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    Tarunner Ucchash holds poetry festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on December 14, 2020

    Recitation troupe Tarunner Ucchash Bachik Shilpa Charcha Kendra Chattogram arranged a three-day recitation festival following hybrid format to entertain the audience amid the COVID-19...

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    Iresh tests COVID-19 positive

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on December 14, 2020

    Iresh Zaker has tested positive for COVID-19. In a Facebook post, the actor said that he tested positive on Sunday and urged all who have come in contact with him to be on the lookout for...

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    British spy thriller author John le Carre dies aged 89

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:42pm on December 14, 2020

    John le Carre, the British writer best known for his Cold War espionage novels ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ and ‘The Spy Who Came In From The Cold’, has died aged 89, his agent and family...

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    Ford to return as Indiana Jones

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:41pm on December 14, 2020

    Harrison Ford may be pushing 80, but he’s not too old to don the wide-brimmed fedora of adventurer Indiana Jones for one final film. Disney’s announcement of a fifth and last Indy flick...

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    WhatsApp recordings throw lifeline to Sahel artists

    Agence France-Presse. Dakar | Updated at 11:39pm on December 14, 2020

    Ali Traore, dressed in black, sits down to record in his lively courtyard in Mali’s capital Bamako, with children frolicking on the dirt ground between parked mopeds and stray jerrycans...

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    British thriller writer John le Carre passes away

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:35am on December 14, 2020

    John le Carre, the British writer best known for his Cold War espionage novels Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, has died aged 89, his agent and family said on Sunday.

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    Liberation War Museum arranges Victory Day fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on December 13, 2020

    Liberation War Museum has organised a weeklong online festival celebrating the Victory Day. The event, titled Bijoy Utsab 2020, commenced on December 10. The museum...

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    Amjad Hossain’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2020

    Today is the second anniversary of death of the late Ekushey Padak and National Film Award-winning actor, filmmaker and writer Amjad Hossain, who died at...

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    Shilpakala Academy celebrates Nabanna

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:51pm on December 13, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrated Nabanna – the traditional Bengali harvest celebration – through discussion and cultural show at its National Theatre Hall on Sunday. The...

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    Publishers demand physical Amar Ekushey Book Fair

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:59pm on December 13, 2020

    Publishers on Sunday demanded that the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021 should be held at the usual venues following health directives. They made the remark...