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    Monirul Islam receives Spanish honour

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Internationally acclaimed artist Monirul Islam has received Royal Spanish Order of Merit.Spanish ambassador in Dhaka Alvaro de Salas conferred the honour on Monirul Islam in...

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    Hundreds render national anthem

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Hundreds of people thronged the central playground of Dhaka University on Sunday to render the national anthem in an amazing display of patriotism at a...

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    Cultural organisations celebrate Victory Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Different cultural organisations and government agencies celebrated the 48th Victory Day organising colourful programmes on Sunday across the country.Government organisations like cultural affairs ministry, Bangladesh...

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    Philippines wins fourth Miss Universe crown

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 11:54am on December 17, 2018

    Catriona Gray from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday, the fourth time the Southeast Asian country has won the international beauty pageant.Gray, a...

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    Cultural organisations observe Martyred Intellectuals Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    Different cultural organisations, institutes and troupes observed the Martyred Intellectuals Day through various programmes in the capital on Friday....

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    Miss Spain breaking barriers as first transgender Miss Universe hopeful

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    Carrying a bold message of inclusion, transgender rights and a sharp rebuke to US President Donald Trump, Miss Spain’s Angela Ponce is blazing a trail...

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    Sangskritik Jote begins Victory Day celebration  

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:43pm on December 13, 2018

    Sammilita Sangskrtik Jote began a six-day programme to celebrate the 48th Victory Day at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Thursday. Cultural personality Kamal Lohani,...

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    To Kill a Mockingbird puts new spin on racial injustice

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    Almost 60 years after it was first published as a book, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ opens this week in a first Broadway theatre adaptation whose...

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    Meghan presents fashion award to Waight Keller

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

    Givenchy’s artistic director Clare Waight Keller Monday received the British designer of the year womenswear award from Meghan Markle, whose dress she designed for her...

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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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