Saturday, July 20, 2019

Harry Potter’s ‘first’ autograph sold for £2,600 at auction

Desk Report: A Harry Potter book believed to contain Daniel Radcliffe's first autograph has been sold for £2,600, reports BBC. The actor, then aged 11, signed...

Jessica Biel not against vaccinations, just against bill

Desk Report: Actress Jessica Biel says she's not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions. The...

Khulna health hazard triggered by air and sound pollution

Staff Reporter; The Environment Department has come forward with dire warnings regarding the state of pollution in Khulna – particularly air and sound pollution, both...

PM gives financial assistance to ATM Shamsuzzaman

Staff Reporter: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday provided financial assistance of Tk 10 lakh to veteran actor ATM Shamsuzzaman for treatment. On her behalf, her...

Farooki’s ‘Shonibar Bikel’ selected for Sydney Film Festival 2019

Desk Report: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s ‘Shonibar Bikel’ (Saturday Afternoon) is scheduled to be screened at the Sydney Film Festival 2019 at the Dendy Opera Cinema...

Singer Subir Nandi passes away

Staff Reporter: Renowned singer Subir Nandi died at a hospital in Singapore early Tuesday. He was 66. He breathed his last around 4:30am, said Dr Samanta...

Drake breaks Taylor Swift’s record at Billboard Music Awards

Desk Report: -Mother's Day is in a couple weeks, but Drake gave his mom an early gift with a heartfelt speech at the 2019 Billboard...

‘Fani’ intensifies into severe cyclonic storm

Staff Reporter: The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local warning signal No 4 as the very...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ sets multiple records at box office

Desk Report: Avengers: Endgame" is crushing the competition by setting multiple records at the box office a day after its release. The Walt Disney Co. says...

Model in Sao Paulo dies after taking ill on catwalk

Desk Report: A model participating in Sao Paulo's Fashion Week has died after getting sick and falling on the catwalk. A statement from organizers said Tales...