Shahriar Feroze

Omar Sharif: A legend breaks free

For those of us who had passionately followed the BTV’s Movie of the Week offering during the 80s, two movies in particular will never fade away from our memories: Doctor

Tulip Chowdhury

Eid in Bongaon

Eid Mubarak everyone. In our days in the 60’s Eid began with touching the feet of the elders at home in respect. It’s this voice from childhood from Bongaon, a

Courier Report

BD’s MIC dream to become reality within stable framework: France

The 14th of July is the French National Day. For all of them, French people, this date is known as the Bastille Day, in 1789, the day the common people

Rafiqul Islam

Green tea trumps antibiotics

Avoiding antibiotics’ use in broiler production, quality poultry could be produced in the country through using green tea, which will be safer for human consumption, according to a new study.

Alamgir Khan

Suu Kyi’s halo slips

Aung San Suu Kyi, the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner of Burma, has been widely criticized for her silence on the genocide against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. She


Poet Al Mahmud turns 80

Al Mahmud is considered one of the greatest Bengali poets to have emerged from the 1950s. He has written poems,

Artcell returns after nine years

It has been quite a long time since popular band ‘Artcell’ was last heard from. It had literally vanished from

Swapnil Shojib performs with Shreya Ghoshal in USA

Noted Tagore artiste Swapnil Shojib recently performed in the ‘35th North American Bengali Conference’ (NABC). At the conference, he performed

Rajeeb and Nadia Samdani among top art collectors in the world

ARTnews reveals names of top 200   Recently names of revered art collector couple Rajeeb and Nadia Samdani came up

A man of many parts

Khan Sarwar Murshid’s 91st birth anniversary celebrated   Khan Sarwar Murshid (1 July 1924 – 8 December 2012) was a

The Conscience of the Nation

Abul Fazal’s 112th birth anniv observed   July 4 marked the 112nd death anniversary of noted educationist and writer Abul

Fakir Alamgir performs in Europe

Veteran Gano Sangeet artiste Fakir Alamgir recently attended the Second Grand Convention of All European Bangladesh Association (AEBA) in Lisbon.

Longitude Latitude begins its journey in city

Longitude Latitude launched it’s 6th edition in partnership with Bay Developments in Banani on July 4. This four months long

Remembering Subir Chowdhury on his first death anniversary

Bengal Foundation sheds light on the artist’s dreams   Reputed art organiser Subir Chowdhury passed away last year on June

In remembrance of legendary poet Abul Hussain

I distinctly remember my introduction to the recently deceased poet Abul Hussain at his Dhanmondi residence in 2003. During that