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    Bill Paxton, actor known for Aliens, Titanic, dies aged 61

    BBC | Updated at 09:46am on February 27, 2017

    Actor Bill Paxton, who was best known for his role in the sci-fi classic Aliens, has died at the age of 61, US media report...

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    Viola Davis win Oscars as Trump looms large

    Reuters | Updated at 09:03am on February 27, 2017

    Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali won Oscars on Sunday for their supporting roles in African-American stories ‘Fences’ and ‘Moonlight’ on a night where diversity...

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    Guthrie Govan entertain Dhaka audience with his guitar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:52pm on February 26, 2017

    Famous British guitarist Guthrie Govan delighted Dhaka dwellers at a concert at Krishibid Institute Bangladesh’s convention hall in Farmgate...

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    Shaon sues Bunty under sec 57

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:30pm on February 26, 2017

    Meher Afroz Shaon, an actress and wife of late Humayun Ahmed, filed a case against an US expatriate and video blogger Bunty Mir on charges of...

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    Art show at Zainul Gallery features 100 prints

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:27pm on February 26, 2017

    A print exhibition featuring exquisite works by fifty students of the printmaking department of faculty of fine arts of Dhaka University is...

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    Sangbritta pays tribute to Language Movement

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:09pm on February 26, 2017

    Artistes of Sangbritta recited poems glorifying the Language Movement martyrs and veterans on Saturday at Central Public Library marking the...

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    Chhayanaut celebrates spring

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:45pm on February 25, 2017

    Chhayanaut celebrated the spring on Friday at its auditorium in Dhanmondi where students of the organisation rendered songs penned by three great bards including, Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam and Atul Prasad Sen....

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    Fakir Alamgir holds solo show on birthday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:43pm on February 25, 2017

    The Ekushey Padak winning people’s song singer Fakir Alamgir entertained a big crowd at a solo show held at Bangladesh National Museum auditorium on Friday...

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    Kurt Cobain would have been 50 today

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:42pm on February 25, 2017

    The shoulder-length blond hair. The stubble. The youthful face with its permanently weary gaze...

  • Litterateurs from 3 countries participate in lit confece

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on February 25, 2017

    A three-day literary conference, with participation of litterateurs from three countries, is underway in Sylhet as part of the 10-day cultural festival organised by Bengal Foundation at Abul Mal Abdul Muhit Krira Complex...