Monday, May 20, 2019

On the trail of Lutfar Rahman: ‘The 1 Taka Master’

Desk Report: Imbued with the light of education, Lutfor Rahman has been involved in spreading education to poor children living in the villages along the...

‘Women filmmakers still face disadvantages’

Desk Report: ‘Through Her Eyes’ is an initiative which showcases works of Bangladeshi women filmmakers. Goethe-Institut, Bangladesh is co-hosting the event. Its Director Kirsten Hackenbroch...

‘Hridoyer Rongdhonu’ to be screened at DIFF Thursday

Staff Reporter: Adventure movie in Bangla ‘Hridoyer Rongdhonu’ (Life in Rainbow) will be premiered at 17th Dhaka International Film Festival 2019 on Thursday. The movie directed...

Shakrain: A jewel in the crown of Old Dhaka traditions

Desk Report: In the mazelike streets of Old Dhaka, the rooftops of high-rises display a show unlike any other. Starting with the iconic kite flying...

Hello, 2019: Revelry, reflection mark transition to new year

Desk Report: Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell Monday to...

Las Vegas to welcome 2019 with superstars, fireworks show

Desk Report: Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and Gwen Stefani are among the superstars who will be ushering in the new year with performances at venues...

From ‘Chaad’ to ‘Shat Gambuj’: The mosque that enthralls

Desk Report: In the historic mosque city of Bagerhat, there is one mosque that eclipses all others in the region with its sheer size and...

Bangladesh most gender equal country in South Asia

Desk Report: For the fourth time in a row, Bangladesh held its top most position among the countries of South Asia in ensuring gender equality,...

J&J hammered by report it knew of asbestos in baby powder

Desk Report: Johnson & Johnson on Friday forcefully denied a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos...

Haute Couture for the greater good

Desk Report; This could not have started better. A programme for a noble cause in a timid afternoon where wind breezing through all the whites...