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Rekha gets first Smita Patil Memorial Award

Smita Patil

MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Actress Rekha, who received the first Smita Patil Memorial Award here, said she found the late actress was a far better performer than her. Rekha was conferred the award for her contribution in the field of cinema on Saturday. “I am really glad that I am receiving award in the name of Smita. I also want to say that you all did the right thing that you decided to give the first-ever Smita Patil Memorial Award to me, because I think only I have the right to receive this award,” Rekha said. “I am not ...

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World Press Photo Award goes to ‘hatred of our times’

World Press Photo Award

MNA International Desk: Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of a Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey on Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award. Judges praised the courage and bravery of Burhan Ozbilici, a photographer for Associated Press, who stood his ground as 22-year-old policeman Mevlut Mert Altintas pumped nine bullets into ambassador Andrei Karlov at the opening of an Ankara exhibition. ‘From the moment I heard the shots I knew this was a historic moment, very serious,’ Ozbilici told news agency. The vivid photo was to go viral around the ...

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Najma Akther received international award


MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Najma Akther, a prominent artist of Bangladesh received international award in the 7th Lessedra International Painting and Mixed Media Competition recently. Lessedra Art Gallery positioned in Sofia, Bulgaria arranged the competition. Artists from around 46 countries took part in the photo exhibition. Eight artists from different countries were selected for the prizes. Of them, Najma Akther got the second prize while Ivo Mrsnik of Slovenia was placed for the first prize. Previously, several solo painting exhibitions of the famous painter Najma was also held in various countries including UK, Germany, Malaysia and India. It is ...

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Mustafizur wins the ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year


MNA Editorial Desk: Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman has won the ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year award, the first Bangladeshi to win an annual ICC award. In the period under consideration, Mustafizur played three ODIs and took eight wickets, while he yielded 19 wickets in 10 T20Is, according to news published on the ICC website. “This award is the best gift of the year for me and will encourage me to do even better in the coming years. I’m delighted and proud to win this award, especially since it’s the first time that a Bangladesh player has won an ...

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