Ershad Kamol

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    BNP briefs diplomats on joining polls

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party briefed representatives of the foreign missions in Dhaka and development partners at party chairperson’s Gulshan office on Monday on...

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    People suffer as AL activists rule roads

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:20am on November 12, 2018

    Dhaka city dwellers on Sunday suffered terribly for traffic gridlocks caused by nomination aspirants of ruling party Awami League, who brought out processions violating electoral...

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    Tension brews ahead of Ijtema

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    Tension grows as two factions of Tabligh Jamaat Bangladesh are in a confrontational situation over Indian cleric Maulana Muhammad Saad Al Kandhalvi before Biswa Ijtema....

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    Bridging Beethoven with Indian ragas

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 04:18am on November 02, 2018

    Three classical musicians — two from France and one from India — recently visited Bangladesh to present two successive instrumental concerts in Dhaka and Chattogram...

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    Rafiqun Nabi: a painter and cartoonist

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 03:59am on November 02, 2018

    Rafiqun Nabi of Tokai fame has left a sinuous trail of creativity behind him as an accomplished watercolourist and oil-acrylic painter. At 75, he is...

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    Prioty joins politics in Ireland

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 03:07am on October 26, 2018

    The Bangladesh-born Irish model Maksuda Akhter Prioty has joined the ruling party of the Republic of Ireland, Fine Gael, with the aim to be a...

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    Debi: where reality goes beyond logic

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 09:24pm on October 25, 2018

    Is it possible to explain everything in this earth with logic? This question has been illustrated in Anam Biswas’ debut film Debi, based on Humayun...

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    Mohammad Rafiq: a poet rooted in humanity

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    Finding a unique language for his poems that would aptly depict the rural life which makes up most of Bangladesh, its nature, its pathos, its...

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    Adieu to the rock legend!

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 04:23pm on October 18, 2018

    It was morning on Thursday. A piece of news sent a wave of shock. Ayub Bachchu, known as AB to music lovers, the landmark name...

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    Bangladesh is an important friend of China in South Asia

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    The People’s Republic of China gives special importance to people-to-people contact and cultural exchanges with Bangladesh for which it launched the first Confucius Institute in...