents AB: Giant of his generation, well-wisher of young talents

The legendary name in the history of Bangladeshi Band music said though there are many young talents, everybody is scared of taking up music


Anna Burns wins 2018 Man Booker Prize Anna Burns wins 2018 Man Booker Prize

She gets the award for “Milkman”, her timely, Troubles-set novel about a young woman being sexually harassed by a powerful man


Gazing monkeys image wins top wildlife photo award Gazing monkeys photo wins top prize

It turns out they are watching a big barney between members of their troop


Kumari Puja today Kumari Puja today

The main attraction of Maha Ashtami is Kumari Puja where a pre-pubescent girl is worshipped as “Mother Goddess”


Maha Saptami celebrated across the country Maha Saptami celebrated

Saptami is the seventh day of Devi Pakhsha that begins from Mahalaya on October 8 last heralding the advent of goddess Durga


Legendary Indian classical musician Annapurna Devi dies Legendary Indian classical musician Annapurna Devi dies

A Padma Bhushan awardee, Annapurna was born in Madhya Pradesh's Maihar town to Ustad 'Baba' Allauddin Khan and Madina Begum


Woman to keep shredded Banksy Girl With Balloon painting Woman to keep shredded £1m Banksy

Pest Control, a firm acting on behalf of the elusive artist, has titled the new piece Love is in the Bin


Prime Minister unveils Spanish version of Bangabandhu's autobiography PM unveils Spanish version of Bangabandhu's autobiography

The book was first published on June 18, 2012 in its original Bangla version “Oshomapto Atmojiboni” as well as in English


2nd SAMLF conference in city Oct 9-10 2nd SAMLF conference in city Oct 9-10

Bangladesh is going to host the SAMLF , aiming to invite investment in shipping sector


Ray Galton, writer of classic British sitcoms, dies at 88 Ray Galton, writer of classic British sitcoms, dies at 88

Galton's family said Saturday that he died Friday evening after a "long and heart-breaking battle with dementia"


China's 'dancing aunties' kick up their heels China's 'dancing aunties' kick up their heels

Every day, an estimated more than 100 million people -- dubbed "dancing aunties" as they are primarily older women show Chinese traditional dance


Oscar winner Will Vinton dead at 70 Oscar winner Will Vinton dead at 70

Vinton is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons, and the prayer meet in his beloved memory will take place on October 21


Artist Shahabuddin seeks donation for making film on Bangladesh Artist Shahabuddin seeks donation for making film on Bangladesh

Shahabuddin has requested all to donate as little as Tk 10, which will be used to film ‘High Tunes, Bangladesh DNA’ by French filmmaker Isabelle


Girl, 8, pulls a 1,500-year-old sword from a lake in Sweden Girl pulls 1,500-year-old sword from lake

The sword was initially reported to be 1,000 years old, but experts at the local museum now believe it may date to around 1,500 years ago


Classical music arranged for eunuchs in city Classical music arranged for eunuchs in city

Indian Sarod artiste Arnab Bhattacharya performed in the programme accompanied by Nilimesh Chakraborty on tabla


Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush dies at 84 Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush dies at 84

Rush loved to play to live audiences, from small clubs on the West Side of Chicago to sold out venues in Europe and Japan


71 portraits of PM marking her birth anniversary 71 portraits of PM marking her birth anniversary

The art works titled “Hasumonir Bangladesh” was created by artist Shahabuddin Ahmed and children on a 71-feet canvas


Wisconsin museum with large angel collection is closing Wisconsin museum with large angel collection is closing

The Wisconsin museum holds the record for the world's largest collection of angels


Shishu Academy to celebrate Prime Minister’s birth anniversary on September 28 Shishu Academy to celebrate PM’s birth anniv on Sept 28

Shishu Academy and Hasumoni Pathshala will jointly organise the camp on paintings of Sheikh Hasina and Liberation War


Literature Mostofa Kamal's 'Three Novels' hit Amazon Mostofa Kamal's 'Three Novels' hit Amazon

The 322-page book can be bought at Tk 349


Disney admits Dark Side for 'Star Wars', plans release 'slowdown' Disney admits Dark Side for 'Star Wars', plans release 'slowdown'

Lucasfilm announced that the team behind "Game of Thrones" would create a brand new "Star Wars" series


Nasir Ali’s photo exhibition on Sultan begins in city Nasir Ali’s photo exhibition on Sultan begins in city

The 58th solo photography exhibition and a book launch by Nasir Ali Mamun titled ‘S.M Sultan- The Cosmic Journey of a Fugitive’


Chattogram journo Raisul Haq Bahar passes away Ctg journo Raisul Haq Bahar passes away

Raisul Haq, assistant editor of Dainik Purbakon, breathed his last due to cardiac arrest


Emmy Awards 2018: Thandie Newton and Claire Foy among British winners

Newton and Brooker among Emmy winners

Welsh actor Matthew Rhys also took home one of the night's big prizes - best leading actor in a drama series


Paris show blends happiness and melancholia of young Picasso Paris show blends happiness and melancholia of young Picasso

More than 300 works from two key periods in Pablo Picasso's early years go on display in Paris on Tuesday


Mac Miller death: Ariana Grande pays tribute to ex-boyfriend Ariana Grande pays tribute to ex Mac Miller

Miller was found dead at his home in California


Hockney painting set for record $80m

Hockney painting set for record $80m

Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) is estimated to be worth $80m (£61m) said Christie's, which is auctioning the painting this November


Marc Jacobs brings back ‘polished’ to NY Fashion Week Marc Jacobs brings back ‘polished’ to NY Fashion Week

Jacobs returned to the Park Avenue Armory, where his models sashayed down an extra long glass runway, between transparent chairs


Cabinet adopts obituary resolution in memory of Rama Chowdhry Obituary resolution adopted in memory of Rama Chowdhry

Rama walked barefooted as she would not step with footwear on the soil where her sons and hundreds of thousands of Liberation War martyrs were laid


New Miss America glad she didn't have to don swimsuit to win New Miss America glad she didn't have to don swimsuit to win

Nia Imani Franklinwon the title Sunday night in Atlantic City while competing as Miss New York


5th part of graphic novel series on Bangabandhu hits market 5th part of graphic novel series on Bangabandhu hits market

The fifth episode of Mujib graphic novel visualizes how Mujib, in 1945, was denied his deserved post in Chhatra League


‘Under the Blue Roof’ – an anthology of poems by 37 Bangladeshi poets at Amazon ‘Under the Blue Roof’ – an anthology of poems at Amazon

Amazon releases a 550-page anthology of 350 English poems by 37 Bangladeshi poets living abroad


Academy drops new Oscar category for popular films Academy drops new Oscar category for popular films

The 91st Oscars award ceremony will take place on February 24


Group art exhibition ‘Mrinmoy Bangla’ begins at Gallery Cosmos Group art exhibition ‘Mrinmoy Bangla’ begins at Gallery Cosmos

The artists in their works tried to bring out the culture, lifestyle and natural beauty of different regions of the country


Bangabandhu’s 3rd book to hit next book fair Bangabandhu’s 3rd book to hit next book fair

Bangla Academy is publishing the travelogue book titled “Naya Chin Bhromon” (A journey to the new China)


Author, actor, Kennedy scion Christopher Lawford dead at 63 Author, actor, Kennedy scion Christopher Lawford dead at 63

Lawford was in Vancouver living with his girlfriend and working to open a recovery center


Photo exhibition on Rohingya crisis begins in city Tuesday Photo exhibition on Rohingya crisis begins in city Tuesday

It remains open at Bay's Edgewater Gallery in Gulshan from 10 am to 8 pm

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