Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:15am on June 03, 2020
The number of cinemas was reduced from 1,600 to just 77 in the past 35 years as owners failed to cope with the huge losses...
Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 10:06am on April 24, 2020
The stimulus packages announced by the government are ineffective in offsetting the plights of millions of working people amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown that made them...
Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:14pm on April 18, 2020
Former Bangladesh Bank governor Salehuddin Ahmed said that he disagreed with projections of a mere 2 per cent growth in gross domestic product made by World Bank, International Monetary Fund and...
Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 04:02pm on April 16, 2020
WaterAid country director in Bangladesh Hasin Jahan said that if the government could relocate some people from slums to nearby areas, it would reduce coronavirus infection risk among the low-income group of people who are at high risk of contracting the virus.
Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 10:05pm on May 04, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak affecting the livelihoods of the country’s majority population has pushed a large number of vulnerable people down to the poverty line. The number of new poor people across the country, according to...
Samiur Rahman | Updated at 10:04pm on June 25, 2020
On this very day 20 years ago ICC granted Bangladesh its Test status after its annual general meeting in London. Former Bangladesh Cricket Board president Saber Hossain Chowdhury led the BCB delegation in the meeting where...
Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:36pm on April 12, 2020
Freedom fighter-doctor professor Quazi Quamruzzaman said that the prevailing situation in the world as well as in Bangladesh is like that of a war against...
| Updated at 09:27pm on March 19, 2020
Two important truths came out of the conversation with the country’s ace painter Hashem Khan. In a recent interview with New Age, the artist dismissed the abstract-real dichotomy and also contended that...
Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020
Sarod maestro Ustad Shahadat Hossain Khan is well-known for his wide repertoire of classical instrumental music. He belongs to a family of illustrious musicians of...
| Updated at 10:23pm on March 05, 2020
One of the seasoned Rabindra Sangeet singers of Bangladesh Adity Mohsin, who has nurtured a rare sophistication throughout her music career, is now a revered name. With her distinctly melodious voice and...