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…

‘Beautiful Bangladesh’ wins ITB-Berlin 2015 award

A Bangladeshi TV commercial has won the Diamond Award in the travel trade fair ITB-Berlin 2015. Bangladesh Tourism Board made…

Humayun’s 3rd death anniversary being observed

The third death anniversary of noted littérateur, filmmaker, TV playwright-director Humayun Ahmed is being observed across the country Sunday. Humayun Ahmed authored around 200 books of fiction and non-fiction and directed 15 films. His writing included novels, short stories, an autobiography and columns in different…

Phono-live shows: A major Eid attraction

The increasing popularity of phono-live music shows has led television channels to plan a host…

Former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam passes away

Former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, who came to be known as “people’s president”, died yesterday after suffering a massive heart attack in Shillong, the capital of northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya. Kalam, 84, collapsed while doing what he loved most to do — giving…

Rohingya refugees – Exile island

Oppressed in Myanmar, Muslim Rohingyas are unwelcome in Bangladesh, too THE watchtowers and the high-security…

Mustafizur-Dhoni collision in 10 worst cricket fights

The recent collision between Bangladeshi youngster cricketer Mustafizur Rahman and MS Dhoni has got place in the top 10 pitch battles in the world cricket history. The line about cricket being a gentleman’s game is parroted often, and there are as many examples to suggest…

Match draw as rain washes out fifth day

The first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa ended in a draw after rain washed…

Muslims happy, Hindus not

Meenakshipuram, 33 years on: Muslims happy, Hindus not January 12, 2015 10:30 IST   A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com visits the village in Tamil Nadu that shot into national prominence in 1981 when half the Dalits there converted to Islam. He spoke to the Hindus and Muslims…

Nixon called Indians savages, did not give a fig for Bangla genocide: Tim Weiner

More than four decades after he became the only US president ever to be forced…

Study: Oil price world’s 3rd highest in Bangladesh

Bangladesh along with Ivory Coast is the world’s third highest oil priced countryjust after Congo and Senegal among eighteen emerging countries, says a latest study. Among Asian countries, Sri-Lanka ranks 9th while Pakistan 13th in oil prices among the emerging countries, according to an analysis…