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    SSJ’s Independence Festival begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    Three-day Independence Festival marking the 49th Independence Day began amid festivity simultaneously at Central Shaheed Minar and Rabindra Sarobar on Sunday....

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    Will Harry and Meghan seek ‘normality’ for their baby?

    Reuters. London | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    Wearing his army fatigues while on tour in Afghanistan in 2013 thousands of miles from home, Britain’s Prince Harry cut a relaxed figure as he...

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    Prachyanat’s Laljatra on Mar 25

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:34pm on March 24, 2019

    Theatre group Prachyanat will host ‘Laljatra’, an event condemning the genocide committed by the Pakistani military o fateful night of...

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    Documentary tells Lorena Bobbitt’s story

    Agence France-Presse. Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    Mention the name Lorena Bobbitt and the reactions are all too predictable: the knowing snigger, the grimace that indicates pain combined with a protective gesture...

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    3-day cultural workshop in Sylhet ends

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    A three-day workshop on national anthem and Bangla song ended in Sylhet on Thursday. District Shilpakala Academy, Sylhet arranged the event at its auditorium where...

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    Ex-Pantera singer’s NZ gigs axed

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    Two New Zealand performances by the former frontman of influential metal band Pantera have been cancelled in the wake of the Christchurch massacre over his...

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    National Children’s Day celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Different government and cultural organisations celebrated National Children’s Day and 99th birth anniversary of founding president of the country Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by organising various...

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    Mustafa Monwar receives Sultan Padak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 14, 2019

    Noted artist Mustafa Monwar received Sultan Padak 2018 on the concluding day of the ten-day Sultan Mela on Tuesday in Narail Sadar....

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    Sayeeda Khanum felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    Friends, peers and well-wishers felicitated Ekushey Padak winning woman photographer Sayeeda Khanum at a programme held at National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Japan’s Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker prize

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:47am on March 06, 2019

    Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has been awarded the Pritzker Prize, considered architecture’s highest honour, for a lifetime of work that found global resonance while mining...

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