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    Application called for DIFF

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:14pm on October 06, 2016

    Application has been called from local filmmakers to participate in the 15th Dhaka International Film Festival scheduled for January 12-20, 2017 simultaneously at...

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    Prince Charles launches National Poetry Day with Heaney poem

    BBC | Updated at 02:13pm on October 06, 2016

    The Prince of Wales has been heard reading Seamus Heaney's poem The Shipping Forecast poem to mark...

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    Thriller songwriter Rod Temperton dies aged 66

    BBC | Updated at 01:34pm on October 06, 2016

    Rod Temperton, the British songwriter best known for Michael Jackson's Thriller and Rock With You, has...

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    Theatre activists demand salary grants

    Ziaul Hasan | Updated at 01:11am on October 06, 2016

    Theatre activists have demanded introduction of monthly remuneration packages for the financially-strapped stage actors and directors so that professionalism can be instilled into the theatre circles...

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    Afzal hosts commemorative programme on Syed Haq

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on October 06, 2016

    Actor-director Afzal Hossain has compiled, planned and anchored a commemorative programme titled ‘Hrid Kolomer Taney’ to pay tribute to poet-playwright Syed Shamsul Haq, who died recently...

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    3 biographical plays to be staged Thursday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on October 06, 2016

    Three biographical plays will be staged today as part of the ongoing National Theatre Festival 2016...

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    Dolly Parton to receive lifetime award

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:23pm on October 05, 2016

    Country star Dolly Parton will receive the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 50th annual Country Music Association Awards...

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    Ben Stiller reveals suffering from prostate cancer and recovery

    BBC | Updated at 11:56am on October 05, 2016

    Hollywood actor Ben Stiller has revealed he was diagnosed with prostate cancer but is now cancer-free. The star of Zoolander was...

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    Sattyazit depicts horrors of civilisation

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on October 04, 2016

    Artist Sattyazit Razon has sought to depict the perils and pitfalls of modern civilisation through his abstract paintings that are now on display at the Zainul Gallery in Dhaka University...

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    Alam Khan critically ill

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on October 04, 2016

    Eminent composer Alam Khan is undergoing treatment for his respiratory problems at the capital’s Samorita Hospital...