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    Myanmar beauty queen ‘dethroned over Rohingya video’

    BBC | Updated at 09:20am on October 04, 2017

    A Burmese beauty queen has claimed she was stripped of her pageant title over a video she made on the ongoing violence in Rakhine state...

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    Miss World Bangladesh embroiled in controversy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on October 02, 2017

    The beauty pageant was supposed to find the woman who would represent Bangladesh in the upcoming Miss World 2017 in China on November 18. However,...

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    Miss World Bangladesh embroiled in controversy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:49pm on October 02, 2017

    The beauty pageant was supposed to find the woman who would represent Bangladesh in the upcoming Miss World 2017 in China on November 18. However,...

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    Two-day crafts fair ends in Barisal

    Our Correspondent , Barisal | Updated at 11:44pm on September 30, 2017

    A two-day traditional crafts fair ended at the Ashwini Kumar Hall in Barisal city on Wednesday....

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    Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies

    Reuters | Updated at 10:25am on September 28, 2017

    Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men's magazine and built a business empire around his libertine...

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    Nipa to judge dance contest in Sydney

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:45pm on September 26, 2017

    Noted dancer Shamim Ara Nipa will be flying to Sydney, Australia to attend a weeklong cultural competition as a jury member.

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    Mishuk Munier recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on September 25, 2017

    Family members, friends and well-wishers recalled late eminent journalist-cinematographer Mishuk Munier on his 58th birth anniversary at a commemorative programme held at the Music and...

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    UNESCO holds 5-day workshop on ICH

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on September 25, 2017

    A five-day workshop on community-based intangible cultural heritage inventorying is underway at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Sangbritta celebrates 12th founding anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on September 24, 2017

    Recitation organisation Sangbritta celebrated its 12th founding anniversary through a two-day programme at the Shawkat Osman Memorial auditorium of Central Public Library on Friday and...

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    Bangladesh selected as honour country in South Korean culture fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on September 21, 2017

    Bangladesh has been selected as the guest country of honour at the 12th Migrant Arirang Multicultural Festival (MAMF), which will be held from 29 September...

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