Arts & Reviews

Rivers of Bangladesh polluted to point of no-return?

  Although this year’s World Environment Day is about eliminating use of plastics, we must not forget the pollution inflicted on country’s dying rivers. With talks about salvaging the Buriganga and other rivers debated on whether they can truly be salvaged Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

‘Homage to My Lady’

  Murtaja Baseer’s limited edition serigraphy portfolio available at Galleri Kaya   Veteran artist Murtaja Baseer is one of the finest drawing exponents in our country and his drawings are an effectual mirror of the character’s personality and insight.   Baseer’s beloved wife Amina Baseer Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

National Film Award 2016 on July 8

  The winners of National Film Award 2016 have already been announced. Now the date and place of the ceremony have been revealed. The awards will be handed over on July 8 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Agargaon in the Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Sheikh Sadi Khan’s song for Eid with young artistes

  Veteran music director Sheikh Sadi Khan has taken up a bold endeavour. He has teamed up with the youngsters for a new musical production in this Eid. The song will be made into a music video. Shahid Rahman is the Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

World this week

  US, N Korea gear up for talks South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on May 28 said there could be more impromptu talks and summits with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, as US officials prepare for a historic meeting between President Donald Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Nation this week

  Hasina hopes BD-India can settle unresolved issues Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on May 25 called for international pressure, including from India, on Myanmar to take back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh to escape an army clampdown. “We Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

IFIB returns to Cannes

  2 young filmmakers visit Cannes as part of this year’s “Dhaka to Cannes” initiative   Bangladesh can be happy that the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh (IFIB) and its president, Samia Zaman, for ensuring its visibility at this year’s Cannes Film Festival Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Tribute to an urban and elegant poet

  Sikdar Aminul Haq is generally a modernist Bangladeshi poet. He is also a prolific poet and his poems are of outstanding intellectual quality. Incidents of everyday life can be found in much of his poetry but in a very symbolic Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

PM takes up responsibility of Bulbul’s treatment

  Bypass-Surgery on Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul will take place in the country within the next six days. The involvement of Prime Minister’s Office has facilitated this speedy development for Bulbul’s treatment. Junaid Ahmed Palak has reportedly confirmed the news. He also Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Celebrating the Victory in 1941-1945 at RCSC

  On the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, a significant event was held at the RCSC (Russian Centre of Science and Culture) in Dhanmondi. The Association of Bangladeshi graduates from Russian Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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