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    Potters giving up family tradition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:13pm on March 11, 2017

    Artisan Sushanta Kumar Pal said pottery items have lost their appeal as people are showing more interest in plastic and metal made cheap utensils and decors...

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    'Avatar 2' movie ‘not happening’ in 2018, says James Cameron

    Reuters | Updated at 10:50am on March 11, 2017

    The sequel to all-time box office champion ‘Avatar’ has been delayed again and will not be arriving in movie theaters as expected in 2018, director James Cameron has said...

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    Katrina suffers serious spine injury, pulls out of awards show

    Culture Desk | Updated at 02:01am on March 11, 2017

    Katrina Kaif was supposed to perform at an upcoming awards show, but that doesn’t seem to be working out anymore. The Dhoom 3 star has hurt her spine badly and has pulled out of the show, reports India Today...

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    War comes to Westeros as Game of Thrones unveils July return

    Culture Desk | Updated at 01:59am on March 11, 2017

    The premiere date of HBO’s medieval fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones’ was announced with fiery fanfare on Thursday, as a block of ice was melted live online to reveal the July 16 start of the new season, reports Reuters...

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    Indian artist holds solo show at Zainul Gallery

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:58am on March 11, 2017

    A solo exhibition featuring 28 watercolour paintings by Indian artist Dilip Das is currenty open at the Zainul Gallery of Dhaka University...

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    Theatre depicts struggles of the marginalised

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:56am on March 11, 2017

    Depicting the struggles of the marginalised people and how the society exploits them theatre troupe Gananatya Kendra held the premiere show of its latest satirical play titled ‘Iman Alir Station’ at Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday...

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    Three-day Tagore music convention begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 11, 2017

    Jatiyo Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan Parishad is holding a three-day convention of Tagore singers at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium in Central Public Library, Shahbagh.

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    Competition on Tagore songs underway

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:56pm on March 09, 2017

    A competition on songs of Rabindranath Tagore began at two venues—Public library and Teacher-Student Centre on the Dhaka University campus in the capital city on Thursday afternoon...

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    Local, Hollywood films to be released today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on March 09, 2017

    Nader Chowdhury’s second feature Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabey and a Hollywood monster thriller Kong: Skull Island will hit cinemas across...

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    Rehearsal for teleplays being ignored

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on March 09, 2017

    Rehearsal or run-through for teleplays, once considered an essential part of a television production, is now being largely ignored...