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Fakir Lanon Shah’s 126th death anniversary being observed Fakir Lanon Shah’s 126th death anniversary being observed

The 126th death anniversary of Fakir Lalon Shah, the most prominent figure of country's baul tradition,…


No response yet from Bob Dylan on Nobel literature prize win No response yet from Bob Dylan on Nobel literature prize win

STOCKHOLM: Twenty-four hours after awarding Bob Dylan the Nobel prize for literature, the Swedish Academy…


Margaret Atwood selects Tutul for Pen writer of courage award Margaret Atwood selects Tutul for Pen writer of courage award

After surviving an extremist attack in his own country and being forced into exile in Norway, the Bangladeshi…


Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in literature Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in literature

Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday.   The music legend was cited for…


Assamese novel based on Bangladesh's Liberation War now in English Assamese novel based on Bangladesh's Liberation War now in English

An Assamese novel based on the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 by Jnanpith winner Birendra Kumar Bhattacharyya…


Pay more attention to developing film industry: Kobori Pay more attention to developing film industry: Kobori

Expressing regret over the inaction of the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation prominent actress…


Taka 8,283 outstanding loans with govt. organizations: Mannan Taka 8,283 outstanding loans with govt. organizations: Mannan

State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan on Sunday said the banking system has been contributing…


Weeklong short film, documentary festival begins Weeklong short film, documentary festival begins

A weeklong short film and documentary festival began across the country on Sunday, UNB reports.  …


Stolen Van Gogh paintings found in Italian farmhouse Stolen Van Gogh paintings found in Italian farmhouse

Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings…


Syed Shamsul Haq passes away Syed Shamsul Haq passes away

Eminent litterateur Syed Shamsul Haq passed away at a hospital in the capital today at the age of 81.…


'8 Mile' director, Oscar-winning writer Curtis Hanson dies '8 Mile' director, Oscar-winning writer Curtis Hanson dies

Curtis Hanson, who won a screenwriting Oscar for "L.A. Confidential" and directed the psychological…


Bangladeshi-origin girl wins global video award Bangladeshi-origin girl wins global video award

A Bangladeshi-origin girl won a global video competition beating nearly 400 participants from over 60…


Novelist W.P. Kinsella, author of 'Shoeless Joe,' dies at 81 Novelist W.P. Kinsella, author of 'Shoeless Joe,' dies at 81

Canadian novelist W.P. Kinsella, who blended magical realism and baseball in the book that became the…


'Virginia Woolf' playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88 'Virginia Woolf' playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88

Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee, who challenged theatrical convention in masterworks…


Man Booker shortlist for 2016 announced Man Booker shortlist for 2016 announced

LONDON: Noted writers such as JM Coetzee and Elizabeth Strout were bypassed as judges of the 2016 Man…

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