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World this week

  Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Mandela dies Winnie Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died on April 2 at the age of 81, her spokesman said. She died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, spokesman Victor Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Nation this week

  Khaleda’s condition “not serious” BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has been suffering from some old as well as several newly developed health conditions, but none of them are serious, a medical board found after examining her in the old central jail in Thursday, April 5th, 2018

12th edition “Art Dubai” en route to solidifying Dubai as global art hub

  As part of its global expansion process, the United Arab Emirates’ Dubai is claiming its stake as an international art hub, through the successful organising of the 12th Art Dubai expo, which I had the opportunity to visit recently. This Thursday, March 29th, 2018

A unique story of primary health services

  Piggyback Social Marketing Strategy for Health Program, a book this year published by CDIP (Centre for Development Innovation and Practices), an NGO, identifies the strategy the NGO has adopted in order to carry its health services to the marginalized people Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Assessing the roles of social media in youth radicalization

  The phenomenon of violent extremism is growing day by day around the world. There is of course a plethora of research on youth radicalization in recent years. However, as most of the research has focused on the source and content Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Family-society centric productions key to success

  Alta Banu is an upcoming high profile full-length feature from Impress Telefilm. The film portrays the ups-downs, smiles and cries of two sisters Alta-Banu. About the film director Arun Chowdhury gave his word that if the people of Bangladesh are Thursday, March 29th, 2018

World Puppetry Day celebrated in city

  Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy recently celebrated World Puppetry Day through discussion, award giving ceremony and puppet show at Experimental Theatre Hall and Studio Theatre Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the city.   Following the award giving ceremony, Multimedia Puppet Theatre Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Ameenah Ahmed and Mamun Zahid perform at National Museum

  Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre recently organised an evening of Rabindra Sangeet by Ameenah Ahmed and Mamun Zahid at Bangladesh National Museum. The Rabindra Sangeet soiree was held at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of the museum.   Popular Tagore singer Ameenah Ahmed received Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Bangladesh National Museum exhibits Liberation War memorabilia

  Bangladesh National Museum has displayed a collection of one hundred Liberation War memorabilia at the museum’s Nalinikanta Bhattashali Gallery in the city.   The show displays 65 photographs of different historic events which took place between 1971 and early 1972, 12 weapons Thursday, March 29th, 2018

World this week

  US, EU expel scores of Russian diplomats The United States said on March 26 it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in taking action against the Kremlin for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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