Scottish author Douglas Stuart wins Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’

Scottish author Douglas Stuart on Thursday was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize for his acclaimed debut novel “Shuggie Bain,” set in his home city of Glasgow

In this handout image released by the Booker Prize on 19 November 2020 Winning Author Douglas Stuart speaks on screen at The 2020 Booker Prize Awards Ceremony, broadcast in partnership with the BBC, at the Roundhouse in London.

People’s Choice Awards 2020: Will Smith, BTS are fan faves

Hollywood star Will Smith and K-pop stars BTS emerged as fan favourites at the E! People’s Choice Awards 2020, where artistes from the world of music, movies, TV and pop culture are voted by the ...

South Korean boy band BTS at MAMA Awards at Nagoya Dome in Nagoya

Bangladeshi teen wins children’s peace prize for online fight

Sadat Rahman, 17, won the 2020 KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize for developing a mobile app to help teenagers report cyberbullying and cyber crime in his western district of Narail in ...

Bangladeshi teen wins children’s peace prize for online fight

'Talaash' brings Asian Literary Award for Shaheen Akhter

Bangladesh's Shaheen Akhtar has won the 3rd Asian Literary Award for her novel "Talaash", reports UNB.

'Talaash' brings Asian Literary Award for Shaheen Akhter

Time to reintroduce COVID tests, quarantine for inbound passengers: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said in the wake of massive COVID-19 outbreak again across the globe, the time has come to reintroduce coronavirus tests for every inbound passenger in all ports

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a programme through video conference from her official Gonobhaban residence, Dhaka on 17 September 2020

Centenarian British-Bangladeshi OBE Dabirul wants to inspire millions

Among the large number of queen's birthday honours recipients, centenarian Dabirul Islam Choudhury hogged the headlines, thanks to the extraordinary efforts given his age. Dabirul raised more than ...

Centenarian Dabirul Islam Choudhury donated £115,971 to UK’s National Health Services (NHS)

HBO conquers TV's Emmy Awards, Apple nabs first trophy

AT&T Inc's HBO network triumphed at Sunday's Emmy Awards with 30 wins, including best drama "Succession" and limited series "Watchmen," while Apple Inc took home its first award for the iPhone ...

 Regina King arrives at the premiere of the HBO series Watchmen in Los Angeles, California, US, 14 October 2019.

Seventh BMJA Music Awards announced

Bangladesh Music Journalists Association (BMJA) announced the BMJA Music Awards for 2019 on Sunday at its official Facebook page

Seventh BMJA Music Awards announced

Oscars academy sets out new diversity standards for best picture contenders

Criticism of the film academy intensified in 2016 with the social media hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, a backlash against two consecutive years of an all-white field of acting contenders.

In this file photo taken on 24 February, 2016 Oscar statuettes are seen as workers make preparations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center, Hollywood, California.

BCC wins WSIS e-Employment 2020 award

The World Summit for Information Society is working to make people's lives easier and change through information and communication technology.

BCC wins WSIS e-Employment 2020 award
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