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World this week

  Lebanon re-elects its political status quo Lebanon finally held a parliamentary election, nine years after the last one and following several false starts over the past five years, but the results have not brought change to the country’s political status quo. Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Nation this week

  OIC Declaration: Dhaka rejects Islamabad’s allegation Bangladesh has ruled out a serious allegation brought by Pakistan that Dhaka Declaration of the 45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers was issued without any discussion with participating states. The Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Rina Latif’s journey through craft, style and heritage

  Paying homage to the rich textile heritage of Bangladesh, Rina Latif, one of the most renowned fashion designers of the country, returned once more to the public eye with a fashion show on April 28.   The fashion show featuring collections designed Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Ending all forms of violence against children in schools

  (Violence against Children in Education Settings in South Asia: A Desk Review, Published in 2016 by the UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia, Kathmandu, Nepal, Pages: 84)   Schools are the places where children gain knowledge and skills as well as learn Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Iqbal’s move with art towards a genuine world: Solo show at Courtyard in Dhanmondi

  French philosopher Michel Foucault once described sex as bodies and pleasure. Art might be described as minds and pleasure, but it is a pleasure sustained and developed by reflection, by thinking into the otherness of the visual.   Likewise Mohammad Iqbal also Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Elma Siddiqui retraces father’s steps

  Elma Siddiqui, daughter of late folk maestro Bari Siddiqui has debuted in the country’s music industry. She will be beginning with two songs and a music video. The songs have been written by Shahidullah Farayezi. One of the two songs Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Weeklong Dhaka Book Fair starts at Shahbagh

  National Book Centre and Department of Public Libraries have jointly initiated a weeklong book fair at Central Public Library, Shahbagh in the capital. The fair was inaugurated on April 27 by Professor Emeritus Anisuzzmana. Cultural Minister Asaduzzaman Noor was also Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

World this week

  North Korea to shut nuke site in May North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to invite experts and journalists from the United States and South Korea when the country shuts its nuclear test site in May, Seoul officials said, as Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Nation this week

  Muhith’s last bang The size of the national budget for the 2018-19 fiscal, slated to be Finance Minister AMA Muhith’s last, will be in the region of Tk 460,000 crore. It would continue a trend followed over most of the last Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

A star in every sky

  The one Bangladeshi cricketer who could walk into any international XI   Over the last couple of decades, Bangladesh’s entire worth as a sporting nation on the international arena may be attributed to its achievements in cricket, where it has successfully held Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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