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    K-pop singer decries cyber bullying after death of ‘activist’ star Sulli

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Sulli, a former South Korean singer-actress, was a rare taboo breaker in a world where K-pop stars’ every move is strictly monitored by their management,...

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    Climate crisis spurs action at ‘green’ Frankfurt book fair

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    From children’s books about reducing plastic to tips for zero-waste cooking, the climate crisis is dominating this year’s Frankfurt book fair. Here’s a look at...

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    First look poster of Pati Patni Aur Woh released

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    The brand new poster of Bollywood’s upcoming romantic film Pati Patni Aur Woh was published on Wednesday, reports Hindustan Times. Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi Pednekar and...

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    Ten greatest movies of Om Puri

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    During his career spanning for over four decades, Om Puri had worked in numerous Indian films, as well as films produced in the United Kingdom...

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    Shows on Netflix this week

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    A number of original movies, shows and specials are set to debut on Netflix in the next seven days. The following is the schedule of...

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    Shamsur Rahman’s poems presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Cultural organisation Muktadhara Sangskriti Charcha Kendra entertained the audience staging a recitation production comprised of poet Shamsur Rahman’s poems at Music and Dance Centre of...

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    Indian troupe stages Pirandello O Puppeteer

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Indian theatre troupe Annek staged its production titled Pirandello O Puppeteer at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday. The play, written by...

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    Recalling Ayub Bachchu

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    The legendary singer, composer and guitarist Ayub Bachchu, popularly known as AB, made significant contribution to the country’s band music scene during his career that...

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    On Sharmili Ahmed’s trail

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Sharmili Ahmed’s presence in both film and TV has always stood out for her sincere engagement with the roles she picked. She is also one...

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    Afghan Elvis’s legacy endures, decades after death

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on October 11, 2019

    Sporting a black quiff and sideburns, Ahmad Zahir sang of love and heartbreak in liberal 1970s Kabul -- a city now plagued by war and...

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