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    PlayStation slashes price of cloud video game service

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Sony Interactive Entertainment on Tuesday slashed the price of its PlayStation Now cloud video game service as it braced for Google to launch challenger Stadia...

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    Nigeria’s film industry draws global entertainment brands

    Reuters . Lagos | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2019

    ‘Oya!’ shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to...

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    Hasbro to buy ‘Peppa Pig’ owner for $4 billion

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    US toymaker Hasbro announced Thursday that it is acquiring studio Entertainment One, which owns popular cartoon series ‘Peppa Pig’ among other children's content, for approximately...

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    Russi Taylor, voice of Minnie Mouse, dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    Russi Taylor, Disney’s official voice of Minnie Mouse for more than three decades, has died, the entertainment giant announced Saturday. She was 75. Taylor, who...

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    Actor Tele Samad passes away

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 07, 2019

    Renowned actor Tele Samad, known for his outstanding acting as a comedian, passed away on Saturday at Square Hospital in Dhaka...

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    R Kelly surrenders facing charges of sex abuse against minors

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 10:40am on February 23, 2019

    R&B superstar R Kelly turned himself in to Chicago police on Friday, after prosecutors charged him with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse against...

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    Tauquir’s Fagun Haway releasing on Feb 15

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:28pm on February 11, 2019

    Actor-turned-director Tauquir Ahmed’s new film Fagun Haway,  In spring Breeze, based on the 1952 Language Movement, will arrive in movie theatres on February 15. ‘The...

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    Women reign at glitzy Grammys gala that also makes rap history

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 05:06pm on February 11, 2019

    A bold streak of feminism ran through the Grammys gala on Sunday, as women artists dominated in the competition and on the concert stage —...

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    ‘The Sisters Brothers’ wins big at Paris film awards

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 04:37pm on February 05, 2019

    ‘The Sisters Brothers’ was the big winner at the Paris foreign press film awards late Monday, taking best film, best director, and best...

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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...