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    Group show highlighting Mujib begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:09pm on August 13, 2018

    A group show displaying paintings on the founding president of the country Sheikh Mujibur Rahman created by renowned and young artists is underway at...

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    Four docus made on Sahid’s story on Mujib

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:08pm on August 13, 2018

    Four documentaries based on Sahid Rahman’s story Mahamanaber Deshe featuring killing of the founding president of country Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be...

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    Hundreds injured in Spain festival promenade collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 04:33pm on August 13, 2018

    More than 250 people have been injured, five of them seriously, after part of a wooden promenade collapsed at a music festival in Spain, local...

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    Madonna still shocks at 60

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:12pm on August 12, 2018

    Whether by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for mainstream audiences or becoming the top-selling female musician of all time, Madonna has asserted an incalculable influence...

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    Lebanese singer reveals breast cancer battle

    Reuters . Beirut | Updated at 08:48pm on August 13, 2018

    Lebanese pop singer Elissa surprised fans this week by revealing in a new music video that she had overcome breast cancer, raising awareness of a disease campaigners say can be a taboo topic of discussion in Lebanon....

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    ‘The Meg’ chomps up at box office

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles, United States | Updated at 08:51pm on August 13, 2018

    The North American box office was under attack from sci-fi horror film ‘The Meg’ this weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday, as it more than doubled the earnings of its closest competitor to claim the top spot....

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    Western filmmakers urge action to save Ukraine’s Sentsov

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 08:49pm on August 13, 2018

    Britain’s Ken Loach, Canada’s David Cronenberg and dozens of other filmmakers called Monday on Russia to free Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike for nearly three months in a Siberian jail....

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    Actor Elba fuels Bond speculation

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:13pm on August 12, 2018

    British actor Idris Elba fuelled speculation on Sunday that he may be named the first black James Bond, with a cryptic tweet. ‘My name’s Elba, Idris Elba,’ he tweeted, echoing the super spy’s famous catchline, ‘The name is Bond, James Bond.’...

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    Songs glorifying monsoon presented

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:11pm on August 12, 2018

    Artistes of Nibedon Srijonshil Gaaner Dol entertained the audience presenting songs glorifying the monsoon season at a programme held on Saturday at Music and Dance Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    Mouli presents solo in Indian dance fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:10pm on August 12, 2018

    Bangladeshi dancer Zuairiyah Mouli performed solo in a two-day Bharatnatyam dance festival held in Chennai, India. The festival titled ‘Pravasi Utsavam and Apos’, organised by ABHAI, an association of Bharathanatyam artistes of India, continued from Friday to Saturday....

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