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‘The Unfinished Memoirs’ published in French hits Paris book fair Bangabandhu’s ‘The Unfinished Memoirs’ in French

The book hits "Salon Livre Paris", the biggest book fair of France, at Porte De Versailles in Paris on Sunday


Turkish chocolate festival features bust of President Trump Turkish chocolate festival features bust of President Trump

It takes urkish chef Tuba Geckil two days to make the imposing bust of Trump, clad from mid-torso in an edible jacket and striped tie


Anupam Kher to receive Kala Ratan Award Anupam Kher to receive Kala Ratan Award

The 62-year-old actor has took to Twitter to share the news


Bangabandhu's statue won’t be removed from Baker Hostel: Mamata Bangabandhu's statue won’t be removed from Baker Hostel: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee said that Bangabandhu’s statue will stay in the hostel


Indo-Bangladesh Army cycling Indo-Bangladesh Army cycling

A team of 15 cyclists comprised of Indian and Bangladesh army personnel are participating in the expedition covering some 532 kms


British singer Lynn turns 100 British singer Lynn turns 100

Lynn’s name has been strongly associated with the world-famous cliffs since she released “The White Cliffs of Dover” in 1942


Government to preserve 360 historical sites of 1971 war Govt to preserve 360 historical sites of 1971 war

The government will also set up Muktijuddha Smriti Jadughar (Liberation War Memorial Museum) at each of the 360 historical sites


Animation Film festival to begin at DU on Monday Animation Film festival to begin at DU on Monday

A total of 16 animated films will be screened during the four-day festival from March 20-23. The entry is fixed at Tk 30 for every show


Rock ‘n’ roll father Chuck Berry dies Rock ‘n’ roll father Chuck Berry dies

Chuck Berry is one of the creators of rock ‘n’ roll who helped shape modern youth culture with his dance-ready rhythms


Nobel laureate Derek Walcott passes away Nobel laureate Derek Walcott passes away

Poet, playwright and Nobel laureate Derek Walcott passes away on Friday after a long illness at his home on the Caribbean island of St Lucia


Bangabandhu’s 2nd autobiography formally published Bangabandhu’s 2nd autobiography hits market

Bangla Academy publishes the book on the occasion of the 97th birth anniversary of the great leader Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman


Egypt Pharaoh statue 'not Ramses II but different ruler' Egypt Pharaoh statue 'not Ramses II

Khaled el-Anani says a news conference the statue was almost certainly Psamtek I, who ruled between 664 and 610BC


Ireland radio airs Bangla songs for first time ever Ireland radio airs Bangla songs for first time ever

The songs are played on the radio program called “Distant Noises”, in which music from around the world is played, hosted by John Purcell


3-D video on Bangabandhu's speech at Cineplex Friday 3-D video on Bangabandhu's speech at Cineplex Friday

The video will be showed between 10am to 1pm, some 1500 viewers including children and juvenile can enjoy the show through registration from the venue


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,'

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