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Bangabandhu's second autobiography launching market on March 17 Bangabandhu's second autobiography launching market on March 17

Bangla academy official says the book titled ‘Karagarer Rojnamcha’ describes events and experiences of his imprisonment from 1966 to 1968


Marx's German birthplace to accept controversial Chinese statue Marx's German birthplace to accept controversial Chinese statue

The city council voted in favor late on Monday with 42 members in favor and seven against


Shishu Academy book fair on Mar 16 Shishu Academy book fair on Mar 16

Alongside the book fair, cultural events and different discussions will be held at the academy everyday which is scheduled to end on March 26


Lalon fest in Kushtia ends on a high note 3-day Lalon festival ends

Titled Aar Ki Hobe Emon Jibon, the Lalon Smaran Utsab, popularly known as Dol Utsab, Lalon Academy and Cultural Ministry organise the event


Irshad Khan performs Sitar Recital Evening at IUB IUB holds Sitar Recital Evening

Irshad Khan is the son of Ustad Imrat Khan and nephew of Ustad Vilayat Khan, the highly acknowledged classical musicians of the sub-continent


Luxury tycoon Arnault to revamp Paris museum Luxury tycoon Arnault to revamp Paris museum

PARIS French luxury goods tycoon Bernard Arnault is expanding his art museum empire with plans to renovate a disused public building


World's first museum of polar lands opens in France World's first museum of polar lands opens in France

The centre in eastern France is "the only permanent museum devoted to the Arctic and Antarctic in the world


Massive statue of Egyptian ruler discovered in Cairo slum Massive statue of Egyptian ruler discovered in Cairo slum

Archaeologists came across the eight-metre statue in ground water in the eastern part of modern-day Cairo last week


After 13-yrs Asif’s new music video released After 13-yrs Asif’s new music video released

After a 13-year long hiatus, celebrated singer Asif comes up with the new music video for his fans again


Non-Bengali 1952 language veteran Zainul Abedin passes away Language hero Zainul Abedin passes away

A confirmed bachelor Abedin earns his repute also as a leading movie scriptwriter in late 1950s, 60s and 70s


Joy Bangla Concert revives historic 7th March Joy Bangla Concert revives historic 7th March

Renowned musicians open the show performing a grand orchestra playing Bangladesh's national anthem while thousands of people enjoyed the concert


West Bengal's folk singer Kalika Prasad dies in accident West Bengal's folk singer Kalika Prasad dies in accident

The singer has been credited with infusing folk elements in new form in Bengali music and whenever I met him I was struck by his creative thinking


Joy Bangla Concert begins at Army Stadium Joy Bangla Concert begins at Army Stadium

Contents for all the AVs are compiled from moments of the historic March 7 speech by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman


Women Rights: Documentary SEVEN to be staged in Dhaka Documentary SEVEN to be staged in Dhaka

The documentary, performed all over the world, has been translated into 25 languages


Iranians celebrate 2nd Oscars win for Farhadi  Iranians celebrate 2nd Oscars win for Farhadi

The gathering congratulate Farhadi and his film crew on "The Salesman" with a standing ovation


Mosharraf Karim plays Margaret O Chondi Mosharraf Karim plays Chondi

The duo recently stand before camera for the play scripted by Doyal Saha at different shooting locations in Gazipur


Kanjus delights Sylhet audience Kanjus delights Sylhet audience

Based on playwright Molière’s world famous satirical comedy The Miser, Kanjus has been dramatised by Tariq Anam Khan and directed by Liaquat Ali Lucky


Songs of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra to be presented at Joy Bangla Concert Songs of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra to be presented at Joy Bangla Concert

Five of such songs will be presented before an audience of new generation at this edition of Joy Bangla concert to be held at the Army Stadium


From Bangladesh, with love From Bangladesh, with love

Mostofa Sarwar Farooki on the ban on his new film with Irrfan Khan and why we’ll have to wait for a Bangladeshi new wave


Bengal Sanskiriti Utsab, Sylhet to end Friday Bengal Sanskiriti Utsab, Sylhet to end Friday

