Film actor Farooq passed away

Farooq was born on August 18, 1948 in Dhaka. He first appeared in ‘Jolchobi’ opposite Kabori in 1971. Later, he rose to fame by working as a supporting actor in ‘Abar Tora Manush Ho’ directed by Ataur Rahman in 1973 and ‘Alor Michil’ directed by Narayan Ghosh Mita in 1974. Both the films were inspired […]

13 killed in hostage attack on Pakistan security base

The fighting continued from Friday evening to Saturday morning and “complex evacuation operation included hostage rescue operation”, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but ethnic Baloch separatist groups have been waging an insurgency against the state in the South-Western Provinces for decades, often targeting […]

Deadly fire on Israeli, Palestinian business in Gaza

Israel has occupied the West Bank since the 1967 Six-Day War and its forces regularly operate in Palestinian cities. The Arab League on Wednesday condemned the “aggressive (and) barbaric Israeli raids on the Gaza Strip that targeted civilians, children and women in residential neighborhoods”. Germany meanwhile “strongly” condemned the “indiscriminate” Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel, […]

Opera icon Grace Bumbry has died aged 86

In this file photo taken on March 29, 2010, US mezzo-soprano Grace Bumbry plays mother during African-American ragtime composer Scott Joplin’s opera “Treemonisha” directed by Spanish dancer and choreographer Blanca Lee on March 29. , 2010 at the Châtelet Theater in Paris. American Grace Bumbry, the first black singer to perform at the 1961 Bayreuth […]