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    Model Natalia Vodianova named new UN women’s health envoy

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:08am on February 25, 2021

    Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova travels the world working for luxury fashion brands such as Balmain and Stella McCartney, and now as a United Nations’ goodwill...

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    Cultural orgs celebrate International Mother Language Day

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 12:11am on February 23, 2021

    Different cultural organisations celebrated International Mother Language Day and paid tribute to the language movement martyrs organising various programmes across the country on...

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    14th Jatiya Pitha Utsab begins today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on February 23, 2021

    The 14th Jatiya Pitha Utsab will begin on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises today. The announcement was made at a press conference held at the...

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    Cultural organisations plan elaborate programmes

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on February 20, 2021

    Different government and cultural organisations will observe the International Mother Language Day organising various programmes across the country today. Bangla Academy, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangladesh...

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    Christo’s collection sells for 8m euros

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:48pm on February 18, 2021

    Artworks owned by the late artist Christo and his wife Jean-Claude, a duo famed for wrapping landmarks in fabric, sold for eight million euros ($9.6...

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    Abbey Road among London street signs on sale at auction

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:46pm on February 18, 2021

    Anglophiles, collectors and Beatles fans began a bidding battle Wednesday as a bevy of original London street signs, including one of the iconic Abbey Road,...

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    Mostafa Hamedy wins Himel Barkat award

    JU Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on February 17, 2021

    Aspiring poet Mostafa Hamedy has been named the winner of Himel Barkat Kabita Puraskar 2020. The award, named after the late poet and writer Himel...

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    Anisuzzaman’s birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2021

    Today is the 84th anniversary of birth of the late national professor Anisuzzaman, who was born on February 18, 1937 in Kolkata, West Bengal, British...

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    Quality is as important as getting exposure: Luipa

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on February 15, 2021

    Popular young singer Zinia Zafrin Luipa said rendering quality songs is as important as getting exposure and accordingly one should create a niche in the...

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    Cultural show marking Autocracy Resistance Day held at Jagannath University

    Rabiul Alam | Updated at 10:56pm on February 15, 2021

    Aspiring bands entertained the audience rendering songs at a cultural programme held at Jagannath University on Sunday marking Autocracy Resistance Day, which is observed annually...

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