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    An evening on Tagore

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:22pm on February 27, 2017

      Kolkata-based cultural organisation Paikpara’s Impression entertained Dhaka audience with presentation of Rabindranath Tagore’s songs, poems and an experimental recitation production. Rabindra Academy organised the programme which also felicitated...

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    Mangal Shobhajatra to be organised countrywide

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:40pm on February 27, 2017

      The minister for cultural affairs Asaduzzaman Noor on Monday said Mangal Shobhajatra, a procession during Bengali New Year celebrations which has been recently inscribed...

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    Mahershala Ali's Oscar win stirs controversy in Pakistan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:12pm on February 27, 2017

      Controversy arose in Pakistan after Mahershala Ali — who won the best supporting actor Oscar on Sunday for his portrayal of a drug dealer...

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    ‘Moonlight’ wins best picture Oscar, beating ‘La La Land’

    Reuters | Updated at 11:44am on February 27, 2017

    ‘Moonlight’ won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, beating favorite ‘La La Land’ for the movie industry’s most prestigious...

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    Bill Paxton, actor known for Aliens, Titanic, dies aged 61

    BBC | Updated at 09:46am on February 27, 2017

    Actor Bill Paxton, who was best known for his role in the sci-fi classic Aliens, has died at the age of 61, US media report...

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    Viola Davis win Oscars as Trump looms large

    Reuters | Updated at 09:03am on February 27, 2017

    Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali won Oscars on Sunday for their supporting roles in African-American stories ‘Fences’ and ‘Moonlight’ on a night where diversity...

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    Guthrie Govan entertain Dhaka audience with his guitar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:52pm on February 26, 2017

    Famous British guitarist Guthrie Govan delighted Dhaka dwellers at a concert at Krishibid Institute Bangladesh’s convention hall in Farmgate...

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    Shaon sues Bunty under sec 57

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:30pm on February 26, 2017

    Meher Afroz Shaon, an actress and wife of late Humayun Ahmed, filed a case against an US expatriate and video blogger Bunty Mir on charges of...

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    Art show at Zainul Gallery features 100 prints

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:27pm on February 26, 2017

    A print exhibition featuring exquisite works by fifty students of the printmaking department of faculty of fine arts of Dhaka University is...

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    Sangbritta pays tribute to Language Movement

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:09pm on February 26, 2017

    Artistes of Sangbritta recited poems glorifying the Language Movement martyrs and veterans on Saturday at Central Public Library marking the...