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Bangladeshi photographer Shadman conferred with global honour Bangladeshi photographer Shadman conferred with global honour

Shadman is the lone Bangladeshi who honoured with this most prestigious global photographic awards this time


Stolen plaque in Thailand a sign of antidemocratic sentiment Stolen plaque in Thailand a sign of antidemocratic sentiment

Prime Minister orders an investigation into the plaque's disappearance, but warned against making a political issue of it


Solo painting exhibition ‘Canvas Chronicles’ by SaimaKhan Solo painting exhibition ‘Canvas Chronicles’ by SaimaKhan

She embodies many seamlessly interlaced micro- moments within the colours and nuances to culminate into a contented story


Lucky Akhand buried at Intellectual Graveyard Lucky Akhand buried at Intellectual Graveyard

Earliar his body has been given guard of honour at Central Shaheed Minar in the capital around 11;30am


Guard of honour given to Lucky Akhand’s body at Shaheed Minar Guard of honour given to Lucky Akhand’s body at Shaheed Minar

The body has been brought to central mosque of Dhaka University, where the second namaz-e-janaza will be held after Zuhr prayer


Lucky Akhand’s body brought to Shaheed Minar Lucky Akhand’s body brought to Shaheed Minar

Earliar Lucky Akhand’s first namaz-e-janaza has been held at 10:00am on Saturday


Lucky Akhand’s first janaza held at Armanitola Lucky Akhand’s first janaza held at Armanitola

Lucky Akhand breathed his last at his Armanitola residence around 6 pm on Friday after suffering from lung cancer


Legendary singer Lucky Akhand dies Legendary singer Lucky Akhand dies

He breathes his last at Mitford Hospital in Dhaka around 5:30pm Friday evening after prolong sufferings from lung cencer


No stars in theatre, everyone is an actor first: Aparna Sen No stars in theatre, everyone is an actor first: Aparna Sen

Filmmaker Aparna Sen says that unlike Bollywood, theatre is democratic, does not follow hierarchy and treats everyone equally


DU, UCL art faculties arrange art exhibition jointly DU, UCL art faculties arrange art exhibition jointly

Charukola and the Slade School of Fine Art of University College, London jointly organised the exhibition in cooperation with the British Council


Charlie Chaplin fans dress up to celebrate his birthday Charlie Chaplin fans dress up to celebrate his birthday

Hundreds of fans — young and old — dressed as the comedian’s “Tramp” and gathered at his former home in Switzerland


Shama, Samiul to perform at Nat’l Museum Shama, Samiul to perform at Nat’l Museum

Shama Rahman is one of the leading contemporary Rabindra Sangeet singers of Bangladesh, she trained under Late Ustad Fazlul Huq in classical music


Prince death: Opioid painkillers found at singer's home Prince death: Opioid painkillers found at singer's home

Some of the pills discovered at Prince's Paisley Park estate in Minnesota had prescriptions in the name of his friend and bodyguard


Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117 World's oldest person dies at 117

Emma Morano is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, died Saturday at her home in northern Italy


Chhayanat marks golden jubilee celebrations of Pahela Baishakh Chhayanat marks golden jubilee celebrations of Pahela Baishakh

It welcomes the new Bangla year 1424 amid great enthusiasm and festivity on Friday. The event took place at Ramna Batamul in the capital


Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57   Comedian Charlie Murphy dies at 57

He was perhaps best-known for his appearances on Dave Chappelle's Comedy Central show


Miscreants spoil Pahela Baishakh motifs in Chittagong CU’s Pahela Baishakh motifs spoiled

A group of 6-7 miscreants on three motorcycles come to the spot on Badshah Miah road around 12:30am and spring burnt Mobil on the wall paintings


Bangla year 1423 ends tomorrow Bangla year 1423 ends tomorrow

Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy and different cultural groups and social organisations will celebrate Chaitra Sangkranti through different programmes


3-day Boisabi festival begins in Chittagong Boisabi Utsab begins

Boisabi is a combination of the Bengali acronyms for 3 indigenous festivals-- Boishuk of the Tripuras, Sangrai of the Marmas, and Bizu of the Chakmas


