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    Stars at Chinese ‘Oscars’ split over Taiwan

    Reuters . Taipei/Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    The Chinese-speaking world’s version of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards, has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors as the annual...

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    Festivity in the air as Rash Mela nears  

    United News Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Alor Kole at Dublar Char in the Sundarbans has taken a festive look with the presence of huge devotees and visitors as Rash Mela, a...

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    Local, Indian artistes recite poems

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Renowned local artistes Shimul Mustapha, Ahkam Ullah and Indian artiste Joyeeta Bhattacharya recited poems penned by leading poets at a programme held on Sunday at...

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    Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Italy wants to renegotiate a deal to loan all of its Leonardo da Vinci paintings to France’s Louvre to mark 500 years since his death,...

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    Taiwanese puppet master fights to save dying art

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei, Taiwan | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    At 87 years old, Taiwanese glove puppeteer Chen Hsi-huang is the star of a new documentary which reflects his determination to revive the dying traditional...

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    Biplob Bala receives Naren Biswas Padak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Renowned theatre and recitation artiste Biplob Bala received Naren Biswas Padak for his contribution to theatre and recitation at a programme held at Music and...

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    Fine art faculty celebrates 70th founding anniversary

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Faculty of Fine Art at Dhaka University is celebrating its 70th founding anniversary this year continuing on its journey as one of the ace art...

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    BTS apologises for nuclear blast T-shirt

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    The managers of hugely popular South Korean boyband BTS have issued an extensive apology after controversy erupted in the lucrative Japanese market over a T-shirt...

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    Humayun Ahmed’s birth anniv celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on November 13, 2018

    Humayun Ahmed’s 70th anniversary of birth was celebrated amid festivity on Tuesday. Different organisations and TV channels celebrated the occasion arranging diverse programmes....

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    Manikganj Udichi celebrates founding anniv

    Shahjahan biswas . Manikganj | Updated at 05:55pm on November 12, 2018

    Manikganj district unit of Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigosthi celebrated its 50th founding anniversary with a three-day festival held on the...

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