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    Documentary tells Lorena Bobbitt’s story

    Agence France-Presse. Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    Mention the name Lorena Bobbitt and the reactions are all too predictable: the knowing snigger, the grimace that indicates pain combined with a protective gesture...

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    3-day cultural workshop in Sylhet ends

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    A three-day workshop on national anthem and Bangla song ended in Sylhet on Thursday. District Shilpakala Academy, Sylhet arranged the event at its auditorium where...

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    Ex-Pantera singer’s NZ gigs axed

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    Two New Zealand performances by the former frontman of influential metal band Pantera have been cancelled in the wake of the Christchurch massacre over his...

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    National Children’s Day celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Different government and cultural organisations celebrated National Children’s Day and 99th birth anniversary of founding president of the country Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by organising various...

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    Mustafa Monwar receives Sultan Padak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 14, 2019

    Noted artist Mustafa Monwar received Sultan Padak 2018 on the concluding day of the ten-day Sultan Mela on Tuesday in Narail Sadar....

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    Sayeeda Khanum felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    Friends, peers and well-wishers felicitated Ekushey Padak winning woman photographer Sayeeda Khanum at a programme held at National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Japan’s Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker prize

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:47am on March 06, 2019

    Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has been awarded the Pritzker Prize, considered architecture’s highest honour, for a lifetime of work that found global resonance while mining...

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    Priyabhashini’s first death anniv today

    Cultural Correspodent | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2019

    Today is the first death anniversary of late Independence Award winning eminent sculptor-freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini.Marking the day, family members of the late artist will...

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    Phalgun Utsab held at IU

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 12:00am on March 04, 2019

    Artistes entertained the audience presenting songs and dances at a day-long Phalgun Utsab held at Islamic University in Kushtia on Saturday.Cultural organisation Sangeet Shongho arranged...

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    Pitha Utsab held at IU

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 12:00am on February 28, 2019

    A Pitha Utsab was held at Islamic University in Kushtia amid festivity on Wednesday....

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