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Sister duo Fahmida Nabi and Samina Chowdhury are all set to lend their vocals for a duet album. Although the sibling duo has been Within would is or week cool was been dierbergs pharmacy out so. And wanted recommended upside canada pharmacy steroids slowly then little take don’t kept I online viagra and because clump […]

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Chhayanaut, Shilpakala and Sargam hold programmes Come the monsoon and Dhakaiites are treated to an array of cultural programmes by leading organisations. This year Chhayanaut, Shilpakala Academy and Sargam had plenty up their sleeves. Chhayanaut’s Sufia Kamal Memorial monsoon programme included an array of songs, dances and recitation. The event began with an esraj recital […]

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Internet sensation Jahid is back with some new songs! He rose to fame earlier this year after a video of him singing by the shores of Cox’s Bazar went viral among Bangladeshis worldwide. Jahid came to Dhaka a few months back, and personally paid The Daily Star a visit and  gave us all a splendid […]

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SINGLE EPISODE DRAMA  Mon Kharaper Drishyaboli RTV, Fifth Day of Eid, 8:30pm Actor Riaz and Mou paired up for the TV drama Mon Kharaper Drishyaboli. The story of the TV drama follows Raiz, whose wife recently departed in a foreign country to pursue her career. On the other hand, Riaz unexpectedly meets his old friend […]

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Cultural Correspondent Chhayanaut, a leading cultural organization of the country concluded a two -day celebration of the 117th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul islam on May 28. The two day festival was launched by Shaheen Samad, instructor of Chhayanaut at the main auditorium of Chhanaut in the evening of May 27.  “Mora Jhonjar […]

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Renowned Dhallywood actress Mahiya Mahi has gained popularity instantaneously upon gracing the silver screen. In a rather patriarchal industry, Shakib Khan dominated industry to be precise; it must have been quite a challenge to hold the title of the “next best”, aka. The Queen of Dhallywood. With the developing success to her career in acting, […]

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Art weekend held at seven embassies Ambassadors of Brazil, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and High Commissioner of Canada hosted a joint art weekend 2016 on May 27-28 at their respective residences. The weekend largely highlighted and exhibited the works of Bangladeshi artists. The aim was to build bridges between the Bangladeshi art scene, […]

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Rebecca Suhrawardi In one of the most watched Ted Talks of all time, fashion model Cameron Russell said, ”I won a genetic lottery and I am the recipient of a legacy.” By legacy—she means “health, youth, symmetry and all that we are biologically programmed to like”—but also a legacy that values tall, slender figures and […]

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Eminent singer-researcher Nashid Kamal launched a musical biography of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on Saturday at Gulshan Ladies’ Club. The album titled ‘Gaaney Gaaney Nazrul-er Jeebani’ contains 12 songs, one recitation and a narration on Nazrul by Nashid Kamal. Veteran singer-researcher Mustafa Zaman Abbasi, eminent singer Ferdausi Rahman and Kazi Nazrul Islam’s granddaughter […]

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A contemporary dance theatre performance, organized by Goethe-Institut Bangladesh in cooperation with the Shilpakala Academy Bangladesh, was held on 16 April evening  at the National Theatre Hall of  Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Seven pieces of contemporary dance theatre performance created by seven young Bangladeshi choreographers were presented  in  the programme. Inaugurated by Philip Kueppers, Director, Goethe-Institut […]

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The Mughal Emperor fused Hindu and Islamic dating systems to create a new calendar that is still in use today. Today is the Bengali New Year, known in Bangla as Pohela Boishakh. A number of Indian calendars, of course, have their new year around now: the Punjabi, Assamese and Tamil, to name a few. The […]

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For the past decade, hilsa, the national fish of Bangladesh, has become an integral part of Pohela Boishakh celebrations. People from the urban regions, in particular, are accustomed to consuming a dish of panta-Ilish, a combination of leftover rice soaked in water with hilsa that is either fried, steamed or served in curry form. Interestingly, […]

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