Warren Beatty looks on during presentation for Best Picture. Reuters

PwC accountant blamed for Oscar fiasco

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which has been overseeing balloting for 83 years, says the back-up envelope for Best Actress was handed instead of Best Picture


Sri Lanka could be let off the hook at UNHRC

Human rights groups are lobbying heavily against giving any reprieve to Sri Lanka

Mahershala Ali wins supporting actor Oscar

His first Oscar follows a slew of earlier awards for his performance in ‘Moonlight’

Arto Nummela, CEO of Nokia-HMD, holds up a Nokia 3310 device during a presentation ceremony at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2017. Reuters

Nokia goes back
to the future

It re-introduces a brightly coloured version of the classic 3310 talk and text phone

‘All wicketkeepers make mistakes’

Mushfiqur wants to keep doing all three of his duties

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane prepares to take off from the Benazir International airport in Islamabad, Pakistan, Feb 9, 2016. Reuters

Pakistan carries 7 extra passengers on plane

PIA denies report that the extra passengers were forced to stand for the 3-hour flight

Kabori to be at Book Fair on final day

The ‘sweet damsel’ of silver screen has released her memoirs at the Book Fair

A modified Nissan Leaf, driverless car, is seen during a pause in its first demonstration on public roads in Europe, in London, Britain February 27, 2017. Reuters

Nissan tests self-driving car in Europe

The car showcases the kind of technology many hope to be the future of travel

Anjum Sultana Sima

AL picks Sima for Comilla, Joya for Sunamganj polls

Afzal's daughter and Suranjit’s wife contesting in two upcoming polls on ruling party's ticket

Bangladesh’s first solar-powered silo

PM inaugurates multi-storey, climate-controlled facility with a capacity of 25,000 tonnes 


Duty-free access extremely unlikely: US envoy

The US Ambassador in Dhaka told journalists at the Apparel Summit

'Killing of Nam organized by N Korean govt ministries'

The killing of Kim Jong Nam organized by North Korean ministry of state security and foreign ministry, ‍says South Korea

Director Barry Jenkins holds the Oscar as Moonlight wins Best Picture. Reuters

‘Moonlight’ beats ‘La La Land’

After on-stage mix-up at Oscars, Best Picture goes to the gay black youth drama