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Nitun Kundu
Nitya Gopal Kundu (3 December 1935 – 15 September 2006) was a Bangladeshi artist, sculptor and entrepreneur. He founded the furniture company Otobi.[1]Contents1 Early life 2 Education and early career 3 Liberation War 4 Entrepreneur 5 Works 6 Awards and honors 7 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Kundu was born in Dinajpur district to his parents Gnanendranath Kundu and Binapani Kundu. He was the fourth among seven siblings
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Artists
An artist is a person engaged in an activity related to creating art, practicing the arts, or demonstrating an art. The common usage in both everyday speech and academic discourse is a practitioner in the visual arts only. The term is often used in the entertainment business, especially in a business context, for musicians and other performers (less often for actors). "Artiste" (the French for artist) is a variant used in English only in this context
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Mujibnagar
Mujibnagar
Mujibnagar
(Bengali: মুজিবনগর), formerly known as Baidyanathtala (Badhayanathtola) and Bhoborpara, is a town in the Meherpur District
Meherpur District
of Bangladesh.[2] The Provisional Government of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
was formed on 10 April 1971 in this town by the leaders of the Awami League, who were leading the guerrilla war for the independence of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
(then East Pakistan) from Pakistan
Pakistan
in 1971.[3] The place was renamed Mujibnagar
Mujibnagar
by the proclamation of independence,[4] in honour of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who declared Bangladesh
Bangladesh
independent.[1] The actual capital of the government while in exile was Calcutta
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Chittagong
Chittagong
Chittagong
(/tʃɪtəɡɒŋ/), officially known as Chattogram[5] (Bengali: চট্টগ্রাম [tʃɔʈːogram]; Chittagonian: চাঁটগা) is a major coastal seaport city and financial centre in southeastern Bangladesh. The city has a population of more than 2.5 million[5] while the metropolitan area has a population of 4,009,423 at the 2011 Census,[5] making it the second largest city in the country. It is the capital of an eponymous district and division. The city is located on the banks of the Karnaphuli River
Karnaphuli River
between the Chattogram Hill Tracts
Chattogram Hill Tracts
and the Bay of Bengal. Much of Chattogram Division is located within the ecological Indo-Burma zone on the boundary of the India Plate
India Plate
and Burma
Burma
Plate
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Notun Kuri
Notun Kuri (Bengali: নতুন কুঁড়ি, lit. 'New Bud') is a Bangladeshi reality television competition series for child artistes created by Mustafa Monwar.[1] The show debuted in 1966 which ran on Pakistan Television from 1966 to 1971
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SAARC
The South Asian
South Asian
Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of nations in South Asia. Its member states include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan
Pakistan
and Sri Lanka. SAARC comprises 3% of the world's area, 21% of the world's population and 3.8% (US$2.9 trillion)[3] of the global economy, as of 2015. SAARC was founded in Dhaka
Dhaka
on 8 December 1985.[4] Its secretariat is based in Kathmandu, Nepal
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National Press Club (Bangladesh)
National Press Club is the professional club for journalists of Bangladesh located in the capital Dhaka. The current president is Muhammad Shafiqur Rahman.[1][2] The general secretary is Farida Yasmin.[3][4] History[edit]Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, Prime Minister of Pakistan visited the Press Club in 1958[5]The National Press club was founded in 1954 as the East Pakistan Press Club. It was formed to be run by an elected committee guided by its rules and regulations. The Government of East Pakistan rented out a building at 18 Topkhana Road at a monthly rent of Tk 100 to be used as the press club headquarters.The building before 1947 was a residential house of Dhaka
Dhaka
University and was once residence to physicist Satyendra Nath Bose.[6] The first life member of the club was N. M. Khan who was chief secretary of the provincial government. Mujibur Rahman Khan was the first president of the club
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Bangladesh Television
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Television (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ টেলিভিশন), also known by the acronym BTV, is the state-owned Television network in Bangladesh. It started broadcasting as Pakistan Television
Pakistan Television
in what was then East Pakistan
East Pakistan
on 25 December 1964. It was renamed Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Television after the independence in 1971. Broadcasts in full colour started in 1980. About 2 million televisions receive transmissions from the network's 17 relay stations.[1] Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Television administrative buildingBTV has a national channel which is broadcast from Dhaka. This transmission is relayed to the whole country via local relay stations in major cities of the country. There is also a regional station located in Chittagong
Chittagong
which broadcasts local programmes in the evening
