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    Bangladesh’s traditional weavers hanging by a thread as factories boom

    Agence France-Presse . Ruhitpur | Updated at 10:34pm on September 23, 2020

    In small tin sheds in a town outside Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, wooden looms are deftly operated by a group of men and women -- some...

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    CMA organises photography contest on Amphan affected people

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on September 21, 2020

    Change Makers’ Alliance, a voluntary organisation based in Koyra Upazila, Khulna, has organised a photography contest on Amphan-affected people, said a press release. At least...

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    Italy announces international search for new Pompeii head

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:40pm on September 18, 2020

    The world-famous archaeological site of Pompeii could choose a non-Italian as its next general director for the first time, after an international search open to...

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    Banksy loses trademark case over the ‘Flower Thrower’

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:38pm on September 18, 2020

    British street artist Banksy has lost a two-year trademark battle with a greetings card company over his ‘Flower Thrower’ graffiti work after EU officials said...

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    YouTube tests TikTok rival in India

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:13pm on September 16, 2020

    YouTube on Monday began testing a TikTok rival in India, saying it would refine its short video format and roll it out in more countries...

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    Troupes display tricks with sticks in Pabna 

    Mahfuz Alam . Pabna | Updated at 11:11pm on September 16, 2020

    About 40 performers from different troupes presented tricks with sticks at Kalisagar Parh ground under Chatmohar municipal area of Pabna district on Tuesday. Kuli-Majur-Shramik Sangathan...

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    Child foundation holds art contest for people with special needs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on September 16, 2020

    An online art competition, Art from Home, for individuals with special needs ended on Tuesday with an awards ceremony, said a press release. The programme...

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    Berlin museum to return Aboriginal remains

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:02pm on September 12, 2020

    A German museum said Friday it would return the ancestral remains of indigenous Aboriginals to Australia, as European institutions face growing calls for a critical...

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    Month-long boat race under way in Pabna

    Mahfuz Alam . Pabna | Updated at 11:01pm on September 12, 2020

    A month-long boat race event commenced at Hadal Bangabandhu Beach area in Faridpur upazila of Pabna district on Friday. Nadira Yasmin Jolly, member of Parliamentary...

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    Ananya Shirsha Dash Awards 2019 given

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on September 12, 2020

    Ananya, a fortnightly magazine, on Friday handed over Ananya Shirsha Dosh Awards 2019 among the ten winners for their exceptional contributions to their respective areas....

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