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21st Young Artist Art Exhibition kicks off 21st Young Artist Art Exhibition kicks off

This year, 787 artists took part in a competition with 1976 paintings. Judges have selected 412 artworks of 380 artists to be exhibited finally


Prime Minister  distributes National Film Award PM distributes National Film Award

Sheikh Hasina hands over the award, the highest state recognition, to 31 artistes, performers and organisations in 25 categories at a gala ceremony


PM Sheikh Hasina distributes National Film Awards-2016 today PM distributes National Film Awards today

Twenty-nine artistes and performers will be awarded in 26 categories for their outstanding contributions to the industry


Language Movement heroin Halima Khatun passes away Language Movement heroin Halima Khatun passes away

Her granddaughter Antara Arif Propa confirms the news to journalists


Daily Observer executive editor Anis Ahmed passes away Daily Observer executive editor Anis Ahmed passes away

His first namaz-e-janaza will be held at the Jatiya Press Club after Zohr prayers


Jackson family thanks fans for support as patriarch grieved Jackson family thanks fans for support as patriarch grieved

The family that includes Janet, Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito Jackson released a joint statement saying they mourn the loss of their father


Ayman, Zaiba receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award Ayman, Zaiba receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award

The Awards recognise the work that young people from across the Commonwealth are doing to transform lives in their community and beyond


Concert for Rohingyas held in NY

Concert for Rohingyas held in NY

UN Chamber Music Society of the UN staff recreation council held a concert at Baruch Performing Art Centre in Manhattan, New York



Spanish church slammed over 'frightening' sculpture restoration Botched Spanish art restoration criticized

The parish priest in the northern town of Estella simply wanted the sculpture to be cleaned and did not intend for it to be restored


Cockatoo identified in 13th Century European book Cockatoo images found in 13th Century book

Researchers have discovered the oldest-known European illustrations of an Australasian cockatoo, in a manuscript from the 13th Century


Ivy Zaman’s solo exhibition begins at Nat’l Museum Ivy Zaman’s solo exhibition begins at Nat’l Museum

A total of 26 large and 35 small sculptures along with 20 paintings of the sculptor have been put on display at the exhibition at National Museum


Game of Thrones: Kit Harington and Rose Leslie's Scottish wedding Game of Thrones stars hold castle wedding

The couple - who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte - met on the fantasy show in 2012


‘Amar Sonar Bangla’ now in Belarusian language ‘Amar Sonar Bangla’ now in Belarusian language

The book “My Golden Bengal” is a set of translated collection of the poem by legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore


Everything you need to know about World Music Day Everything you need to know about World Music Day

On World Music Day, people of a city or country are allowed and urged to play music outside in their neighbourhoods or in public spaces and parks


XXXTentacion, controversial rapper, shot dead in Florida aged 20 Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

He was leaving a motorcycle dealership in south Florida on Monday when an armed suspect shot him


Social media also changes nature of Eid greetings Social media also changes nature of Eid greetings

To celebrate various festivals, social media have designed many cards and animations


Stephen Hawking's ashes to be buried in Westminster Abbey Hawking's ashes to be buried in Westminster Abbey

More than 1,000 people Friday attend a service of thanksgiving for the physicist, who died in March after decades of living with motor neuron disease


Photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape Photographer in Nobel prize scandal, charged with rape

The Swedish Academy, which handles the prize, last month postponed it amid criticism of its handling of the case


De Niro criticises Trump in front of school students De Niro criticises Trump in front of school students

The Oscar-winner slammed Trump while speaking at the ceremony for the Jimmy and Rosemary Breslin “American Writer Award”



Anthony Bourdain: Celebrity chef found dead at 61 Chef Anthony Bourdain found dead at 61

His death comes days after the suicide of another much-loved celebrity, 55-year-old fashion designer Kate Spade, in New York


Henna festival held at Jatiya Press Club Henna festival held at Jatiya Press Club

A cultural programme was also held with the participation of the club members


Van Gogh painting sells for over 7 million euros: Auction house Van Gogh painting sells for over 7 million euros

Van Gogh painted the work early in his career when he was 29 years old


President asks media to give priority to national interest President asks media to give priority to national interest

Abdul Hamid says while addressing the “Bazlur Rahman Smriti Padak-2017” distribution ceremony in the Liberation War Museum auditorium


Magician David Copperfield found not liable for Briton's injuries
Copperfield not liable for Briton's injuries

Mr Copperfield, the world's highest paid magician, has performed the "Lucky#13" trick thousands of times without any problems


Uproar as ex-deputy australian pm plans to sell love-child story Uproar as ex-deputy australian pm plans to sell love-child story

Malcolm Turnbull says he planned to raise the matter privately with the married Joyce


Seven conferred 'Shilpakala Padak 2017' Seven conferred 'Shilpakala Padak 2017'

Each awardee has got a cheque for Tk 1 lakh, a certificate and a crest


Seven named for 'Shilpakala Padak 2017' Seven named for 'Shilpakala Padak 2017'

The awardees are Alauddin Mia, Sharmila Bandyopadhyay, Nasir Ali Mamun, Chandra Shekhar Dey, Kangalini Sufia Begum, S M Mohsin and Mihir Lala


Nazrul’s birth anniversary celebrated Nazrul’s birth anniversary celebrated

Widely known as rebel poet, Nazrul was born on 11th Jaistha in 1306 at Churulia near Asansol in Burdwan district of West Bengal


PM visits PM visits "Jorasanko Thakur Bari"

It is the house in which Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 7 in 1861, spent most of his childhood and died on August 7 in 1941


Author Mostofa Kamal gets special recognition in Kolkata Author Mostofa Kamal gets special recognition in Kolkata

Mostofa Kamal works at popular newspaper Daily Kaler kantho as Executive Editor


Nazrul’s 119th birth anniversary being celebrated Nazrul’s 119th birth anniv being celebrated

Widely known as ‘rebel poet’, Kazi Nazrul Islam was born on 11th Jaistha in 1306 at Churulia near Asansol in Burdwan district of West Bengal


Nazrul's 119th birth anniversary Friday Nazrul's 119th birth anniversary Friday

Marking the birth anniversary of the national poet, the Cultural Affairs Ministry has taken massive programmes in various places


American literary giant Philip Roth dies at 85 American literary giant Philip Roth dies at 85

Roth won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his acclaimed novel "American Pastoral"


Man Booker International Prize: Olga Tokarczuk is first Polish winner First Polish writer wins global Booker

Olga Tokarczuk took the £50,000 prize for her novel Flights


Author Philip Roth dies aged 85 Author Philip Roth dies aged 85

The Pulitzer and Man Booker International Prize-winning novelist's works included American Pastoral, I Married a Communist and and Portnoy's Complaint


Swedish court rejects 'gigantic' Nobel centre Swedish court rejects 'gigantic' Nobel centre

The court says the construction would "cause significant damage" to the preservation of Blasieholmen's cultural heritage and environment


Monet sister paintings reunited in US for first time Monet sister paintings reunited in US for first time

The Norton Simon's version, believed to have served as a model for its companion, is more heavily worked in most areas


PM draws picture on 'Muktijoddhya' PM draws picture on 'Muktijoddhya'

With the assistance of eminent artist Shahbuddin Ahmed, the premier has drawn the painting and written her name on the canvas of the picture

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