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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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    Spring celebrated in Manikganj

    Shahjahan Biswas . Manikganj | Updated at 10:35pm on February 18, 2020

    Different educational institutions and cultural organisations celebrated the advent of spring organising various programmes from February 14-16 in Manikganj. Teachers and students of Manikganj Government...

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    Ferdousi Priyabhashini’s 73rd birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2020

    Today is the 73rd birth anniversary of late eminent sculptor-freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini. Priyabhashini was born on February 19, 1947 in Khulna. She was the...

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    National Nazrul conference begins Feb 22 in Gaibandha

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Gaibandha | Updated at 01:08am on February 18, 2020

    A three-day National Nazrul Conference will begin in Gaibandha on February 22 calling all to take collective initiatives to popularise Nazrul’s songs and works among...

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    Traditional ‘Flight Of The Angel’ opens Venice Carnival

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 01:04am on February 18, 2020

    Thousands of people, many dressed for a traditional masked ball, crowded into Saint Mark’s Square on Sunday to witness ‘the flight of the angel’, the...

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    Uday Hakim’s ‘Rohossomoy Adam Pahar’ unveiled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on February 18, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal unveiled the cover of the new book of writer, journalist, recitation artiste and corporate personality Uday Hakim titled ‘Rohossomoy Adam...

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    Recitation show depicts plight of biranganas

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on February 18, 2020

    Artistes gave the audience a glimpse into plight of biranganas, during and after the liberation war, at a recitation show held at Sufia Kamal Auditorium...

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    Basanta Utsab held at IU

    H K Jibon . Islamic University | Updated at 10:24pm on February 15, 2020

    Students at Islamic University in Kushtia celebrated Pahela Phalgun, the first day of spring, through a daylong programme held at IU campus on Saturday. IU...

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    Nirmalendu Goon hospitalised

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2020

    Popular poet Nirmalendu Goon is undergoing treatment at the Coronary Care Unit of LabAid Hospital in the capital. Goon, who is suffering from respiratory tract...

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