‘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…

Swedish art gallery satire ‘The Square’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

Swedish director Ruben Ostlund celebrates with his trophy during a photocall on May 28, 2017 after he won the Palme d’Or for his film ‘The Square’ at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. — AFP photo ‘The Square’, a…

Lal Kach festival in Bangladesh – in pictures

   Lal Kach festival in Bangladesh – in pictures During the Hindu Lal Kach festival…

Frontline state mortified at anti-terror summit

Frontline state mortified at anti-terror summit Humiliating the royal way | Ready-to-speak Nawaz not invited to address Riyadh moot | Trump names India among terror victim states, skips Pakistan | Iran bashed at forum May 22, 2017 Salim Bokhari RIYADH – Something has gone terribly…

22 dead in terror attack on Manchester concert

British prime minister Theresa May vowed Tuesday ‘terrorists will not prevail’ after an eight-year-old girl…

Fahim, Ali heist Tigers’ match

Bangladesh lost astonishingly by two wickets in their high-scoring warm-up match ahead of Champions Trophy against Pakistan in Birmingham, Edgbaston on Saturday. Bangladesh made 341-9 on the back of Tamim Iqbal’s 102 off 93 balls and looked to get a comfortable victory when they reduced…

ICC Confirms Tigers’ ranking position

Bangladesh cricket team reached their best ever ranking position as they ascended to sixth in…

The Mughal emperor is controversial not so much because of India’s past but rather because of India’s present

HISTORY REVISITED ‘Some of the hate mail is chilling’: Historian Audrey Truschke on the backlash to her Aurangzeb book The Mughal emperor is controversial not so much because of India’s past but rather because of India’s present.   Audrey Truschke In 1700, the Mughal Emperor…

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…