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    Shah Abdul Karim’s 104th birth anniversary today

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

    Today is the 104th birth anniversary of late Ekushey Padak winning Baul Shah Abdul Karim. Shah Abdul Karim was born on February 15, 1916 in...

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    Al Mahmud’s death anniversary today

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

    Today is the first death anniversary of eminent poet Al Mahmud. Different organisations will pay tribute to the poet organising special programmes...

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    Spring greeted with colours, festivity

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2020

    Young women wearing yellow saris, garlands and men in bright panjabis took to the streets across the country to celebrate Pahela Phalgun, the first day...

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    London’s ‘chewing gum man’ fuses art with recycling

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on February 12, 2020

    Lying on a footbridge spanning London’s River Thames, Ben Wilson finalises his latest creation: a miniature painting on chewing gum, stuck to the steel structure....

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    SSJ’s programmes on Ekushey begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on February 08, 2020

    Sammilita Sangskritik Jote has organised a two-week programme commemorating the martyrs of the language movement at Central Shaheed Minar on Dhaka University campus...

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    Freshers’ reception concert held at JnU

    Rabiul Alam | Updated at 10:49pm on February 05, 2020

    Upcoming bands entertained the audience at a freshers’ reception concert held at Jagannath University on Tuesday. Bangladesh Chhatra Union JnU unit organised the reception concert...

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    Dhaka Art Summit begins February 7

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on February 04, 2020

    The fifth Dhaka Art Summit will begin on February 7 at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The nine-day summit will be organised...

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    I write to make people aware about science

    Mainul Hassan | Updated at 10:54pm on February 04, 2020

    Nadira Majumder took up writing when she was a physics student at Dhaka University during mid ‘70s to spread scientific awareness in all spheres of...

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    Rubik’s Cube ‘Mona Lisa’ goes on sale in Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:42pm on February 03, 2020

    A street art Rubik’s Cube version of the ‘Mona Lisa’ is expected to sell for up to 150,000 euros ($166,000) when it goes under the...

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    Book fair, exhibition begin in Pabna

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 11:41pm on February 03, 2020

    A month-long book fair and weeklong book exhibition respectively commenced on Doyel Chattar and Annoda Gobinda Public Library premises in Pabna on Saturday. The events...

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