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Book stall shut for hurting religious sentiment Book stall shut for hurting religious sentiment

Police on Monday shut down the stall of ‘Badwip Publications' at Amar Ekushey Book Fair for…


Life-size tribute to mark Shakespeare’s 400 death anniversary Life-size tribute to mark Shakespeare’s 400 death anniversary

A life-size art installation featuring over a dozen of Shakespeare’s famous creations handcrafted…


Shadman Shahid selected as finalist in global photography contest Shadman Shahid selected as finalist in global photography contest

Poland-based Grand Prix Photo Festival, a major global forum of photographic events, has selected Bangladesh's…


Dhaka Art Summit covers up Tibetan art exhibition Dhaka Art Summit covers up Tibetan art exhibition

Dhaka Art Summit authorities have covered up an exhibit by Tibetan artists after the Chinese embassy…


3-day Shah Abdul Karim festival in Sylhet from Feb 17 3-day Shah Abdul Karim festival in Sylhet from Feb 17

A three-day festival titled ‘Shah Abdul Karim Birth Centenary Festival’ will begin in Sylhet…


Review on “Leonardo Lalon Lacan” by Bidhan Rebeireo Review on “Leonardo Lalon Lacan” by Bidhan Rebeireo

Leonardo Lalol Lacan, by Bidhan Rebeiro , Oitijjhya , Bangla Bazar Dhaka , February 2015 . 127 pages.…


I don't think India is intolerant country: Taslima I don't think India is intolerant country: Taslima

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen does not feel that India is an “intolerant” country and…


Dhaka Art Summit kicks off Feb 5 Dhaka Art Summit kicks off Feb 5

The 4-day long Dhaka Art Summit, the world’s largest platform for South Asian Art, will begin…


Sri Sri Ravi Shankar possible nominee for Nobel Peace Prize Sri Sri Ravi Shankar possible nominee for Nobel Peace Prize

Amid speculations swirling around this year’s list of nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize, Sri…


11 receive Bangla Academy Shahitya Puroshkar 11 receive Bangla Academy Shahitya Puroshkar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday handed over the prestigious Bangla Academy Shahitya Puroshkar…


30th National Poetry Festival starts tomorrow 30th National Poetry Festival starts tomorrow

The 30th National Poetry Festival (Jatiyo Kobita Utsab) will be held from February 1, this year, with…


Int’l Poets Summit 2016 begins in Dhaka Int’l Poets Summit 2016 begins in Dhaka

Literary organisation Kathak in partnership with Bangla Academy and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has…


Tight security for Boi Mela Tight security for Boi Mela

Law enforcers have taken multilayer security measurers in and around the fair venue to ensure security…


Ekushey Book Fair: Last minute preparedness underway Ekushey Book Fair: Last minute preparedness underway

Bangla Academy premises on Friday witnessed massive preparatory activities with publishers decorating…


Baby Naznin’s father Ustad Mansur Ali dies Baby Naznin’s father Ustad Mansur Ali dies

Ustad Mansur Ali, a renowned flute player of Bangladesh Betar and father of popular singer Baby Naznin,…


192nd birth anniversary of Madhusudan Dutt Monday 192nd birth anniversary of Madhusudan Dutt Monday

The 192nd birth anniversary of the great poet and dramatist Michael Madhusudan Dutt will be celebrated…


Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away

Noted danseuse and Padma Bhushan recipient Mrinalini Sarabhai passed away today morning in Ahmedabad.…


Raga & Rhythm: A mesmerizing night of classical music Raga & Rhythm: A mesmerizing night of classical music

Raaga and Rhythm came back with their 4th Session on the evening of January 15, 2016 at Chhayanaut Sangeet…


4 personalities receive Kazi Mahbub Ullah Award 2015 4 personalities receive Kazi Mahbub Ullah Award 2015

Four distinguished personalities were honoured with the Kazi Mahbub Ullah Award 2015 on Saturday for…


Delhi writer Ankita wins European prize Delhi writer Ankita wins European prize

Sensitive portrayal of life for young women facing the threat of the diktat of khap panchayats in Haryana…


Leena Taposhi performs at IGCC on Saturday Leena Taposhi performs at IGCC on Saturday

Singer Leena Taposhi will perform at the Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) of the India High Commission…


Roquaiya Hasina Neely to perform at IGCC Roquaiya Hasina Neely to perform at IGCC

Singer Roquaiya Hasina Neely will perform at the Indira Gandhi Cultural Centreon Friday.   A press…


Chashi Nazrul Islam’s 1st death anniversary observed Chashi Nazrul Islam’s 1st death anniversary observed

The first death anniversary of noted film director Chashi Nazrul Islam was observed in the capital on…


Singer David Bowie has died after suffering from cancer. Singer David Bowie has died after suffering from cancer.

His son director Duncan Jones confirmed the news and a statement was released on his official social…


Model Shokh and Niloy tie the knot Model Shokh and Niloy tie the knot

Popular television actors and models Anika Kabir Shokh and Niloy Alamgir have finally got married on…


Hitler's Mein Kampf on sale again in Germany Hitler's Mein Kampf on sale again in Germany

BERLIN: Adolf Hitler's autobiography Mein Kampf - meaning "My Struggle" - has gone on…


China: Villagers erect giant gold Mao statue China: Villagers erect giant gold Mao statue

The legacy of Mao Zedong, the founding father of the People's Republic of China, looms large over…


Sanskrity Mancha concludes its 1st founding anniv Sanskrity Mancha concludes its 1st founding anniv

Sanskrity Mancha, a cultural organisation in the capital, has celebrated its first founding anniversary…


World's best winter festival underway World's best winter festival underway

Looking for inspiration to liven up your snow fort-building sessions with the kids?   The legendary…


Copyright of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf expires Copyright of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf expires

For the first time in 70 years, Adolf Hitler's Nazi manifesto Mein Kampf is to be available to buy…


Poet Jasimuddin’s 113th birth anniversary on Friday Poet Jasimuddin’s 113th birth anniversary on Friday

The 113th birth anniversary of Polli Kobi (folk poet) Jasimuddin will be observed on Friday.  …


'Zainul Festival' begins at Dhaka University 'Zainul Festival' begins at Dhaka University

A three-day art festival on Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin began on Tuesday on the premises of Dhaka University…


The price of secularism in Bangladesh The price of secularism in Bangladesh

Until he was stabbed multiple times with a kitchen knife and forced to flee to Europe two years ago,…


Hasina, Rehana greet Syed Shamsul Haque Hasina, Rehana greet Syed Shamsul Haque

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Bangabandhu's younger daughter Sheikh Rehana on Sunday conveyed…


9th CRACK International Art Camp begins in Kustia 9th CRACK International Art Camp begins in Kustia

CRACK International Art Camp in Kushtia is an initiative by some young activists of different cultural…


Amartya Sen: National security is one component of human security Amartya Sen: National security is one component of human security

Economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen’s latest book, The Country of First Boys, is a collection…


‘National Children, Adolescent Cultural Festival’ begins Thursday ‘National Children, Adolescent Cultural Festival’ begins Thursday

Kendrio Khelaghar Ashor, a children's organisation, is set to organise a three-day ‘National…


Amar Ekushey Granthamela premises to be extended Amar Ekushey Granthamela premises to be extended

The premises of the month-long "Amar Ekushey Granthamela-2016" will be extended further, Cultural…


Indian Sahitya Academy Awards for 2015 announced Indian Sahitya Academy Awards for 2015 announced

NEW DELHI: Novelist Cyrus Mistry and poet Ramdarash Mishra were among the winners of the Indian Sahitya…

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