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Oscar-bound Bangla movie screening today

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Staff Reporter
'Khancha- the Cage', a film to represent Bangladesh in Oscar, will be screened at public library auditorium on Wednesday.
The film will be screened as part of the 16th Dhaka International Film festival in Bangladesh Panorama Category at 5.30pm.
The film financed by government-grant was nominated as Bangladesh's official entry to the 2018 Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, in the Best Foreign Language Film category on September 28 last year.
Akram Khan directed the film...
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DNCC mayoral by-poll Tabith 20-party candidate: BNP

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Staff Reporter
BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Tuesday said Tabith Awal, nominated by their party to contest the by-polls to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayoral post, is also the candidate of the 20-party alliance.
"Our party has nominated Tabith Awal. He'll also...
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UN special envoy on Myanmar due Thu

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Staff Reporter
The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will be here on a seven-day visit from Thursday vowing to fulfill her mandate despite the Myanmar government's refusal to work with her.
The Special Rapporteur, after her Bangladesh visit from January...
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Govt. given ultimatum to revoke tree-cutting decision

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Staff Reporter
Poribesh Bachao Andolan (POBA), a non-government environment organization, on Tuesday gave government a one-week ultimatum to cancel its decision of cutting down 2,312 trees by Jessore-Benapole road.
Leaders and activists of the organization, along with 19 other environmental and...
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CU confers D. Litt degree to Pranab

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He receives CCC city key
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Chittagong: Chittagong University on Tuesday honored the visiting former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee with a Doctor of Letters (D. Litt) degree through a special convocation ceremony.
Vice Chancellor of the Chittagong University Prof Iftekhar Uddin...
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