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    Nabanna celebrated with music, dance

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:55pm on November 15, 2016

    Nabanna, which marks the start of the main harvest in the country, was celebrated with music and dance at the Bakultala of the Faculty of Fine Arts in Dhaka University on...

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    ‘The Rock’ talks a future in politics, including potential White House run

    Reuters | Updated at 01:41pm on November 15, 2016

    After parlaying a professional wrestling career as ‘The Rock’ into leading roles in Hollywood, Dwayne Johnson is entertaining the idea of jumping into the political ring, including...

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    Bangla dubbed foreign serials : TV artistes, producers issue ultimatum for ban

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on November 14, 2016

    A group of directors, producers and other television professionals has issued an ultimatum to the TV channels to stop broadcasting Bangla-dubbed foreign serials by November 30...

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    BUET wins awards in Delhi cultural fest

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on November 14, 2016

    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology won several awards at an international cultural festival held at the Jindal Global University of Delhi, India...

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    Humayun Ahmed book fair underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on November 14, 2016

    A weeklong book fair featuring nearly all the titles by late writer Humayun Ahmed is underway on the Central Public Library premises...

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    Theatre fest on Munier, Al Deen begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on November 14, 2016

    A five-day theatre festival featuring five productions based on plays by Munier Chowdhury and Selim Al Deen began at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday...

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    Rock'n'roll legend Leon Russell dies at 74

    BBC | Updated at 11:31am on November 14, 2016

      Leon Russell, an America rock'n'roll hall of famer, died in his sleep at the age of 74 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was famed for...

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    Aynabaji to go on foreign tour

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:52am on November 14, 2016

    After winning the hearts of the entire nation, Aynabaji is now going for a world tour. Aynabaji is going to cross the border and astonish...

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    Dhaka Lit Fest to begin Nov 17

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on November 13, 2016

    The 6th edition of Dhaka Lit Fest will take place on November 17-19 on the Bangla Academy premises in the capital, said festival organisers at a press conference at Bangla Academy on Sunday...

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    Folk fest ends, fails to live up to hype

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on November 13, 2016

    The three-day Dhaka International Folk Festival ended with Indian baul singer Paban Das Baul’s hurried and rather insipid performance at midnight on Saturday...