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    Chhayanaut and identity building

    Saleque Khan | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2021

    THE beginning of large-scale celebrations of Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bengali New Year, may be date back to the observance of the...

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    Why a co-official language?

    SM Maniruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2021

    A LAWYER filed a writ petition with the High Court in April 2019 demanding the recognition of the English language as a co-official language in...

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    Shamim Reza named for Bogura Lekhak Chakra Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on November 20, 2020

    Poet Shamim Reza has been named a winner of Bogura Lekhak Chakra Award for his contribution to Bengali poetry. The award will be handed over...

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    Kali Puja celebrated

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:13pm on November 14, 2020

    Kali Puja or Shyama Puja, the second largest festival of Bengali Hindu community, was celebrated across the country on Saturday night amid religious fervour. In...

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    Shooting for ‘Pritilata’ begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on November 02, 2020

    The shooting for ‘Pritilata’, a biopic dramatising the life of Pritilata Waddedar who embraced martyrdom as the first Bengali female revolutionary during the anti-British movement...

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    Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on October 27, 2020

    The five-day celebration of Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Bengali Hindu community, ended on Monday with immersion of the Goddess Durga in...

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    In conversation with GH Habib

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2020

    Translator GH Habib has made a name for himself as a translator of world literary gems. Habib, with his flair for what many call cultural...

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    Pahela Baishakh celebrated without outdoor programmes

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 10:46pm on April 14, 2020

    Bangladesh celebrated Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bengali new year 1427, on Tuesday amid restrictions on outdoor programmes throughout the country due to...

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    A close encounter with Hashem Khan

    | Updated at 09:27pm on March 19, 2020

    Two important truths came out of the conversation with the country’s ace painter Hashem Khan. In a recent interview with New Age, the artist dismissed...

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    ‘Amader Cinema’ begins in Jagannath University

    Rabiul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on February 10, 2020

    A three-day film festival featuring popular Bengali films began at the auditorium of Jagannath University on Sunday. Professor Junayed Halim, chairman of film and television...

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