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    Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt ‘diagnosed with lung cancer’

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 11:13am on August 12, 2020

    Renowned Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has reportedly been diagnosed with lung cancer. He had announced a short break from work on Tuesday for ‘medical treatment’,...

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    China promotes its battle against virus in new exhibition

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:28pm on August 12, 2020

    Chinese workers raise their fists beside a red communist flag in a painting displayed at a Beijing museum, one of nearly 200 works put together...

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    Benin restores slavery monuments to testify to brutal past

    Agence France-Presse . Ouidah | Updated at 11:30pm on August 12, 2020

    As Western cities see statues of slaveholders and colonialists toppled, Benin’s coastal town of Ouidah is going the other way, restoring monuments to the painful...

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    Tareque Masud’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 13, 2020

    Today is the ninth death anniversary of the late acclaimed filmmaker Tareque Masud, who had made outstanding contribution to the country’s film scene through his...

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    Online dance events a boon for artistes living in remote areas

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:22pm on August 12, 2020

    National Film Award winning dance choreographer Ivan Shahriar Sohag said that online dance shows and classes are giving aspiring dancers living in remote areas a...

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    Two local films bag award in India

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on August 11, 2020

    Two local films namely, ‘Maya-The Lost Mother’ and ‘Kasida of Dhaka’, have bagged awards in Indus Valley International Film Festival (IVIFF) in Delhi, India, which...

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    ‘Made in Bangladesh’ to have online release in the USA

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on August 11, 2020

    Rubaiyat Hossain directed local film ‘Made in Bangladesh’ will be released online in the United States on August 28. The director herself confirmed the matter...

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    Online recitation show pays tribute to Mujib

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:16pm on August 11, 2020

    Recitation troupe Swanon organised an online recitation show, to pay tribute to country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on its Facebook page on Monday. The...