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    Nigerian actress banned after on-screen hug

    BBC | Updated at 01:49pm on October 04, 2016

    A leading Nigerian actress has been banned from the Hausa-language film industry because of her ‘immoral’ behaviour, the main industry...

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    Arundhati to publish second novel 20 years on

    BBC | Updated at 01:34pm on October 04, 2016

    Booker Prize-winning author Arundhati Roy is to publish her second novel - 20 years after her bestseller The God of Small Things came...

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    China, Denmark, Bangladesh projects win architecture award

    Associated Press. United Arab Emirates | Updated at 01:06am on October 04, 2016

    A children's centre in China, a bridge in Iran and a park in Denmark are among the six winners of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture...

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    Charity show for the paralysed underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on October 04, 2016

    Noted artist Arham Ul Huq Chowdhury has created metal sculptures for a solo exhibition intended to raise funds for the treatment of people with paralysis...

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    Docu on three sisters in pipeline

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on October 04, 2016

    The three star sisters – Suchanda, Babita and Champa – will be remembered in history as the queens of their respective times, who gave the industry a number of hit films and remain...

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    Asian film festival inaugurated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:19pm on October 03, 2016

    Seven acclaimed feature films from seven Asian countries are being screened at a two-day Asian Film Festival now under way at the TSC auditorium of...

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    Kim Kardashian robbed at gunpoint in Paris

    Reuters | Updated at 11:25am on October 03, 2016

    Masked men robbed US reality TV star Kim Kardashian West at gunpoint in a luxury residence in Paris early on Monday, stealing millions of dollars of jewellery, police and her publicist said...

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    Short, documentary film festival inaugurated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on October 03, 2016

    A nationwide short and documentary film festival kicked off on Sunday at the National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, with the screening of two...

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    ‘Theatre suffers from dearth of original plays’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on October 03, 2016

    Though many theatre productions have been staged since the independence of the country in 1971, the number of original plays has not been adequate, said professor Abdus Selim at a seminar held on Saturday...

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    Hamiduzzaman Khan in new light

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:43am on October 01, 2016

    Known as one of the most celebrated living sculptors, Hamiduzzaman Khan is truly ambidextrous in his fine art practice traversing other genres like...