Miscellany

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    Comic-Con hits 50

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    From Peter Parker’s run-in with a radioactive spider to Superman fleeing an exploding Krypton: comic book fans love a good origin story. So when 135,000...

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    Dr Muhammad Shahidullah remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    Bangla Academy organised a commemorative programme on Dr Muhammad Shahidullah at Poet Shamsur Rahman Auditorium on Sunday. The welcome speech was given...

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    BSA to hold film appreciation course

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is going to organise a 12-day film appreciation course starting from July 25. The classes will be held every Thursday, Friday and...

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    ATM Shamsuzzaman receives Bulbul Ahmed Memorial Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    Ekushey Padak winning ailing actor ATM Shamsuzzaman has been conferred Bulbul Ahmed Memorial Award by Bulbul Ahmed Foundation. Shamsuzzaman is currently undergoing treatment...

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    Egypt opens two ancient pyramids, unveils new finds

    Agence France-Presse . Dahshur | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    Egypt on Saturday opened two ancient pyramids south of the capital Cairo and unveiled a collection of newly found sarcophagi, some containing well-preserved mummies. Antiquities Minister...

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    International conference on Jibanananda Das held at BU

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    A day-long international conference titled ‘Current Literary Theories and Jibanananda Das’ was held at Jibanananda Das Conference Complex of Barishal University (BU) on...

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    Abdullah Al Mamun’s birth anniv observed

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    Late iconic playwright-actor-director Abdullah Al Mamun’s 77th birth anniversary was observed through a two-day programme held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the...

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    BNSS celebrates Nazrul’s birth anniversary

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    Nazrul artistes paid tribute to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at a two-day celebration programme held at Bangladesh National Museum on Friday and Saturday. Bangladesh...

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    UK music industry group declares climate emergency

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    A range of British music artists, labels and studios banded together Friday to declare a climate and ecological emergency and pledged to rethink their environmental...

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    Shilpakala holds workshop on Dhamail dance, song

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    A three-day workshop on Dhamail dance and song is under way at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The workshop which has been organised by the academy commenced...

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