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    Week-long virtual show demands Kajol’s release

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:06pm on July 23, 2020

    A week-long virtual show demanding the release of the Daily Pokkhokal editor and photo journalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol is under way on the Facebook page named ‘Where is Kajol’...

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    Reading habit vital for unleashing children’s imagination

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:05pm on July 23, 2020

    Poet-translator and author of several children’s books Anandamayee Majumder said that the habit of reading can help children unleash their imagination and potential. Besides, reading stimulates brain development and...

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    Rapper Nicki Minaj announces pregnancy

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:02pm on July 22, 2020

    US rap queen Nicki Minaj delighted fans Monday when she announced she was pregnant. Minaj, 37, shared a photo on her Instagram of her in...

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    Natalie Portman, celebrities behind new women’s pro soccer team

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:01pm on July 22, 2020

    A group of celebrities led by Hollywood star Natalie Portman has founded a women’s professional soccer team set to debut in 2022, the women’s pro...

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    Israel’s latest spy drama ‘Tehran’ explores nuclear tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:00pm on July 22, 2020

    The plot of Israel’s latest spy series to screen internationally, ‘Tehran’ premiering on Apple TV, seems straight from the news headlines and reflects the Jewish...

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    Shusmita Anis releases ‘Ghum Hote Chai’

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:58pm on July 22, 2020

    Popular singer Shusmita Anis has released a new music video titled ‘Ghum Hote Chai’ on July 17. The music video was released on the official...

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    Faridpur-based artistes entertain poem lovers

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:56pm on July 22, 2020

    Faridpur-based recitation artistes entertained poem lovers at a virtual show held on Tuesday night. Recitation troupe Ankur Abritti Charcha Kendra organised the programme marking its...

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    Virtual shows can inspire, cannot sustain practice

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:55pm on July 22, 2020

    Seasoned artist Tayeba Begum Lipi said that virtual shows can only inspire the artists and viewers but she is unsure how much such shows benefit...

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    Visitors bypass Berlin museums despite star attractions

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:49pm on July 21, 2020

    Berlin museums might house the iconic Nefertiti bust, the Ishtar gate of ancient Babylon or Rembrandt masterpieces, but they still trail global counterparts in popularity...

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    Venice Film Festival to honour Swinton, Hui

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:47pm on July 21, 2020

    British actress Tilda Swinton and Hong Kong director and producer Ann Hui will receive lifetime achievement awards at the Venice Film Festival in September, organisers...