Wednesday, 06 Jul, 2022


Britney Spears released from 13-year conservatorship

Britney Spears has described the termination of a legal arrangement that controlled many aspects of her life for 13 years as "the best day ever". "I think I'm gonna cry," she told her 35 million Instagram followers. A judge in Los Angeles on Friday ended the

Peter Jackson sells visual effects firm for $1.6bn to Unity

The New Zealand-based visual effects studio co-founded by Oscar-winning director Sir Peter Jackson has been sold for $1.6bn (£1.2bn). Weta Digital, which has worked on films including Lord of the Rings and Avatar, is being bought by video games software company Unity.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala ties the knot 

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has "tied the knot" with her partner during an Islamic ceremony in Birmingham. She and Asser Malik took part in a nikkah ceremony, where bride and groom consent to be married. The 24-year-old activist said it was "a precious

James sues Banglalink

National Award-winning rock icon Faruq Mahfuz Anam, better known as James has filed a case against Banglalink under copyright law for using his song as a welcome tune for 14 years without permission. The lead vocalist of Nagarbaul Band appeared before the Dhaka lower court on Wednesday

Raymond Salomonn makes powerful Australia Day film

Bangladeshi-Australian team create powerful Australia day DOCO First Nations film “What is Australia Day?” for Canberra Short Film Fest finals. The amazing and provocative short film about Australia Day and their First Nations people has made the final cut for the Canberra

Massive crowd gathers outside Mannat to wish Shah Rukh Khan 

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan turns 56 today and it’s a big day for his fans, who started to gather outside Mannat even before the clock struck midnight to celebrate their favourite actor’s birthday. Wearing T-shirts with SRK’s photographs, dancing to Shah Rukh’s hit

Salman Shah committed suicide: Court

The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) on Sunday submitted a report to the court saying popular actor Salman Shah was not killed as he committed suicide. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid PBI on Sunday accepted the PBI's report rejecting the Naraji (No confidence)

Aryan Khan finally released from jail after 28 days

After spending nearly a month behind bars, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan has been released from prison. According to media reports, Shah Rukh's bodyguard Ravi picked up Aryan at Arthur Road Jail where the latter had been incarcerated these last few weeks

Aryan Khan granted bail after 3 weeks in jail

Aryan Khan has been granted bail after three weeks in jail, by the Bombay High Court. The 23-year-old son of Shah Rukh Khan has been in custody since October 3, hours after raids on a cruise ship party by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Aryan Khan, who has been in Mumbai's

Noted actor Mahmud Sajjad no more

Noted actor Mahmud Sajjad died at a hospital in Dhaka on Sunday afternoon at the age of 74. He breathed his last while undergoing treatment in Evercare Hospital around 3:30pm  M Hamid, the actor's brother, confirmed the news to  Earlier on September 1 on Sajjad was

Witness Claims Payoff, Anti-Drugs Agency Denies

New Delhi: A witness of the Narcotics Control Bureau in the case against megastar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, has made shocking claims about collusion and pay-offs against the agency's senior officer Sameer Wankhede and KP Gosavi -- the alleged private investigator whose

Alec Baldwin told gun was safe before fatal shooting 

The gun that actor Alec Baldwin fired on set, killing a woman, was handed to him by a director who told him it was safe, court records show. Assistant director Dave Halls did not know the prop contained live ammunition and indicated it was unloaded by shouting "cold gun!",

Goethe-Institute Bangladesh hosts 3rd edition of Science Film Festival

Goethe-Institute Bangladesh is hosting the third edition of the Science Film Festival (SFF) 2021. The festival is designed with 122 films from 22 countries as the international official selection, while selection of 32 films will be available for the Bangladeshi audience where filmmakers,

Art Competition: Sheikh Russel through children's eyes 

Sheikh Russel was only one and a half years old when Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib took him to see Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhaka Central Jail. Little Russel refused to leave his father after the visit. Third grader Arisha has visualized the story heard from her

Russian team back on Earth after filming first movie in space

A Russian film crew are back on Earth after wrapping up scenes for the first movie shot in space. Klim Shipenko and actor Yulia Peresild left the International Space Station and landed in Kazakhstan - to be met by a crew filming touchdown scenes. The ISS shooting was not without

Aryan Khan's bail hearing continues in Mumbai court

Aryan Khan's bail hearing - the third since his arrest almost two weeks ago in the Mumbai drugs-on-cruise case - began on Wednesday, and continues today. Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan allegedly "indulged in illicit drug trafficking" and was involved in the

"Aryan Khan Wasn't Even On The Cruise, Nothing Found On Him," Court Told

Mumbai: Aryan Khan was "not even on the cruise" raided by anti-drugs officers on October 2, so the allegation of drug trafficking against him is "absurd", his lawyer today told a Mumbai court hearing the 23-year-old star son's bail request in the drugs-on-cruise

Dr Enamul Haque laid to rest

Eminent actor and Ekushey Padak awardee Dr Enamul Haque was laid to rest at Banani Graveyard in the capital on Tuesday afternoon. Golam Kuddus, President of cultural organisation Sammilito Sangskritik Jote, confirmed the matter to media. Earlier, Dr Enamul's body was taken to

Noted actor Dr Enamul Haque passes away

Noted actor and cultural personality Dr Enmul Haque has passed away. He was 78. Enmul Haque, also a retired professor at the Department of Chemistry of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in the capital. Ahsan Habib

Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel prize in literature 2021

The Nobel prize in literature has been awarded to the novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents”. Gurnah, who grew up on one of the