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Cultural ministry accords reception to Noor

Cultural ministry accords reception to Noor

Cultural Affairs Ministry and subordinate bodies accorded reception to Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor as he has been elected as president of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, reports BSS. The ceremony was held at the meeting room of the ministry which was […]

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Rabindranath’s birth anniv observed

TBT report 156th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore was observed at the auditorium of Bangladesh Academy of Fine Arts (BAFA) recently. Students of BAFA rendered song. Robichchhaya and BAFA jointly presented Rabindra sangeet, dance and recited poem. Renowned music director and Rabindra singer MD Golam Sarwar and dance director Farhana Chowdhury Baby’s presentation fascinated the […]

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Who is the new Strictly Come Dancing judge

It’s the  announcement everyone has been waiting a year for. International ballroom champion Shirley Ballas has been named as the new head judge on Strictly Come Dancing, reports BBC. Nicknamed the Queen of Latin, the 56-year-old will replace Len Goodman when the BBC show returns this autumn. Highly regarded in the world of ballroom, she […]

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Adele earned £40m last year

A global arena tour and a few million more album sales earned Adele £40m last year, according to the Sunday Times Rich List, BBC The pop star’s fortune rose from £85m to £125m – meaning she’s the richest solo female musician in the paper’s annual wealth survey. But she’s still only joint 19th in the […]

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Model Sonika Chauhan killed in car accident

Model and TV?anchor Sonika Chauhan has died in a car accident in Kolkata while actor Vikram Chatterjee, who was travelling with her, has been injured, reports Hindustan Times Popular model and TV prime time host, Sonika Chauhan was killed while actor Vikram Chatterjee was seriously injured when the SUV in which they were travelling met […]

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Aamir Khan attends an award function

Aamir Khan has not attended award functions for past 16 years. However, he could not refuse singer Lata Mangeshkar when she invited him for Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards where he was also honoured with Vishesh Puraskar for his outstanding work in Dangal, reports Hindustan Times. Aamir, who was invited by the Nightingale of India, recently […]

I am an anomaly in Pakistan: Mahira Khan

She missed touring India with Shah Rukh Khan to promote Raees, and now, the Pakistan censor board has stalled the release of her Bollywood debut in the country, reports Hindustan Times However, Mahira Khan hopes to watch the film in Pakistan soon. The actor may be drawing appreciation for the way she mesmerised the audience […]

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Model Jackline hanged herself

TBT REPORT Model Jackline Mithila has stepped in this showbiz industry through modelling. She also performed in a item song of a film and tried to achieve popularity by declaring herself as Sany Leone of Bengali film industry. Mithila committed suicide by hanging herself in 3rd February but her father Shwapan Shil informed the news […]


Van Gogh paintings stolen from Amsterdam found in Italy

Italian police have recovered two Van Gogh paintings stolen during a dramatic raid on an Amsterdam museum in 2002, reports BBC. The works were recovered from the Naples mafia, they said. The Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam said the works were found during a “massive, continuing investigation” by Italian prosecutors and organised crime officials. The […]

Poet Rafik Azad hospitalized

Entertainment Desk DHAKA : Rafik Azad, one of the most prolific and versatile poets of the country, was shifted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Friday from Anwar Khan Medical College Hospital at Dhanmondi in the capital for better treatment. The poet has been kept at the intensive care unit of BSMMU Hospital […]

Nawazuddin Siddiqui ‘Honoured’ by New York Fest Award

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who bagged the Best Actor award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) for Haraamkhor, said that he feels honoured. “I’m feeling very honoured to have received such a prestigious award at a big festival like this one. Thanking all for love and support always,” Nawazuddin said in a statement. In […]

‘American Idol’ to end after its 15th season

‘American Idol’, the most popular music reality show in U.S. television history, will end after its 15th season airs in January next year, Fox Television said on Monday. The show was once a ratings powerhouse for Fox, watched by more than 30 million viewers at its peak, but the popularity of the competition, which launched […]

Anupam Kher joins American series ‘Sense8’

Veteran actor Anupam Kher has been roped in to be a part of the upcoming American sci-fi drama series ‘Sense8’, which will premiere on digital streaming service Netflix on June 5. The web TV series has created, written and executive-produced by ‘The Matrix’ trilogy creators Andy and Lana Wachowski and “Babylon 5” helmer J Michael […]

Weeklong photo exhibition begins at Drik Gallery

TBT Live Update: A photography exhibition titled  ‘Exile in Calcutta’ by German photographer Thomas Meyer began at city’s Drik Gallery on Tomorrow. The exhibition was jointly organised by Goethe-Institute Bangladesh and Drik, said a Drik press release on Today. Judith Mirschberger, the Director of Goethe-Institute Bangladesh, introduced the artist at the inauguration ceremony. Shahidul Alam, the […]

Fun Facts on William Shakespeare

1. Juliet was most likely played by a man because women were not allowed to act. 2. Shakespeare original title for Romeo and Juliet is ” The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.” 3. In November 1582, Shakespeare applied for a license to marry Anne Whateley. 4. Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet […]