Wednesday, 10 Aug, 2022


Young Dolph: Rapper fatally shot in Memphis cookie shop

US rapper Young Dolph has been killed in a drive by shooting in Memphis, officials have confirmed. The 36-year-old musician was shot dead at a cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis on Wednesday. Young Dolph, real name Adolph Robert Thornton Jr, released his debut album in 2016 and

Frida Kahlo art fetches record $34.9m at auction

A painting by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has sold at Sotheby's auction house in New York for a record $34.9m (£25m). It is the highest price paid at auction for a Latin American artwork. The record had previously been set by a work by Diego Rivera, with whom Kahlo had a

Jai Bhim: The Indian film that overtook The Godfather on IMDb

Jai Bhim, a Tamil language film, has been rated the top film by users on IMDb, beating classics such as The Shawshank Redemption and The Godfather. It's the latest in a line of hard-hitting Indian movies telling stories of repression against Dalits who are at the bottom of a rigid

5 relatives of Sushant Rajput killed in Bihar accident 

Those killed in the accident include the brother-in-law of O P Singh, Rajput's brother-in-law, and other relatives. Mr Singh is an IPS officer currently posted as ADGP, Haryana. As per reports, Mr Singh's sister died in Patna on Monday. The funeral rites were conducted the same

Shammi to paly Khaleda Zia's role in Bangabandhu biopic

Actress Elina Shammi will play the role of Khaleda Zia in the upcoming Bangabandhu biopic, co-produced by the governments of Bangladesh and India. Elina Shammi herself confirmed the matter to media. She said: "I signed a contract on Monday to be part of the Bangabandhu biopic

Longest lunar eclipse since 15th century will occur Friday

The final eclipse of the year will be on Friday, November 19 and South Florida looks like it will get a great view it, but you'll have to stay up pretty late to see it at its peak. According to the website Time and Date, the partial lunar eclipse will be the longest since the 15th

Wilbur Smith: Popular Zambian-born author dies aged 88

International best-selling author Wilbur Smith has died at his home in Cape Town at the age of 88, his publisher has announced. He passed away on Saturday afternoon with his wife, Niso, by his side, a statement published on the Wilbur Smith Books website said. Smith's 49

Paris Hilton ties the knot with Carter Reum

Newlywed heiress Paris Hilton has revealed a glittering glimpse into her lavish wedding to new husband Carter Reum in a series of photos that show the bride modeling four different wedding gowns while celebrating with a host of A-list guests, including Kim Kardashian, Nicole Richie, Emma

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!",