Miscellany

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    Greece’s first underwater museum opens ancient world for tourists

    Agence France-Presse . Alónnisos | Updated at 10:50pm on July 26, 2021

    Emerging from the crystal-clear turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea, Hans-Juergen Fercher has just returned from his fourth dive to where mounds of 2,500-year-old wine...

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    Bioscope offering Bou Diaries, Rehana, other progs in Eid

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on July 19, 2021

    Popular streaming platform, Bioscope, is offering a number of shows and series to entertain viewers this Eid-ul-Azha, said a press release. It released a three-episode...

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    Bioscope releases 3-episode anthology

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:43pm on July 18, 2021

    Streaming platform Bioscope released a three-episode original anthology series titled Bou Diaries directed by Sameer Ahmed on July 15. The anthology features Sporshia, Orsha, Moutushi...

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    ‘Hollywood Ripper’ sentenced to death in US

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 05:42pm on July 17, 2021

    A man known as the ‘Hollywood Ripper’ was sentenced to death on Friday for the killings of two women in their homes in the early...

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    Activists demand Covid incentives for artistes

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 10:12pm on July 14, 2021

    Cultural activists urged the government to give incentives to artistes who have suffered financially due to the Covid crisis in an online programme held on...

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    Kishwar finishes as 2nd runner up in Masterchef Australia Grand Finale

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 09:58pm on July 13, 2021

    Kishwar Chowdhury, a cook of Bangladeshi decent, has become the second runner up while Justin Narayan was crowned the winner of MasterChef Australia 2021. At...

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    Sangeet Oikya Bangladesh begins its journey

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on July 11, 2021

    Representatives of three organisations namely Lyricists’ Association of Bangladesh, Singers’ Association of Bangladesh and Music Composers’ Society Bangladesh have formed Sangeet Oikya Bangladesh in...

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    PEN Bangladesh announces new committee

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on July 11, 2021

    Writer and publisher Kazi Anis Ahmed and writer Muhammad Mohiuddin have been respectively elected the president and general secretary of PEN Bangladesh for a two-year...

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    JU student wins top award in craft category

    JU correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on July 10, 2021

    Samiya Afrin, a fine arts student at Jahangirnagar University, has won the top award in crafts category at the ongoing 24th National Art Exhibition organised...

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    Ekushey Padak winning photographer Golam Mustafa dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:17pm on July 09, 2021

    Ekushey Padak-winning photographer Golam Mustafa passed away at his residence in the capital’s Eskaton at 9:30am on Friday. He was 80. He is survived by...

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