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    Singer Jimmy Osmond suffers stroke during UK pantomime performance

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    US pop singer Jimmy Osmond, who performed the chart-topping hit ‘Long-Haired Lover from Liverpool’ as a child in 1972, has suffered a stroke and will...

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    Mohakal to participate in three fests in India

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    Theatre troupe Mohakal Natya Sampraday is going to participate in three theatre festivals in Tripura, India.The troupe will stage its acclaimed play Nilakhyan, an adaptation...

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    Iran TV boss fired over Jackie Chan sex scene

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    A regional boss of Iran’s state broadcaster IRIB has been fired after inadvertently letting a Jackie Chan sex scene slip through its tight censorship rules,...

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    China 2018 movie box office revenue growth slows

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    China’s movie box office revenue rose 9 percent in 2018 to 60.98 billion yuan ($8.87 billion), state media reported, a slower pace than the 13.45...

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    Dr Hook’s Ray Sawyer dies

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    Ray Sawyer - the eye-patch wearing singer with Dr Hook & the Medicine Show in the 1970s - has died, aged 81, reports BBC.His wife...

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    Nirmalendu Goon to receive Jasimuddin lit award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    Eminent poet Nirmalendu Goon has been named the first recipient of Kobi Jasimuddin Sahitya Puraskar for his contribution to contemporary Bengali poetry.Bangla Academy, which has...

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    Ananya literary award goes to Akimun

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:09pm on January 01, 2019

    The Ananya Sahitya Puraskar 1425 goes to writer Akimun Rahman, the fortnightly Ananya announced it on Tuesday. This award will be handed over to her...

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    Bollywood actor-director Kader Khan passes away

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32pm on January 01, 2019

    Veteran Bollywood actor-director-writer-comedian Kader Khan passed away due to prolonged illness at the age of 81 on December 31, his son Sarfaraz confirmed. Kader Khan...

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    Greatest Showman soundtrack beats Adele’s record

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2019

    The Greatest Showman soundtrack has beat a record set by Adele by remaining at number one for the last chart of 2018 - its 24th...

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    Aquaman stays afloat atop N American box office

    Agence France-Presse . Hollywood | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2019

    Aquaman displayed a powerful kick in North American theaters over the weekend, taking in an estimated $51.6 million to help close a record year for...

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