The festival was dedicated to the memory of late Professor, scholar, academic, educator and intellectual Emeritus Abdur Razzak


Ekushey Book Fair ends with record sales Ekushey Book Fair ends with record sales

The total sale of books has increased by Tk 24 crore than the previous year, which is the highest in the country’s history


I firmly believe in borderlessness: Amit Goswami I firmly believe in borderlessness: Amit Goswami

A man from Kolkata, Amit Goswami is one of the noted living ambidextrous writers of Bengali literature.…


India refuse to allow Pak writers at South Asian Lit Festival India refuse to allow Pak writers at South Asian Lit Festival

The theme for this year's festival is 'Beyond Borders' and 'Endeavoring for peace and tranquility in the region'


Is it still a man's world behind the camera? Three women behind the camera noticed so far

Female nominations for technical work are rare - blink and you can miss them. From the outside, it looks like a man's world


Two-day long Shah Abdul Karim folk festival on Mar 3-4 Shah Abdul Karim folk festival next week

Shah Abdul Karim wrote and composed over 1,500 songs including 'Bonde Maya Lagaise,' 'Agey Ki Shundor Din Kataitam,' 'Gari Cholena Cholena,'


Russian university publishes Bengali textbook -- Bangladesh: History and Politics Russian university publishes Bengali textbook

Ahead of the International Mother Language Day, the Moscow State Institute of International Relations…


We need to arrange an international book fair every year: Palash Mahbub Palash Mahbub for annual international book fair

Palash Mahbub is a promising novelist, playwright, rhymist, and television programme-maker and host-…


Kolkata cultural delegation pays tribute to language heroes Kolkata cultural delegation pays tribute to language heroes

In token of honour, the members of the delegation place floral wreath at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital in the first hour of the day


Long-lost lions from Charles V's tomb to be auctioned Long-lost lions from Charles V's tomb to be auctioned

The 14th-century marble work by French artist Andre Beauneveu, which had been held in a private British collection for more than two centuries


Bangabandhu's bust unveiled in Sydney Bangabandhu's bust unveiled in Sydney

Law Minister Anisul Huq, MP, and Professor Barney Glover, Vice-Chancellor of the Western Sydney University jointly unveil the bust


Hasina presents Ekushey Padak to 17 personalities Hasina presents Ekushey Padak to 17 personalities

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presented the prestigious award to the recipients at a ceremony held at Osmani Memorial Auditorium


From young journalists to promising authors From young journalists to promising authors

To this respect, the younger journalists are a few steps ahead and they exert themselves upon authoring books on a variety of literary genres


Sale of books on health up Sale of books on health up

Short stories, essays, books on the liberation war as well as poetry are also on the list of readers’ choice, say publishers and stall attendants


Noted Bengali singer Banasree Sengupta passes away Noted Bengali singer Banasree Sengupta passes away

The singer has been very close to her husband Shantida who died sometime ago and she was in depression since then


Madhur Bhandarkar feels sorry for Farooki and Irrfan Madhur Bhandarkar feels sorry for Farooki and Irrfan

Bangladesh effectively bans No Bed Of Roses, a film by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki


Refugee comedy, transgender love story tipped at Berlin festival Refugee comedy, transgender love story tipped at Berlin festival

Audiences have lavished applause on the cult Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki's "The Other Side of Hope", his first picture in six years


Artist Shahabuddin showcases his work at Rashtrapati Bhavan in India Shahabuddin showcases his work at Rashtrapati Bhavan in India

Shanti, which consists of 12 large-scale paintings by Shahabuddin, is part of an effort to promote the arts and culture of the Indian subcontinent


Bangladesh bans Irrfan Khan-starring ‘No Bed of Roses’ Bangladesh bans Irrfan Khan-starring ‘No Bed of Roses’

Khan says, it's a humane story of complex male and female relationships in a subtle and balanced way


Miffy creator Dick Bruna has died aged 89 Miffy creator Dick Bruna dies

The Dutch artist and illustrator, whose much-loved stories about a cartoon rabbit sold more than 80m books, has died aged 89

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