Art & Culture

Shilpakala pays tribute to Subir Nandi

Cultural Correspondent Friends and colleagues from the music industry paid tribute to recently demised Ekushey Padak winning singer Subir Nandi at a programme held on Wednesday at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organised the tribute programme where state minister for cultural affairs KM Khalid was present as the chief guest. […]


India’s brutal torture of Kashmiri prisoners an ‘Instrument of Control’

Special Correspondent The Kashmiri prisoners under Indian occupation are subjected to brutal physical, psychological and sexual abuse, said a report published Monday. The 71 Years of Occupation and Piling Bodies in Indian-Occupied Kashmir The 560-page report provides details on the torture Kashmiri prisoners are made to undergo for resisting Indian occupation. According to the report, […]


Low paddy price: Farmers burn crop on the field

Special Correspondent In the face of farmers’ protest by burning paddy in the field, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Wednesday assured that paddy will be purchased from marginal farmers at a fair price to avoid any sort of irregularities in the agriculture sector. The authorities concerned should purchase paddy from the growers directly so […]



Muslim man breaks fast to donate blood to Hindu The Indian Express AS MUSLIMS around the world observe the holy month of Ramzan, a Muslim man in Assam broke his fast to donate blood to a Hindu man . Twenty-six-year-old Pana Ullah Ahmad from Mangaldoi district broke his fast to help a patient in dire […]



‘No let-up in killings even in Ramadhan’ Special Correspondent Kashmiri people observe peaceful hartal today (Friday, May 17) to protest unfortunate killings even during Ramadhan. Imams and khateebs in Friday sermons will also raise their voice against this bloodshed. Separatist leadership has called a shutdown in Kashmir on Friday against the recent killings. “Even in […]


Army, protesters agree three year transition in Sudan

Online agencies Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders Wednesday agreed on a three-year transition period for transferring power to a full civilian administration, even as negotiations over a new sovereign ruling body remain unfinished. The protest movement is demanding a civilian-led transition following 30 years of iron-fisted rule by now deposed president Omar al-Bashir, but […]