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    Love in the time of COVID: TV kisses return, despite pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Chinchiná | Updated at 12:28pm on December 30, 2020

    Dozens of peasants wearing face masks remain immobile under the baking midday sun in a coffee plantation in central Colombia. Suddenly a voice shouts out:...

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    Nagar Natyadal pays tribute to Mannan Hira

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on December 29, 2020

    Tangail-based theatre troupe Nagar Natyadal paid tribute to the recently demised playwright-director Mannan Hira staging the play Adab at CDC Mancha in Tangail on Tuesday....

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    Fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:13pm on December 29, 2020

    French fashion designer Pierre Cardin, hailed for his visionary creations but also for bringing stylish clothes to the masses, died Tuesday aged 98, his family...

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    Abbasuddin Ahmed’s 61st death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2020

    Today is the 61st anniversary of death of the legendary singer Abbasuddin Ahmed, who played a major role in promoting Bengali folk songs in the...

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    FFA holds Zainul festival in hybrid format

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on December 29, 2020

    The Faculty of Fine Art of Dhaka University held Zainul Festival on Tuesday in a hybrid format this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The...

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    Actor Amir Siraji to be admitted to BSMMU 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:16pm on December 29, 2020

    Popular film actor and freedom fighter Amir Siraji, who fell ill on Sunday in Mymensingh, is being brought to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital...

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    French fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 06:50pm on December 29, 2020

    French fashion designer Pierre Cardin, hailed for his visionary creations but also for bringing stylish clothes to the masses, died Tuesday aged 98, his family...

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    Rajinikanth ends political bid over health fears

    Agence France-Presse. Chennai | Updated at 05:37pm on December 29, 2020

    Indian movie superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday cancelled his plans to enter politics, saying a health scare had been ‘a warning from god’. The announcement came...

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    2020: a trying year for local theatre

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:57pm on December 28, 2020

    The year 2020 has been very trying on country’s theatre troupes. With COVID-19 forcing theatre venues to shut their doors for seven months, only 11 plays were premiered by nine theatre troupes this...

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    Zainul Abedin’s 106th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2020

    Today is the 106th anniversary of birth of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, who is best known for his sketches of Bengal famine in 1943 and spearheaded establishment of fine arts faculty of...

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