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  • Monirul Islam honoured at Chandpur Press Club

    Internationally-renowned Bangladeshi artist Monirul Islam was honoured with “Gunijon Shongbordhona” at his hometown Chandpur on Saturday. Chandpur Press Club conferred him the ovation marking the initiation of the 2018 executive committee of the press club. At the event, the organisers also honoured Zainal Abedin Majumder, who was bestowed with CIP award twice for exporting leather goods to international market.

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    Charge sheet over Kalyanpur anti-militancy raid soon: Monirul

    The charge sheet in the block raid at Dhaka’s Kalyanpur, where nine “militants” were killed after a gun battle on July 26 last year, will be submitted soon, Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit Chief Monirul Islam says.

  • Wishing Monirul Islam many happy returns

    Today marks the 73rd birth anniversary of internationally acclaimed artist Monirul Islam - one who believes that art, aesthetics and emotions are the basics of human existence.

  • 3 'militants' killed in 'shootouts'

    Four people, three of whom suspected militants, were killed in three separate “gunfights” between “their cohorts” and law enforcers in Dhaka, Rajshahi and Brahmanbaria yesterday.

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    Cops claim Shafik Rehman named 3 others

    Police have claimed that journalist Shafik Rehman disclosed names of three people involved in the alleged plot to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy. Rehman came up with the names when he was interrogated during his remand, a DMP official said.

  • Cops say didn’t find Singapore returnees’ link with IS, al-Qaeda

    Police in Dhaka say they have not found any link of the 26 Bangladeshi workers, who were deported by Singapore over their alleged support for armed jihad of Islamic State and al-Qaeda.

  • Ansarullah behind attacks, DMP suspects

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Joint Commissioner Monirul Islam suspected that banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team is responsible for yesterday’s attacks on two publishers.

  • Art itself is more powerful than the artist-- Monirul Islam

    People often say they don't understand what an artist depicts. Internationally-acclaimed artist Monirul Islam says art, aesthetics and

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    The appeal of alpana is universal... Monirul Islam

    Alpana is a popular folk art form. The word alpana is derived from the Sanskrit “alimpana”, which means 'to plaster' or 'to coat with'. The colour of alpana has an intimate relation with Amar Ekushey. In a recent conversation with The Daily Star, eminent artist Monirul Islam spoke about alpana and its long-standing connection with paintings worldwide.