6-month ban on Rana Plaza movie

Poster of film “Rana Plaza”, directed by Nazrul Islam Khan and produced by MA Multimedia House. Photo taken from mamultimediahouse.com…

Actor Sirajul Islam Passes away

Noted actor Sirajul Islam died of old age complications at his Niketan home in the capital on Tuesday morning. He…

Mousumi, Shormi Mala, Titas best actors, ‘Mrittika Maya’ best movie in 2013

Actors Mousumi, Shormi Mala and Titas Zia have won the National Film Award 2013 while ‘Mrittika Maya’ has been chosen…

Nation observed Tagore’s death anniversary

The nation celebrated the 74th death anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on 22nd Srabon of Bangla Calendar that falls on August 6. To pay tribute to the poet, cultural arena of the country organized elaborate programmes that include musical soirees, recitations, discussions and seminars…

Farida Yasmin passes away

Farida Yasmin, an eminent Bangla playback singer of the 1960s, breathed her last yesterday in…

The lure of extremism

Muslim Bangladeshis living in the UK recently became a focus of interest to all Bangladeshis living home and abroad when the news of some young Muslims of Bangladeshi origin joining the so-called Islamic State in Syria/Iraq struck the front page. Among them were three young…

Kashmir’s Young Rebels

With their backs against the wall, Kashmir’s desperate youth have started taking up arms against…

Early goals rock Bangladesh

Australia’s Mathew Leckie (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring their first goal during the 2018 World Cup football qualifying match between Australia and Bangladesh in Perth on September 3, 2015. Bangladesh’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifier against Australia at Perth got off to the…

U.S. Planned to Drop 12 Atomic Bombs on Japan

A week after Nagasaki, Tokyo had still not surrendered. A third weapon was already on its way and a dozen were to follow. American military archives reveal that if the Japanese had not surrendered on August 15, 1945, they would have been hit by a…

The idea of India

This Independence Day let’s spare a thought for those Muslims who chose to migrate to…

Increased gas, power prices come into effect

Increased gas price and power tariff have come into effect as of Tuesday. “We’ve recalibrated our metre-reading with new gas price and made it effective from zero hours on Tuesday,” Zakir Hossain Nayon, the former president of Bangladesh CNG filling station and conversion workshop association…

GAS, POWER TARIFF Reasons for hike not clear

BPC, Titas making huge profit; power generation cost dips Average power and gas prices have…