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    Kanye West hints at 2024 White House bid

    Agence-France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:46pm on November 05, 2020

    The United States was on knife’s edge Wednesday waiting for electoral results, but the fate of one candidate was clear: Entertainer Kanye West will not...

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    Virtual Radharaman Lok Sangeet Utsab begins Saturday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on November 05, 2020

    Cultural organisation Radharaman Sangskriti Charcha Kendra will organise a virtual folk music festival marking the 105th death anniversary of Sylhet-based dhamail music composer and lyricist...

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    Online workshops help to connect rural singers: Kalpana Anam

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on November 05, 2020

    Popular Nazrul Sangeet singer Kalpana Anam said that the novel coronavirus outbreak has impeded cultural activities in many ways, but it has also created scopes...

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    Shaheen Akhter bags Asian Literary Award for Talaash

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:18pm on November 05, 2020

    Bangladesh’s Shaheen Akhtar has won the 3rd Asian Literary Award for her novel Talaash. Talaash, published by Mowla Brothers, depicts the sufferings of Biranganas. The...

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    ‘Mao’s last dancer’ glides through pandemic

    Agence France-Presse .  Brisbane | Updated at 10:55pm on November 04, 2020

    Since Li Cunxin was plucked from rural China to join Madame Mao’s elite ballet school, through his exile in the US and now the pandemic,...

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    Bhupen Hazarika’s 9th death anniv today

    Cultural correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2020

    Today is the ninth anniversary of death of the eminent Indian playback singer, lyricist and musician Bhupen Hazarika. Hazarika’s timeless songs like Manush manusher janya,...

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    Yemen’s ancient ‘Manhattan of the Desert’ risks collapse

    Agence France-Presse. Shibam | Updated at 10:53pm on November 04, 2020

    Dubbed the ‘Manhattan of the desert’ for its centuries-old skyscrapers, Yemen’s ancient city of Shibam escaped damage in the civil war -- but faces collapse...

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    We should be more vigilant about second wave of infection

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:47pm on November 04, 2020

    Popular singer Dilshad Nahar Kona said that people need to prepare for the possible second wave of COVID-19 infections so that the spread of coronavirus...

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    Bangladesh cable operators boycott Star India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:14pm on November 04, 2020

    Cable Operators Association of Bangladesh on Wednesday boycotted five channels of Indian Star Group for an unidentified period, said a press release. COAB president SM Anwar Parvez said that the cable operators across the...

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    Apurba shifted to cabin from ICU with COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:20pm on November 04, 2020

    Actor Ziaul Faruq Apurba, who was undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit of a hospital in the capital, was shifted to a cabin after...