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    Chhayanaut holds Srotar Ashor

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    Cultural organisation Chhayanaut organised its regular music show Srotar Ashor at Ramesh Chandra Dutt Memorial Auditorium of Chhayanaut Shangshkriti Bhaban on Saturday...

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    Egypt opens two ancient pyramids, unveils new finds

    Agence France-Presse . Dahshur | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    Egypt on Saturday opened two ancient pyramids south of the capital Cairo and unveiled a collection of newly found sarcophagi, some containing well-preserved mummies. Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani...

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    International conference on Jibanananda Das held at BU

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    A day-long international conference titled ‘Current Literary Theories and Jibanananda Das’ was held at Jibanananda Das Conference Complex of Barishal University (BU) on...

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    Abdullah Al Mamun’s birth anniv observed

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    Late iconic playwright-actor-director Abdullah Al Mamun’s 77th birth anniversary was observed through a two-day programme held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the...

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    BNSS celebrates Nazrul’s birth anniversary

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    Nazrul artistes paid tribute to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at a two-day celebration programme held at Bangladesh National Museum on Friday and Saturday. Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha, an organisation of...

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    Jaya stars in Sofa’s Alat Chakra

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Acclaimed actress Jaya Ahsan will be seen playing Tayeba, the lead character in Ahmed Sofa’s renowned novel Alat Chakra, in her upcoming film. The film, also named Alat Chakra, will be the first locally produced...

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    Ancient Pharaonic harp strums along to new tune

    Agence France-Presse . Port Said | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    When Mohamed Ghaly’s workshop was reduced to rubble in February, he could never imagine that a new cultural centre dedicated to an instrument with Pharaonic roots would...

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    Harvey gets approval for new lawyers in rape case

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein got approval from a New York judge to hire a new legal team two months before his scheduled rape trial. The two new lawyers, Donna Rotunno and Damon Cheronis, appeared...

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    Ahornish holds folk music evening

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Music lovers of Dhaka were in for a treat at Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Friday where singers entertained the audience rendering folk songs penned by...

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    UK music industry group declares climate emergency

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    A range of British music artists, labels and studios banded together Friday to declare a climate and ecological emergency and pledged to rethink their environmental impact. The Music Declares Emergency collective...

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