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    Farida Parveen: A life lived for Lalon songs

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on September 14, 2018

    Music was in her blood as a flower lies deep asleep in the seed before it comes into full bloom. While still in her childhood, aged merely five, she showed her indomitable urge for...

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    Relegation of science education would make economic dev in Bangladesh unsustainable

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2018

    The number of students studying subjects like physics, mathematics, chemistry and biology sharply decreased in Bangladesh....

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    Cultural arena in Bangladesh is very vibrant: Bruno Plasse

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 09:52pm on August 30, 2018

    When most of the cultural wings operated by foreign missions in Bangladesh almost wound up their activities in the wake of the Holey Artisan Bakery massacre in Gulshan in 2016, Alliance Francaise de Dhaka did not....

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    Film industry in Bangladesh taking new shape

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 09:48pm on September 06, 2018

    Berlin International Film Festival delegate Dorothee Wenner, herself a filmmaker in her own right, says the Berlin-based world famous film festival is interested in promoting films and filmmakers from Bangladesh....

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    Myriad-minded Murtaja Baseer

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 09:34pm on August 16, 2018

    His bedroom itself speaks a lot about the multifarious talents of language movement veteran Murtaja Baseer, one of the most reputed painters of the country, a researcher, prolific writer and a poet....

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    Govt in Bangladesh turns blind eye to renewable energy: Shamsul Alam

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:39am on August 17, 2018

    With the demand of electricity growing, Bangladesh continues to depend on power generation from mostly conventional sources like natural gas, diesel and coal fired plants....

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    Myanmar must accept Rohingyas as citizens: Mahathir

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on August 15, 2018

    Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has said Myanmar must accept Rohingyas because they are their citizens as they have lived in Myanmar for generations....

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    I’m hopeful of global release of my films: Shakib Khan

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:31am on August 10, 2018

    For his debut film in 1999, Shakib Khan got just Tk 5,000 as signing money and now the superstar bargains for a thousand times higher rate for a film with the producers in Bangladesh and India....

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    I’m still learning: Runa Laila

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 08:50pm on August 06, 2018

    After her professional music career spanning over 54 years since the recording of a playback for the film ‘Jugnu’ in 1964, Independence Award winning singer...

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    Imran Khan ‘quietly confident’ he will be PM

    Reuters. Lahore | Updated at 06:52pm on July 13, 2018

    Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan said he was ‘quietly confident’ of victory in a general election this month and that as prime minister, he would drive an anti-corruption and anti-poverty campaign in the south Asian nation....

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