Arts & Reviews

4G in Bangladesh finally a reality

  February 19 marked the day when Bangladesh finally commenced its journey in the fastest digital connectivity world with the launching on fourth-generation (4G) mobile internet. Grameenphone, Robi, and Banglalink have started 4G service in selected areas immediately after receiving the Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Sufi singers perform at Shilpakala Academy

  Under the title “Sufi Evening”, Indian troupe Roohani Sisters, comprising Jagriti Luthra and Neeta Pandey, rendered diverse traditional music genres at National Art Gallery auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on February 26.   The multitalented classical artistes rendered qawwali, bhajans ,ghazals, kajri, Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artistes render patriotic songs

  Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra was the radio broadcasting centre of Bengali nationalist forces during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. This station played a vital role in liberation struggle, broadcasting the Declaration of Independence and increasing mental state of Bangladeshis Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Udichi’s elocutionists recite poems

  Elocutionists of Udichi Dhaka Mahanagar Sangsad enthralled the audience reciting poems depicting irregularities, abnormalities and anomalies in the society, human rights and others at a event which was held at Music and Dance Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on March Thursday, March 8th, 2018

World this week

  THE SHAPE OF WATER sweeps over 90th Oscars Guillermo Del Toro’s fantasy romance “The Shape of Water”, about a mute cleaning woman falling in love with a sea creature, backed up its 13 nominations at the 90th Academy Awards, taking back Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Nation this week

  Zafar Iqbal attacked Renowned writer and teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Dr Muhammed ZafarIqbal was seriously injured in a knife attack on the campus on March 3. SUST Assistant Proctor Abu Hena Pahil said a young man, Thursday, March 8th, 2018

A more worldly education

  (Global Citizenship Education: Preparing learners for the challenges of the twenty-first century, Published in 2014 by UNESCO, ISBN 978-92-3-100019-5)   We are living in an increasingly globalized and first changing world of the 21st century where ensuring access to education for all Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Amar Bhasar Chalachitra film festival held at DU

  The 17th edition of Amar Bhasar Chalachitra film festival organised by Dhaka University Film Society recently ended at the TSC (Teachers’ Student’s Centre) of Dhaka University.   DUFS (Dhaka University Film Society) has been organising Amar Bhasar Chalachitra film festival every year Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Musical fraternity grieves Saba Tani’s death

  Saba Tani the famed singer from the 80s has died. She was aged 49. In the morning of February 19 she died at her residence. Saba Tani used to sing under the assumed name Saba Panni before she retired from Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Zillur Rahman Siddique 90th birthday observed at National Museum

  On the occasion of the 90th birth anniversary of veteran educationist and writer Professor Zillur Rahman Siddique, Bangladesh National Museum organised a memorial meeting and musical soiree at Kabi Sufia Kamal auditorium, Shahbagh in the city on February 23.   Professor Niaz Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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