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    Dilip Kumar in complete isolation to avoid coronavirus

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:11pm on March 17, 2020

    Currently, the world is facing its biggest threat, coronavirus, which is spreading with every passing day. World Health Organisation has declared it as a pandemic. And in this situation, veteran actor...

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    Classical music goes free to console virus-hit music lovers

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:04pm on March 17, 2020

    The conductor at Royal Opera of Versailles strode up onto the rostrum baton in hand to attack Beethoven’s Fifth, before turning to bow to the audience. Except there was no one there other...

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    Exhibition on Mujib under way at Jagannath University

    Rabiul Alam | Updated at 11:01pm on March 17, 2020

    A three-day art exhibition titled ‘Life & Works of Bangabandhu’ began at Jagannath University (JnU) on Tuesday. Jagannath University vice-chancellor Professor Mijanur Rahman inaugurated the...

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    ‘Radcliffe Line’ staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on March 17, 2020

    Theatre troupe Batighar staged its play ‘Radcliffe Line’ at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. The play has been written and directed by...

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    Quilts portray gender identity stories

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on March 17, 2020

    Artists Humayra Kabir and Maliha Mohsin have displayed quilts narrating stories of women working in diverse professions at an exhibition titled ‘Galpa Kantha’ under way at Jatra Biroti in the...

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    Decision on Pahela Baisakh celebrations in April

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:26pm on March 16, 2020

    Pahela Baishakh celebrations in public places will be decided in April as the threat of coronavirus infection is rising, concluded a meeting of authorities concerned on Sunday afternoon...

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    ‘Shatabdir Mahanayak’ to be aired tonight

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on March 16, 2020

    A theatrical production titled ‘Shatabdir Mahanayak’ will be aired on all television channels marking country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary, says a press release...

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    Film bodies put shootings on hold from March 19 to 31

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:21pm on March 16, 2020

    Film bodies in India including Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE), Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA) and Producers Guild of India on Sunday decided to put shootings of...

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    Bangladesh to shut cinemas after coronavirus fear

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:06pm on March 16, 2020

    To contain the spread of coronavirus, cinemas across the country will remain close from March 18 to April 2. The decision was taken at a meeting of Bangladesh Film Exhibitors’ Association on Monday. Vice-president of...

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    Art competition held at Islamic University

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 11:34pm on March 15, 2020

    An art competition was held at Islamic University in Kushtia on Sunday amid festivity and enthusiasm. Islamic University authorities organised the event at the Islamic University Laboratory School & College...