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    Da Vinci ‘claw hand’ may have impaired later art: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Leonardo da Vinci may have suffered traumatic nerve damage that left him with a ‘claw hand’, impairing his ability to paint in later life, a...

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    Dance show pays tribute to Amir Hossain Babu

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Dancers paid tribute to late freedom fighter and national award-winning choreographer Amir Hossain Babu at a programme held on Saturday at Music and Dance Auditorium...

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    Novera Ahmed’s 4th death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Today is the fourth death anniversary of eminent sculptor Novera Ahmed.Novera Ahmed is considered the first modern sculptor in Bangladesh. Her works feature a gamut...

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    Int’l Dance Day celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:38pm on April 30, 2019

    Dance organisations and artistes celebrated International Dance Day through colourful celebration programmes across the country on Monday.A number of programmes were organised at different venues...

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    IU students stage street play

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    Students of Islamic University in Kushtia staged a street play titled, ‘Bichar Chai’, on IU campus on Saturday demanding justice for Nusrat Jahan Rafi, who...

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    World Copyright Day observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    World Copyright Day was observed with a call for awareness about copyright issues on Tuesday at Bangladesh Copyright Office at Agargaon in the capital.Bangladesh Copyright...

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    Notre-Dame paintings removed

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    French art experts headed into the stricken Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris to remove all the remaining paintings on Friday despite warnings from an environmental group...

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    Tourists follow ‘Game of Thrones’ trail in Northern Ireland

    Agence France-Presse . Belfast | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Wielding a replica broadsword, Indian tourist Akshay Mannur duels with friends -- re-enacting scenes from ‘Game of Thrones’ on the Northern Ireland pilgrimage trail for...

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    Labiba wins Gaaner Raja

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Labiba from Khulna was crowned the champion of musical reality show titled ‘Gaaner Raja’ on Friday at the grand finale held at Bangabandu International Conference...

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    Rapper Kodak Black arrested in New York

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    Rapper Kodak Black was released from custody by the New York State Police on Thursday after being arrested on drug and gun charges while coming...

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