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Social media also changes nature of Eid greetings By UNB | Last Updated: 16th June, 2018, 21:01

To celebrate various festivals, social media have designed many cards and animations

Social media also changes nature of Eid greetings

Stephen Hawking's ashes to be buried in Westminster Abbey Hawking's ashes to be buried in Westminster Abbey

More than 1,000 people Friday attend a service of thanksgiving for the physicist, who died in March after decades of living with motor neuron disease


Photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape Photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape

The Swedish Academy, which handles the prize, last month postponed it amid criticism of its handling of the case


De Niro criticises Trump in front of school students De Niro criticises Trump in front of school students

The Oscar-winner slammed Trump while speaking at the ceremony for the Jimmy and Rosemary Breslin “American Writer Award”



Anthony Bourdain: Celebrity chef found dead at 61 Chef Anthony Bourdain found dead at 61

His death comes days after the suicide of another much-loved celebrity, 55-year-old fashion designer Kate Spade, in New York


Henna festival held at Jatiya Press Club Henna festival held at Jatiya Press Club

A cultural programme was also held with the participation of the club members


Van Gogh painting sells for over 7 million euros: Auction house Van Gogh painting sells for over 7 million euros

Van Gogh painted the work early in his career when he was 29 years old


President asks media to give priority to national interest President asks media to give priority to national interest

Abdul Hamid says while addressing the “Bazlur Rahman Smriti Padak-2017” distribution ceremony in the Liberation War Museum auditorium


Magician David Copperfield found not liable for Briton's injuries
Copperfield not liable for Briton's injuries

Mr Copperfield, the world's highest paid magician, has performed the "Lucky#13" trick thousands of times without any problems


Uproar as ex-deputy australian pm plans to sell love-child story Uproar as ex-deputy australian pm plans to sell love-child story

Malcolm Turnbull says he planned to raise the matter privately with the married Joyce


Seven conferred 'Shilpakala Padak 2017' Seven conferred 'Shilpakala Padak 2017'

Each awardee has got a cheque for Tk 1 lakh, a certificate and a crest


Seven named for 'Shilpakala Padak 2017' Seven named for 'Shilpakala Padak 2017'

The awardees are Alauddin Mia, Sharmila Bandyopadhyay, Nasir Ali Mamun, Chandra Shekhar Dey, Kangalini Sufia Begum, S M Mohsin and Mihir Lala


Nazrul’s birth anniversary celebrated Nazrul’s birth anniversary celebrated

Widely known as rebel poet, Nazrul was born on 11th Jaistha in 1306 at Churulia near Asansol in Burdwan district of West Bengal


PM visits PM visits "Jorasanko Thakur Bari"

It is the house in which Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 7 in 1861, spent most of his childhood and died on August 7 in 1941


Author Mostofa Kamal gets special recognition in Kolkata Author Mostofa Kamal gets special recognition in Kolkata

Mostofa Kamal works at popular newspaper Daily Kaler kantho as Executive Editor


Nazrul’s 119th birth anniversary being celebrated Nazrul’s 119th birth anniv being celebrated

Widely known as ‘rebel poet’, Kazi Nazrul Islam was born on 11th Jaistha in 1306 at Churulia near Asansol in Burdwan district of West Bengal


Nazrul's 119th birth anniversary Friday Nazrul's 119th birth anniversary Friday

Marking the birth anniversary of the national poet, the Cultural Affairs Ministry has taken massive programmes in various places


American literary giant Philip Roth dies at 85 American literary giant Philip Roth dies at 85

Roth won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his acclaimed novel "American Pastoral"


Man Booker International Prize: Olga Tokarczuk is first Polish winner First Polish writer wins global Booker

Olga Tokarczuk took the £50,000 prize for her novel Flights


Author Philip Roth dies aged 85 Author Philip Roth dies aged 85

The Pulitzer and Man Booker International Prize-winning novelist's works included American Pastoral, I Married a Communist and and Portnoy's Complaint


Swedish court rejects 'gigantic' Nobel centre Swedish court rejects 'gigantic' Nobel centre