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Pakistan Army
Pakistan
Pakistan
Army
Army
(Urdu: پاک فوج‬‎ Pak Fauj (IPA: pɑk fɒ~ɔd͡ʒ); Reporting name: PA) is the land-based force of the Pakistan
Pakistan
Armed Forces
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Mukti Bahini
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Army  ∟ K Force  ∟ S Force  ∟ Z Force Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Navy Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Air Force Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Rifles Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Ansar Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Police Special
Special
Guerrilla
Guerrilla
Forces  ∟ Gono Bahini  ∟ Mujib Bahini  ∟ Kader Bahini  ∟ Hemayet Bahini  ∟ Afsar Bahini Crack PlatoonLeaders M. A. G. Osmani, Commander-in-Chief M. A
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The Daily Star (Bangladesh)
The Daily Star is the largest circulating daily English-language newspaper in Bangladesh.[1] Founded by Syed Mohammed Ali on 14 January 1991, as Bangladesh
Bangladesh
transitioned and restored parliamentary democracy, The Daily Star emerged as a leading and influential national newspaper of record. The newspaper's position in Bangladesh
Bangladesh
is comparable to that of The New York Times
The New York Times
in the United States and The Independent
The Independent
in the United Kingdom.[2][3] Its motto, "Committed to People's Right to Know", appears on the above the fold middle section of the front page. The newspaper is led by Mahfuz Anam, a member of Mukti Bahini,[4] and former United Nations official.[5] Its principal bureaus are located in Dhaka
Dhaka
and Chittagong, with several representatives abroad
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Dhaka High Court
The High Court Division
High Court Division
(Bengali: উচ্চ আদালত বিভাগ — Ucca ādālata bibhāga) also known as High Court is the lower division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, the upper being the Appellate Division
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Bangladesh Liberation War
Provisional Government of Bangladesh Mukti Bahini India Indian Armed Forces (3–16 December 1971) Pakistan Govt. of East Pakistan Pakistan
Pakistan
Armed ForcesParamilitary forces:Jamaat-e-Islami Nagorik Shanti Committee Razakars Al-Badr Al-ShamsCommanders and leaders Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (President of Provisional Government of Bangladesh) Tajuddin Ahmad (Prime Minister of Provisional Government of Bangladesh) M. A. G. Osmani (Cdr-in-C, Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Forces) Maj. K.M. Shafiullah (Commander, S Force) Maj. Ziaur Rahman (Commander, Z Force) Maj. Khaled Mosharraf (Commander, K Force) V. V. Giri (President of India) Indira Gandhi (Prime Minister of India) Swaran Singh (External Minister of India) Gen Sam Manekshaw (Chief of Army Staff) Lt.Gen J.S
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United States Information Agency
The United States Information Agency
United States Information Agency
(USIA), which existed from 1953 to 1999, was a United States agency devoted to "public diplomacy". In 1999, USIA's broadcasting functions were moved to the newly created Broadcasting Board of Governors, and its exchange and non-broadcasting information functions were given to the newly created Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. The agency was previously known overseas as the United States Information Service (USIS).Contents1 Mission 2 Media and divisions2.1 Non-broadcast educational and information efforts3 Abolition and restructuring 4 See also 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksMission[edit]The neutrality of this section is disputed. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met
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Bengal Presidency
The Bengal
Bengal
Presidency was once the largest subdivision (presidency) of British India, with its seat in Calcutta
Calcutta
(now Kolkata). It was primarily centred in the Bengal
Bengal
region. At its territorial peak in the 19th century, the presidency extended from the present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan
Pakistan
in the west to Burma, Singapore
Singapore
and Penang
Penang
in the east. The Governor of Bengal
Bengal
was concurrently the Viceroy of India
India
for many years. Most of the presidency's territories were eventually incorporated into other British Indian provinces and crown colonies
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Painters
Painting
Painting
is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium[1] to a solid surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used. Painting
Painting
is a mode of creative expression, and can be done in numerous forms. Drawing, gesture (as in gestural painting), composition, narration (as in narrative art), or abstraction (as in abstract art), among other aesthetic modes, may serve to manifest the expressive and conceptual intention of the practitioner.[2] Paintings can be naturalistic and representational (as in a still life or landscape painting), photographic, abstract, narrative, symbolistic (as in Symbolist art), emotive (as in Expressionism), or political in nature (as in Artivism). A portion of the history of painting in both Eastern and Western art is dominated by spiritual motifs and ideas
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