‘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…

When Einstein Met Tagore: A Remarkable Meeting of Minds on the Edge of Science and Spirituality

Collision and convergence in Truth and Beauty By Maria Popova On July 14, 1930, Albert Einstein welcomed into his home on the outskirts of Berlin the Indian philosopher, musician, and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. The two proceeded to have one of the most stimulating, intellectually…

Runa Laila receives lifetime achievement award

Renowned singer Runa Laila has been awarded a lifetime achievement award for her contributions to…

Raped, tortured, Rohingya women set off on desperate journey

It was 10 o’clock in the morning on a mid-November day when Myanmar military marched into village Caruprong of Maungdaw district under Rakhaine state. ‘The army gathered all the village women in some rooms, and whom they deemed beautiful, were made to get into a…

Sabbir, bowlers help Rajshahi Kings set up BPL final against Dhaka Dynamites

A fine show from the bowlers topped off by a composed knock from Sabbir Rahman has earned Rajshahi Kings a 7-wicket last-over win against Khulna Titans and a spot in the Bangladesh Premier League final. Sabbir anchored the chase with a 52-ball 43 after Rajshahi…

Sammy, Williams hand Rajshahi 3-wicket win over Chittagong in eliminator

A scintillating bowling effort from Kesrick Williams and a swashbuckling show with the bat from…

Fatima Jinnah’s Death: The Story You Don’t Know

Sana Ahmed The history of the subcontinent is known to be betraying and misleading. Owing to the influence of corrupt and powerful officials, our history has largely been defined not by the people but the rulers of the time. One clouded chapter of our history…

Oil prices down on doubts over OPEC deal

An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary of Alberta on July 21, 2014. Oil prices tumbled in Asia Friday as doubts emerged over the long-term success of a surprise OPEC agreement to cut output and stabilise the oversupplied market. Oil prices…

Modi, Hasina open 100MW power supply from Tripura

The Bangladesh-India cooperation has advanced another step forward as the prime ministers of both the…