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…

Deepka amazed by reception in Dhaka

I’m extremely amazed by the generosity of the people here,’ Deepika Padukone summed up her Dhaka experience following a stage show on Saturday. ‘The generosity’ of both the organisers and viewers, may have gone a little too far, at the Bashundhara Convention Centre, to welcome…

Figuring out life with Shomi, Aupee and Tisha

The three of them belong to three different generations. But there are many things that…

The deadly route to Malaysia

A certain Ruhul Amin, who came from Myanmar to Teknaf in the late 1980s, was the one who first discovered the route to bring people from Bangladesh to Malaysia through the Bay of Bengal by boat, say local inhabitants. In 1995, the first voyage was…

US triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

The United States returned to the pinnacle of women’s soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory. The Americans last triumphed in 1999 but women’s soccer…

South Africa beat Bangladesh by 52 runs

South Africa won the opening game of the 2-match T20I series against Bangladesh by a…

A No-Heartburn Ramadan

The Holy month of Ramadan means late night shopping, eating out at night, jam packed roads and stores, and more. It also means an evening full of the unhealthiest food to eat on an empty stomach! In an attempt to not ruin any cultural traditions…

Strength speaks the language with Myanmar

মিয়ানমার ছয়শ’ সৈনিক হারিয়ে বাংলাদেশের শ্রেষ্ঠত্ব মেনেছিল মেজর জেনারেল (অব.) আ ল ম ফজলুর রহমানঃ…

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…