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    Singer Akbar being taken to India for treatment

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:31pm on September 29, 2020

    Singer Akbar Ali was being taken to India for better treatment. Akbar has been suffering from diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease and other complications since 2017...

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    Writing contest for emerging women writers announced

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:29pm on September 29, 2020

    A digital writing competition for emerging women writers aged 16-plus from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Birmingham, UK was announced on Tuesday at an online press conference held using...

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    Group show depicts life and works of Sheikh Hasina

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:11pm on September 30, 2020

    A month-long group art exhibition portraying the political, personal life and works of prime minister Sheikh Hasina titled ‘Unnayaner Kabi, Manabatar Maa’, is underway at the National Art Gallery of...

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    SD Burman’s birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 01, 2020

    Today is the 114th birth anniversary of legendary singer and music director Sachin Dev Burman. Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad will pay tribute to...

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    Britain to return looted 4,000-year-old plaque to Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:35pm on September 29, 2020

    Britain will hand back a 4,000-year-old sculpture to Iraq after an investigation found that it had been looted, the British Museum said on Monday. Museum experts were called by a specialist London police unit after an online...

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    7th DIMFF extends film submission deadline

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on September 28, 2020

    The deadline for submission to the 7th Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF) has been extended to October 29. The initial deadline for submission was...

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    Farooque diagnosed with Tuberculosis

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:33pm on September 29, 2020

    Popular film actor and ruling Awami League lawmaker for Dhaka-17 Akbar Hossain Pathan Farooque, who is undergoing treatment at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore, has been..

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    It’s time to reopen theatre venues

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 09:28pm on September 29, 2020

    Renowned film actor, theatre activist, playwright and director Azad Abul Kalam said it is high time that authorities concerned reopen theatre venues and rehearsal rooms across the country so that...