What does Trump’s announcement mean for Israelis and Palestinians?

  First of all, let’s be clear: despite the artificially contrived gravitas of the occasion, signified by Donald Trump staying more solemnly faithful to his two teleprompters than he ever


Rohingya methodically raped by Myanmar’s armed forces

  The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset.   It was June, and the newlyweds were asleep in their home, surrounded by the fields of wheat they

Wafiur Rahman

Sophia’s visit and Bangladesh’s robotic implications

  The recent visit to Bangladesh by the world’s first artificially intelligent robot from Hanson Robotics, Sophia, left everyone in awe, and often in splits, thanks to her artificial intelligence

Fakhruddin Mehedi

Joy puts kids first in IT education

  The government is planning to introduce the information technology education at primary level in future, said Prime Minister’s Information Technology (ICT) Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy. Joy said, a huge

Sir Frank Peters

Nobel Peace Prize for Sheikh Hasina?

  Congratulations are in order for Cardinal D’Rozario, Archbishop George Kocherry, (the Apostolic Nuncio, ambassador), Bishop Shorot Gomes and their team on their great success in bringing Pope Francis –


Proshanta Karmakar’s 10-day exhibition at Gallery Cosmos kicks off

  A 10-day solo art exhibition titled ‘PEACE’ by artist Proshanta Karmakar Buddha commenced at Gallery Cosmos on December 8.

Use of Mancha-Gathas in Bengali films revisited

  Academy Theater staged Mancha-Gathay Chhaya-Chhabi at the “Academy of Fine Arts Bengali theatre” on December 8. The stage production

16th DIFF starts on January 12

  The ‘16th Dhaka International Film Festival’ (DIFF) will be held in Dhaka from January 12 to 20 in 2018.

World this week

  India’s main opposition Congress party on December 11 elevated Rahul Gandhi, the scion of the country’s most fabled political

Nation this week

  A Bangladeshi man with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a New York

Reception on Romanian Day held

  A reception to mark the annual Romanian National Day was celebrated in Bangladesh on Saturday, December 2, at the

Towards a holistic youth-centric development planning

  (Youth Mainstreaming in Development Planning: Transforming Young Lives Published by Commonwealth Secretariat, July 2017, Pages: 292, ISBN: 978-1-84929-164-4)  

Bombay Meri Jaan

  Sanu Banerji recalls Bollywood’s exotic era. Gets nostalgic, pens his silver-screen memoir born out of sheer passion, nostalgia and

Haldaa to go to North America and Middle East

  Haldaa is going abroad. It has reportedly garnered viewers’ appreciation at home and now it is set to be

Dr. Ghulam Murshid’s lecture on characteristic of Bengali culture

  Indira Gandhi Culture Centre organised a lecture by Dr. Ghulam Murshid, eminent writer of Bangladesh, on “Banglar Sangskritir Boishishtho”
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