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    Chinese gallery sorry for artwork ranking women’s looks

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 04:09am on June 20, 2021

    A state-backed art gallery in Shanghai apologised on Friday for promoting an artwork that ranked thousands of real-life women by appearance after a social media...

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    Kamal Lohani’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:10am on June 20, 2021

    The first anniversary of death of Language Movement veteran, freedom fighter, cultural activist and Ekushey Padak-winning journalist Kamal Lohani will be observed today. Bangladesh Udichi...

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    3rd Bangladesh Short Film and Docu Fest 2021 begins 

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:06am on June 20, 2021

    The 3rd Bangladesh Short Film and Documentary Festival 2021 began online with the screening of Aparajita Sangeeta-directed short film, titled Revolt, on Friday. The eight-day...

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    Diana statue event may ‘break ice’ for princes: royal biographer

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:13am on June 20, 2021

    The unveiling of a new statue of Diana, princess of Wales, next month could help thaw frosty ties between her sons prince William and Prince...

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    Churchill painting from Onassis superyacht to auction in New York

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 04:14am on June 20, 2021

    A piece of art weaving together one of the great statesmen of the 20th century, an icon of the jet set and the world’s first...

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    ‘Dream Mein Entry’ goes viral

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:20pm on June 19, 2021

    Bangladeshi electronic music duo Apeiruss consisting Sheikh Saami Mahmud and Sheikh Shafi Mahmud has recently released a new song titled ‘Dream Mein Entry’ that has...

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    Centuries-old shipwrecks found off Singapore

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 11:22pm on June 18, 2021

    Two centuries-old shipwrecks packed with ceramics and other artefacts have been found off Singapore in a rare discovery that will shed light on the city-state’s...

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    Dutch ‘Golden Coach’ exhibition revives racism debate

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 11:23pm on June 18, 2021

    On a blustery autumn day in 2015 Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima for the last time stepped out of the golden coach which traditionally...