Rare Titanic photo may fetch 8,000 pounds at UK auction Rare Titanic photo may fetch 8,000 pounds at UK auction

The sepia image, which measuring 18x11 inches, is said to have been taken on April 9, 1912 at Titanic's berth in the UK


Chinese composer Du Yun wins Pulitzer Chinese composer Du Yun wins Pulitzer

Du Yun says she wrote the opera partly out of frustration on the lack of understanding about immigration


Washington Post, New York Times win Pulitzers for work on Trump, Putin Washington Post, New York Times win Pulitzers for work on Trump, Putin

David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post wins the national reporting award for what the board called “a model for transparent journalism”


Pahela Baishakh: Fashion And The Festival Pahela Baishakh: Fashion And The Festival

It will be a time to feast on traditional food. And, of course, it will be time to look exquisite in the colours of Baishakh


Dancers remember Madonna's tour that shook pop world Dancers remember Madonna's tour that shook pop world

Provocatively incorporating Christian imagery, the tour was denounced by the Vatican as sinful


Bangladesh-India to jointly produce film on Bangabandhu Bangladesh-India to jointly produce film on Bangabandhu

Paying tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Modi says he was a "dear friend of India and a towering leader"


Hindi version of Bangabandhu’s unfinished memories released Hindi version of Bangabandhu’s unfinished memories released

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian Counterpart Narendra Modi jointly unveil the cover of the book after the meeting at Hyderabad House


Poet Shazzad Qadir laid to eternal rest Poet Shazzad Qadir laid to eternal rest

He has written many poems as well as short stories, novels, plays and essays


Poet Sazzad Quadir passes away Poet Sazzad Quadir passes away

Leaders of Jatiya Press Club, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu in seperate statements expressed deep shock at the death of Sazzad Quadir


Renowned Indian classical singer Kishori Amonkar dies at 84 Renowned Indian classical singer Kishori Amonkar dies at 84

For her contribution to the popularization & development of classical Indian music, the govt honored her with two of the country's top civilian honors


Films can help make militancy-free society says Information Minister Inu Films can help make militancy-free society: Inu

He says that it helps us recollect our past, enjoy our present and makes us dream of our future


Indian singers rising above caste Indian singers rising above caste

"I am a Chamar, and proud of it," she says, referring to a caste once stigmatised for doing so-called "unclean" work with animal skins


President, PM for making film as weapon to eliminate terrorism President, PM for making film as weapon to eliminate terrorism

They have greeted all artistes, technicians, directors, producers and others concerned as the National Film Day-2017 will be observed Monday


Bob Dylan finally accepts Nobel Prize in Literature months after ceremony
Bob Dylan finally accepts Nobel Prize

The US singer-songwriter collects the diploma and medal ahead of a concert in Stockholm


Bob Dylan to receive Nobel privately Bob Dylan to receive Nobel privately

The setting will be small and intimate, and no media will be present; only Bob Dylan and members of the Academy will attend


Picasso’s first wife emerges from the shadows Picasso’s first wife emerges from the shadows

Picasso fell madly in love with the beautiful Russian ballerina in 1917 after seeing Olga Khokhlova dance in “Parade”


Bob Dylan finally agrees to accept Nobel Prize for Literature Bob Dylan finally agrees to accept Nobel Prize for Literature

In October, Bob Dylan became the first songwriter to win the prestigious award, and the first American since novelist Toni Morrison in 1993


Bengali poet Mandakranta Sen alleges gang rape threat Poet Mandakranta receives gang rape threat

She says the only way to fight fundamentalism is to go on writing and take out more rallies


Dylan's Nobel lecture still in suspense Dylan's Nobel lecture still in suspense

The lecture is the only requirement to receive the eight million kronor (839,000 euros, $870,000) that comes with the prize


Solid gold coin worth $4m stolen from Berlin museum Solid gold coin worth $4m stolen from Berlin museum

The Canadian coin, nicknamed the "big maple leaf", has a face value of $1m - but because it is 100kg (220lb) of pure 24-carat gold

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