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…

Photo show explores nature, cultural diversity

A group of 114 young photographers are displaying their works at two art venues in the capital dealing with the themes of natural beauty and diversity of Bangladesh. The exhibition, Bangladesh in Frames, is the seventh edition of a show organised every year by Through…

Three-day Nazrul theatre concludes at BSA

The first-ever theatre festival based on plays by Kazi Nazrul Islam concluded  on Tuesday  at  …

Pakistanis in Bangladesh: Top court rejects repatriation plea

Supreme Court of Pakistan. ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court, while hearing a six-year-old petition filed by the Stranded Pakistanis General Repatriation Committee of Bangladesh rejected the plea on the basis of ‘locus standi’. The plea concerned the repatriation of around 300,000 to 400,000 stranded Pakistanis (mostly Biharis)…

ICC president Mustafa Kamal resigns

ICC president Mustafa Kamal resigned after landing to Bangladesh on Wednesday. He said it was impossible to work with people who do not go by rules and constitution of the organization. ‘I resign to let the whole world know what was the truth…’ he said.…

What Lies Beneath

By Scott C. Johnson As a kid in the 1960s, Jeff Held thought that having a nuclear company in his backyard made life more exciting in Apollo, Pennsylvania. About 2,400 people lived alongside the Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation (NUMEC), the town’s main employer. Held’s…

ANNIVERSARY – BDR Massacre in Bangladesh

25th February 2009 On this day in history: What appeared initially to be a mutiny…

‘Reliable power supplies by 2021′

Energy Adviser to the Prime Minister Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has said the country would witness reliable power supplies in different sectors by 2021. He said: “The government will ensure reliable power supplies within 2021 in order to support growth and improve living standards. “The country will…