Mahiya Mahi announces retirement from Dhallywood

Mahiya Mahi, one of Dhallywood’s busiest actors, recently announced her departure from acting via a Facebook post that has left…

Shakib becomes president Amit secretary general

Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan has been elected the president while hero turned villain Amit Hasan has been elected the secretary…

Mithila wins Veet Channel i top model title

Sumaiya Anzum Mithila has won the title of “Veet Channel i Top Model” at the grand finale of the competition…

Folk songs presented on Pahela Phalgun

Chhayanaut couldn’t have chosen a more appropriate time to host its annual folk music programme: Pahela Phalgun, the first day of Phalgun marking the beginning of the spring season. On Friday, the organisation hosted the event as part of its campaign to promote the musical…

Kobikontho pays homage to poet Fazal Shahabuddin

Kabikantho, a cultural organization of the poets, organised a programme at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on…

‘Jihadi John’ from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

Investigators believe that the “Jihadi John” masked fighter who fronted Islamic State beheading videos is a British man named Mohammed Emwazi, two US government sources said on Thursday. He was born in Kuwait and comes from a prosperous family in London, where he grew up…

Ethnic minorities – Breaking out

In Britain, Bangladeshis have overtaken Pakistanis. Credit the poor job market when they arrived and…

De Villiers, Tahir lead South Africa’s record rout of West Indies

South Africa captain AB de Villiers played a dazzling knock before Imran Tahir’s five-wicket haul to help South Africa flay the West Indies by a whopping 257 runs in their Pool B match to reaffirm their World Cup contention. Captain De Villiers cracked a 66-ball…

Sri Lanka thrash Tigers on MCG debut

Sri Lanka made Bangladesh pay for their poor catching to reach 332-1 in 50 overs…

ANNIVERSARY – BDR Massacre in Bangladesh

25th February 2009 On this day in history: What appeared initially to be a mutiny from the 25th February – 26th February 2009 by the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) – a paramilitary force protecting the borders of the country under the command of the army turned…

TGTDCL, PGCL want average 40pc gas price hike

Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company on Tuesday came up with a proposal for raising natural gas price by 40 per cent on an average following a verbal order from the government to set an asset value of Tk 25 for one thousand cubic feet…