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    Sharat welcomed with melodies, dances

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    Cultural troupes celebrated the advent of Sharat presenting songs and dances at Bokultola of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University on Friday. Satyen...

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    Shimul Nrityakala Academy celebrates 30th anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2019

    Shimul Nrityakala Academy celebrated its 30th founding anniversary organising a programme at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Sufia Kamal National Public Library on Tuesday. Founder of...

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    Jamdani festival 2019 begins on September 6

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    A month-long fair featuring exquisite Jamdani saris will commence at Bengal Shilpalaya in Dhanmondi on September 6. The event titled ‘Jamdani Festival 2019’ will feature...

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    British Museum hands looted ancient tablets to Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    The British Museum said Friday it had returned to Iraq a collection of 156 cuneiform tablets believed to have been looted following the US-led invasion...

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    Poetry book on Mujib launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    A poetry book on country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was launched at a programme held at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Sufia Kamal National...

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    Nazrul’s death anniversary observed in Manikganj

    Shahjahan Biswas . Manikganj | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    National poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 43th death anniversary was observed on Wednesday at Shibalaya in Manikganj. Shibalaya Nazrul-Promila Shahitya Sangsad organised..

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    Shahid Qadri’s 3rd death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 28, 2019

    Today is the third death anniversary of late Ekushey Padak winning poet Shahid Qadri, who brought a new dimension to poetry by introducing urbanism and...

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    Nazrul’s death anniversary observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 28, 2019

    National poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 43rd anniversary of death was observed by various cultural organisations on Tuesday in the capital. Representatives of various organisations placed...

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    Greece seeking Parthenon sculpture loan from Louvre: official

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2019

    Greece has asked France to loan a Parthenon marble frieze fragment displayed at Paris’s Louvre Museum to mark its 200th independence anniversary in 2021, an...

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    Atulprasad Sen’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2019

    Today is eminent poet, lyricist and singer Atulprasad Sen’s 85th death anniversary. He was born in Dhaka on October 20, 1871. After losing his father...

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