Miscellany

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    Drik lends BNM a Muslin piece

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:00pm on June 11, 2018

    Drik Picture Library handed over a late 18th century Dhaka Muslin collected from Jaipur, India to Bangladesh National Museum as...

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    Akram Khan returns to roots in last solo show

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 05:07pm on June 10, 2018

    Britain’s best-known choreographer Akram Khan has drawn on his roots for the final solo dance performance of his career, with a show that pays tribute...

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    Siam busy with films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:54pm on June 09, 2018

    Siam Ahmed, who emerged through performing in TV plays and TVCs , is now busy with commercial films. The small-screen actor has not acted in...

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    Music instrument gallery reopened at BNM

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on June 09, 2018

    Bangladesh National Museum reopened its gallery displaying music instruments on Saturday for the visitors. The gallery number 28, which remained closed for...

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    Amal Clooney speaks from the heart as George gets lifetime award

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 05:42pm on June 09, 2018

    Amal Clooney on Thursday paid unprecedented public tribute to her movie star husband George Clooney, calling him a gentleman, an amazing husband and father...

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    Cultural activists term proposed budget frustrating, ridiculous

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 05:31pm on June 07, 2018

    Cultural activists observe that the allocation for cultural affairs ministry in the proposed national budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 is poor, frustrating...

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    Rare Tintin drawings sold for $425,000 at auction

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:41pm on June 03, 2018

    Two rarely-seen drawings of Tintin from the comic book album ‘The Red Sea Sharks’ sold for $422,000 (364,000 euros) on Saturday in...

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    Nazrul Mela in Kolkata

    | Updated at 07:45pm on June 02, 2018

    Twenty five Nazrul artistes and researchers from Bangladesh are participating at the ongoing three-day Nazrul Mela at Nazrul Teertha in...

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    Four directors honoured

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:43pm on June 02, 2018

    Director’s Guild, an organisation of teleplay makers, honoured four of its members, who are going to receive National Film Award 2016 on July 8, with...

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    UK Vogue names Meghan among top influential women

    Reuters . London | Updated at 09:15pm on June 01, 2018

    Meghan Markle was named among the 25 most influential women in Britain on Thursday, according to a list published by UK Vogue magazine which hailed...

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