Niloy-Shakh: From reel to real

On-screen couple Niloy and Shakh have finally tied the knot after having some ‘hiccups’ in their long time relationship. The…

6-month ban on Rana Plaza movie

Poster of film “Rana Plaza”, directed by Nazrul Islam Khan and produced by MA Multimedia House. Photo taken from mamultimediahouse.com…

Runa Laila appointed as Dadasaheb Phalke Award jury

Runa Laila, one of the legendary singers of Bangadesh has been chosen to be on the jury board of Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Dadasaheb Phalke Award is the highest honour by the Indian Government in the field of cinema. It is presented annually to one person…

Razzak recalls his fight against Urdu films

Nayak Raj Razzak said he has worked as a soldier against Urdu films. The veteran…

Sanders nearly tied with Hillary nationwide

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has dramatically cut into the nationwide lead of primary rival Hillary Clinton, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. The poll released Friday finds Clinton leading the race with 44% support, compared to 42% support for Sanders, within the survey’s…

Simanta, Shila claim SA Games gold

Weightlifter Mabia Akter Simanta clinched the first gold medal for Bangladesh in the 12th SA Games and was quickly followed by swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila in the podium in Guwahati, India on Sunday. Simanta won the gold when she came out on top in 63kg…

Mustafizur makes an IPL splash

“Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!” an elated Mustafizur Rahman yelled at the other end…

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…

CNG shortage felt at filling stations

The gas crisis has hit CNG filling stations in Dhaka, where vehicles must now wait in long queues for hours because of low gas pressure. “Azad’, an auto-rickshaw driver, was waiting at a station at Mohakhali on Tuesday morning after failing to purchase gas at several…