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  • Eminent Singer Shammi Akhter

    Shammi Akhter no more

    Shammi Akhter, or Shamima Akhter, may be termed the nightingale of Bangla music. She will never sing live or record any new song anymore, as she breathed her last yesterday afternoon, at the age of 60, on the way to the hospital, after she suddenly fell ill at her Shantinagar residence in Dhaka.
  • Standing the test of time

    The International Bangla Literature Conference 1424, on the theme “Bishwamanab Hobi Jadi Kayemon-e Bangali Ho”, concluded
  • Shedding light on contemporary South Asian Art and beyond

    Dhaka is all set once again to become the true hub of South Asian and Global art as the fourth edition of the Dhaka Art Summit (DAS)
  • Melody hails New Year 2018

    Music is deeply embedded in the psyche of Bangalees; we have an opulent heritage of folk music, thanks to the innate prowess of creating numerous timeless songs by the mystic bards including Fakir Lalon Shai, Bijoy Sarkar, Shah Abdul Karim and Radharaman Dutta.
  • Father-son duo Pt. Kushal Das and Kalyanjit Das

    The Grace of Lalita: The Magic of the Master Flautist

    Blessed are those who made them privileged to listen to the ultimate Lord of Flute Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia live at the early