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Mummified remains 'likely' belong to Iran's Reza Shah Mummified remains 'likely' belong to Iran's Reza Shah

His grandson Reza Pahlavi, an opposition figure based in the US, says that the body "most probably" belonged to Reza Shah


India gifts 1971 War of Independence memorabilia to Bangladesh India gifts 1971 War of Independence memorabilia to Bangladesh

The memorabilia includes Two PT-76 tanks, One Mi 4 helicopter, 25 weapons including pistol, rifles, machine guns, mortars and rocket launcher


Palestinian novelist Ibrahim Nasrallah wins top Arab prize Palestinian novelist Ibrahim Nasrallah wins top Arab prize

The International Prize for Arab Fiction includes $50,000 and funding to translate the work into English


Poet Belal Chowdhury will be buried in Feni Poet Belal Chowdhury to be buried in Feni

The Ekushey Padak winning dies at Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in Dhanmondi on Tuesday


Tiger a centerpiece of Nazir’s artworks Tiger a centerpiece of Nazir’s artworks

Pattachitra is a general term for traditional cloth-based scrollpainting


Poet Belal Chowdhury passes away Poet Belal Chowdhury passes away

The decision of his burying and funeral will be taken later after consulting with the family members, eldest son of the poet says


Jabbarer Boli Kela kicks off at Laldighi Maidan on Wednesday Jabbarer Boli Kela kicks off on Wednesday

The century old historic wrestling competition and new Bengali year's fair is held every year with much enthusiasm and cultural zeal


Theatre activist Shaoli Mitra quits as chief of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi Shaoli Mitra quits as chief of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi

The veteran theatre personality steps down from the post citing infrastructural issues & complaining of difficulties in carrying out responsibilities


The biggest handwritten community bible in the world weighs 22kg Biggest handwritten community bible is in Dubai

A scanned copy of the bible sits enclosed in a well lit display, next to the altar at St Mary’s Church in Oud Metha


Cinema makes return to Saudi Arabia Cinema makes return to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas last year as part of a far-reaching modernisation drive


Ariana Grande unveils emotional new single

Ariana Grande unveils emotional new single

The singer has returned with her first new music since the terrorist bombing that killed 22 people outside her Manchester Arena show in May 2017


Dubai film festival to become biennial, skipping this year Dubai film festival to become biennial, skipping this year

The film festival began in 2004 and has hosted stars from Hollywood, Bollywood and Arabic films


Dale Winton, Supermarket Sweep presenter, dies aged 62 TV presenter Dale Winton dies aged 62

The former Supermarket Sweep host died at his home earlier on Wednesday


1st female Bangladesh photographer selected for Joop Swart Masterclass

1st female Bangladesh photographer in Joop Swart Masterclass

Ashfika is one of the 12 young photographers of 9 different nationalities who have been selected for the 25th edition.


Bangladeshi Ponir in Reuters’ Pulitzer winning photography team Bangladeshi Ponir in Reuters’ Pulitzer winning photography team

Ponir’s photo is taken on November 12, 2017 showing Myanmar’s Rohingyas cross the Naf River with an impoverished raft to reach Teknaf in Bangladesh

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