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    Pneumonia forces Elton John to cut short Auckland gig

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:03am on February 18, 2020

    Elton John has tearfully apologised to fans after cutting short a concert in New Zealand due to illness, with the British superstar saying he was suffering from ‘walking pneumonia’...

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    ‘Kalo Megher Bhela’ screened at Goethe-Institut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on February 18, 2020

    Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in cooperation with the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh, organised the screening of the film titled ‘Kalo Megher Bhela’ at its auditorium on Sunday...

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    Jibanananda’s birth anniversary celebrated

    Tanzil Rahaman with Anisur Rahman Shapan in Barishal | Updated at 12:58am on February 18, 2020

    Admirers paid tribute to poet Jibanananda Das organising special programmes in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country on his 121st birth anniversary, which was celebrated on Monday...

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    Traditional ‘Flight Of The Angel’ opens Venice Carnival

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 01:04am on February 18, 2020

    Thousands of people, many dressed for a traditional masked ball, crowded into Saint Mark’s Square on Sunday to witness ‘the flight of the angel’, the opening event of the annual Venice...

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    National Nazrul conference begins Feb 22 in Gaibandha

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Gaibandha | Updated at 01:08am on February 18, 2020

    A three-day National Nazrul Conference will begin in Gaibandha on February 22 calling all to take collective initiatives to popularise Nazrul’s songs and works among the masses...

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    Jibanananda Das’s 121st birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on February 16, 2020

    Today is the 121st birth anniversary of Jibanananda Das. Different organisations will pay tribute to the poet organising special programmes...

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    Battola stages 50th show of ‘Crutch-er Colonel’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on February 16, 2020

    Theatre troupe Battola staged the 50th show of its popular play ‘Crutch-er Colonel’ at Dr Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mahila Samity on Saturday. The play has been adapted from Shahaduzzaman’s novel of the...

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    Poet Al Mahmud remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:47pm on February 16, 2020

    Late eminent poet Al Mahmud was remembered on his first death anniversary at a programme held at Kabita Cafe on Saturday. Literary organisation Kobi O Kobita organised the event that...