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    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr to face new US charges in groping case

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr.’s trial on charges of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar was postponed Thursday as prosecutors revealed they had brought new...

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    Tanvir Sheikh to perform in Thailand

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    Bangladeshi mime artiste Tanvir Sheikh is going to participate in an upcoming mime festival scheduled to be held at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre...

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    Polish city declares free transport for readers of Nobel laureate

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    Public transport will be free through the weekend for anyone carrying a book by Poland’s newly minted Nobel literature laureate Olga Tokarczuk in her western...

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    Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    Renowned writer and historian Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad was recalled at a commemorative programme held at Poet Shamsur Rahman Seminar Hall of Bangla Academy...

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    It is difficult to pursue a career in writing: Shirshendu

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    Prominent Indian Bengali writer Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay cautioned aspiring young writers about how difficult it is to pursue a career in writing as it takes a...

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    Samaresh’s Oporichito Jibonjapon launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    Renowned Indian novelist Samaresh Majumdar launched his new book named ‘Oporichito Jibonjapon’ at a programme held at Biswa Sahitya Kendra in Banglamotor on Saturday...

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    Tagore evening held at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    Recitation organisation Muktak Padabali paid tribute to Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore organising a programme at National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...

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    Hungarian author, dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies, aged 86

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Acclaimed Hungarian author and anti-communist dissident Gyorgy (George) Konrad died Friday aged 86, his family told the Hungarian state news agency MTI. Considered one of...

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    Bibhutibhushan’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2019

    Today is the 125th birth anniversary of late popular Indian Bengali novelist Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay. One of most widely read authors in both West Bengal of...

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    Two novels by Masud Ahmed launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    Two novels by writer-cultural activist Masud Ahmed namely Bikel Shesher Alo and Pranprapat were launched at Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Sunday....

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