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Kobi Guru Rabindranath’s 156th birth anniversary observed Kobi Guru's 156th birth anniv observed

This year, the theme of Tagore’s birth anniversary is “Religion of Humankind: Rabindranath and Contemporary Perceptiveness”


Tagore’s 156th birth anniv to be observed Monday Tagore’s 156th birth anniv to be observed Monday

This year, the theme of Tagore's birth anniversary will be “Religion of Humankind: Rabindranath and Contemporary Perceptiveness”


3-Day seminar on Philosophy of Bengal begins at JU 3-Day seminar on Philosophy of Bengal begins at JU

The seminar on "Tracing the Origin, Nature and Development of Philosophy of Bengal' begins at Philosophy Department in JU


France bans extremely thin models France bans extremely thin models

The health ministry says the aim of the law is to fight eating disorders and inaccessible ideals of beauty


Rami who fled Homs with violin releases album Syrian refugee releases album

The album is being digitally released in support of a Red Cross campaign to help people in crisis around the world


Afghan beauty parlours are a sanctuary for city women Afghan beauty parlours are a sanctuary for city women

After the Taliban regime was toppled in 2001, small oases of glamour began to flourish in the Afghan capital


Elaborate programmes to celebrate Rabindranath's birthday Elaborate programmes to celebrate Rabindranath's birthday

President Abdul Hamid will join the inaugural ceremony as the chief guest at Debendra Manch of Rabindra Katchary Bari at 2.30pm on May 8


2-Day Asian Theatre Summit begins in city Friday Asian Theatre Summit begins at BSA Friday

The 2-day summit will include seminars, folk songs, national and international dramas and child dance and drams


British royals demand 1.5 million euros damages over Kate Middleton's topless shots UK royals seek 1.5 mn euros in damages over topless Kate pics

The pair were snapped on a break at a chateau owned by Viscount David Linley, the son of Princess Margaret, the late sister of Queen Elizabeth II


Bangladesh to bid to host FIAF Congress 2021 Bangladesh to bid to host FIAF Congress 2021

Bangladesh Information Secretary will present the proposal in the 2017 FIAF Congress which is taking place in Los Angeles


Opera troupe tours rural China defending a dying art Opera troupe tours rural China defending a dying art

Despite their new business designation, they still rarely charge for performances and rely heavily on support from local government


Richard Marx to perform in Dhaka May 16 Richard Marx to perform in Dhaka May 16

The concert will be held at International Convention Centre, Bashundhara alongside a lineup of local bands and artists


Journey to the West: The endlessly remade Chinese folk tale Monkey comeback

Almost everyone with a Chinese background has grown up learning the folktale Journey to the West


Artist in trouble over Michelle Obama mural Artist in trouble over Michelle Obama mural

Shortly after Chicago artist Chris Devins finished the mural last Friday, criticism began bubbling up online


Islamic romance novels set hearts aflutter in Bangladesh Islamic romance novels set hearts aflutter in Bangladesh

In rural villages, Abubakar's novels are the best gift a young lover can give to his fiancee

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