Tuesday, 05 Jul, 2022


Nabanna Utsab on Nov 15

DHAKA: ‘Nabanna Utsab’, a Bengali traditional harvest festival, will be celebrated across the country on the first day of the Bangla month of Agrahayan that falls on November 15.As in the previous years, Jatiya Nabanna Utsab Udjapan Parshad, a national committee for the festival

Papiya, Sohel receive Aminul Isalm Award

DHAKA: Habiba Akhtar Papiya and Anisuzzaman Sohel received ‘Aminul Islam Young Artist Award’ at a ceremony at Bengal Shilpalaya in Dhanmondi.The winners received one lakh taka each as prize money and crests. The award, introduced by Aminul Islam’s family to encourage the younger

‘Prism’ is deeply personal

DHAKA: Her new beau, singer-songwriter John Mayer, is a ‘genius’ and her new album, Prism, contains songs which are deeply personal.Pop star Katy Perry, reports The Straits Times.She was is in Tokyo this week for press events to drum up buzz for Prism, which was released last month

Gaga to be the first person to sing in outer space!

DHAKA: Lady Gaga is set to become the first artist to sing in outer space, it has been revealed.The 27-year-old singer will embark on a space mission with Virgin Galactic ship and belt out a single track during the Zero G Colony high-tech musical festival in New Mexico in 2015, Us

Justin Bieber charged over graffiti in Brazil

DHAKA: Police in Brazil have charged Justin Bieber with illegally spraying graffiti in Rio de Janeiro.The Canadian singer could be fined after pictures appeared in local media to show him painting a wall.Defacing buildings is a crime in Brazil punishable by up to one year in jail or a

Aminul Isalm Young Artist Award

DHAKA: On the occasion of the 82nd birth anniversary of country’s one of the eminent artists, Aminul Islam, an award giving programme and an art exhibition will be held at Bengal Shilpalaya in city’s Dhanmondi area.The programme will begin at 6:00pm on November 7.The award, introduced

Russia hosts Miss Universe for first time

DHAKA: Russia began hosting Miss Universe for the first time in the pageant’s 61-year history, with contestants from 86 countries shimmying along a catwalk in a concert hall in Moscow.Politics came near to overshadowing the glitz as one United States host refused to come in protest at

Joplin gets posthumous Hollywood star

DHAKA: Singing legend Janis Joplin was honoured with a star on Hollywood’s storied Walk of Fame more than four decades after her death from a drug overdose.The raspy-voiced singing star was immortalised on the famous Hollywood walk at a ceremony attended by her brother Michael and

Douglas, Zeta-Jones back together

DHAKA: As reconciliations go, it’s been quite swift, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are said to be back together.The pair announced in August they were separating after 13 years. However, since then they have apparently worked through their ‘issues’.Miss Zeta-Jones, 44, is

YouTube debuts first-ever music awards

DHAKA: YouTube debuts its first-ever music awards ceremony on Sunday, in a star-studded showcase notable for some of the industry’s biggest names but also its webcast format.Eminem, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire and others will perform during the show hosted by actor Jason Schwartzman and

Dugdugi Launching Ceremony on Nov 8th at RCC

DHAKA: As a launching ceremony, Dugdugi, the only legal music distribution company in the country, is set to host a major concert focusing on the best of the underground music scene in Bangladesh at Russian Cultural Center on November 8 of 2013.Banglanews24.com is the media partner of the

‘Krrish 3’ breaks all records!

DHAKA: India’s very own superhero Krrish has broken all records with an opening of 25.5 crores on its first day for ‘Krrish 3’.The movie, which is the sequel to the hit franchise comprising of ‘Koi Mil Gaya’ and ‘Krrish’, is the first movie to open with 25.5 crores on a non

Shah Rukh Khan turns 48, thanks fans

DHAKA: Shah Rukh Khan, who turned 48 on Saturday, expressed his gratitude for the love bestowed on him by his fans.The superstar took to Twitter to thank his fans for gathering outside his house on Friday night with crackers and his posters.The actor stays with his family in his bungalow

Naomi struts her stuff in Singapore

DHAKA: Supermodel Naomi Campbell showed off her famous runway strut at Digital Fashion Week Singapore on Friday night.The Straits Times publishes this report on Saturday.The 43-year-old British model made her South-east Asian runway debut by walking for Singapore-based Zenchi Ewe,

‘Riddick’ hits Star Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex premiered Hollywood’s one of the latest action, science fiction and thriller movie ‘Riddick’ at its hall in Basundhara City Shopping Mall in city’s Panthapath area.The movie, released on September 4 in the UK and Ireland, and on September 6 in the United

‘Riddick’ to hit Star Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex will premiere Hollywood’s one of the latest action, science fiction and thriller movie ‘Riddick’ at its hall in Basundhara City Shopping Mall in city’s Panthapath area.The movie, released on September 4 in the UK and Ireland, and on September 6 in the United

Sanjay returns to jail

DHAKA: Convicted Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt returned to Yerawada Central Jail Wednesday after his four-week long medical parole ended, officials said.Dutt, 54, was released October 1 on a fortnight’s medical parole from the high-security prison where he is serving the remainder of his

Kardashian eyeing another ‘Playboy’ shoot

DHAKA: Kim Kardashian is keen to bare all for ‘Playboy’ again after becoming a mum to baby daughter North this summer, just so she can show those who poked fun at her pregnancy weight gain she’s hot again.The reality TV star, who became engaged to boyfriend Kanye West on her 33rd

‘I’d rather be naked than cry’

DHAKA: The ‘Wrecking Ball’ hitmaker Miley Cyrus has opened up about the creative process behind the music video to her recent hit single, which sees her writhe around naked and straddle a wrecking ball, admitting it was more daunting for her to cry on camera than strip down.She said,

Freida Pinto shares skincare secrets

DHAKA: The ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ actress Freida Pinto swears by homemade beauty remedies passed down from her mother including applying natural yogurt on dehydrated skin and keeping her scalp healthy with coconut oil.She said, ‘One piece of advice she gave me was to apply yogurt on