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    Kangalini Sufia falls off stage, breaks hand

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 09:16pm on November 11, 2016

    Baul singer Kangalini Sufia on Friday fell off the stage at two-day Baul song festival (Baul Mela) at Chheuria of Kumarkhali in Kushtia and broke her left hand, said doctors and her family members...

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    Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at age 82

    Reuters | Updated at 12:37pm on November 11, 2016

    Leonard Cohen, rock music's man of letters whose songs fused religious imagery with themes of redemption and sexual desire, earning him critical and popular acclaim, has died at age 82, a statement on his Facebook page said.

  • DIFF inaugurated in style

    Adiba Nayeem | Updated at 10:04pm on November 10, 2016

    The second edition of the three-day Dhaka International Folk Festival began on Thursday featuring the folk culture and music of several countries including India, Pakistan, the UK and host Bangladesh...

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    Ami Malaun Bolchhi staged at Dhaka University

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:23pm on November 10, 2016

    Theatre and performance studies department of Dhaka University staged Ami Malaun Bolchhi near the university’s Aparajeo Bangla on Thursday morning in protest of attack on the Hindu community at Nasirnagar in Brahmanbaria...

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    I’ll dedicate my performance to Rob Fakir: Shafi Mandol

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:57pm on November 10, 2016

    Eminent Baul singer Shafi Mandol is set to perform today on the second day of Dhaka International Folk Festival at the Army Stadium in...

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    Kailash Kher to rock stage Friday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:54pm on November 10, 2016

    Celebrated Indian pop-rock and Sufi singer Kailash Kher will perform today on the second day of the Dhaka International Folk Festival at the Army...

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    Grand oriental exhib underway at Zainul Gallery

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:52pm on November 10, 2016

    A mega art exhibition featuring 96 oriental paintings is underway at the Zainul Gallery of Dhaka University. Organised by Oriental Painting Study Group, it is...

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    Int’l short, independent film fest begins Dec 3

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:21pm on November 10, 2016

    The 14th edition of the International Short and Independent Film Festival-Dhaka will begin on December 3, featuring over 500 films from around the...

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    Single sentence novel wins Goldsmiths Prize

    | Updated at 02:42pm on November 10, 2016

    A novel written in a single unbroken sentence has won the Goldsmiths Prize 2016. Solar Bones by Mike McCormack was named the winner of the £10,000 award, which...

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    Actor Brad Pitt cleared of child abuse allegations

    Reuters | Updated at 11:02am on November 10, 2016

    Film star Brad Pitt has been cleared of abuse allegations in a child welfare investigation and has asked a court to grant him shared custody of his six children with his...