Miscellany

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    Rabiul Husain’s 1st death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2020

    Today is the first anniversary of death of the late Ekushey Padak-winning acclaimed poet and architect Rabiul Husain. Liberation War Museum will place floral wreath...

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    Five to receive Wrishiz Padak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on November 25, 2020

    Cultural organisation Wrishiz Shilpi Goshti will honour five individuals with Wrishiz Padak at a programme scheduled to be held at the Music and Dance Centre...

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    Cabinet approves draft of film artistes’ welfare trust law

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:10pm on November 24, 2020

    The cabinet, with prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, approved the draft of the Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Welfare Trust Act-2020 on Monday to ensure...

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    Public events put artistes at risks of COVID-19 infection

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:09pm on November 24, 2020

    Renowned Manipuri dancer Samina Husain Prema said that performing in public events multiplies the risk of COVID-19 infection among the artistes as it is very...

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    Bongo partners with Kormo Jobs, an app by Google

    Cultural Correspondent  | Updated at 08:44pm on November 23, 2020

    Bongo, one of the largest video streaming platforms in Bangladesh, has recently signed an agreement with Google’s world-renowned job and career development app Kormo Jobs....

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    Jan Morris dies at 94

    Agence France-Presse .  London | Updated at 11:15pm on November 21, 2020

    The British writer and journalist Jan Morris, who broke the news of the first ascent of Mount Everest and was one of the first openly...

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    Aly Zaker’s condition improves

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on November 21, 2020

    The health condition of Ekushey Padak-winning thespian and popular TV actor Aly Zaker, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital in the capital, has been...

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    Abul Hasnat remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on November 21, 2020

    The late writer Abul Hasnat, who was also the editor of the monthly literary magazine Kali O Kalam and biannual art journal Shilpa O Shilpi,...

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    Rare ‘Tahiti’ portrait by Gauguin set for French sale

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:35pm on November 20, 2020

    A little-known canvas by  post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin that has not left the United States since the 1940s will be put up for sale this month...

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    Gabon’s only circus fights for survival

    Agence France-Presse . Libreville | Updated at 11:33pm on November 20, 2020

    Wiltrid Mabiala climbs to the top of a human pyramid -- backwards -- with the lithe agility of a cat. Six metres (20 feet) below,...

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