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    Publishing houses begin preparations for Ekushey

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:48pm on September 19, 2020

    Publishing houses are preparing for the upcoming Ekushey Book Fair 2021 in hopes to recover losses incurred due to the COVID-19 outbreak. They have begun...

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    Akbar to travel to India after COVID-19 test

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on September 19, 2020

    Singer Akbar Ali will travel to India for medical treatment after getting tested for COVID-19. The singer has got tested for COVID-19 three times since...

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    Protest on Tuesday to demand removal of Misha, Zayed

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:36pm on September 18, 2020

    Film Development Corporation-based eighteen organisations will stage a human chain in front of the National Press Club in the capital demanding the removal of Bangladesh...

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    Banksy loses trademark case over the ‘Flower Thrower’

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:38pm on September 18, 2020

    British street artist Banksy has lost a two-year trademark battle with a greetings card company over his ‘Flower Thrower’ graffiti work after EU officials said...

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    ‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dies aged 77

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:39pm on September 18, 2020

    Winston Groom, author of ‘Forrest Gump’, the 1986 American novel that inspired the classic film, has died aged 77, said the mayor of the Alabama...

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    Italy announces international search for new Pompeii head

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:40pm on September 18, 2020

    The world-famous archaeological site of Pompeii could choose a non-Italian as its next general director for the first time, after an international search open to...

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    Salman Shah’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2020

    Today is the 49th birth anniversary of the late Dhallywood actor Salman Shah, who enjoyed unprecedented popularity among film lovers during the ‘90s. Shahriar Chowdhury...

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    Swanon celebrates 35th founding anniv

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:35pm on September 18, 2020

    Recitation troupe Swanon celebrated its 35th founding anniversary through online programmes on Thursday. The troupe streamed four online programmes under the title ‘Abrittite Bune Rakhi...

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    Biggie’s crown sells for $595,000 at hip hop auction

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:18pm on September 17, 2020

    A plastic crown worn by rapper Biggie during a photoshoot just days before his murder has sold at auction for $594,750 in New York. The...

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    Moroccan village riffs on Hendrix legends and myths

    Agence France-Presse . Essaouira | Updated at 10:17pm on September 17, 2020

    Some claim to have seen him, others to have spoken with him -- 50 years after guitar legend Jimi Hendrix’s untimely death, a village on...