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    Poet Nirendranath passes away

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:48pm on December 25, 2018

    Popular and contemporary Indian Bengali poet Nirendranath Chakravarti passes away on Tuesday in Kolkata. He was 94. Nirendranath was suffering from old age ailments for...

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    People pay last tributes to Amjad Hossain

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:59pm on December 22, 2018

    People from all walks of life paid their respects to renowned actor-director Amjad Hossain at the Central Shaheed Minar, in Dhaka on Saturday by placing...

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    Tele Samad sick, hospitalised

    United News of Bangladesh . Munshiganj | Updated at 08:32pm on December 10, 2018

    Comedian and film actor Tele Samad is undergoing treatment at the high dependency unit of Square Hospitals in the capital as he is ill. Tele...

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    'The King' of the road: German town puts Elvis on traffic lights

    Agence France-Presse .  Friedberg | Updated at 11:54am on December 08, 2018

    Cross the road, it's now or never. Or that's what residents in the German town of Friedberg may start humming when their traffic light jumps...

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    Love in the time of climate change, Indian film with a new take

    Reuters . Bhubaneswar | Updated at 09:08pm on September 25, 2018

    Eschewing the typical Bollywood storyline of young lovers facing family opposition, an upcoming Indian film instead features a couple battling climate change in order to...

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    Fawaz’s ‘Dhaka I Love You’ in Paris

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:32pm on September 25, 2018

    The Gallery in Montmartre in French capital of Paris has organised the solo painting exhibition by Bangladeshi artist Fawaz Rob. The exhibition — Dhaka, I...

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    Hasan Azizul Huq conferred Sahitya-Ratna Sammanana

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 02:41pm on September 22, 2018

    The Ekushey Padak-winning writer Hasan Azizul Huq was conferred on the first Sahitya-Ratna Sammanana 2018 introduced this year by the IFIF Bank Limited to...

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    Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film

    Reuters . London | Updated at 03:37pm on September 20, 2018

    Cary Joji Fukunaga, known for directing the first season of American crime drama True Detective, has been picked as the director for the next installment...

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    Shahabuddin put Bangladesh on global art map

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:25pm on September 12, 2018

    Internationally renowned Bangladeshi artist Shahabuddin Ahmed has put Bangladesh on the global art map by his distinctive works, said discussants at a programme held on...

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    Sayed depicts destruction of nature on jute hessian

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:24pm on September 12, 2018

    Artist Kazi Sayed Ahmed has addressed destruction of environment and nature in his experimental works on jute hessian on display at his seventh solo show...