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    Duronto TV celebrates 1st anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on October 07, 2018

    The country’s dedicated TV channel for children Duronto Television celebrated its first founding anniversary organising a programme at the TV channel's office on Saturday and announced schedule of its fifth season....

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    Opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies aged 85

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 01:24am on October 07, 2018

    Renowned soprano Montserrat Caballe, who brought opera into the pop charts by singing ‘Barcelona’ with Freddie Mercury, died aged 85 early on Saturday, hospital officials said....

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    Rabirashmi artistes present Tagore songs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:22am on October 07, 2018

    Rabirashmi, an organisation of Tagore singers, celebrated its 20th founding anniversary through a programme at Shawkat Osman Memorial auditorium of Central Public Library on Friday....

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    Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Fest inaugurated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:24pm on October 06, 2018

    The seventh edition of Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival commenced amid fanfare and enthusiasm on Friday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Galileo on stage again

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:23pm on October 06, 2018

    Nagarik Natya Sampraday’s revamped version of its once popular play Galileo, featuring the age-old conflict between scientific progress and religious fundamentalism, left...

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    Asian Theatre Summit continues

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:21pm on October 06, 2018

    Theatre activists from six Asian countries have arrived in Dhaka to exchange views on the contemporary theatre practices in the region in...

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    Robin Williams memorabilia fetches $6.1 million in NY

    New York, United States . AFP | Updated at 12:05am on October 06, 2018

    Art, film memorabilia and personal effects owned by the late actor Robin Williams and his wife fetched $6.1 million at auction in New York on Thursday, four years after his death, Sotheby’s said...

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    Affleck calls addiction a lifelong struggle

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:05am on October 06, 2018

    Oscar winner Ben Affleck said on Thursday he had completed a 40-day residential alcohol rehab program but said that battling addiction ‘is a lifelong and difficult struggle.’...

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    Alan Alda to get lifetime achievement award

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:05am on October 06, 2018

    Alan Alda, the ‘M*A*S*H’ TV star with a long career on stage and screen, will receive the annual lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild, the actor union said on Thursday....

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    11th season of Sisimpur launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 06, 2018

    The 11th season of educational children’s TV series Sisimpur was launched at a programme held on Thursday at International Mother Language Institute in Segun Bagicha....