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    Jamdani weavers facing hardship: seminar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on December 19, 2016

    Jamdani weavers in the country are facing hardship though the traditional craft item has got UNESCO recognition as a world heritage, said...

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    Miss Puerto Rica crowned Miss World 2016

    Reuters | Updated at 11:27am on December 19, 2016

    Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle was crowned Miss World 2016 on Sunday, winning the top prize in the 66th edition of the pageant held this...

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    Cultural organisations celebrate Victory Day

    Culture Desk | Updated at 08:22pm on December 17, 2016

    Cultural organisations celebrated the country’s 46th Victory Day on Friday recalling the heroic deeds and sacrifices of the martyrs and freedom fighters...

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    Self-censorship affects quality of war teleplay

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:43pm on December 15, 2016

    Self-censorship by directors and TV channels has been affecting the quality of teleplays based on the 1971 war of independence, typically aired on...

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    Cultural Activists recall Martyred Intellectuals

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:36pm on December 15, 2016

    Cultural organisations and institutes across the country observed the Martyred Intellectuals Day on Wednesday. In Dhaka, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Wonder Woman dropped as UN equality champion

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:26pm on December 14, 2016

    The UN has ended its campaign with comic book heroine Wonder Woman, a spokesman says, less than two months after her appointment sparked outrage...

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    Cinema banner painting workshop held in Manikganj

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 06:00pm on December 14, 2016

    A five-day cinema banner painting workshop ended at Zahir Manjil at Singair upazila in Manikganj on Friday. The workshop was...

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    Artistes recite poems on independence

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on December 11, 2016

    A group of recitation artistes entertained the audience with their presentation of poems on independence at the International Mother Language Institute on Monday...

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    Uttarayan celebrates 6th founding anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on December 10, 2016

    In his long creative life, Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore wrote many poems and songs while travelling to different parts of his country and abroad...

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    16-day Victory Day festival underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:11pm on December 09, 2016

    A 16-day Victory Day festival featuring music, dance, theatre and poetry recitation is underway at the International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka...

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