'Rice-er shathe fish deben . . .'

Dhaka, June 21 -- We in Bangladesh are undergoing some fundamental changes in the way we employ language in our everyday conversation. Here is a pointer: at home we ask for bhaat and maachh and murgi ... Read More

Shanghai Cooperation Summit

Dhaka, June 21 -- The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), or Shanghai Pact,[ is a Eurasian political, economic, and security alliance, the creation of which was announced on 15 June 2001 in Shang... Read More

Chirkutt performs in Agartala

Dhaka, June 21 -- Popular fusion band Chirkutt performed on June 16 at Rabindra Bhaban in Agartala. It was their second visit in India this year. Besides India, the band has previously performed in Sr... Read More

Farooki's Saturday Afternoon ready to win over Munich

Dhaka, June 21 -- Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's Saturday Afternoon or Shonibar Bikel has been selected in Munich International Film Festival. The film very recently won hearts in the Sydney International F... Read More

Gunilla Sandin: A multilateral personality

Dhaka, June 21 -- I had the opportunity to visit the prolific city of Stromstad in Sweden. I happened to receive an invitation from AIR Litteratur Vsstra Gotaland, a cultural organisation based in Swe... Read More

Nazrul Corner to be revived at National Museum

Dhaka, June 21 -- The Nazrul Award 2018 was officially handed over on June 14 at a seminar at the Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh in the city. The awardees were voc... Read More

Shafayet Mansoor's film on revival of a forsaken egotistic rock star

Dhaka, June 21 -- Popular TV drama director Shafayet Mansoor Rana has directed 'Ferar Gaan'. The short film stars Jon Kabir, Sayeed Zaman Shawon and Azmeri Asha. With actor, rock musician Jon Kabir in... Read More

Protecting children from bullying and cyber bullying

Dhaka, June 21 -- Bullying, including cyber bullying, is a key concern for children. It affects a high percentage of children at different stages of their development, often severely undermining their... Read More

Economic growth: a short history of a controversial idea

Dhaka, June 21 -- The politics of economic growth are complex and contested as never before. In rich countries, rates of GDP growth have declined, decade after decade since the 1960s. The 2008 crash w... Read More

UN releases special video featuring 2 Bangladeshi female pilots

Dhaka, June 21 -- The United Nations (UN) has released a special video featuring Flight Lieutenants Nayma Haque and Tamanna-E-Lutfi who brought much pride for Bangladesh through serving in UN peacekee... Read More