The court says the construction would "cause significant damage" to the preservation of Blasieholmen's cultural heritage and environment


Monet sister paintings reunited in US for first time Monet sister paintings reunited in US for first time

The Norton Simon's version, believed to have served as a model for its companion, is more heavily worked in most areas


PM draws picture on 'Muktijoddhya' PM draws picture on 'Muktijoddhya'

With the assistance of eminent artist Shahbuddin Ahmed, the premier has drawn the painting and written her name on the canvas of the picture


Royal wedding 2018: In pictures
Royal wedding 2018: In pictures

Royal Wedding 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle


Bob Dylan guitar fetches $495,000 at auction Bob Dylan guitar fetches $495,000 at auction

The guitar marked the singer’s path from folk stylings like “The Times They Are A-Changin’”, to electric rock, like his hit “Like a Rolling Stone”


Netflix cancels 13 Reasons Why premiere event after Santa Fe High School shooting Netflix cancels 13 Reasons after Santa Fe School shooting

On Saturday, 10 people, mostly students, were killed after a student opened fire at the high school in Santa Fe in the US state of Texas


Oprah, Idris Elba among 1st royal wedding guests Oprah, Idris Elba among 1st royal wedding guests

Singer James Blunt has also arrived Saturday at the gothic chapel, where the wedding will start at noon (1100GMT)


Royal wedding 2018: Millions to watch Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle Millions to watch Prince Harry wed Meghan

Hundreds more have spent a night on the streets of Windsor to secure the best viewing spot


Season two of 13 Reasons Why is 'unnecessary' Season two of 13 Reasons Why is 'unnecessary'

"There's a lot of dragging through the same stuff all over again, but this time without the framework of the tapes and the reason," the Guardian says


Anne Frank's 'dirty jokes' found in hidden diary pages Anne Frank's 'dirty jokes' found in hidden diary pages

The hidden pages has been covered with gummed brown paper are finally allowed researchers to read them with new imaging techniques


Bonfire of the Vanities author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88 Bonfire of the Vanities author Tom Wolfe dies

The Right Stuff, about the first American astronauts, was adapted into a film in 1983 with Sam Shepard, Dennis Quaid and Ed Harris


Royal wedding: Meghan's father may not attend ceremony

Meghan's father may not attend wedding

Mr Markle had been due to meet Prince Harry for the first time this week


Google celebrates Mother's Day with adorable dinosaur doodle Google celebrates Mother's Day with adorable dinosaur doodle

Mother's Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew's Methodist Church in the US



Eurovision 2018: Netta wins for Israel with Toy Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest

This year's final was held in Lisbon, Portugal, with the 2019 contest now set to take place in Israel


Cannes 2018: Female stars protest on red carpet for equal rights Female stars in Cannes red-carpet protest

The prestigious Cannes festival has come under criticism for failing to showcase more films by women directors


BNP plans to publish Khaleda’s biography  BNP plans to publish Khaleda’s biography

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir discloses this at a discussion-cum-photo show at the party’s Nayapaltan central office


Eurovision 2018: Chinese channel barred from airing contest China channel barred from airing Eurovision

It also decided not to air performances by the Irish and Albanian entries


Nur-Ul Islam to be buried at Mirpur Martyred Intellectual graveyard Nur-Ul Islam to be buried at Mirpur Martyred graveyard

The eminent litterateur passed away at his residence in Bashundhara residential area in Dhaka around 9:30pm on Wednesday


Nepal-BD cultural exchange kicks off with exhibition of Nepalese art Nepal-BD cultural exchange kicks off

The difference and diverse artworks of Nepalese artists can be 'beneficial' to Bangladeshi artists, says Ragini Upadhyay


Abul Momen, Fahim Hossain get 'Rabindra Award-2018' Abul Momen, Fahim Hossain get 'Rabindra Award-2018'

Abul Momen gets the award in recognition to his researches on Tagore


Tagore enriches Bangla language, literature: NHRC Chairman Tagore enriches Bangla language, literature: NHRC Chairman

Speakers say Tagore's deep sense of love and feelings for the nature inspired him to compose and encourage the backward section of the society

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