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    Photo show depicts miseries of Rohingya people

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:22pm on November 20, 2017

    A group photography exhibition portraying the miseries of Rohingya people, who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar, is under way at National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Sufia Kamal’s 18th death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Today is the 18th death anniversary of eminent poet-activist Sufia Kamal. Different socio-cultural organisations will organise commemorative programmes marking the day....

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    Dancer Laila Hasan felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Eminent dancer, choreographer and freedom fighter Laila Hasan was felicitated at a programme held at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday....

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    10 young poets honoured

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    A group of ten up and coming poets were honoured at a programme held at Diponpur book shop in capital’s New Elephant Road on Friday...

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    Curtain falls on Dhaka Lit Fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    The three-day literary extravaganza, Dhaka Literary Festival, ended, conferring the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature on Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam on Saturday at Bangla Academy....

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    Indian actress Rita Koiral dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:52pm on November 19, 2017

    A familiar face in Indian TV serials and films, Rita Koiral died of cancer at a private hospital in Kolkata on Sunday. Koiral had acted in films...

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    AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:35am on November 19, 2017

    AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has died aged 64 after suffering for several years with dementia, the band announced Saturday...

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    India’s Manushi crowned Miss World 2017

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:14am on November 19, 2017

    India’s Manushi Chillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant in Sanya, China, 16 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000, reports The Economic Times....

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    Solo show offers glimpses of life in Peru

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on November 18, 2017

    A photography exhibition titled ‘Portrait of Lima’ featuring photographs of people from Lima, Peru in the mid 19th century is going on at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    ‘Her Stories’ launched on second day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on November 18, 2017

    Her Stories: Adventures of Supergirls, featuring stories of late and contemporary successful local women, their struggles and adventures, was launched on Friday, the second day of Dhaka Literary Festival, at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium of Bangla Academy....

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