National Film Award, 2014 awarded to 29

Twenty-nine artistes and film professionals have received the National Film Award, 2014 in 26 categories for their outstanding contributions to…

Meril-Prothom Alo Award-2015 conferred

The Hall of Fame auditorium of Bangabandhu International Conference Centre buzzed with glitzy showbiz celebrities as the 18th edition of…

29 artistes get Nat’l Film Award 2014

(From Left to Right) The awardees for the National Film Award 2014 include Runa Laila for best singer female, Ferdous…

Diversity in Fashion: Are Millennials and Social Media the Answer To Changing Beauty Ideals?

Rebecca Suhrawardi In one of the most watched Ted Talks of all time, fashion model Cameron Russell said, ”I won a genetic lottery and I am the recipient of a legacy.” By legacy—she means “health, youth, symmetry and all that we are biologically programmed to…

Gaaney Gaaney Nazrul-er Jeebani launched

Eminent singer-researcher Nashid Kamal launched a musical biography of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam…

PM Hasina advices UK Prime Minister Cameron not to leave European Union

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has advised the UK not to leave the European Union considering the greater economic interests of the people. She made the advice when her British counterpart David Cameron asked for her opinion about the matter in a meeting on the sidelines…

Bangladesh ace Mustafizur out of IPL’s second qualifier with injury

Sunrisers Hyderabad have suffered a big blow before the second qualifier against Gujarat Lions as the pace ace Mustafizur Rahman has been ruled out of the key game with a hamstring injury. Hyderabad skipper David Warner, who opted to field first, broke the news after…

Fixtures of Tigers tour to New Zealand announced

The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Friday announced the fixture of a full-fledged home series…

Dhaka University, meritocracy and society

Not far is the first day of July 2021 when the University of Dhaka will observe a foundation day marking the completion of a century of its existence as the highest place of academic excellence in this region. Almost 95 years have passed since the…

1971 war: Witness to history

Ali Usman Qasmi A visit to Dhaka can be an overwhelming experience — not just…

Modi, Hasina open 100MW power supply from Tripura

The Bangladesh-India cooperation has advanced another step forward as the prime ministers of both the countries on Wednesday inaugurated supply of 100 MW electricity from Tripura of India to Comilla of Bangladesh and leasing of 10 GBPS internet bandwidth from Bangladesh (Cox’s Bazar) to India…