‘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…

MONSOON CELEBRATIONS IN THE CAPITAL

Chhayanaut, Shilpakala and Sargam hold programmes Come the monsoon and Dhakaiites are treated to an array of cultural programmes by leading organisations. This year Chhayanaut, Shilpakala Academy and Sargam had plenty up their sleeves. Chhayanaut’s Sufia Kamal Memorial monsoon programme included an array of songs,…

Jahid is back with new songs

Internet sensation Jahid is back with some new songs! He rose to fame earlier this…

Italy Earthquake: Search for survivors as death toll tops 240

Thousands of rescuers have searched through the night for survivors following Wednesday’s earthquake in a mountainous area of central Italy. More than 240 people have died and at least 368 were injured, officials said. Many people are still believed to be buried under rubble and…

A Stark Reminder of Guantánamo’s Sins

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD It is haunting, maddening even, to revisit the facts of Abu…

England should tour Bangladesh: Mashrafe

Bangladesh’s ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has said that England team should visit Bangladesh for a two-Test and three-ODI series in October as scheduled. The fast bowler renowned as Narail-express said this in a persuasive tone while speaking about the tour’s plan to reporters at…

Rainy Rio wraps up challenging Games

Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana…

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…

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…