Arts & Reviews

Bangladesh Street Theatre Fest concludes in city

  The week-long Bangladesh street theatre festival recently concluded with shows of four street plays by three Dhaka-based troupes at Central Shaheed Minar in the city.   Noted publisher and one of the trustees of Liberation War Museum Mofidul Hoque and Golam Kuddus, Thursday, March 15th, 2018

A Pair of Sandal selected for prestigious German festival

  A Pair of Sandal has been selected for taking part in Germany’s Independent Days International Film Festival. This is yet another grand addition to the films growing number of golden feathers as they may be called to address the success Thursday, March 15th, 2018

World this week

  Xi President for life? China removed presidential term limits from its constitution on March 11, giving President Xi Jinping the right to remain in office indefinitely, and confirming his status as the country's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong died more Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Nation this week

  US-Bangla plane crash death toll now 49 At least 49 people were killed as US-Bangla aircraft crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on March 12. The airliner crashed after making an unexpected turn in cloudy weather as it came in Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Energy Secretary Nazimuddin gets Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award

  Secretary of Energy and Mineral Resources Division Nazimuddin Chowdhury was awarded Bangabandhu Jatiya Krishi Puroshkar-1423 (Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award), the highest state recognition in the agriculture sector.   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the award to Nazimuddin on Thursday for his Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Youth’s take on nature at “Immensity” art exhibition

  The culmination of an art residency project back in December last year, is the ongoing art exhibition titled “Brihotto” (Immensity) at the city’s Abinta Gallery of Fine Arts. 10 students from various academic backgrounds, but with a passion for art, Thursday, March 8th, 2018

4G in Bangladesh finally a reality

  February 19 marked the day when Bangladesh finally commenced its journey in the fastest digital connectivity world with the launching on fourth-generation (4G) mobile internet. Grameenphone, Robi, and Banglalink have started 4G service in selected areas immediately after receiving the Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Sufi singers perform at Shilpakala Academy

  Under the title “Sufi Evening”, Indian troupe Roohani Sisters, comprising Jagriti Luthra and Neeta Pandey, rendered diverse traditional music genres at National Art Gallery auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on February 26.   The multitalented classical artistes rendered qawwali, bhajans ,ghazals, kajri, Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artistes render patriotic songs

  Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra was the radio broadcasting centre of Bengali nationalist forces during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. This station played a vital role in liberation struggle, broadcasting the Declaration of Independence and increasing mental state of Bangladeshis Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Udichi’s elocutionists recite poems

  Elocutionists of Udichi Dhaka Mahanagar Sangsad enthralled the audience reciting poems depicting irregularities, abnormalities and anomalies in the society, human rights and others at a event which was held at Music and Dance Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on March Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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