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  • Three killed in post-election violence in Dohar
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  • 48-hr hartal progressing peacefully
  • 65 petrol bombs, nine crude bombs recovered, two held in Dhaka
  • 14 killed in China mosque stampede
  • Afghanistan says 88 prisoners to be freed, despite U.S. concern
  • Arctic blast takes aim at frigid US
  • A portrait of Hasna Raja.

  • Azad Abul Kalam

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Shilpakala’s preservation plan continues

A portrait of Hasna Raja.
The demand for preservation of the legendary mystic bard from greater Sylhet region Hason Raja’s works will see the light of the day soon. The director general of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Liaquat Ali Lucky said that seventy per cent of the project... Full story

Azad is critical of mega-serials

Azad Abul Kalam
Popular actor Azad Abul Kalam will perform in a mega serial Jogajog Golojog which will be aired at 8:15pm on NTV today. Besides, Azad Abul Kalam is playing the lead role in another mega serial titled Nayika Upakkhan that Boishakhi TV airs. Two more mega... Full story

Shahriar makes film on child marriage

Young docu-maker Gaushey Shahriar is making a graphic novel and an animated short film project about preventing child marriage and on a girl child’s social rights. The film will be released as a feature film along with two other animated... Full story

Nazi hunters call for protests against French comic

A Nazi-hunting family has called for protests against controversial French comedian Dieudonne over his vitriolic brand of humour targeting Jews, as a government minister said he must pay fines accrued for racist abuse. Full story

No drugs or alcohol in Walker crash

Paul Walker
Neither US actor Paul Walker nor the driver in their fatal car accident was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of their deaths, a post-mortem examination has found reports BBC. Their Porsche was travelling at an ‘unsafe speed’ when it hit a pole... Full story

Film producer Saul Zaentz dies

Saul Zaentz, the music industry executive who became a film producer for three movies that won Academy Awards for “Best Picture”, has died at the age of 92, his nephew Paul Zaentz said on Saturday. Full story

AROUND THE TOWN

Exhibition To Live is to be slowly born By: Kashef Chowdhury Time: 12pm to 8pm Date: December 13 to January 13 Venue: Bengal Art Lounge... Full story


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