‘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…

Emmys 2017: The Handmaid’s Tale and Big Little Lies the main winners

Actor Elisabeth Moss, winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, poses in the press room during the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. — AFP photo Dystopian drama The…

Iconic actor Razzak laid to rest

Legendary actor Razzak, who passed away at a city hospital on Monday, laid to eternal…

DESPERATE JOURNEY – Powerful photos of the Rohingya exodus

DESPERATE JOURNEY GETTY IMAGES Behind the most haunting images of the Rohingya exodus Photographs and text by Kevin Frayer The boats usually arrive at night because it’s safer in the dark. Occasionally they come during the day, when a situation is urgent enough to risk fire…

No stopping for Mashrafee in T20s

Rangpur Riders captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza (R) shares a light moment with team-mate Chris Gayle after defeating Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League final at Mirpur on Tuesday. Veteran cricketer Mashrafee bin Murtaza expressed his willingness to continue playing domestic Twenty20 matches in the…

Gayle power eclipses Sakib

Rangpur Riders’ master blaster Chris Gayle overshadowed Dhaka Dynamites captain Sakib al Hasan’s record of…

Special report: The Breakup of Pakistan 1969-1971

DAWN.COM   Special report: The Breakup of Pakistan 1969-1971 It was Bhutto, again, who uttered words that led to one journalist coining the famed headline: ‘udhar tum, idhar hum’. The haunting tell-tale image on the top is symbolic of the plight of those who had…

Govt mulls withdrawing ban on errant refineries

The government actively considers withdrawing a ban it had imposed last year on the operation of six private refineries for supplying natural gas condensate to petrol pumps illegally. Natural-gas condensate is a low-density mixture of hydrocarbon liquids present as gaseous components in the raw natural…