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    Unveil stimulus package for artistes: Shibli

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:20pm on April 28, 2020

    Renowned dancer Shibli Mohammad has urged the government to unveil stimulus package for helping artistes, who have been rendered jobless due to COVID-19 outbreak. ‘As...

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    Kanye West officially now a billionaire: Forbes

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:05pm on April 27, 2020

    Rapper Kanye West is now a billionaire thanks largely to the basketball shoes bearing his name that he developed with Adidas, Forbes magazine said Friday....

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    Syrian dancer takes empty Paris as her canvass

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:01pm on April 27, 2020

    Dancer Yara al-Hasbani is used to causing a stir everywhere she goes. The Syrian choreographer has drawn crowds across France for her performances in public...

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    Destitute theatre artistes in dire need of support: Hira

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:54pm on April 27, 2020

    Destitute theatre artistes across the country are in dire need of support and many face uncertain future unless the government stands beside them, warned playwright-actor-director...

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    Italian boy creates coronavirus video game

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:27pm on April 26, 2020

    While most nine-year-olds have been battling during lockdown with the vagaries of home schooling, Lupo Daturi has been waging war on COVID-19 itself. Virtually. The fourth-grade...

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    Per Olov Enquist dies

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 10:23pm on April 26, 2020

    Per Olov Enquist, one of Sweden’s most acclaimed authors who wrote ‘The Visit of the Royal Physician,’ has died aged 85, his family told Swedish...

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    COVID-19 taking a toll on mental health: Asad

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:22pm on April 26, 2020

    Renowned actor and freedom fighter Raisul Islam Asad said that COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on people’s mental health and will likely have major...

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    Tom Hanks writes to bullied boy called ‘Corona’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:32pm on April 25, 2020

    Hollywood megastar and coronavirus survivor Tom Hanks has written a comforting letter to a bullied Australian boy called Corona and gifted him a cherished typewriter...

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    WWII veteran tops UK music charts

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:28pm on April 25, 2020

    A 99-year-old British World War II veteran who shot to fame raising millions for health workers fighting the coronavirus has become the oldest artist to...

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    Music can change mindset, create awareness: Konal

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on April 25, 2020

    Somnur Monir Konal, who rose to fame after winning 2009 ‘Channel-i Shera Kantha’, has been raising awareness about COVID-19 through songs. The singer has lent...