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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.

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 2018

The Greatest Danger To Journalism Lurks In Men's Hearts

In her provocative monologue at this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner, that seems to have drawn bellyaching laughter and sanctimonious outrage in equal measure, US comedian Michelle Wolf skewered pretty much everyone under the sun, as is often the way in this unique annual event, but pointedly deigned to spare the print media. Only to deliver the blow back-handed, by saying it was because “it is illegal to attack an endangered species.”

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 2018

Shelving The Books: Death Of A Habit

How many people of this young generation know Romena Afaz’s Dashyu Bonhur series? Undoubtedly, not many bacause this is old. How familiar is Kuasha then? Not much right? These names are close to the hearts of young people back in 70s’, 80s’ and 90s’. Undeniably, there are still young people who are familiar with these names and even many others.

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 2018

Poet Belal Chowdhury: A Solitary Walker

“Cast a cold eye/ On life on death/ Horseman, pass by/,” wrote W. B. Yeats in his own epitaph. The inscribed words are the last bit of his poem Under Ben Bulben, which later became and is still becoming the philosophy of life of many of his devotees.

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 2018

Growing Popularity Of Dance Needs Showcasing: Minu Haque

On the eve of International Dance Day on April 29, Ekushey Padak recipient dancer and choreographer Minu Haque urged the media to showcase dance as a prominent performing art of Bangladesh.

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 2018

Iqbal's move with art towards a genuine world

Solo show at Courtyard in Dhanmondi.

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 2018

Ending All Forms Of Violence Against Children In Schools

Schools are the places where children gain knowledge and skills as well as learn attitudes and behaviour that can shape their relationship with the community.

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 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.

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 2018

Dhaka's Noise Level Too High To Tolerate

The extent of noise pollution is twice higher than the human tolerance level in Dhaka, seriously affecting public health

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 2018

A New Approach To Peace

When the United Nations was created, its founders envisioned a different kind of world.

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Dhaka Courier
May 4, 2018

Poets Gather To Render Poems In Their Own Voice

Poets Gather To Render Poems In Their Own Voice

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

Azmeer Hossain's exhibition “From the Pages of Memory” showcasing the past

Azmeer Hossain’s exhibition “From the Pages of Memory” showcasing the past

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

Batighar Stages Unknown Stories Of Rebels Of British India

Batighar Stages Unknown Stories Of Rebels Of British India

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

Creation, Peace And Wonders

Nazlee’s 7th solo exhibition opens at Gallery Chitrak

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

In Memory Of Xulhaz Mannan

In Memory Of Xulhaz Mannan

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

Path Ahead For Writers

Path Ahead For Writers

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

Empowering The Consumer

Empowering The Consumer

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

Inclusive Education Sought For Persons With Autism

Inclusive Education Sought For Persons With Autism

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

Our Messy Media

Our Messy Media

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

Dhaka University: Who Runs This Place?

Dhaka University: Who Runs This Place?

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Dhaka Courier
April 27, 2018

Syed Badruddin Hossain Memorial Drama Festival Held In City

The 9th edition of the five-day long drama festival titled ‘Syed Badruddin Hossain memorial drama festival’ recently held at the Bangladesh Shilapakala Academy in the city.

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

Promoting The Professionalisation Of Youth Work

(Youth Work in the Commonwealth: A Growth Profession, Published by the Commonwealth Secretariat, 2017, Pages: 275, ISBN (e-book): 978-1-84859-965-9)

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

Our Freedom-Fighter Diplomats

April is that time of year when we recall the brave men who carried the torch for the future in 1971. Among those men who reassured us, despite all the uncertainty associated with a war we never sought but were burdened with by Pakistan, were K.M. Shehabuddin and Amjadul Haq.

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

Misir Ali Coming To The Big Screen

Speculations about a renewed version of legendary playwright Humayun Ahmed’s Misir Ali was raised quite a long ago online. Now all that can take final rest as the first official poster of the aforementioned version has been published.

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

Kids With Autism Have Fun-Filled Baishakhi Celebration

They draw paintings at competition arranged by Cosmos Foundation at SWAC

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

Those Responsible For Bottlenecks

Farmgate is one of the busiest spots in Dhaka where thousands of people, irrespective of their professions, have to cross every day. As the area is home to many educational institutions like government and private colleges, high schools, coaching centres and also commercial markets, kitchen shops, hotels and cinema halls, this area remains crowded throughout the day.

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

The Commonwealth: Where Being A Journalist Can Kill You

Fifty-three Commonwealth heads of government will meet for a summit in London on Thursday this week. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the UK Minister of State for the Commonwealth, lauded it as a unique network of 53 states with a responsibility to exert global influence based on a shared commitment to democracy, the rule of law and good governance as enshrined in the Commonwealth Charter of 2013.

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

International Mime Festival Concludes

The International Mime Festival held for the second consecutive time in the University of Dhaka, recently ended in city.

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

How The Online Media Cookie Crumbled

Within a year, online media has moved from a position of huge potential and strength to one of stretched finances. That is not preventing many new outlets from making a debut every week but that is not preventing new outlets from facing huge problems either.

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

First Bangladeshi Cartoonists' Sticker On Facebook

On the eve of Bangla New Year 1425, Facebook has released the first Bangladeshi cartoonists’ special stickers made of a character ‘Drogo’, a little creature.

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Dhaka Courier
April 20, 2018

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