Arts & Reviews

Searching for Ebola’s hideout

  After the recent epidemic, Ebola disappeared. But this relief is only temporary: the virus is hiding somewhere – maybe in forest animals, maybe closer to home. Leigh Cowart joins the hunt.   here was a certain kind of quiet hopefulness when, in Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

World this week

  Israeli troops kill 55 in Gaza Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on May 14 as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, a move that has fuelled Palestinian anger and drawn Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Nation this week

  Khaleque wins for AL in Khulna CC Awami League’s candidate Talukder Abdul Khaleque has been elected the next mayor of Khulna City Corporation, beating his closest rival BNP-blessed aspirant Nazrul Islam Monju by 67,946 votes. The voting was held on May Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Enayetullah Khan invited to join the Hague Summit for Accountability & Internet Democracy

  Enayetullah Khan, Editor-in-Chief and Chief Executive of United News of Bangladesh (UNB) and Dhaka Courier, Board Member of AAID, has been invited to join the “Hague Summit for Accountability & Internet Democracy – Shaping an Internet of Values”, scheduled for Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Why India is crucial to RCEP trade pact

  While New Delhi is a major stumbling block with its demands, it provides strategic balance   Asean’s leaders have issued a stark warning about rising protectionism at their latest summit, promising “to exert all efforts to resolve outstanding issues” delaying the critical Thursday, May 10th, 2018

KGC set to host 4th Bangladesh Open

  Historically, discussion on sports in Bangladesh mostly missed out on golf, till the emergence of trailblazing golfer Siddikur Rahman, who among other feathers in his cap became the first athlete from the country to ever qualify for the Olympic Games Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Selina Azad renders Modern Bangla songs at National Museum

  IGCC organised an evening of Modern Bangla songs by Selina Azad on May 4 at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh in the city.   Selina Azad is a singer of modern Bangla songs, a teacher of music and General Thursday, May 10th, 2018

International Summit of Ancient Capitals held

  The 2018 Luoyang International Summit of Ancient Capitals was held from 19 April to 22 April, 2018 in Luoyang City, Henan Province, China, says a press release. This event was jointly hosted by Luoyang Municipal Government, Chinese Museums Association, Henan Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Maxim Gorky’s The Lower Depths staged at DU

  May 1 marked International Labour Day. Marking this day Department of Theatre and Performance Studies of University of Dhaka has brought up a play. The play has been adapted from Maxim Gorky’s “The Lower Depths.” It will be staged at Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Highlighting classical and light classical songs

  IGCC organised an evening of classical and light classical songs by Bizon Chandra Mistry on May 5 at Chhayanaut Main Auditorium, Dhanmondi in the city.   Bizon Chandra Mistry got his B Music degree from the Government Music College, Dhaka, and Masters Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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