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    Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film

    Reuters . London | Updated at 03:37pm on September 20, 2018

    Cary Joji Fukunaga, known for directing the first season of American crime drama True Detective, has been picked as the director for the next installment...

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    Belgian builds musical bridge across the Bosphorus

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    Belgian musician Tristan Driessens found his inspiration and his calling east of the Bosphorus, becoming one of the West’s few masters of the oud and of Ottoman classical music....

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    BRTA realises fines in city over traffic violations

    Agence France-Presse . Kongthong | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    Curious whistles and chirrups echo through the jungle around Kongthong, a remote Indian village, but this is no birdsong. It’s people calling out to each other in music -- an extraordinary tradition that may even be unique....

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    Zhao has high hopes for her Bordeaux vineyard

    Agence France-Presse . Saint-Émilion | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    A Chinese film star got her hands dirty Tuesday to kick off the harvest at her Bordeaux vineyard, which she aims to propel into the ranks of top estates as demand for French wines grows back home....

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    Iran film stirs debate

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    The Iranian film for next year’s Oscars has stirred controversy at home both over the choice of a downbeat movie and for taking part in the Hollywood spectacle at a time of tense Tehran-Washington ties...

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    New troupes more active in theatre

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    The newly-formed theatre troupes appear to be more active in terms of producing new plays compared to the older groups many of which have been staging the same plays for decades....

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    Artist Mintu Dey wins award in Costa Rica

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:14pm on September 19, 2018

    Artist Mintu Dey has won the second best prize for his watercolour painting ‘Boat on a River’ at the first international watercolour festival held in...

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    German troupe stages play on environment issues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:12pm on September 19, 2018

    German troupe Die Mimosen staged a play addressing the climate change and environment issues at the Goethe-Institut auditorium in the capital on Tuesday. Through music,...

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    Gangchil’s maharat held

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:11pm on September 19, 2018

    The maharat programme of Gangchil, a movie based on road, transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader’s novel, was held at the Dhaka Club on Wednesday. Obaidul...

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    Bangladesh Sangeet Parisad holds show at press club

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 06:07pm on September 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Sangeet Parisad organised a cultural show at National Press Club on Tuesday. The show titled ‘Obhishek 2018’ featured music, discussion and introduction of the...

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