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    Miss France wins Miss Universe crown

    Reuters | Updated at 12:02pm on January 30, 2017

    A 24-year-old woman from Paris won the Miss Universe crown on Monday, in a three-hour show in the Philippine capital that focused on diversity and...

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    People throng at crafts fair in Sonargaon

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:43pm on January 29, 2017

    People from all walks of life are visiting the crafts fair organised by Bangladesh Folk Art and Crafts Foundation at Sonargaon Museum in...

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    Diverse cultural heritages presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:40pm on January 28, 2017

    Ethnic communities living in different parts of the country presented their respective cultural heritages at a two-day Adivasi Sangskritik Utsab held at faculty of fine...

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    ‘I deal with people’s innermost thoughts’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:42pm on January 27, 2017

    Playwright Masum Reza said as a writer he tries to explore the deep recesses of human mind to bring out people’s innermost thoughts, feelings and...

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    Michael Madhusudan Dutt remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:51pm on January 26, 2017

    Legendary poet-dramatist Michael Madhusudan Dutt was remembered through discussion, recitation of his poems and presentation of...

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    Kuti Monsur dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:49pm on January 26, 2017

    Eminent composer, lyricist, singer and music director Kuti Monsur died on Tuesday night at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. He was...

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    National pitha festival begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on January 24, 2017

    Pitha, a traditional cake made of race, has long been an integral part of winter festivities in Bangladesh, but over the years it lost its...

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    Indian troupe presents Gaudiya Nritya

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on January 24, 2017

    A Kolkata-based dance troupe entertained the audience with a presentation of Gaudiya Nritya at the National Theatre Hall of...

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    Architect Shamsul Wares honoured

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:34pm on January 23, 2017

    Art critic and architect Shamsul Wares was honoured on his 71st birth anniversary celebrated at the Dhaka Club...

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    Winter fair entertains city dwellers

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:19pm on January 21, 2017

    A daylong winter fair titled Raser Mela entertained the attendees with traditional performing arts and winter delicacies such as date juice, puffed rice and date...

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