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    PlayStation slashes price of cloud video game service

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Sony Interactive Entertainment on Tuesday slashed the price of its PlayStation Now cloud video game service as it braced for Google to launch challenger Stadia...

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    Swapnakuri organises charity show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Cultural organisation Swapnakuri arranged a charity show at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday to raise money for the treatment of...

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    Zakaria’s 101st birth anniversary celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Late eminent archaeologist AKM Zakaria’s 101st birth anniversary was celebrated on Tuesday at Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Global opera legend Jessye Norman dies

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on October 02, 2019

    Superstar singer Jessye Norman, an American soprano who showcased her majestic yet intimate voice at opera houses and orchestras around the world, died Monday, her...

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    Stolen golden coffin makes return from New York to Cairo

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on October 02, 2019

    Looted amidst the tumult of Egypt’s 2011 revolution, the golden coffin of priest Nedjemankh was unveiled on Tuesday in Cairo after its return from New...

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    SAYPA ‘19 to be conferred on January 1

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 02, 2019

    Kibria Printmaking Studio, Dhaka is inviting artists to submit their works for South Asian Young Printmakers Award 2019. Artists till the age of 35 from...

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    Pooja to attend UN dance council general assembly

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 02, 2019

    Bangladeshi dancer Pooja Sengupta will attend United Nations International Dance Council general assembly scheduled to be held in France. Pooja, artistic director of Turongomi Repertory...

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    Iran’s anti-US murals make way for new artwork

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on October 01, 2019

    Famous murals celebrating Iran’s Islamic revolution daubed on walls of the former US embassy in Tehran have been erased to make way for new paintings...

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    Children perform dances, plays at Shilpakala Academy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    Child artistes from across the country entertained the audience staging plays and dance recitals at different venues of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on the eighth day...

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    Nazrul fest held in Lalmonirhat

    Rezaul Karim Manik . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2019

    A day-long Nazrul Festival was held in Lalmonirhat for the first time on Friday. The district administration arranged the programme marking the 43rd death anniversary...

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