Courier Report

In tranquil surroundings

  Shantiniketan – the name itself is an invitation to serenity and calmness. In conjunction with the Tagorean vision that informs the very existence of Visva Bharati, the university Bengal’s

AKM Moinuddin

Will name it ‘Survival’ if any film made on Rohingya kids: Priyanka

  Help these kids; blame game creates more hatreds and animosities, she says   Acting, singing, producing film, painting and philanthropy – you name it, Priyanka Chopra, the former Miss

Darius a. Kamali

Iraq and Syria: of memory and maps

  The interests of outsiders, not those of the battered, bloodied and belittled peoples of Iraq and Syria, drive this brutal political theatre.   Syria and Iraq are no more.

Richard Reoch

Meditating on the Buddha in the midst of Buddhist Terror

  Richard Reoch reports from the refugee camps in Bangladesh.   The Buddha was no stranger to genocide. His own people, the Sakyas, were the victims of mass slaughter. One

Mohammed Wahid Ullah Bakul

Return of football fever

  FIFA World Cup is always termed as the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ where 32 teams from five confederations across the world complete the eight groups after their hard-fought battles


Rivers of Bangladesh polluted to point of no-return?

  Although this year’s World Environment Day is about eliminating use of plastics, we must not forget the pollution inflicted

‘Homage to My Lady’

  Murtaja Baseer’s limited edition serigraphy portfolio available at Galleri Kaya   Veteran artist Murtaja Baseer is one of the

National Film Award 2016 on July 8

  The winners of National Film Award 2016 have already been announced. Now the date and place of the ceremony

Sheikh Sadi Khan’s song for Eid with young artistes

  Veteran music director Sheikh Sadi Khan has taken up a bold endeavour. He has teamed up with the youngsters

World this week

  US, N Korea gear up for talks South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on May 28 said there could be

Nation this week

  Hasina hopes BD-India can settle unresolved issues Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on May 25 called for international pressure, including

IFIB returns to Cannes

  2 young filmmakers visit Cannes as part of this year’s “Dhaka to Cannes” initiative   Bangladesh can be happy

Tribute to an urban and elegant poet

  Sikdar Aminul Haq is generally a modernist Bangladeshi poet. He is also a prolific poet and his poems are

PM takes up responsibility of Bulbul’s treatment

  Bypass-Surgery on Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul will take place in the country within the next six days. The involvement of

Celebrating the Victory in 1941-1945 at RCSC

  On the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, a significant
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