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    I’m hopeful of global release of my films: Shakib Khan

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:31am on August 10, 2018

    For his debut film in 1999, Shakib Khan got just Tk 5,000 as signing money and now the superstar bargains for a thousand times higher rate for a film with the producers in Bangladesh and India....

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    I’m still learning: Runa Laila

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 08:50pm on August 06, 2018

    After her professional music career spanning over 54 years since the recording of a playback for the film ‘Jugnu’ in 1964, Independence Award winning singer...

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    Imran Khan ‘quietly confident’ he will be PM

    Reuters. Lahore | Updated at 06:52pm on July 13, 2018

    Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan said he was ‘quietly confident’ of victory in a general election this month and that as prime minister, he would drive an anti-corruption and anti-poverty campaign in the south Asian nation....

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    Yunus talks about three challenges facing the world

    United News of Bangladesh . Bengaluru (India) | Updated at 10:57pm on June 29, 2018

    Artificial intelligence, wealth concentration and environment are the three biggest difficult challenges for human beings and the world, said Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus...

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    WC is my main focus now, not Test comeback: Mashrafee

    Azad Majumder | Updated at 11:28am on April 29, 2018

    One of the most contentious issues in Bangladesh cricket over the last few months is a planned Test comeback of fast bowler Mashrafee bin Murtaza....

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    Jordan's king Abdullah sees no Mideast peace without US role

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:26am on February 05, 2018

    King Abdullah II of Jordan said in an interview aired Sunday that the United States remains essential to any hope of a peaceful solution between Israel and the Palestinians, despite widespread criticism of the new US stance on Jerusalem...

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    Trump is ‘disaster’ for human rights: HRW

    Reuters | Updated at 10:14pm on January 19, 2018

    US president Donald Trump's record on human rights in his first year in office has been a ‘disaster’ and has encouraged oppression by authoritarian leaders from China to Russia, the head of Human Rights Watch said in an interview on Wednesday...

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    Girish sees hope in art-house films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:00pm on January 18, 2018

    Four times Indian National Film Award winner Girish Kasaravalli, a leading director of Kannada cinema, is very optimistic about the future of...

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    Bangladesh is my second home: Zohre Zamani

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:56pm on January 18, 2018

    Iranian filmmaker-writer Zohre Zamani, who has been selecting films for Dhaka International Film Festival for the past few years, considers...

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    Help refugees wherever they come from, Austria’s Kurz says

    Reuters | Updated at 02:39pm on December 24, 2017

    Austria’s new chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, called for an end to ‘failed’ attempts to achieve a quota system for distributing asylum...