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    Tareque Masud, Mishuk Munier remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on August 13, 2020

    Late acclaimed filmmaker Tareque Masud and cinematographer Mishuk Munier were remembered through a two-day programme jointly organised by Tareque Masud Memorial Trust and Moviyana Film...

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    Bill Cosby files new appeal over sexual assault conviction

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:50pm on August 13, 2020

    US comedian Bill Cosby, who is serving three and a half years in jail, has filed a new appeal against his conviction for drugging and...

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    ‘Hasina, A Daughter’s Tale’ to be screened on BTV, 8 private TV channels today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 14, 2020

    ‘Hasina, A Daughter’s Tale’, a docu-fiction, will be screened on Bangladesh Television and eight other private television channels today marking the National Mourning Day. The...

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    Manabendra Mukhopadhyay remembered

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:24pm on August 12, 2020

    Noted artistes paid tribute to late Indian singer and music composer Manabendra Mukhopadhyay at an online music show held on Tuesday. Cultural organisation Nibedon organised...

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    Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt ‘diagnosed with lung cancer’

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 11:13am on August 12, 2020

    Renowned Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has reportedly been diagnosed with lung cancer. He had announced a short break from work on Tuesday for ‘medical treatment’,...

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    Benin restores slavery monuments to testify to brutal past

    Agence France-Presse . Ouidah | Updated at 11:30pm on August 12, 2020

    As Western cities see statues of slaveholders and colonialists toppled, Benin’s coastal town of Ouidah is going the other way, restoring monuments to the painful...

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    China promotes its battle against virus in new exhibition

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:28pm on August 12, 2020

    Chinese workers raise their fists beside a red communist flag in a painting displayed at a Beijing museum, one of nearly 200 works put together...

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    Tareque Masud’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 13, 2020

    Today is the ninth death anniversary of the late acclaimed filmmaker Tareque Masud, who had made outstanding contribution to the country’s film scene through his...

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    Online dance events a boon for artistes living in remote areas

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:22pm on August 12, 2020

    National Film Award winning dance choreographer Ivan Shahriar Sohag said that online dance shows and classes are giving aspiring dancers living in remote areas a...

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    Antonio Banderas says tested positive for coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:19pm on August 11, 2020

    Spanish actor Antonio Banderas announced on his 60th birthday Monday that he was in quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus but was feeling ‘relatively...