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    Mime performance portrays language movement

    Rabiul Alam | Updated at 11:48pm on February 25, 2020

    Students of Jagannath University paid tribute to language movement martyrs staging a mime performance on Monday on JnU campus. The performance was staged at Shanto...

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    Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in ‘new era’ for #MeToo

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:49pm on February 25, 2020

    Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault but acquitted of the most serious predatory charges, a verdict hailed as a historic victory...

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    Solo show explores human-cosmos relationship

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 11:43pm on February 25, 2020

    Young artist Pervaj Hasan Rigan has explored the relationship of humans with the cosmos in his solo exhibition under way at the La Galerie of...

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    ‘Mission: Impossible VII’ halts Italy filming over coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:50pm on February 25, 2020

    Production of the latest film in the ‘Mission: Impossible’ series starring Tom Cruise has been stopped in Italy following the coronavirus outbreak, Paramount Pictures said...

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    Jatiya Pitha Utsab begins

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:35pm on February 24, 2020

    The 13th Jatiya Pitha Utsab kicked off on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises on Sunday. The festival, which has been jointly organised by Jatiya Pitha Utsab Udjapan Parishad and...

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    Vina del Mar music festival goes ahead despite tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Viña del Mar | Updated at 11:43pm on February 24, 2020

    Protest-hit Chile takes a tentative step back to normality on Sunday when Latin America’s biggest music festival gets underway at Vina del Mar amid heightened security...

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    UK pianist bids to change image of classical music

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:41pm on February 24, 2020

    British composer and pianist Alexis Ffrench, a rising black star in the overwhelmingly white world of classical music, is on a mission ‘to change the narrative’ that the genre is stuffy and...

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    ‘Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo’ to compete in Indian film fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on February 24, 2020

    National Film Award winning director Ashraf Shishir’s film ‘Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo’ is going to compete in the upcoming 12th Bengaluru International Film Festival in India...

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    Fakir Alamgir turns 70

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on February 24, 2020

    The 70th birthday of Ekushey Padak winning people’s song singer Fakir Alamgir was celebrated at a programme held at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Sunday...

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    Patriotism, awareness stressed for preventing distortion of Bangla

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on February 24, 2020

    Patriotism, self-responsibility and increasing opportunity for using formal Bangla can prevent distortion of Bangla, said speakers at a programme held at the auditorium of Bangladesh Institute of...