'Inspire children about art, culture' By UNB | Last Updated: 20th January, 2021, 18:22

Iranian Ambassador made the remarks after visiting the ongoing two-month long group art exhibition titled “Sheikh Hasina

Inspire children about art, culture: Iranian Ambassador to Bangladesh

Bangladesh-China Youth camp begins Tuesday in Yunnan Bangladesh-China Youth camp begins Tuesday in Yunnan

The 150-member student delegation from Bangladesh will pay a two-week extensive visit to Yunnan Province under the China-Bangladesh Youth Exchange Prg


Hitler's boxers may fetch $5,000 at auction Hitler's boxers may fetch $5,000 at auction

A very rare signed copy of Hitler's autobiography "Mein Kampf" will also be up for auction


Belgian Laurent Van der Stockt wins international photojournalism honour Belgian Van der Stockt wins international photojournalism honour

The reporter won the same prize in 2013 for his work covering rebels in the war in Syria


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It was the only children's book by Roald Dahl that Sir Quentin had not provided illustrations for


'Sheikh Mujib Amar Pita' to be published in three languages 'Sheikh Mujib Amar Pita' to be published in three languages

The bangla edition of the book was first published in 1999 at Kolkata book fair


French magazine asked to pay $119K over duchess Kate’s topless photos French magazine asked to pay $119K over duchess Kate’s topless photos

The couple had sought 1.5 million euros in damages and interest


Folk king Abdul Alim's death anniversary today Folk king Abdul Alim's death anniversary today

Abdul Alim died on September 5 in 1974 at the then PG Hospital (now Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital)


Aly Zaker, Mofidul Haque get Altaf Mahmud Padak Aly Zaker, Mofidul Haque get Altaf Mahmud Padak

A total of 19 eminent personalities have received Shaheed Altaf Mahmud Padak since 2005


Abdul Jabbar laid to eternal rest Abdul Jabbar laid to eternal rest

Jabbar, a prominent Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra singer, died of multi-organ failure yesterday at the age of 79 at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical Uni


Last tributes paid to Abdul Jabbar Last tributes paid to Abdul Jabbar

Jabbar inspired people through his songs from Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra during the Liberation War in 1971


2nd Janaza for Abdul Jabbar held at Dhaka University mosque 2nd Janaza for Abdul Jabbar held at DU mosque

Later he will be buried at Martyred Intellectual Graveyard in Mirpur


People from all walks of life pay homage to Abdul Jabbar at Shaheed Minar People pay homage to Jabbar at Shaheed Minar

A second funeral prayer will be held at the Dhaka University Central Mosque, before his burial at the Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard


Veteran singer Abdul Jabbar passes away Veteran singer Abdul Jabbar passes away

The artiste of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra breathes his last at 9:27 am at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University


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Wasfia, a brand ambassador of Grameenphone, reached the summit along with her friend Juan Mendoza through its northern route on August 24


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Poet Shahid Qadri's 1st death anniversary observed Poet Shahid Qadri's 1st death anniversary observed

Qadri, considered as one of the prominent poets of post 1947 Bengali poetry


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Prime Minister stands by actress Anwara PM stands by actress Anwara

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Abdul Jabbar’s health condition unchanged Abdul Jabbar’s health condition unchanged

The liver, kidney and heart of the Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artiste are not functioning normally, doctor says


Nazrul’s 41st death anniversary being observed Nazrul’s 41st death anniv being observed

On August 27, 1976, the poet passed away in Dhaka at the age of 77 after suffering from a long ailment.


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Bangla Academy organises a solo-lecture session followed by a cultural show at its Poet Shamsur Rahman auditorium at 4 pm on this day


The Ministry of Utmost Happiness now with digital twist The Utmost Perennial

A digital twist to reading Arundhati Roy’s latest novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness provides intimate experience of the novel


India’s first Miss Transqueen beauty pageant attracts 1500 participants India’s first Miss Transqueen beauty contest

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Literary agency Curtis Brown says Aldiss dies early Saturday at his home in Oxford, England


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The Gallery is a unique place to experience the BBC Promenade Concerts, which run annually for eight weeks between July and September


Indian-origin TV star crowned ‘Child Genius’ Indian-origin TV star crowned ‘Child Genius’

The schoolboy from north London clinches the title by answering a question on 19th century artists William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais


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An admirer of Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr., Gregory embraced nonviolence and became a vegetarian and marathon runner


Fida Hossain, Sultan Ishtiaque’s painting exhibition begins in city Fida Hossain, Sultan Ishtiaque’s painting exhibition begins in city

A massive shipyard now exhibits the raw emotion Ishtiaque felt for the shipyard workers


Selim Al Deen’s 68th birth anniversary Friday Selim Al Deen’s 68th birth anniversary Friday

He joined Jahangirnagar University in 1974 at the Bangla Department and later he became the founder chairperson of Drama and Dramatics


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Diana Frances Spencer is born in Sandringham in the east of England on July 1, 1961


Poet Shamsur Rahman's 11th death anniversary being observed Shamsur Rahman's 11th death anniversary being observed

Shamsur Rahman breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital on August 17, 2006 in Dhaka


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Marking the day in a befitting manner, different socio-cultural organisations arrange elaborate programmes across the country


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Diana mastered the art of wearing the right dress for the right occasion


Eimear McBride wins James Tait Black prize Eimear McBride wins James Tait Black prize

The Irish novelist’s ‘astonishing’ novel about the sexual awakening of a teenager with an older actor lands the UK’s oldest literary award


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More than 600,000 fans visit each year, paying tribute to the icon of popular culture


13-million-year old skull found in Kenya 13-million-year old skull found in Kenya

The skull belonged to a baby ape that lived 13 million years ago and is remarkably preserved — complete with impressions of the creature’s brain


Bangladesh filmmaker placed first in 70th Locarno film festival   Bangladesh filmmaker placed first in 70th Locarno film festival

The festival screens films in various competitive and non-competitive sections, including feature-length narratives and documentary


Inauguration of world class film archive soon Inauguration of world class film archive soon

The new archive building will include a film volt for preserving movies for a longer term and a 'movie hospital' for restoration of old movies

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