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    Miss Puerto Rica crowned Miss World 2016

    Reuters | Updated at 11:27am on December 19, 2016

    Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle was crowned Miss World 2016 on Sunday, winning the top prize in the 66th edition of the pageant held this year in...

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    Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies

    Reuters | Updated at 09:40am on December 19, 2016

    Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who parlayed beauty, diamond-studded glamour and nine marriages into a long celebrity career, died on Sunday...

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    Celebrities beg Republican electors: Don’t vote Trump

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:52pm on December 18, 2016

    Actors Martin Sheen and Debra Messing are joined by a host of other celebrities - including musician Moby - to ask Republican electors to not cast their vote for President-elect Donald Trump today, reports BBC Online....

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    Rabirashmi presents patriotic songs at Shilpakala Academy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on December 18, 2016

    Rabirashmi artistes presented popular patriotic songs on Saturday at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    FTPO to hold sit-ins in front of 4 TV channels

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on December 18, 2016

    Federation of Television Professionals Organisation, a platform of 13 television productions-based professional groups, has announced to organised sit-ins in front of four TV channels which air Bangla-dubbed foreign serials...

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    First-ever Bangladeshi art show to be recreated

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 10:46pm on December 18, 2016

    Liberation War Museum is on course to recreate the first-ever Bangladeshi art show held in September 1971 in Kolkata, in which 16 artists displayed their artworks featuring mostly the atrocities of the Pakistani army...

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    Dream for an egalitarian society not achieved yet

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on December 18, 2016

    Eminent Rabindra Sangeet singer Tapan Mahmud, who was involved with Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra in 1971, said that people’s dream of having a just, egalitarian society that pushed them to war has not been realised even after 45 years of independence...

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    7000 singers sing the National Anthem

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:27pm on December 17, 2016

    More than 7,000 singers joined in a chorus of national anthem of Bangladesh at Dhaka University playground on Friday, celebrating Victory Day...

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    Cultural organisations celebrate Victory Day

    Culture Desk | Updated at 08:22pm on December 17, 2016

    Cultural organisations celebrated the country’s 46th Victory Day on Friday recalling the heroic deeds and sacrifices of the martyrs and freedom fighters...

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    Photo show depicts liberation war

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:13pm on December 17, 2016

    A photography exhibition, organised by International Mother Language Institute at its lobby on Friday, depicted historic events of the liberation war...