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    Udichi felicitates Independence Award, Ekushey Padak winners

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

    Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigosthi felicitated ten cultural personalities who have won the Independence Award and Ekushey Padak in 2018 and 2019 at a felicitation programme held...

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    Kali Das Karmakar: Between magic and memories

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    As an artist Kali Das Karmakar has developed a unique trajectory defying conventions. Overturning the idea of ‘purist painting’, his symbol-laden etchings and paintings once represented the turning of the tide in...

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    Rip Torn, Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, dies at 88

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    Emmy winner Rip Torn, whose tempestuous nature made him a compelling character actor on the screen and stage but sometimes caused him trouble on the...

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    Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi concert

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    Nicki Minaj has canceled a performance in Saudi Arabia in a show of support for women’s and gay rights in the ultra-conservative kingdom, the US...

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    Lady Gaga to launch beauty line on Amazon

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    Pop star Lady Gaga on Tuesday announced a line of beauty products exclusively for sale on Amazon (AMZN.O) in a boost to the online retailer’s...

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    Sisimpur to air on Duranata TV

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    The educational children’s TV series Sisimpur will be aired on Duranta TV from July 14.Sisismpur will be aired three times every day on the TV...

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    Prangonemor holds get-together

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    Theatre troupe Prangonemor held their annual get-together event titled ‘Bondhu Adda 2019’ at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday.Prangonemor organises the...

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    Al Mahmud’s 83rd birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    The 83rd birth anniversary of late poet Al Mahmud will be celebrated today.Friends and well-wishers of Al Mahmud will mark the day visiting the iconic...

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    Drawing Words under way at British Council

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    A 14-day group exhibition featuring children’s book illustration by British artistes is under way at British Council Library on Fuller Road.The exhibition titled ‘Drawing Words’...

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    British Museum announces return of looted Iraqi and Afghan artefacts

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    Looted ancient artefacts from Iraq and Afghanistan seized in Britain will be returned to their country of origin after appraisal by the British Museum, the...

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