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    Pahela Baishakh celebrated without outdoor programmes

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 10:46pm on April 14, 2020

    Bangladesh celebrated Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bengali new year 1427, on Tuesday amid restrictions on outdoor programmes throughout the country due to...

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    A close encounter with Hashem Khan

    | Updated at 09:27pm on March 19, 2020

    Two important truths came out of the conversation with the country’s ace painter Hashem Khan. In a recent interview with New Age, the artist dismissed...

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    ‘Amader Cinema’ begins in Jagannath University

    Rabiul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on February 10, 2020

    A three-day film festival featuring popular Bengali films began at the auditorium of Jagannath University on Sunday. Professor Junayed Halim, chairman of film and television...

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    Zahir Raihan made significant contribution to Bengali literature: speakers

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 09:50pm on January 31, 2020

    Late eminent filmmaker-freedom fighter Zahir Raihan was not only a prominent filmmaker but also a major novelist who depicted sufferings of the marginalised in society,...

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    Local spice consumption can save foreign currency

    Mohammed Ataur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2019

    SPICY food is the tradition of Indian civilisation from time immemorial. Flavouring foods and making them tasty by adding different plant parts during cooking or...

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    State minister finds all in CHT ‘Bengali’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on December 02, 2019

    Academicians, journalists and rights activists on Sunday said the Chittagong Hill Tracts Treaty should be implemented fully upholding the ethnicity and values of the ethnic...

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    Can the art of muslin be revived?

    Mohaimenul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2019

    MUSLIN has been a cornerstone of the socio-economic history of Bengal for ages. It has been so ingrained in the Bengali culture and heritage that...

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    Sufia Kamal’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    Today is the 20th death anniversary of late eminent poet-organiser-activist Begum Sufia Kamal, an iconic figure of the Bengali nationalist movement during the 1950s and...

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    Mamata to move Bengali workers from Kashmir

    Reuters . Kolkata | Updated at 12:34am on November 03, 2019

    More than 100 migrant workers from India’s Kashmir will be moved after a spate of killings by suspected separatist militants underlined the threat to outsiders...

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    Bibhutibhushan’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2019

    Today is the 69th death anniversary of late popular Indian Bengali novelist Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay. Bibhutibhushan, one of most widely read authors in both...