Arts & Reviews

Riyazul Rizu’s next to be on Kangal Harinath

  Riyazul Rizu the acclaimed director of the film Bapjaner Bioscope has expressed his conviction to build his next production on Kangal Harinath. Masum Reza the National Award winning storyteller has ben roped in as the script writer. Masum Reza and Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Gauranga Mohanta’s poetry album and recitation at AFD

  A poetry album launching including recitation session of the poet Gauranga Mohanta was held at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka (AFD) on Friday 5.   Professor Syed Monzurul Islam, poet and translator Hyet Saif, Professor Kaiser Haq attended the programme as the special Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Shironaamhin’s new song

  Shironaamhin has released yet another new song without the lead vocalist Tanzir Tuhin. Tuhin left the band in the middle of last year. Since then newcomer Ishtiaque has been voicing songs. The new song titled “Bohemian” is the second in Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Prabuddha Raha and Soumitra Sengupta perform at National Museum

  Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised an evening of music titled ‘Music Mind’ by singer Prabuddha Raha and pianist Soumitra Sengupta, from India, recently performed at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh in the city.   The artiste rendered “E Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Dhaka International Film Festival starts in city

  The Dhaka International Film Festival or DIFF was inaugurated on January 12. Turkish film Zer screened at the inaugural session after the official inauguration. Zer is the story of a Kurdish boy grown up in New York and his journey Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Discrimination or misrepresentation?

  How Bangladesh’s social media got divided over a viral video   A new short film which was uploaded recently has been stirring up the social media pot as 2018’s first Bangladeshi viral video, dividing opinion like no other topic. The short film, Thursday, January 18th, 2018

World this week

  Baby milk scare forces product withdrawn from shelves A salmonella scandal at French dairy group Lactalis has affected 83 countries, including Bangladesh, according to reports of agencies. Twelve million boxes of powdered baby milk are being recalled from these countries, the Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Nation this week

  Ride-sharing services get the cabinet nod The cabinet has approved “Ride-sharing Service Guidelines 2017” validating the operations of app-based transport services like Uber and Pathao. There is a provision in the guidelines that the service providing company and its drivers would Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Understanding Young People in the Social Context

  “Praise youth and it will prosper.” -  Irish Proverb   Youth have the endless potential which makes them the most important and productive guiding force of any nation. Development of a society as well as a country mainly depends on the exploration Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Feraundher Alik Brittanta

  Syed Lutful Haque ushers Pharaoh’s in Bangla! Writer: Syed Lutful Haque Publisher: Alokpat Prokashan Publication: February 2018 Cover: Syed Lutful Haque Price: BDT 200 Pages: 64   The Pharaoh (Feraun in Bangla) remains a mystery to Egyptologist, scientists, archaeologist and historians. They are still busy in unearthing the Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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