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Big data reveals mixed authorship in 17 Shakespeare plays Big data reveals mixed authorship in 17 Shakespeare plays

LONDON: Seventeen plays attributed to William Shakespeare were written in collaboration with other playwrights,…


Poet Shamsur Rahman's 88th birth anniversary tomorrow Poet Shamsur Rahman's 88th birth anniversary tomorrow

The 88th birth anniversary of renowned Poet Shamsur Rahman will be observed tomorrow.   Different…


Don't ban artists from other countries, Selina Hossain says in Kolkata Don't ban artists from other countries, Selina Hossain says in Kolkata

Amid the ongoing controversy over restrictions on Pakistani artistes working in India, eminent Bangladeshi…


Nobel panel gives up knockin’ on Dylan’s door Nobel panel gives up knockin’ on Dylan’s door

STOCKHOLM: The Swedish Academy says it has given up trying to reach Bob Dylan, days after it awarded…


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…

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