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    Music instrument gallery reopened at BNM

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on June 09, 2018

    Bangladesh National Museum reopened its gallery displaying music instruments on Saturday for the visitors. The gallery number 28, which remained closed for...

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    Amal Clooney speaks from the heart as George gets lifetime award

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 05:42pm on June 09, 2018

    Amal Clooney on Thursday paid unprecedented public tribute to her movie star husband George Clooney, calling him a gentleman, an amazing husband and father...

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    Cultural activists term proposed budget frustrating, ridiculous

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 05:31pm on June 07, 2018

    Cultural activists observe that the allocation for cultural affairs ministry in the proposed national budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 is poor, frustrating...

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    Rare Tintin drawings sold for $425,000 at auction

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:41pm on June 03, 2018

    Two rarely-seen drawings of Tintin from the comic book album ‘The Red Sea Sharks’ sold for $422,000 (364,000 euros) on Saturday in...

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    Nazrul Mela in Kolkata

    | Updated at 07:45pm on June 02, 2018

    Twenty five Nazrul artistes and researchers from Bangladesh are participating at the ongoing three-day Nazrul Mela at Nazrul Teertha in...

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    Four directors honoured

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:43pm on June 02, 2018

    Director’s Guild, an organisation of teleplay makers, honoured four of its members, who are going to receive National Film Award 2016 on July 8, with...

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    UK Vogue names Meghan among top influential women

    Reuters . London | Updated at 09:15pm on June 01, 2018

    Meghan Markle was named among the 25 most influential women in Britain on Thursday, according to a list published by UK Vogue magazine which hailed...

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    Leigh Whannell turns to cyborg horror

    Agence France-Presse. Los Angeles, United States | Updated at 09:52pm on May 31, 2018

    Part man, part machine -- the ultimate expression of humanity’s dominion over nature -- cyborgs have been a staple of popular culture since they were...

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    ‘The Americans,’ spy thriller for Trump era, ends

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:00pm on May 31, 2018

    Tensions between Washington and Moscow are at an all-time high. US intelligence sees Russian spies around every corner, disrupting government and stealing secrets....

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    14 new archaeological sites in Bangladesh recognised

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:43pm on May 30, 2018

    The archaeology department in the last one year has recognised fourteen new archaeological heritage sites in the country....

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