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    Indian actress Rita Koiral dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:52pm on November 19, 2017

    A familiar face in Indian TV serials and films, Rita Koiral died of cancer at a private hospital in Kolkata on Sunday. Koiral had acted in films...

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    AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:35am on November 19, 2017

    AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has died aged 64 after suffering for several years with dementia, the band announced Saturday...

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    India’s Manushi crowned Miss World 2017

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:14am on November 19, 2017

    India’s Manushi Chillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant in Sanya, China, 16 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000, reports The Economic Times....

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    Solo show offers glimpses of life in Peru

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on November 18, 2017

    A photography exhibition titled ‘Portrait of Lima’ featuring photographs of people from Lima, Peru in the mid 19th century is going on at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    ‘Her Stories’ launched on second day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on November 18, 2017

    Her Stories: Adventures of Supergirls, featuring stories of late and contemporary successful local women, their struggles and adventures, was launched on Friday, the second day of Dhaka Literary Festival, at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium of Bangla Academy....

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    Ferdous Wahid receives lifetime achievement award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on November 18, 2017

    Citibank NA Bangladesh awarded pioneering pop singer Ferdous Wahid with lifetime achievement award at a programme held at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel in the capital on Friday....

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    Experimental theatre fest held at BSA

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on November 18, 2017

    Theatre troupes entertained the audience at a two-day experimental theatre fest held at the Studio theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday and Saturday....

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    Holllywood’s view of women changing for better: Radhika Apte

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:42pm on November 18, 2017

    Known for juggling her avatars as an actor, Radhika Apte feels the Hindi film industry is a better place for women today though things could still be better, reports indiatoday....

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    AC/DC founder Malcolm Young dies at 64

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10pm on November 18, 2017

    Malcolm Young, who founded the Australian rock band AC/DC along with his brother Angus, has died at age 64 after suffering from dementia for several...

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    Dhaka Lit Fest concluded

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:11pm on November 18, 2017

    The seventh edition of Dhaka Lit Fest, an international literature festival, ended on Saturday. Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith was present in the closing...