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    Batighar celebrates 8th founding anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 16, 2019

    Theatre troupe Batighar celebrated its eighth founding anniversary by organising a programme featuring music, dance and theatre show at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...

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    Rodrix, Selina receive Nazrul Puraskar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 16, 2019

    Renowned Nazrul Sangeet singers Joseph Komol Rodrix and Selina Hossain received Nazrul Puraskar 2018 at an awards programme held at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum...

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    SSJ places 11-point demands to govt

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 16, 2019

    Leaders of Sammilita Sangskritik Jote, an umbrella platform of cultural organisations in the country, and other organisations pressed for 11-point demands including allocation of one per cent of...

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    Cuba Gooding Jr charged with groping woman

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:05am on June 16, 2019

    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr was charged on Thursday with groping a woman at a Manhattan bar last weekend, New York City police said. The ‘Jerry Maguire’ actor faces one misdemeanor account of forcible touching...

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    New budget upsets cultural activists

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:59pm on June 14, 2019

    Cultural activists observed that the allocation for cultural affairs ministry in the proposed national budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 is poor and disappointing. Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, in his budget speech...

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    Medieval poet Alaol remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 15, 2019

    Poet Syed Alaol, one of the most influential poets of the medieval Bengali literature who earned the epithet ‘wise poet’ for his ability to fuse emotion with intellect in his works, was remembered at...

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    Byatikrom stages Durasha at Shilpakala Academy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 15, 2019

    Theatre troupe Byatikrom Natyagoshthi staged a monodrama titled ‘Durasha’ at Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday. The play, an adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s short story with...

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    ‘Gaaner Jhorna Tolay’ begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 15, 2019

    Bengal Foundation has organised a three-day music show, featuring diverse genre songs and instrumental recitals, titled ‘Gaaner Jhorna Tolay’. The event which commenced on Thursday is being...

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