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Nusrat Faria flies to Kolkata

In order to participate in two TV commercials model Nusrat Faria flew to Kolkata Sunday. She is to act in the TVC for ‘Mangolee Juice’ and ‘Nirala Washing Powder’. Among the two TVC’s first one will be directed by Shiddhartha. The unit will do the framing of first TVC at various spots of Kolkata on […]

Deepika Padukone learns Bangla for Piku

After learning Tamil for “Chennai Express” last year, and flaunting a Maharashtrian accent for “Happy New Year,” recently, Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is now learning Bangla for her next film, “Piku.” The film is based in Kolkata. A source from the sets revealed that the 28-year-old has not only been doing workshops with the film’s […]

Ankush-Mahi together in Indo-Bangla joint venture

West Bengal actor Ankush Hazra and Bangladeshi actor Mahiya Mahi will soon appear in a romantic comedy titled “Romeo vs Juliet.” An India-Bangladesh joint production, Ankush will be playing the character of Romeo, while Mahi will play Juliet. Shooting for the film, which was done in Bangladesh and England, is nearly finished. Ankush is now […]

Taslima Nasrieen is allowed to stay in India

Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen is allowed to stay in India as the government of India has decided to grant her a residential visa. Earlier Taslima expressed her anger when she was refused for a one year visa, instead of that the Indian authority issued a permission for two month stay. Taslima met Indian home […]

Legendary Indian singer Manna Dey is no more

Manna Dey breathed his last in a hospital of Bangalore today. Actually his name is Prabodh Chandra Dey, but he was known as Manna Dey. He was 94. He was suffering from many old aged complications. Admitted to hospital about five months ago and he was in and out of hospital for last few months. […]

India to reinstate gates

ndian Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal yesterday visited a Farakka fusillade as great as pronounced all a sluice gates will be transposed with latest ones over a subsequent 5 years. The minister’s revisit to Farakka comes after West Bengal Chief Minister flagged a emanate of dual damaged sluice gates during Farakka Barrage during a […]

Ekushey Book Fair: Crowd, sales get bigger, better

Like a prior dual holidays, a fifth day of Ekushey Book Fair-2012 saw a array of visitors as well as sales rise. The satisfactory non-stop during 11am even though the aficionados proposed entertainment after 3pm. Abu Taher, a deputy during Mukto Desh Prokashon stall, pronounced a throng has been roughly a same for 3 uninterrupted holidays. […]

Countrywide Quamrul legal holiday begins

Countrywide as good as month-long ‘Quamrul Hassan Festival’ began upon Dhaka University campus in city upon Feb 2 as partial of watching a artist’s 25th genocide anniversary. Shatabdir Quamrul Udjapan Parishad, a cabinet for Quamrul Hassan’s bieing born centenary celebrations, has organized a legal holiday which facilities art shows, art foe as good as building […]

Muscat-Dhaka approach air link from Jan 30

United Airways (BD) Ltd, a in isolation airline of Bangladesh, would be handling 4 weekly flights in between Dhaka, Chittagong as good as Muscat with outcome from Jan 30. Airbus 310 as good as MD83 aircrafts will work upon these routes. Sources pronounced a special rudimentary transport for Muscat to Dhaka moody (one way) is […]

World Poetry Festival in Kolkata begins

The International Bangla Poetry Festival Committee as great as Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) have mutually organized the three-day communication legal holiday during Shishir Moncho, Kolkata, India. Veteran Oriya producer Sitakant Mahapatra inaugurated the legal holiday upon Jan 6. Bangladeshi producer Syed Shamsul Haq was benefaction as arch guest. Mustafizur Rahman, Bangladeshi Deputy High […]

Biman lowers airfare upon a 40th anniversary

Biman Bangladesh Airlines yesterday voiced a devise to yield twenty percent bonus upon thirteen general as good as informal routes to applaud a 40th anniversary. The suggest will sojourn current until Jan fifteen upon Biman’s flights to London, Rome, Manchester, Milan, Kuwait, Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Kolkata, Delhi, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Singapore as good as Hong Kong, […]

Monitor awards country’s most appropriate chef

Travel repository Bangladesh Monitor yesterday awarded a leader of a culinary bent track competition, Monitor Chef of a Year 2011. Farida Parvin Maya of Dhaka won a pretension whilst Masuma Ali Rekha became a initial runner-up as well as Sharmin Rahman stood second runner-up. Industries Minister Dilip Barua gave divided a awards to a winners […]

At least one Bangladeshi killed in Kolkata hospital fire.

The AMRI hospital of Kolkata did not follow any fire safety rule. At least 89 people died today due to suffocation when a fire broke out in the hospital. Most of the dead are patients. One of the deceased is a Bangladeshi. Gouranga Mondol, (65) from Munsiganj was admitted in the hospital for treatment. Paschimbanga […]

Bangladeshi Book Fair in Kolkata

Bangladesh Export Promotion Bureau (BEPB) and Bangladesh High Commission in Kolkata, India — in association with Bangladesh Gyan o Srijonshil Prokashak Samiti — recently organised a five-day book fair. The fair was held at Gaganendranath Art Pradarshanshala in Nandan, Kolkata. Paschim Banga Minister for Education, Bratya Basu, inaugurated the fair. Mustafizur Rahman, Bangladesh Deputy High […]

Shibli and Nipa in 2nd Int’l Dance Festival

At the invitation of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Government of India, noted Bangladeshi dancers Shibli Mohammad, Shamim Ara Nipa, and Anisul Islam Hero, will visit New Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati from October 23-29, 2011, to participate in the 2nd International Dance Festival being organized by ICCR. The 2nd International Dance Festival will comprise Indian […]