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    Girish sees hope in art-house films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:00pm on January 18, 2018

    Four times Indian National Film Award winner Girish Kasaravalli, a leading director of Kannada cinema, is very optimistic about the future of...

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    Trump is ‘disaster’ for human rights: HRW

    Reuters | Updated at 10:14pm on January 19, 2018

    US president Donald Trump's record on human rights in his first year in office has been a ‘disaster’ and has encouraged oppression by authoritarian leaders from China to Russia, the head of Human Rights Watch said in an interview on Wednesday...

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    ‘No one deserves to die in road accidents’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 05:54pm on December 17, 2017

    Ilias Kanchan, a star from the film industry and lifetime member of Nishcha, Nirapad Sarak Chai, a organisation campaigning for road safety, talks about the...

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    ‘Social media is equally a site of dissent and repression today’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 05:40pm on December 17, 2017

    Gitiara Nasreen, a professor of mass communication and journalism at the University of Dhaka, talks about the promise and perils of online activism in an...

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    Bangladesh is my second home: Zohre Zamani

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:56pm on January 18, 2018

    Iranian filmmaker-writer Zohre Zamani, who has been selecting films for Dhaka International Film Festival for the past few years, considers...

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    ‘Without saving rivers, Bhabadaha crisis will remain’

    Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree | Updated at 05:46pm on December 17, 2017

    Iqbal Kabir Jahid, chief adviser to the Bhabadaha Pani Nishkashan Sangram Committee, talks about the crisis in Bhabadaha, the ongoing destruction of rivers and the...

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    Help refugees wherever they come from, Austria’s Kurz says

    Reuters | Updated at 02:39pm on December 24, 2017

    Austria’s new chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, called for an end to ‘failed’ attempts to achieve a quota system for distributing asylum...

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    ‘Govt plays a flexible role when it needs to act strictly’

    Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree | Updated at 05:57pm on December 17, 2017

    Golam Rahman, president of the Consumer Association of Bangladesh, talks about consumers rights violations and campaigns against it in Bangladesh in an interview with Shaikha...

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