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…

Runa Laila celebrates 50-year in music

Her vibrant presence on the stage, her magical voice and her ever-youthful nature — all had the audience mesmerised. Runa Laila, the iconic figure on the South Asia’s music scene, on Friday celebrated her 50-year in melody with songs and recalling of memories. Ferdausi Rahman,…

Runa Laila set to celebrate 50th anniversary concert

To mark the 50th anniversary of Runa Laila’s musical career, Entourage Entertainment has arranged a…

Violent clashes erupt in Kashmir

Violent clashes erupted between protesters and police in Kashmir on Friday, after days of unrest in the Himalayan region over the killing of a youth by the army and a crackdown by authorities on separatist leaders. Police fired tear gas and charged with batons to…

Secret documents shine light on GCSB spying in Bangladesh

By Nicky Hager, Ryan Gallagher Secret documents reveal New Zealand has shared intelligence collected through…

Tigers thump Pakistan after 16 years by 79 runs

Taskin Ahmed goes for a celebratory run after dismissing Pakistan’s Haris Sohail in the first match of the Dan Cake ODI Cricket Series at Mirpur Stadium. BANGLADESH VS PAKISTAN, 1ST ODI Pakistan 250 (45.2 over) Bangladesh 329/6 (50.0 over) Bangladesh broke the 16-year jinx against…

DAN CAKE ODI CRICKET SERIES BAN vs PAK: Strengths and weaknesses

Bangladesh players practice at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium onThursday, April 16, 2015, ahead of their…

The East India Company: The original corporate raiders

One of the very first Indian words to enter the English language was the Hindustani slang for plunder: “loot”. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, this word was rarely heard outside the plains of north India until the late 18th century, when it suddenly became…

What Lies Beneath

By Scott C. Johnson As a kid in the 1960s, Jeff Held thought that having…

1,500MW more power by July

Overall progress of power projects slows down While the implementation of dozens of power projects has slowed down in the last one year, the authorities are expecting to add as much as 1,500 megawatt power to the national grid within three months beginning from late…

‘Reliable power supplies by 2021′

Energy Adviser to the Prime Minister Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has said the country would witness reliable…