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    Children’s book on archaeology on cards

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:42pm on May 28, 2018

    Department of archaeology is planning to publish a book for children featuring the archaeological and heritage sites of the country....

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    Zainul’s death anniv observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:42pm on May 28, 2018

    Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin’s 42nd death anniversary was observed on Monday. Dhaka University’s faculty of fine arts and different other cultural organisations placed flower wreaths on...

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    France weighs how to return Africa’s plundered art

    Agence France-Presse. France | Updated at 05:54pm on May 27, 2018

    Half-man, half-beast, the tall African statues dominate a busy gallery in Paris’ Quai Branly museum. But few of the visitors are aware they are...

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    Nazrul’s popular poems presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:43pm on May 27, 2018

    Up and coming recitation artistes presented popular poems of Kazi Nazrul Islam at a programme held at the auditorium of Bishwa Sahitya Kendra in...

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    Seven to receive Shilpakala Padak 2017

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:13pm on May 27, 2018

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will honour seven individuals with Shilpakala Padak 2017 for their contributions to various fields of art and culture....

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    Book on Bangla theatre analysed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:07pm on May 26, 2018

    Local theatre activists and researchers analysed Kolkata-based theatre researcher Angshuman Bhowmick’s recently published book titled ‘Banganatyer Sondhane’ at a programme...

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    DIU celebrates Nazrul’s birth anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on May 25, 2018

    Daffodil Literature Society of Daffodil International University celebrated the 119th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on Friday....

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    BSA pays tribute

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:36pm on May 25, 2018

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy paid tribute to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on his 119th birth anniversary by organising a programme at its Music and Dance...

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    Silk Quran helps preserve Afghan cultural heritage

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:00pm on May 23, 2018

    One of the only Qurans ever made from silk fabric has been completed in Afghanistan — a feat its creators hope will help preserve the...

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    No outrage harms Bollywood bad boy Khan

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 05:51pm on May 22, 2018

    The high point of nearly every Salman Khan film is when he rips off his shirt sparking frenzy among Bollywood audiences, but his millions of...

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