Miscellany

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    Sangskritik Jote begins Victory Day celebration  

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:43pm on December 13, 2018

    Sammilita Sangskrtik Jote began a six-day programme to celebrate the 48th Victory Day at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Thursday. Cultural personality Kamal Lohani,...

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    To Kill a Mockingbird puts new spin on racial injustice

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    Almost 60 years after it was first published as a book, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ opens this week in a first Broadway theatre adaptation whose...

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    Meghan presents fashion award to Waight Keller

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    Givenchy’s artistic director Clare Waight Keller Monday received the British designer of the year womenswear award from Meghan Markle, whose dress she designed for her...

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    Mobile book fair on independence war books in Munshiganj

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:24pm on December 10, 2018

    A mobile book fair on books on the war of independence was held in Munshiganj on Monday. Shraban Prakashani and Abdullah Abu Sayeed Pathabhyas Charcha...

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    Belgium’s Africa museum reopens

    Agence France-Presse . Tervuren | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Belgium’s Africa Museum reopened on Saturday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical view of the country’s brutal colonial past....

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    Pori Moni becomes brand ambassador

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Actress Pori Moni signed a contract with the popular brand Fair & Lovely on December 2. She signed it with Unilever Bangladesh Ltd as the...

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    Vanessa crowned Miss World

    Agence France-Presse . Sanya | Updated at 09:32pm on December 09, 2018

    A Mexican model and volunteer was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday....

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    Mexican volunteer crowned Miss World

    Agence France-Presse. Sanya, China | Updated at 10:54pm on December 08, 2018

    A Mexican model and volunteer was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday. Miss Mexico Vanessa...

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    Cultural show celebrates six seasons

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    Artistes of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrated the six seasons namely summer, monsoon, autumn, late autumn, winter and spring presenting songs and dances at a programme...

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    Iraq’s ancient pottery struggles to outlive modern plastic

    Agence France-Presse . Najaf | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Adel al-Kawwaz expertly spins the potter’s wheel, shaping the wet clay into a smooth jug. His family is famous for this millennia-old Iraqi craft, but...

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