- March 18, 2018
Forty-nine people were killed as the US-Bangla aircraft crashed and burst into flames at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on March 12. Among the dead, 26 were Bangladeshis, 22 Nepali and the other was Chinese
At least one million devotees from different corners of Bangladesh took part in the celebration of Maha Baruni in Sridham Orakandi of Gopalganj
Holi, also known as the “festival of colours,” was celebrated in typically boisterous fashion by students at the Institute of Fine Arts of Dhaka University.
On February 21, 1952, students and the common people in Dhaka took to the streets in protest against the then Pakistani government’s denial of Bangla as the national language and imposition of Urdu as the only official language of Pakistan.
Salam, Barkat, Rafiq, Jabbar, and a few other brave sons of the soil were killed in police firing on this day in 1952 when students came out in a procession from the Dhaka University campus breaching Section 144 to press home their demand for the recognition of Bangla as a state language.
In the aftermath of the Language Movement, the nation eventually obtained recognition of Bangla as its mother tongue and attained its long cherished independence under the charismatic leadership of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1971
Sheba Prokashoni and their books published on newsprint paper is still drawing huge crowds at the Ekushey Boi Mela
Valentine’s day is celebrated annually around the world to convey one’s love for other, which is acknowledged as a significant cultural, and commercial celebration of romance
‘Spring into Love,’ the soft launch event for the special Valentines Day issue of Avenue T, was held at the ball room of the Four Points by Sheraton in Gulshan on Friday
The Dhaka Art Summit 2018 kicked off at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday, February 2. The exhibition is set to continue till February 10, with various artists and international curators in attendance
The 2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema will end with ‘Akheri Munajat’ on the banks of Turag River, Tongi on January 21
Three militants were killed in a raid by Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at a militant hideout in Dhaka’s Nakhalpara area on Friday.
The fire broke out at the slum behind the railway market in the area around 12pm
As the clock strikes 12, the world welcomes a new year with vibrant colors as the start of every year takes us a step closer to the attainment of dreams across cultures.
Dhaka International Trade Fair 2018 will begin on January 1
A total of 40 horse riders took part in the latest race at Chhabbisha Math, held on December 25, 2017.
Winter Pitha Festival 2017 has started on Friday at Bangla Academy premises and will be running till Sunday, from 6am to 9pm
The nation is celebrating the 47th Victory Day, marking Bangladesh’s emergence as an independent country after a bloody nine-month war against the Pakistan occupation forces
Technology enthusiasts in Bangladesh continued to flock to the Bangabandhu International Convention Centre in Dhaka on Saturday, as the Digital World 2017 tech expo entered its third day
The late mayor was taken to his Banani home around 1:20pm where his family and those close to his family paid their respects
Pope Francis arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar on November 30 for the second stage of a visit that has been overshadowed by the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees
The first span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge has been installed on pillars 37 and 38 at Janjira point. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader informed media about the development around 10:30am on Saturday. He was accompanied by Padma Bridge Project Director Engr Shafiqul Islam, Senior Secretary Anwarul Islam and other project officials.