Tribute

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Hilary Mantel gave richness to historical fiction

She wrote with vitality, a realness that seemed somewhat dangerous on paper. 

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Remembering the heavenly harmonies of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Today marks the 25th death anniversary of the Qawwali legend.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

The origin of the om: Ahmed Sofa’s aura

With the death of Ahmed Sofa on July 28, 2001, Bangladesh (or modern Bengal in historical perspective) lost not simply one of its most original thinkers; it also marked the passing of an age.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Remembering the honest and natural voice of Amy Winehouse

Once you hear a voice like that, you know there’s a story behind all this.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Charlie Watts: To the Beat of the Rolling Stones

The quiet man of the Rolling Stones passed away August 24, 2021.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Fans mass at Brazil to mourn dead players

Thousands of Brazilians who had been expecting to spend Wednesday night cheering their beloved Chapecoense football team in its hour of glory were instead gathering at the home stadium to mourn dead players.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Chapeco in mourning

Thousands of grieving fans in green and white filled the Chapecoense stadium in remote southern Brazil on Tuesday, singing their team's praises and chanting one by one the names of players who lost their lives in a plane crash a day earlier.

September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016

Ronaldinho pays tribute to paralympians

Brazil football great Ronaldinho has shown his musical talents by unveiling a music video that pays tribute to the world's Paralympic athletes.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

In Hiroshima, Obama honors 'silent cry' of bombing victims

President Barack Obama pays tribute to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon "the logic of fear" that encourages the stockpiling of nuclear weapons.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Homage paid to victims of BDR carnage

The nation yesterday mourned the death of 74 people, including 57 army officers, killed during the BDR carnage on February 25-26 in 2009.