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    Orwell’s ‘1984’ turns 70

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2019

    Seventy years after its publication, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel ‘1984’ continues to fascinate readers, in particular youngsters growing up in...

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    Short-length serials are popular among viewers,’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2019

    Zahid Hasan has a lot to offer this Eid. The popular actor has starred in both Eid special drama serials and teleplays being aired on different TV channels...

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    GA Mannan’s 89th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2019

    Today is the 89th birth anniversary of dance maestro GA Mannan. Mannan is credited with setting the trend for fusion in the country’s dance scene. It is mainly to his credit that the idea of merging classical forms with folk forms...

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    Shakira questioned by Spanish judge over alleged tax fraud

    Agence France-Presse . Esplugues de Llobregat | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2019

    Colombian superstar Shakira was questioned by a judge near Barcelona on Thursday over alleged evasion of 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) in taxes...

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    Google remembers Lucky Akhand

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2019

    The 63rd birth anniversary of the late renowned Bangladeshi musician Lucky Akhand was celebrated by Google on Friday. The search engine giant created...

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    Denzel Washington celebrated by Hollywood

    Agence France-Presse . Hollywood | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2019

    Actor Denzel Washington was honoured by Hollywood Thursday for a pioneering career spanning five decades and two Oscars that opened the door for a generation of...

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    Grammy-winning Dr John dead at 77

    Reuters | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2019

    Dr John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the ‘Night Tripper’ brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America’s music scene and became one of the...

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    Chernobyl TV series reaps praise, criticism in Russia

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2019

    A US-made television series on the Chernobyl nuclear disaster was well-received by Russian audiences, even if some critics accused the makers of distorting the facts to...

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    People pay last respects to Momtazuddin Ahmed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on June 04, 2019

    Friends, peers and well-wishers paid their last respects to Ekushey Padak-winning playwright, theatre activist and actor professor Momtazuddin Ahmed at...

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    Short Eid drama serials to entertain viewers

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on June 04, 2019

    Different private TV channels will telecast short drama serials to entertain audiences during Eid celebrations. Most of the TV channels...

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