Friday, 21 Jan, 2022


Bob Dylan sued for allegedly sexually abusing girl in 1965

Iconic singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in 1965 when he was in his mid-20s, according to a lawsuit filed last week in New York. According to the suit, which was filed in state Supreme Court on Friday, Dylan befriended

Afghan Poet, Historian Killed By Taliban

An Afghan poet and historian has been tortured and shot dead by the Taliban in the country’s south, a local official said. Mohammad Omar Shirzad, the governor of Uruzgan Province, said Abdullah Atefi was killed late on August 4 in the Chora district. "The Taliban took a

Actress Eka granted bail

A Dhaka court has granted actress Eka bail in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act at Hatirjheel Police Station. her The heroine’s lawyer Humayun Kabir applied for bail in the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Atiqul Islam on Tuesday (August 10th). The court granted

Producer Raj on 6-day fresh remand

A Dhaka court placed producer Nazrul Islam Raj on a 6-day fresh remand in a case filed under the Narcotics Control and Pornography Act. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debabrata Biswas granted the remand after a hearing on Tuesday (August 10th). Earlier on Wednesday, RAB Intelligence

Pori Moni on 2-day fresh remand

A Dhaka court has placed actress Pori Moni on two-day fresh remand in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debabrata Biswas granted the remand after a hearing on Tuesday (August 10). Earlier on Wednesday, RAB Intelligence Wing detained Pori

Actress Pori Moni detained with drugs

Actress Pori Moni has been detained from her Banani residence in the capital on Wednesday evening with drugs. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) conducted a drive at her residence on some specific charges and found drugs inside her house. Before her detention, RAB members conducted a

RAB drive underway at Pori Moni's Banani house

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) are conducting drive at the residence of actress Pori Moni. The law enforcers started dive at the residence of Pori Moni at Banani in the capital around 4:00pm on Wednesday. Commander Khandaker Al Moin, director of Legal and Media Wing of

Jahangir Alam Swapon: A Popular Musical Artist & Entrepreneur in Bangladesh

Jahangir Alam Swapon is a 24-year-old Bangladeshi musical artist, entrepreneur and digital marketer who started his career alongside study with a dream of achieving something big. Born in Narsingdi in 1997, Jahangir Alam Swapon received higher education from Govt. Shahid Asad

Actress Eka sued for torturing domestic help

Two separate cases were filed against actress and model Eka, who was detained on Saturday night on charge of torturing her house help. Hazera Akhter, 30, who is now undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, filed a case at Hatirjheel Police Station. Police filed

Actress Eka held for 'torturing' domestic help 

Actress and model Eka was arrested from her residence at Hatirjheel in the capital on Saturday evening for allegedly torturing on her domestic help. The house help Hazera Akhter was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for treatment. Hafiz Al Faruk, additional deputy commissioner

Farooki tests positive for Covid-19

Noted filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki has tested positive for COVID-19. He confirmed the matter sharing the news through Facebook post. However, renowned actress Nusrat Imroz Tisha, wife of Farooki, has tested negative for the virus. They underwent Covid test on Friday.

Fakir Alamgir laid to eternal rest 

Eminent folk singer and Ekushey Padak awardee Fakir Alamgir was laid to eternal rest at Taltola Graveyard in the capital after Zuhr prayers. Following the second Namaj-e-janaja, the renowned singer was buried at the graveyard on Saturday (July 24) afternoon. During his burial his

Fakir Alamgir’s first Namaz-e-Janaza held 

The first namaz-e-janaza of eminent folk singer Fakir Alamgir has been held in the capital this morning (July 24).  The janaza took place at Pallima Sangsad premises at Khilgaon at 11:16am. Ekushey Padak awardee Fakir breathed his last around 10:56 pm on Friday while undergoing

Humayun Ahmed’s 9th death anniversary today 

Today (July 19) is the 9th death anniversary of noted litterateur, playwright, director and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed.  On the occasion, family of the prominent writer and his fans offered special prayers at the writer's graveyard at Nuhash Palli in the morning. The

British-Indian author Shaheen Chishti’s debut novel -The Grand Daughter Project

Shaheen Chishti, a descendant of the revered Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, the London based writer has always been a strong advocate for women’s rights. This widely respected world peace advocate has just released his debut novel The Grand- daughter Project which touches on a

Cannes Film Festival: Titane wins top Palme d'Or prize

Titane - an outlandish film packed full of sex and violence - has won the top award at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Director Julie Ducournau is only the second woman to receive the Palme d'Or and the first female to win it alone. The film, which is Ducournau's second

Thought-leadership broadcast ‘Preronar Kotha’ releases new season!

In its endeavor to build a bridge between the country’s youth and the forerunners of the nation, Prerona Foundation is set to release Season 02 of its unique thought-leadership broadcast series “Preronar Kotha”.  The new season begins on July 17,2021 where four

Dilip Kumar: Legendary Indian actor dies at 98

Dilip Kumar, one of India's earliest and most famous actors, has died in Mumbai at the age of 98. A veritable legend, Kumar acted in more than 65 films over nearly five decades, playing roles that ranged from the iconic to the endearing. He was admitted to hospital on 30 June

Sushanta Sinha's 'Shomprochar Sangbadikota 1: Path O Bastobota' book resourceful 

The book "Shomprochar Sangbadikota 1: Path o Bastobota" written by Sushanta Sinha, special Correspondent of Jamuna Television, published by Magic Lonthon, comes with a good number of practical examples.  "The book will create a new space for thinking in the field of

Nathan's Hot Dog Contest 2021: Joey Chestnut wins for 14th time

Defending world champion Joey Chestnut broke his own world record Sunday, devouring 76 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes during Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. It was the 14th time the top-ranked hot dog eater in the world won the title in the last 15 years,