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Picasso painting with 25,000 owners on show in Geneva Picasso painting with 25,000 owners on show in Geneva

It won't hang on the wall in their living rooms, but they own it nonetheless: 25,000 strangers banded together to buy a Pablo Picasso painting


Rabindra-Nazrul Jayanti celebrated in Hague Rabindra-Nazrul Jayanti celebrated in Hague

The programme is held in the Gandhi Centre of The Hague on Saturday, renowned Rabindra Sangeet singer Kaderi Kibria and Pranja Bhattacharya perform


Burning Man founder Larry Harvey dies aged 70 Burning Man festival founder dies

He was a landscape gardener, a philosopher, a visionary, a wit, a writer, an inspiration, an instigator, a mentor


Iconic lensman Abbas no more Iconic lensman Abbas no more

The legendary Iranian-born photographer Abbas, who covered Bangladesh's independence war and many other wars, dies Wednesday in Paris


'Game of Thrones' author announces new book 'Game of Thrones' author announces new book

Between 1996 and 2011, Martin published five volumes of the "Game of Thrones" series -- letting six years pass between the fourth and fifth


Poet Belal Chowdhury buried in Feni Poet Belal Chowdhury buried in Feni

Chowdhury breathed his last at Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in Dhanmondi on Tuesday


Iconic Magnum photographer Abbas dies Iconic Magnum photographer Abbas dies

Abbas joined Magnum in 1981 and covered conflicts and unrest in Bangladesh, Vietnam, the Middle East, Iran, Chile and Cuba


Mummified remains 'likely' belong to Iran's Reza Shah Mummified remains 'likely' belong to Iran's Reza Shah

His grandson Reza Pahlavi, an opposition figure based in the US, says that the body "most probably" belonged to Reza Shah


India gifts 1971 War of Independence memorabilia to Bangladesh India gifts 1971 War of Independence memorabilia to Bangladesh

The memorabilia includes Two PT-76 tanks, One Mi 4 helicopter, 25 weapons including pistol, rifles, machine guns, mortars and rocket launcher


Palestinian novelist Ibrahim Nasrallah wins top Arab prize Palestinian novelist Ibrahim Nasrallah wins top Arab prize

The International Prize for Arab Fiction includes $50,000 and funding to translate the work into English


Poet Belal Chowdhury will be buried in Feni Poet Belal Chowdhury to be buried in Feni

The Ekushey Padak winning dies at Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in Dhanmondi on Tuesday


Tiger a centerpiece of Nazir’s artworks Tiger a centerpiece of Nazir’s artworks

Pattachitra is a general term for traditional cloth-based scrollpainting


Poet Belal Chowdhury passes away Poet Belal Chowdhury passes away

The decision of his burying and funeral will be taken later after consulting with the family members, eldest son of the poet says


Jabbarer Boli Kela kicks off at Laldighi Maidan on Wednesday Jabbarer Boli Kela kicks off on Wednesday

The century old historic wrestling competition and new Bengali year's fair is held every year with much enthusiasm and cultural zeal


Theatre activist Shaoli Mitra quits as chief of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi Shaoli Mitra quits as chief of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi

The veteran theatre personality steps down from the post citing infrastructural issues & complaining of difficulties in carrying out responsibilities

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