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    Mobile book fair on independence war books in Munshiganj

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:24pm on December 10, 2018

    A mobile book fair on books on the war of independence was held in Munshiganj on Monday. Shraban Prakashani and Abdullah Abu Sayeed Pathabhyas Charcha...

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    Belgium’s Africa museum reopens

    Agence France-Presse . Tervuren | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Belgium’s Africa Museum reopened on Saturday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical view of the country’s brutal colonial past....

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    Pori Moni becomes brand ambassador

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Actress Pori Moni signed a contract with the popular brand Fair & Lovely on December 2. She signed it with Unilever Bangladesh Ltd as the...

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    Vanessa crowned Miss World

    Agence France-Presse . Sanya | Updated at 09:32pm on December 09, 2018

    A Mexican model and volunteer was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday....

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    Mexican volunteer crowned Miss World

    Agence France-Presse. Sanya, China | Updated at 10:54pm on December 08, 2018

    A Mexican model and volunteer was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday. Miss Mexico Vanessa...

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    Cultural show celebrates six seasons

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    Artistes of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrated the six seasons namely summer, monsoon, autumn, late autumn, winter and spring presenting songs and dances at a programme...

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    Iraq’s ancient pottery struggles to outlive modern plastic

    Agence France-Presse . Najaf | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Adel al-Kawwaz expertly spins the potter’s wheel, shaping the wet clay into a smooth jug. His family is famous for this millennia-old Iraqi craft, but...

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    Diversity of crafts at Zainul

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2018

    Fine arts students of Dhaka University are displaying diverse crafts at a group show ongoing at Zainul Gallery of fine arts faculty.A total of 115...

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    Knowing the other

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    German dancer Tomas Bunger and German-based Togolese dancer-choreographer Kossi Sebastian Aholou-Wakawui moved the Dhaka audience with their choreography titled ‘In the Skin of the Other’...

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    Quamrul Hassan’s 97th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    Today is the 97th birth anniversary of late eminent artist Quamrul Hassan, one of the pioneering artists who contributed immensely to the country’s art scene.Patua...

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