‘Posting photo with wife not a crime’

Shahriar Islam Shaon, who has been arrested in a case filed by just-married actress Mahiya Mahi, has once again claimed…

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…

A Noob’s Guide to Bangla Literature

AZMIN AZRAN & NAZIFA RAIDAH A person’s initiation to reading can happen in different ways, and often with different languages. In many cases, that dictates where a person’s reading habit heads in the future. Many start with English books and for them, it’s not easy…

Khan Academy in Bangla

Some years ago, after visiting one of their schools in Dhaka and being very impressed,…

Threats of violent Islamist and far-right extremism: What does the research say?

Threats of violent Islamist and far-right extremism: What does the research say? A woman holds a flag as she looks out over the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson  On a Tuesday morning in September 2001, the American experience with terrorism was fundamentally altered.…

Fizz returns for Sri Lanka Tests

National selectors Tuesday named prodigious left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman in Bangladesh’s 16-man squad for the two Test series against Sri Lanka, scheduled next month. Mustafiz did not play a Test since his debut series against South Africa in 2015 as he was recovering from different…

Pakistan’s Afridi retires from international cricket

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has announced his retirement from international cricket, but said he wants…

Valentine day Bangladesh, 1983 A well-known lover is still alive and well and leads a political party in Bangladesh. Probably he is exchanging flowers with some estranged women even today. On this date in 1983, Lt. General Husain Muhammed Ershad didn’t blink once in the…

রামপালের গোপাল এবং জাতির কপাল

Minar Rashid রামপালের গোপাল এবং জাতির কপাল ( দৈনিক নয়া দিগন্তে প্রকাশিত উপ-সম্পাদকীয় কলাম ) এক. পশ্চিম বঙ্গের ভানু বন্দোপধ্যায়ের একটি কৌতুকের ক্যাসেট অনেকেই শুনেছেন । এক লোক তার উকিলের কাছে যায় আর মামলা নিয়ে তার ক্রমবর্ধমান টেনশনের কথা জানায় । উকিল বার বার আশ্বস্ত…

Rampal – A looming suicidal act রামপাল বিদ্যুৎকেন্দ্র যেন আত্মহত্যা

রামপাল বিদ্যুৎকেন্দ্র যেন আত্মহত্যা ০২ রা ফেব্রুয়ারি, ২০১৭ প্রস্তাবিত রামপাল বিদ্যুতকেন্দ্রের ডিজাইন। (সংগৃহিত) সুন্দরবন ঘেঁষা…