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    Dutch art sleuth finds rare stolen copy of Hafiz’s Divan

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 12:11am on January 18, 2020

    A stolen 15th-century book by the famed Persian poet Hafiz has been recovered by a Dutch art detective after an international ‘race against time’ that drew the alleged interest of Iran’s...

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    Photos depict people, nature

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on January 18, 2020

    Upcoming photographer Nujhat Purnata’s works displayed at Gallery-6, National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy give visitors a glimpse into diverse topics including human relationship...

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    Ashtak Pala staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on January 18, 2020

    Artistes entertained the audience presenting traditional Ashtak Pala on Bangladesh Shilpakala  Academy premises on the 14th day of on-going Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020 on Thursday...

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    Momtazuddin Ahmed’s 85th birth anniversary today

    | Updated at 12:07am on January 18, 2020

    Today is the 85th birth anniversary of late Ekushey Padak-winning playwright, theatre activist and TV actor Momtazuddin Ahmed. Different organisations have chalked out special programmes marking...

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    Chinese artistes entertain Dhaka audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 18, 2020

    Chinese artistes entertained Dhaka audience presenting traditional performances at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday and Friday. Chinese Embassy in Dhaka organised the programme to...

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    Whitney Houston, Biggie among Rock Hall of Fame inductees

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    Pop icon Whitney Houston and rapper The Notorious B.I.G. are among this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, the institution announced Wednesday. The...

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    Working with ‘The Rock’ was ‘utterly bizarre’: Jack Lowden

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    Scots actor Jack Lowden has described his experience of working alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as ‘utterly bizarre’, reports BBC. He was speaking to Grant...

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    Jennings crowned gameshow’s greatest of all time

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    A 45-year-old has been crowned the all-time greatest winner of US network ABC’s long-running game show Jeopardy! Ken Jennings won his third victory in four...

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    Silenced by sexual trauma, singer rediscovers her voice

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    Just as her career as a vocalist began taking off in 2013, singer Lucy Dhegrae found herself silenced, physically unable to produce the notes she...

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    Peru to deport tourists over Machu Picchu damage

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    Five tourists arrested for damaging Peru’s iconic Machu Picchu site will be deported to Bolivia later on Wednesday, police said. A sixth was released from...