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…

Death threat to Salman Khan? Cops try to trace callers

Mumbai police are trying to track down an unknown person who alerted them of possible threats to eliminate Bollywood superstar…

Cultural Globalisation

A contemporary dance theatre performance, organized by Goethe-Institut Bangladesh in cooperation with the Shilpakala Academy Bangladesh, was held on 16 April evening  at the National Theatre Hall of  Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Seven pieces of contemporary dance theatre performance created by seven young Bangladeshi choreographers were…

Bengali New Year: how Akbar invented the modern Bengali calendar

The Mughal Emperor fused Hindu and Islamic dating systems to create a new calendar that…

Top reason Americans will vote for Trump is “to stop Hillary”: Poll

The US presidential election may turn out to be one of the world’s biggest un-popularity contests. Nearly half of American voters who support either Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump for the White House said they will mainly be trying to block the other…

BB heist: RCBC President Lorenzo Tan resigns

President and CEO of Philippines’ Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation Lorenzo Tan has resigned. The Rizal…

The Fun in Fizz

Deepak Hooda, Mustafizur Rahman (C) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrate after the wicket of Dinesh Karthik during the 2016 Indian Premier League(IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Gujarat Lions and Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 21, 2016. Bangladesh left arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman may have escaped the hindi…

Bangladesh officially 7th

Although hopes were raised, albeit for all of four hours on April 25, of a…

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…