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    Sushama Das, Himangshu Biswas perform in Sylhet

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 09:51pm on October 22, 2019

    District Shilpakala Academy arranged a musical programme titled ‘Shrotar Asar – Baithaki’ at the academy’s painting room, where Ekushey Padak awarded legendary singer Sushama Das and prominent senior vocalist of...

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    Syria rapper shines light on Idlib woes

     Agence France-Presse . Syria | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    Between the blighted buildings of war-torn northwest Syria, 20-year-old rapper Amir al-Muarri rails against regime bombs, but also shuttered universities and jihadist domination...

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    ‘Kingbodonti Bhagirathi’ launched at Museum

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    A novel portraying the scenario of the liberation war by writer Moni Haider titled ‘Kingbodonti Bhagirathi’ was launched at a programme held on Monday at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of...

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    Recalling film director Chashi Nazrul Islam

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    Today is the 78th birth anniversary of late eminent filmmaker Chashi Nazrul Islam. He was born on October 23, 1941, at Shomoshpur village in Sreenagar Upazila of...

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    Shamsur Rahman’s birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    Late eminent poet Shamsur Rahman’s 91st birth anniversary will be observed today. To honour the poet, Bangla Academy and Jatiya Kabita Parishad jointly organised a discussion and...

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    Bangla Natya Utsab begins at Shilpakala Academy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    A 10-day theatre festival titled ‘Bangla Natya Utsab’ began at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. To mark the 36th founding anniversary, theatre troupe...

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    Conductor Zubin Mehta takes final bow with Israeli orchestra

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    Star conductor Zubin Mehta took the stage in Tel Aviv on Sunday for an emotional final performance as music director of the Israel Philharmonic, retiring after 50 years with the...

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    ‘Maleficent’ sequel scares up a box-office lead in N.America

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    Disney’s new ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ topped the North American box office for the weekend with an estimated take of $36 million despite falling far below the original 2014 film...

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    2 docus of Reshmi Ahmed screened at Goethe-Institut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    Two documentary films of woman filmmaker Reshmi Ahmed namely ‘Depannita - A Lady with Versatile Talents’ and ‘My Protest’ were screened at Goethe-Institut auditorium...

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    Jibanananda Das’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    Renowned Bengali poet Jibanananda Das’ 65th death anniversary will be observed today. Different Barishal-based cultural and literary organisations will pay tribute to the poet placing floral...

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