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A Nazrul song heralding Eid for 85 years By BSS | Last Updated: 24th June, 2017, 22:10

The song has become an unofficial title or theme song for the Eid-ul-Fitr

A Nazrul song heralding Eid for 85 years

Battle of Plassey: That changed our fate Battle of Plassey: That changed our fate

The battle of Plassey or Palashi, was fought on June 23, 1757 between Siraj Ud Daulah, the last independent Nawab of Bangla, Bihar and Orissa


Foo Fighters announce 'biggest sounding album ever' Foo Fighters announce 'biggest sounding album ever'

The group make clear it is not moving toward Adele's ballad style, the band call it "our biggest sounding album ever"


Sufia Kamal’s birth anniversary observed Sufia Kamal’s birth anniv observed

A pioneer in movement for women emancipation, Sufia Kamal was born on June 20, 1911 in Shayestabad Nawab family in Barisal


Pop icons Jay Z and Beyonce blessed with twins Pop icons Jay Z and Beyonce blessed with twins

The Carter family is ‘thrilled’ as the newest members join big sister Blue Ivy, 5


US billionaire brings Dutch painters to China's masses US billionaire brings Dutch painters to China's masses

The collection is set to find its biggest audience yet when a selection of around 70 of its more than 250 works goes on show


Dylan accused of lifting passages of Nobel lecture Dylan accused of lifting passages of Nobel lecture

Dylan last week delivered a long-awaited lecture that was a requirement to receive the eight million kroner ($923,000) prize from the Swedish Academy


Ariana Grande to get honorary citizenship of Manchester Ariana Grande to get honorary citizenship of Manchester

Honorary citizenship is the highest civilian honor that a city can offer any non-citizen, aside from the "freedom of the city" designation


Art market eyes rebound as Basel fair kicks off Art market eyes rebound as Basel fair kicks off

The world's biggest contemporary art fair opens to the public on Thursday, but VIPs got an advance peak at the vast array of artworks for sale


Udichi to celebrate first day of Monsoon on Thursday Udichi to celebrate first day of Monsoon on Thursday

The colourful programme includes songs, dance and poetry recitation


Noor elected president of UNESCO cultural body Noor elected president of UNESCO cultural body

Noor thanks the delegations for electing him President and reiterates Bangladesh's abiding commitment to protect cultural diversity


Trump-style 'Julius Caesar' provokes storm in New York Trump-style 'Julius Caesar' provokes storm in New York

A production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" drawing parallels between the assassinated Roman ruler & Donald Trump was in the eye of a growing storm


Fashion industry plans to create 2,500 jobs for Saudi women Fashion industry plans to create 2,500 jobs for Saudi women

The initiative will establish job opportunities for Saudi women as part of the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020 and Vision 2030


Abdul Gaffar Choudhury A living legend Abdul Gaffar Choudhury A living legend

His lyrics-- “Amar Bhaier Rôkte Rangano” which is now globally celebrated song commemorating the Bengali Language Movement


'Parthenon of Books'; monumental artwork protests censorship 'Parthenon of Books'; monumental artwork protests censorship

The "Parthenon of Books" stands at the same site where, in 1933, Nazis set in flames books by Jewish or Marxist writers


Arundhati Roy releases first novel in 20 years Arundhati Roy releases first novel in 20 years

Roy became the first Indian woman to win the prestigious Booker Prize with her 1997 work, which sold around 8 million copies

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