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    BD-Korean Fest draws huge crowd

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on October 07, 2017

    A large number of visitors, especially youngsters, thronged the BD Korean Festival 2017 held at the Tokyo Convention Centre in capital’s Mohammadpur on Friday....

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    Jannatul loses crown to Jessia

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:22pm on October 04, 2017

    Miss World Bangladesh 2017 Jannatul Nayeem has been stripped of her title as she took part in the beauty pageant hiding information regarding her marital...

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    Myanmar beauty queen ‘dethroned over Rohingya video’

    BBC | Updated at 09:20am on October 04, 2017

    A Burmese beauty queen has claimed she was stripped of her pageant title over a video she made on the ongoing violence in Rakhine state...

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    Miss World Bangladesh embroiled in controversy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on October 02, 2017

    The beauty pageant was supposed to find the woman who would represent Bangladesh in the upcoming Miss World 2017 in China on November 18. However,...

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    Miss World Bangladesh embroiled in controversy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:49pm on October 02, 2017

    The beauty pageant was supposed to find the woman who would represent Bangladesh in the upcoming Miss World 2017 in China on November 18. However,...

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    Two-day crafts fair ends in Barisal

    Our Correspondent , Barisal | Updated at 11:44pm on September 30, 2017

    A two-day traditional crafts fair ended at the Ashwini Kumar Hall in Barisal city on Wednesday....

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    Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies

    Reuters | Updated at 10:25am on September 28, 2017

    Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men's magazine and built a business empire around his libertine...

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    Nipa to judge dance contest in Sydney

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:45pm on September 26, 2017

    Noted dancer Shamim Ara Nipa will be flying to Sydney, Australia to attend a weeklong cultural competition as a jury member.

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    Mishuk Munier recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on September 25, 2017

    Family members, friends and well-wishers recalled late eminent journalist-cinematographer Mishuk Munier on his 58th birth anniversary at a commemorative programme held at the Music and...

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    UNESCO holds 5-day workshop on ICH

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on September 25, 2017

    A five-day workshop on community-based intangible cultural heritage inventorying is underway at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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