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    Zainul festival to be held today at DU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on December 28, 2016

    Dhaka University’s faculty of fine arts has organised a daylong Zainul Festival at Bakultala today marking 102nd birth anniversary of the legendary artist Zainul Abedin...

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    Carrie Fisher, Star Wars actress, dies aged 60 

    BBC | Updated at 09:26am on December 28, 2016

    US actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as princess Leia in the Star Wars series, has died aged 60, days after suffering a cardiac arrest...

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    5-year-old Indian cast opposite Nicole Kidman

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:52pm on December 27, 2016

    Sunny Pawar, 8, who essays the role of Saroo in the Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel starrer Lion, was selected after around 8,000 children from across India were auditioned, reports Hindustan Times...

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    Docu on Bangladesh’s architectural heritage premiered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on December 27, 2016

    A documentary film on the architectural heritage of Bangladesh was premiered at the Lalbag Fort in Dhaka on Monday...

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    Bangladeshi singer gets Singapore award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:48pm on December 27, 2016

    Expatriate Bangladeshi singer Rubel won the first runner-up award at a contest titled Best Migrant Competition in Singapore...

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    Artists portray nature in group show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:46pm on December 27, 2016

    A group of four artists have painted nature and people for a collaborative art exhibition that is now underway at Gallery 21 in Dhanmondi, Dhaka...

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    Birju Maharaj, Saswati Sen perform on last day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:44pm on December 27, 2016

    Legendary Indian Kathak dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj and his famed disciple Saswati Sen performed on Monday at the Chhayanaut Auditorium in Dhanmondi, Dhaka...

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    Syed Haq’s birth anniv celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:32pm on December 27, 2016

    Late poet-playwright Syed Shamsul Haq’s 81st birth anniversary was celebrated through separate programmes on Tuesday at Bangla Academy and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Hacked Sony Music twits fake Britney Spears death news

    Reuters | Updated at 02:10pm on December 27, 2016

    Sony Music Entertainment’s Twitter account was hacked on Monday, publishing fake statements that pop music icon Britney Spears...

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    Singer Sanjeeb Choudhury recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:23pm on December 26, 2016

    Late singer-composer Sanjeeb Choudhury was recalled through an open-air concert dedicated to his memory on the TSC premises in...

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