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Nation this week

  Stranger things The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court accepted the gazette notification on the disciplinary rules for lower court judges. Earlier on December 11, the government had issued a gazette notification on the disciplinary rules of the lower court judges Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Gohin Baluchar, Putra to lead transition into 2018

  The yearend and beginning will be ruled by two actresses Suborna Mustafa and Joya Ahsan back-to-back. Gohin Baluchar starring Suborna is going to be the last film of 2017 getting release date on December 29. On the other hand Putra Thursday, January 4th, 2018

A mega printmaking exhibition at Shilpakala Academy

  A printmaking exhibition featuring prominent Indian artists was inaugurated on December 25 at Shilpakala Academy (BSA). The exhibition will run till January 4 at the Gallery No. 6 of National Art Gallery of BSA. The exhibition was inaugurated by HT Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Homage to an art movement icon

  December 29 marked the 103rd birth anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin (1914-1976), the leading figure in the history of modern art movement in Bangladesh. A well-known figure for his leadership qualities in organising artists and art movements, Abedin took the Thursday, January 4th, 2018

NBR Chairman Nojibur made PM’s principal secretary

  Md Nojibur Rahman, the current NBR chairman and senior secretary of the Internal Resources Division, has been appointed as the principal secretary to the Prime Minister, according to sources at the public administration ministry.   He will succeed Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury.   Sources Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Khaled Mahmood’s second stint as BPDB chairman

  Engineer Khaled Mahmood has been reappointed Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) chairman for a two-year term after completion of his regular service as the chairman on December 22, says a statement.   He started his career at the Directorate of Programme of Thursday, January 4th, 2018

World this week

  Assam leaves 13m citizens off its register Around 13 million people living in northeastern India’s largest state have been left off a controversial draft list of citizens released on January 2 by the authorities, who are under pressure to identify and Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Nation this week

  3 new ministers likely to be sworn in Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to induct at least three new faces into her council of ministers on January 2. AKM Shahgahan Kamal, lawmaker from Laxmipur-3, and State Minister Fisheries and Livestock Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Bengal Classical Music Festival 2017 kicked off on Dec 26

  After five years of massive success and more-than-favourable reactions, Bengal Foundation has brought the musical soiree back in Dhaka for its sixth occasion. Titled Bengal Classical Music Festival, it is a repeat of last year’s 5-day format and is more Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Annual Memorial Speech for Hiralal Sen at Shilpakala Academy

  The annual Hiralal Sen Memorial Speech was held on December 24. Filmmaker Tanvir Mokammel delivered this year’s speech at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Federation of Film Societies of Bangladesh (FFSB) organised the special session every year Thursday, December 28th, 2017
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