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    Seven to receive Shilpakala Padak 2017

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:13pm on May 27, 2018

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will honour seven individuals with Shilpakala Padak 2017 for their contributions to various fields of art and culture....

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    Book on Bangla theatre analysed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:07pm on May 26, 2018

    Local theatre activists and researchers analysed Kolkata-based theatre researcher Angshuman Bhowmick’s recently published book titled ‘Banganatyer Sondhane’ at a programme...

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    DIU celebrates Nazrul’s birth anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on May 25, 2018

    Daffodil Literature Society of Daffodil International University celebrated the 119th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on Friday....

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    BSA pays tribute

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:36pm on May 25, 2018

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy paid tribute to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on his 119th birth anniversary by organising a programme at its Music and Dance...

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    Silk Quran helps preserve Afghan cultural heritage

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:00pm on May 23, 2018

    One of the only Qurans ever made from silk fabric has been completed in Afghanistan — a feat its creators hope will help preserve the...

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    No outrage harms Bollywood bad boy Khan

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 05:51pm on May 22, 2018

    The high point of nearly every Salman Khan film is when he rips off his shirt sparking frenzy among Bollywood audiences, but his millions of...

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    Puthia Rajbari to house a museum

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on May 22, 2018

    Archaeology department is going to set up a small museum at the historic Puthia Rajbari in Rajshahi....

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    Seminar criticises language distortion

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:59pm on May 19, 2018

    Private TV channels, radio and different web portals are responsible for distorting Bangla language. Steps should be taken to prevent this practice, said...

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    Marvel relaunches West Coast Avengers as young hero team

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:59pm on May 18, 2018

    The comic book series will star teen hero Kate Bishop. With its relaunch of the core title less than a month old, Marvel Entertainment has...

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    Markle-Prince Harry wedding to see biggest Hollywood stars

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:58pm on May 18, 2018

    With just a few days to go for the royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, a few key guests from the already expansive...

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