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    FDC based organisations postpone human chain

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on September 22, 2020

    Film Development Corporation-based eighteen organisations postponed its Tuesday’s human chain protest demanding the removal of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association president Misha Sawdagar and its general...

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    Abu Hena Mustafa Kamal’s 31st death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    Today is the 31st death anniversary of the late Ekushey Padak-winning poet, educationist, singer, songwriter and composer Abu Hena Mustafa Kamal. Different cultural organisations will...

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    Designing books not yet a profession in Bangladesh

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:26pm on September 22, 2020

    Nirzhar Noishabdya has made a name for himself as a designer of book covers. There is hardly any reader of contemporary literature out there who...

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    British-French actor and ‘Bond’ villain Michael Lonsdale dies

    Agence France-Presse .Paris | Updated at 11:40am on September 22, 2020

    Michael Lonsdale, the British-French actor with a far-ranging film and theatre career but most widely recognised as the villain opposite James Bond in ‘Moonraker’, died...

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    CMA organises photography contest on Amphan affected people

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on September 21, 2020

    Change Makers’ Alliance, a voluntary organisation based in Koyra Upazila, Khulna, has organised a photography contest on Amphan-affected people, said a press release. At least...

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    Race superhero series ‘Watchmen’ wins big at ‘remote’ Emmys

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:21pm on September 21, 2020

    ‘Watchmen,’ a dark superhero series that tackles US racism, triumphed at the Emmys on Sunday as the stars beamed in live to an empty Los...

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    Jaya Ahsan completes shooting for upcoming film

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on September 21, 2020

    Popular actress Jaya Ahsan has recently completed shooting for an upcoming feature film amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The actress confirmed it in a post on...

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    Cinemas may reopen if infection rate drops

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:20pm on September 21, 2020

    Cinemas across the country may reopen from October 16 onwards operating at half capacity if there is a decline in COVID-19 infections, said Information minister...

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    London’s music goes underground to beat lockdown blues

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:33pm on September 20, 2020

    London’s hard-hit live entertainment sector is hoping to prove it can resurrect itself from the coronavirus shutdown -- and a series of gigs from a...

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    Kanthashilan holds online recitation show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on September 20, 2020

    Recitation artistes of Kanthashilan entertained the audience presenting poems penned by leading poets in an online recitation show held on Saturday. The programme, titled ‘Swagata...