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    Online music show pays tribute to Mujib

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on November 15, 2020

    Artistes paid tribute to the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in an online programme titled Mrityunjayee Bangabandhu on Saturday. Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad organised...

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    Geeti Chandrabati staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on November 15, 2020

    Theatre troupe Sangskar Natyadal staged the play Geeti Chandrabati at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday. The play, written by Nayan Chand Ghosh and directed by...

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    Bangladesh film arena mourns legendary actor Soumitra

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:39pm on November 15, 2020

    Legendary Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee passed away on Sunday in Kolkata at the age of 85 from COVID-19-induced encephalopathy, according to media reports. The actor was admitted to a...

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    Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee dies

    Culture Desk | Updated at 01:26pm on November 15, 2020

    Legendary Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee, famed for his work with Oscar-winning director Satyajit  Ray, died on Monday from complications related to COVID-19, according to media reports...

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    Bari Siddiqui’s 66th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on November 15, 2020

    Today is the 66th anniversary of birth of the late eminent singer and flutist Bari Siddiqui, who had enchanted music lovers playing flute and rendering...

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    YouTube cancels Rewind video amid pandemic

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:03am on November 15, 2020

    YouTube says it will not produce its annual end-of-year ‘Rewind’ video this year, due to the global pandemic, reports BBC. The video-sharing platform has produced...

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    Dristipat Natyadal celebrates 36th founding anniversary

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:54pm on November 14, 2020

    Theatre troupe Dristipat Natyadal celebrated its 36th founding anniversary organising a vibrant cultural programme at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday....

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    Afsana Mimi appointed Shilpakala director

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:16pm on November 14, 2020

    Popular actress-teleplay maker Afsana Mimi has been appointed as a director of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy for the next three years. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy public relations...

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    Naquib Khan tests positive for COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:11pm on November 14, 2020

    Renowned singer Naquib Khan has tested positive for COVID-19. Naquib, who has been feeling unwell, provided swab samples for COVID-19 test and the result returned...

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    Stonehenge road tunnel approved despite protests

    Agence France-Presse . Britain | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2020

    Britain has approved a controversial plan to build a road tunnel close to the prehistoric site of Stonehenge to relieve congestion, despite strong opposition from...