Miscellany

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    Dance artiste Rahijha Khanam dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:16pm on November 26, 2017

    Ekushey Padak-winning dance artiste Rahijha Khanam Jhunu, also known as nrityaguru mata, passed away on Sunday morning at Labaid Hospital in...

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    Miss World Manushi Chhillar is ready for Bollywood

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:40pm on November 25, 2017

    Manushi Chillar has brought back the glory to India after a long wait of 17 years by winning the Miss World pageant...

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    Matua community celebrates Nabanna in Barisal city

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 09:39pm on November 25, 2017

    Matua Samprodaya, a sect of Hindu religion, celebrated Nabanna Utsab on Friday in Barisal city...

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    Poetry recitation evening held at Diponpur

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:38pm on November 25, 2017

    Recitation artistes entertained the audience at a poetry recitation evening held at Diponpur book shop in capital’s Elephant Road on Friday...

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    Wrishiz celebrates 41st founding anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on November 23, 2017

    Cultural organisation Wrishiz Shilpi Gosthi celebrated its 41st founding anniversary through a colourful programme at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday...

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    Sufia Kamal’s 18th death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Today is the 18th death anniversary of eminent poet-activist Sufia Kamal. Different socio-cultural organisations will organise commemorative programmes marking the day....

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    10 young poets honoured

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    A group of ten up and coming poets were honoured at a programme held at Diponpur book shop in capital’s New Elephant Road on Friday...

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    Curtain falls on Dhaka Lit Fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    The three-day literary extravaganza, Dhaka Literary Festival, ended, conferring the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature on Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam on Saturday...

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    India’s Manushi crowned Miss World 2017

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:14am on November 19, 2017

    India’s Manushi Chillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant in Sanya, China, 16 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000, reports The...

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    Jessia to join grand finale of Miss World 2017   

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:50pm on November 18, 2017

    Miss World Bangladesh Jessia Islam on Saturday will join the grand finale of the 67th edition of the Miss World 2017 which is taking place...

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