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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...

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    Turkey seeks new life for submerged tourist town

    Agence France-Presse . Hasankeyf | Updated at 11:16pm on September 28, 2020

    Just two roofs poke through the vast expanse of an artificial lake that has swallowed a Turkish town whose caves and pre-Ottoman ruins once drew...

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    UK artist aims to unite with ‘humanity-inspired’ work

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 11:16pm on September 28, 2020

    British artist Sacha Jafri paces barefoot back and forth across his giant canvas stretched across the ballroom floor of a luxury Dubai hotel, listening to...

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    Bangla Academy pays tribute to Vidyasagar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on September 27, 2020

    Bangla Academy paid tribute to the late Sanskrit scholar, writer, educator, social reformer and philanthropist Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar organising a solo-lecture at its Abdul Karim...

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    LWM remembers significance of Jessore Road

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

    Liberation War Museum recalled September on Jessore Road and its significance in the context of the country’s liberation war in a special online programme streamed...