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    Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving US ties

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 09:16pm on August 06, 2018

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role it said was meant to deepen cultural, art and youth ties between the two countries....

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    Demi Lovato says will keep fighting addiction

    Reuters | Updated at 09:15pm on August 06, 2018

    U.S. pop singer Demi Lovato spoke out on Sunday about her battle with addiction, saying she needed ‘time to heal and focus on my sobriety’ days after media reports said she was taken to a Los Angeles hospital suffering from a suspected overdose....

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    Sabina to release Lalon album

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:14pm on August 06, 2018

    Eminent singer Sabina Yasmin, who has earlier rendered Tagore songs for an album in 2013, will be releasing a solo album of Lalon songs in the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha....

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    Solo show displays sketches of Jatiya Sangsad

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:13pm on August 06, 2018

    Architect Dr Sajid-Bin-Doza is displaying sketches of Jatiya Sangsad at his ongoing solo show at La Galerie of Alliance Francaise de Dhaka in Dhanmondi....

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    Grash based on Tagore’s poem staged

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 09:11pm on August 06, 2018

    Anurag theatre staged Tagore’s popular poem Dui Bigihe Jomi based play Grash at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday, two days prior to the 77th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, which was observed on Monday....

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    Hiroshima Day observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:00pm on August 06, 2018

    Different organisations observed Hiroshima Day on Monday by organising various programmes including discussion, exhibition, cultural show and theatre show in Dhaka....

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    Rabindranath’s 77th death anniversary being observed

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:19pm on August 06, 2018

    The 77th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore is being observed on Monday. Different organisations are holding many programmes while...

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    TV channels to air programmes on Tagore today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on August 05, 2018

    Different television channels will air special programmes marking Tagore’s 77th death anniversary today....

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    Narrating Tagore’s promotion of Manipuri dance

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:06pm on August 05, 2018

    Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore played an active role in promoting and popularising Manipuri dance with the aim of developing a distinct dance style of the Bengali community....

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    Presenting Tagore as theatre theoretician

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:00pm on August 05, 2018

    A sui generis playwright Rabindranath Tagore developed a unique theatre style distinct from the western theatre style, which later inspired his followers to write and direct plays following the age old tradition of the region....