Arts & Reviews

Saptak enthralls Dhaka audience

  IGCC organised an evening of Hindustani Classical Vocal Music by  Saptak Chatterjee from India at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh in the city. The musical soiree was held on January 3.   The artiste was accompanied by Abhishek Chatterjee Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Highlighting Shawkat’s life and contributions

  Late eminent writer Shawkat Osman was remembered at a programme which was recently held at Shamsur Rahman Seminar Hall of Bangla Academy.   Kothashilpi Shawkat Osman Smriti Parishad organised the commemorative programme marking the 101st birth anniversary of Shawkat Osman. The programme Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Dhaka Cine Workshop to complement festival

  The 8th Dhaka Cine Workshop has started in the city. With the Dhaka International Film Festival starting soon this workshop looks to initiate the preparations amidst the local film fraternity ahead of time. The workshop will continue till January 20, Thursday, January 11th, 2018

World this week

  Wild, wild weather It was a week of wild weather, from Australia to North America. The eastern US is experiencing record-breaking low temperatures while in Australia, the city of Sydney has had its hottest weather in nearly 80 years. The US Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Nation this week

  Stranger things The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court accepted the gazette notification on the disciplinary rules for lower court judges. Earlier on December 11, the government had issued a gazette notification on the disciplinary rules of the lower court judges Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Gohin Baluchar, Putra to lead transition into 2018

  The yearend and beginning will be ruled by two actresses Suborna Mustafa and Joya Ahsan back-to-back. Gohin Baluchar starring Suborna is going to be the last film of 2017 getting release date on December 29. On the other hand Putra Thursday, January 4th, 2018

A mega printmaking exhibition at Shilpakala Academy

  A printmaking exhibition featuring prominent Indian artists was inaugurated on December 25 at Shilpakala Academy (BSA). The exhibition will run till January 4 at the Gallery No. 6 of National Art Gallery of BSA. The exhibition was inaugurated by HT Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Homage to an art movement icon

  December 29 marked the 103rd birth anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin (1914-1976), the leading figure in the history of modern art movement in Bangladesh. A well-known figure for his leadership qualities in organising artists and art movements, Abedin took the Thursday, January 4th, 2018

NBR Chairman Nojibur made PM’s principal secretary

  Md Nojibur Rahman, the current NBR chairman and senior secretary of the Internal Resources Division, has been appointed as the principal secretary to the Prime Minister, according to sources at the public administration ministry.   He will succeed Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury.   Sources Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Khaled Mahmood’s second stint as BPDB chairman

  Engineer Khaled Mahmood has been reappointed Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) chairman for a two-year term after completion of his regular service as the chairman on December 22, says a statement.   He started his career at the Directorate of Programme of Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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