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Huge biodegradable artwork graces Paris park By BBC | Last Updated: 15th June, 2019, 16:21

A vast artwork showing a line of clasped hands at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in Paris will be formally unveiled on Saturday

Huge biodegradable artwork graces Paris park

Mowla withdraws Sirajul Alam Khan’s biography Mowla withdraws Sirajul Alam Khan’s biography

The publishing house announced the withdrawal of “Ami Sirajul Alam Khan: Ekti Rajnoitik Jeebonnalekho” through a statement


Two books compiling PM’s comments published Two books compiling PM’s comments published

Pathak Somabesh, a renowned publishing house of the country, published the two books


Film academy sets 2021, 2022 Oscars date for late February Film academy sets 2021, 2022 Oscars date for late February

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says Tuesday that the 93rd and 94th ceremonies will be held on Feb. 28, 2021 and Feb. 27, 2022 respectively


President to distribute nat’l award for children today President to distribute nat’l award for children today

Noted Litterateur Selina Hossain and Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Women and Children Affairs Ministry Meher Afroz Chumki will attend the function as special guests


World’s most costly painting “Salvator Mundi” on Saudi prince’s yacht Costly painting “Salvator Mundi” on Saudi prince’s yacht

The “Salvator Mundi,” said to be painted by Leonardo da Vinci, has become one of the art world’s greatest mysteries


4 day long ‘Boi Mela’ in New York 4 day long ‘Boi Mela’ in New York

 The 28th Edition of New York Bangla Boi Mela organized by Muktodhara Foundation is set to be launched in Jackson Heights


Ed Sheeran tops radio's most-played songs of 2018 Ed Sheeran tops radio's most-played songs of 2018

Ed Sheeran was the most-played artist in the UK last year, while Feel It Still by Portugal The Man was…


Lucky Akhand remembered on his 63rd birth anniversary Lucky Akhand remembered on his 63rd birth anniversary

Google posted a doodle on its Bangladeshi homepage showing Akhand, donning a cap, playing guitar and singing


Grammy-winning musician Dr John dies Grammy-winning musician Dr John dies

Grammy-winning American singer Dr John has died at the age of 77 after suffering a heart attack.


Oscar first for Native American actor Wes Studi Oscar first for Native American actor Wes Studi

Nearly 50 years ago, Marlon Brando famously declined his Oscar for The Godfather over Hollywood's treatment of Native Americans


Jay-Z named world's first billionaire rapper Jay-Z named world's first billionaire rapper

Jay-Z is officially hip hop's first billionaire, Forbes has declared, after building an empire based on music, property, fashion and investments


Artists who’ve dared to broach Tiananmen pushed into shadows Artists who’ve dared to broach Tiananmen pushed into shadows

It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi disappeared from public view


Genre-bending American musician Leon Redbone dies Genre-bending American musician Leon Redbone dies

American Musician Leon Redbone, known for reviving pre-World War II musical styles with his own twist, died on Thursday at age 69, according to a statement on his website


Language veteran Prof Laila Nur passes away Language veteran Prof Laila Nur passes away

She joined Comilla Victoria Government College in 1957 as its first female professor


Humayun Faridi’s 67th birthday observed

Humayun Faridi’s 67th birthday observed

The legendary actor is remembered for his extraordinary works in Bangladeshi television and cinema industry


Humayun Faridi to be remembered on his 67th birth anniv Humayun Faridi’s 67th birth anniv Wednesday

Faridi started his acting career as one of the principal organisers of ‘Drama Festival of Jahangirnagar University’ in 1976 and went on to rule over the viewers mind


‘Bangabandhu Nodi Padak’ to be awarded for saving rivers ‘Bangabandhu Nodi Padak’ to be awarded for saving rivers

 Bangladesh will award ‘Bangabandhu Nodi Padak’ to encourage people and organisations to come forward to save the country’s rivers


Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin's 43rd death anniversary today

Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin's 43rd death anniversary today

The post-auratic painter died on this day in 1976 in Dhaka


Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Man dies at 89 Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Man dies at 89

Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89


Moscow 8: N. Korean filmmakers defied Pyongyang Moscow 8: N. Korean filmmakers defied Pyongyang

As the Korean War raged eight of Pyongyang’s young heroes — all members of the North’s new elite, destined for a life of privilege and power 


Poet Nazrul’s 120th birth anniversary observed Nazrul’s 120th birth anniversary observed

This year's theme of the birth anniversary was "Bangabandhu's Bangladesh in Nazrul's Conscience"


Poet Nazrul’s 120th birth anniversary being observed Nazrul’s 120th birth anniv being observed

This year's theme of the birth anniversary was "Bangabandhu's Bangladesh in Nazrul's Conscience"


Cultural arena celebrates Nazrul’s 120th birth anniversary Cultural arena celebrates Nazrul’s 120th birth anniv

To mark the day in a befitting manner, the cultural arena of the country has arranged elaborate programmes


Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 120th birth anniversary on Saturday Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 120th birth anniversary on Saturday

The 120th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be celebrated on Saturday across the country in a befitting manner.


Latin American art emerges as a bargain for collectors Latin American art emerges as a bargain for collectors

Shopping for a masterpiece but can’t afford, say, a steel rabbit sculpture that went for over $90 million? Then, consider Latin American art


Jokha Alharthi wins Man Booker International prize for Celestial Bodies First Arab woman wins Man Booker International prize

First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has won


Nazrul singer Khalid Hossain is no more Nazrul singer Khalid Hossain is no more

The Ekushey Padak winning singer has been receiving treatment at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) in the capital since May 4


Bangabandhu’s bust to be placed in Ankara soon Bangabandhu’s bust to be placed in Ankara soon

A bust of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be placed at the head of a boulevard named after him in Ankara, Turkey  


Poet Helal Hafiz hospitalised Poet Helal Hafiz hospitalised

Helal Hafiz has been suffering from multiple complications including eyes and kidney for long 


Dutch ballad bookies’ favourite for Israel’s controversial Eurovision Dutch ballad bookies’ favourite for Israel’s controversial Eurovision

Holland, Sweden and Australia are the bookmakers’ favourites going into Eurovision song contest finals


Poet Hayat Saif remembered Poet Hayat Saif remembered

 A memorial meeting on poet Hayat Saif was held at Poet Shamsur Rahman Auditorium at Bangla Academy on Monday


Nazrul singer Khalid Hossain’s condition worsens Nazrul singer Khalid Hossain’s condition worsens

Khalid Hossain’s condition worsened suddenly after he went through an echocardiogram test on Monday 


Prince William and  Catherine just released some adorable new family photos Catherine released some adorable new family photos

Kensington Palace took to social media and shared some new photos of the royal family frolicking around in new garden co-designed by the Duchess of Cambridge


Manik Bandyopadhyay’s 110th birth anniversary Sunday Manik Bandyopadhyay’s 110th birth anniversary Sunday

Manik Bandopadhyay wrote 36 novels and more than two hundred short stories in his 28 years of short literary career


Jeff Koons work sells for $91.1 million, record for living artist Jeff Koons work sells for $91.1 million, record for living artist

"Rabbit" is among the best-known works by the artist, who built a reputation for challenging art world conventions


Painting from Haystacks series sets auction record for Monet Painting from Haystacks series sets auction record for Monet

It is the first time an Impressionist painting fetched more than $100 million


21th death anniversary of Shawkat Osman today 21th death anniversary of Shawkat Osman today

Eminent writer Shawkat Osman passed away in Dhaka on May 14 in 1998


Icelandic BDSM band put Eurovision and Israel in a bind Icelandic BDSM band put Eurovision and Israel in a bind

'Hate will Prevail' Nothing titillates the Icelandic bondage and dominance-themed band Hatari more than a glaring contradiction. 


Kodak Black arrest at US festival prompts Lil Wayne withdrawal Kodak Black arrest at US festival prompts Lil Wayne withdrawal

Miami's Rolling Loud festival did not end well for rappers Kodak Black and Lil Wayne. Kodak was…

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