Arts & Reviews

Nation this week

  US-Bangla plane crash death toll now 49 At least 49 people were killed as US-Bangla aircraft crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on March 12. The airliner crashed after making an unexpected turn in cloudy weather as it came in Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Energy Secretary Nazimuddin gets Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award

  Secretary of Energy and Mineral Resources Division Nazimuddin Chowdhury was awarded Bangabandhu Jatiya Krishi Puroshkar-1423 (Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award), the highest state recognition in the agriculture sector.   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the award to Nazimuddin on Thursday for his Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Youth’s take on nature at “Immensity” art exhibition

  The culmination of an art residency project back in December last year, is the ongoing art exhibition titled “Brihotto” (Immensity) at the city’s Abinta Gallery of Fine Arts. 10 students from various academic backgrounds, but with a passion for art, Thursday, March 8th, 2018

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
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