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    Patriotism, awareness stressed for preventing distortion of Bangla

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on February 24, 2020

    Patriotism, self-responsibility and increasing opportunity for using formal Bangla can prevent distortion of Bangla, said speakers at a programme held at the auditorium of Bangladesh...

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    Jatiya Pitha Utsab begins

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:35pm on February 24, 2020

    The 13th Jatiya Pitha Utsab kicked off on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises on Sunday. The festival, which has been jointly organised by Jatiya Pitha Utsab...

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    Somodhara holds poetry fest

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:23am on February 24, 2020

    Somodhara, a monthly magazine, organised Somodhara Kabita Utsab 2020 at the auditorium of Chhayanaut Shangskriti-Bhavan on Saturday. The festival featured recitation, awards ceremony, discussion...

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    Pitha Utsab held at Islamic University

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 12:16am on February 24, 2020

    A daylong Pitha Utsab (cake festival) was held at Islamic University in Kushtia amid festivity and fanfare recently. Cancer Awareness Programme for Women (CAP), a...

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    Rome unveils tomb that may belong to its founder

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:15pm on February 22, 2020

    An ancient tomb thought to belong to Rome’s founder Romulus was presented to the world on Friday, after months of investigation by history sleuths. The...

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    Alpana Utsab held in Manikganj

    Shahjahan Biswas . Manikagnaj | Updated at 11:11pm on February 22, 2020

    Manikganj district unit of Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi organised an ‘Alpana Utsab’ at Language Movement Martyred Rafique Chattar in Manikganj district town on Thursday to observe...

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    Cultural organisations observe Amar Ekushey

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:09pm on February 22, 2020

    Different government and cultural organisations observed Shaheed Dibash and International Mother Language Day organising various programmes across the country on Friday. Bangla Academy, Bangladesh Shilpakala...

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    Morocco fortress village hopes to draw ‘Game of Thrones’ fans

    Agence France-Presse . Ait-Ben-Haddou | Updated at 11:24pm on February 19, 2020

    Millions worldwide may have seen the desert fortress in the hit fantasy series “Game of Thrones”, but fewer know they can visit the Moroccan village...

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    Pompeii restoration unearths ‘surprise’ treasures

    Agence France-Presse . Pompeii | Updated at 11:21pm on February 19, 2020

    Vivid frescoes and never-before-seen inscriptions were among the treasures unearthed in a massive years-long restoration of the world-famous archeological site Pompeii that came to...

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    Shilpakala celebrates 46th founding anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on February 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrated its 46th founding anniversary through a colourful programme at its Nandan Mancha on Wednesday. The programme featured discussion, cultural...

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