Miscellany

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    Sufia Kamal’s 18th death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Today is the 18th death anniversary of eminent poet-activist Sufia Kamal. Different socio-cultural organisations will organise commemorative programmes marking the day....

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    10 young poets honoured

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    A group of ten up and coming poets were honoured at a programme held at Diponpur book shop in capital’s New Elephant Road on Friday...

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    Curtain falls on Dhaka Lit Fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    The three-day literary extravaganza, Dhaka Literary Festival, ended, conferring the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature on Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam on Saturday...

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    India’s Manushi crowned Miss World 2017

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:14am on November 19, 2017

    India’s Manushi Chillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant in Sanya, China, 16 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000, reports The...

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    Jessia to join grand finale of Miss World 2017   

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:50pm on November 18, 2017

    Miss World Bangladesh Jessia Islam on Saturday will join the grand finale of the 67th edition of the Miss World 2017 which is taking place...

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    ‘Leonardo da Vinci artwork’ sells for record $450m

    BBC | Updated at 09:50am on November 16, 2017

    A 500-year-old painting of Christ believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci has been sold in New York for a record $450m (£341m)...

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    2-day recitation festival ends at RU

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on November 13, 2017

    A two-day recitation festival by recitation organisation Swanan ended at Rajshahi University campus on Friday....

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    Khan to retire from full-length dance performances

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:19pm on November 12, 2017

    Bangladeshi origin-British dancer-choreographer Akram Khan, one of the UK’s most feted contemporary dancers, is to retire from full-length performances with a piece marking the centenary...

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    Radharaman’s 102nd death anniv observed

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet  | Updated at 11:12pm on November 11, 2017

    The 102nd death anniversary of Sylheti dhamail music composer and lyricist Radharaman Dutt was observed in Sunamganj on Friday...

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    Humayun Mela tomorrow

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

    A day-long fair dedicated to late legendary author Humayun Ahmed will be held on Channel i premise in Tejgaon tomorrow, announced the organisers at a...

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