Art & Culture

Phalgun Utsab held at IU

Cultural Desk Artistes entertained the audience presenting songs and dances at a day-long Phalgun Utsab held at Islamic University in Kushtia on Saturday. Cultural organisation Sangeet Shongho arranged the programme at the university’s central monument at around 11:00am. Sangeet Shongho artistes rendered a diverse genre of songs including Tagore, Nazrul, Lalon and rock. Besides, artistes […]

Art & Culture


Chilekothar Sepai staged Cultural Desk Jahangirnagar Theatre (Auditorium) staged its play Chilekothar Sepai on Saturday at Selim Al Deen Muktamancha of Jahangirnagar University. The play was staged on the sixth day of a weeklong theatre festival, titled ‘Bongo Milon Nattya Utsab – 2019’, organised by JU-based Jahangirnagar Theatre (Auditorium). Chilekothar Sepai, an adaptation of Aktaruzzaman […]


Our captured, wounded hearts: Arundhati Roy

By deploying the IAF, Narendra Modi has ensured that Kashmir is conclusively internationalised. NEW DELHI —With his reckless “pre-emptive” airstrike on Balakot in Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inadvertently undone what previous Indian governments almost miraculously, succeeded in doing for decades. Since 1947 the Indian Government has bristled at any suggestion that the conflict […]