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    Nababarsha celebration over the years

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:03am on April 14, 2021

    Nababarsha or Bangla New Year celebration has assumed a new dimension in the last three or so decades. In urban centres across the country, people,...

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    Filmmaker Michael Apted dies

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:12pm on January 09, 2021

    Film director Michael Apted, best known for the Up series of TV documentaries following the lives of 14 people every seven years, has died aged...

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    Priyanka Chopra denies flouting lockdown rules in London

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:28pm on January 08, 2021

    After it was reported that Priyanka Chopra flouted COVID-19 lockdown rules in the UK by stepping out for a salon appointment, her representative said that...

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    Zara faces court for ‘breaking COVID-19 rules’

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:59am on January 06, 2021

    Love Island star Zara Holland is to be prosecuted for allegedly breaking Covid rules on holiday in Barbados, reports BBC. Island police say the former...

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    John Bishop joins Doctor Who cast

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:59pm on January 03, 2021

    Comedian John Bishop is to join Jodie Whittaker for the 13th series of Doctor Who, the BBC has revealed, reports BBC. The 54-year-old, who recently...

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    Irish Eurovision singer and Bagatelle frontman Liam Reilly dies

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:57pm on January 03, 2021

    Irish Eurovision singer and frontman of the rock band Bagatelle, Liam Reilly, has died aged 65, reports BBC. A family statement confirmed that Mr Reilly...

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    Popular wrestler Luke Harper dies

    Culture Desk | Updated at 05:50pm on December 27, 2020

    Popular American wrestler Jon Huber, also known as Luke Harper and Brodie Lee, passed away at the age of 41 on Sunday, reports According...

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    Sesame Workshop unveils Rohingya muppets

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:43pm on December 18, 2020

    Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, has unveiled its first Rohingya muppets Noor and Aziz, said a press release. Noor Yasmin, a...

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    Arefin Shuvoo tests positive for COVID-19

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:41pm on December 12, 2020

    Film actor Arefin Shuvoo has tested positive for COVID-19. The actor confirmed the matter through a video message on his official Facebook page on Saturday...

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    Goethe-Institut announces winners of Futures Beyond the Self

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:14pm on December 02, 2020

    Eleven individuals will receive Futures Beyond the Self award for 2020 initiated by Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, said a press release. The names of the awardees were...