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    Abul Hasan Sahitya Puraskar handed over

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:58pm on September 25, 2018

    Abul Hasan Shahitya Puroskar 2017 was conferred at a programme held on Monday at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Hall of Bangla Academy...

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    Bangla translations of German play, poems launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on September 24, 2018

    Bangla versions of the legendary German playwright Bertolt Brecht’s play and collection of famous poet Hans Magnus Enzensberger were launched...

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    Barbados appoints Ambassador Rihanna

    | Updated at 05:27pm on September 22, 2018

    Rihanna is now Ambassador Rihanna, after her home country tasked her with promoting investment and tourism. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said that...

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    Sarachitra promotes young artistes

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 04:54pm on September 22, 2018

    Ten young artistes recited poems with diverse themes at Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday. Recitation troupe Sarachitra organised the...

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    BAFA students present dance

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:44pm on September 22, 2018

    Students of Bangladesh Academy of Fine Arts presented colourful dance recitals at Chhayanaut Auditorium on Thursday. The show, Parashmoni, was organised...

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    McCartney scores US No 1 again

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 02:04am on September 21, 2018

    Paul McCartney is back on the top of the charts, on Sunday earning his first solo number-one album in the United States in 36 years....

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    I am married to the greatest batsman: Anushka

    Culture Desk | Updated at 02:03am on September 21, 2018

    Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma opened up on her husband Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and spoke about what really makes the couple tick, reports Hindustan Times...

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    More inclusive programmes in coming days: Kirsten Hackenbroch

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:43am on September 21, 2018

    Goethe-Institut in Dhaka has been working to promote diverse cultural expressions within Bangladesh and also to present these in Europe, especially Germany, with the aim...

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    Monirul Islam: The portrait of an experimentalist

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:34am on September 21, 2018

    Novelty in form, texture and composition is what Monirul Islam always seeks in an art work and it is written all over the Dhanmondi studio...

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    Artist Mintu Dey wins award in Costa Rica

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:14pm on September 19, 2018

    Artist Mintu Dey has won the second best prize for his watercolour painting ‘Boat on a River’ at the first international watercolour festival held in...

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