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    Outrage after Miss France runner-up gets anti-Semitic abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:20pm on December 23, 2020

    French prosecutors on Monday opened an investigation into a torrent of anti-Semitic social media messages aimed at the runner-up of the latest Miss France contest. April Benayoum, 21, who holds the title of Miss Provence and...

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    Mannan Hira passes away

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on December 23, 2020

    Theatre activist, writer and filmmaker Mannan Hira passed away on Wednesday night. He was 64. He suffered a heart attack at his residence in Kakrail in the capital. He was rushed to Islami Bank Hospital at...

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    I enjoy acting more than anything

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on December 22, 2020

    Sohana Saba, who is working in multiple fields, enjoys acting more than anything. The multitalented actress has tried her hand at directing, script writing and producing. She completed her...

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    Altaf Mahmud’s 87th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2020

    Today is the 87th anniversary of birth of the late martyred freedom fighter, singer, composer and cultural activist Altaf Mahmud. Altaf Mahmud was born in Patarchar village in Barishal on...

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    Mahbub Ul Alam Chy’s 13th death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2020

    Today is the 13th anniversary of death of the poet Mahbub Ul Alam Choudhury, the writer of the first poem on the language movement Kandte Asini Phansir Dabi Niye Esechhi. Mahbub Ul Alam Choudhury, born on...

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    Cinemaking International Film Fest begins Dec 24

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on December 22, 2020

    The Cinemaking International Film Festival 2020 will begin following hybrid format on December 24, said a press release. The festival, which will screen films at Masud Mancha, Donia...

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    Hridoy Khan renders new playback song

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on December 22, 2020

    Singer Hridoy Khan has recently lent his voice to a playback song titled Mane thake maner manush for Mir Sabbir-directed upcoming film Raat Jaga Phul. The song has been written by Mir Sabbir and tuned...

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    Bollywood actress Rakul Preet tests positive for COVID-19

    United News of Bangladesh . New Delhi | Updated at 07:04pm on December 22, 2020

    Bollywood actress Rakul Preet Singh has tested positive for COVID-19. She is currently self-isolating at her home in Bengaluru. ‘I would like to inform everyone that I have tested positive for...

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    Pop superstar Ariana Grande announces engagement

    Agence France-Presse .Los Angeles | Updated at 12:12pm on December 22, 2020

    US pop superstar Ariana Grande had announced her engagement to Los Angeles luxury real estate agent Dalton Gomez. The ‘Stuck With U’ singer, 27, confirmed...

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    Actor Arjun Rampal interrogated over drugs scandal

    United News of Bangladesh . New Delhi | Updated at 11:44am on December 22, 2020

    India’s narcotics control authority probing the Bollywood drugs scandal grilled model-turned-actor Arjun Rampal for over six hours in the city of Mumbai on Monday...