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Belarussian student becomes first-ever Miss Wheelchair World

A psychology student from Belarus, Aleksandra Chichikova, was chosen Miss Wheelchair World in the first-ever edition of the beauty pageant held in Warsaw on Saturday, reports BSS. “Fight your anxiety and your fears,” the 23-year-old Chichikova said at a gala evening after the contestants had presented themselves in national costumes and evening dresses in elaborated […]

‘Jojaty’ of Girish Kamad dedicates Asma Rinku

‘Jojaty’ the famous play of Girish Karnad has been dedicated to Asma Rinku, member of Somoy theatre group, who died in 2016. Translated by Salil Sarker and directed by Akhtaruzzaman, the play has been staged by Somoy. Yousuf Hassan Ark graced the drama as in-charge of the music, says a press release. The third exposition […]

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Leonard Cohen poems to be published in final book

The final poems of Leonard Cohen, completed days before the legendary songwriter died, will be published in an anthology next year, his estate announced late Friday, reports BSS. Entitled “The Flame,” the volume will include Cohen’s unpublished poems as well as his prose pieces and illustrations and lyrics to his three final albums. Explaining the […]

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Jacqueline Fernandez goes house-hunting

The actress is looking to move into a bigger house before the year-end, reports Mumbai Mirror. Jacqueline Fernandez, who had redecorated her sea-facing duplex in Bandra with a “Parisian shabby-chic” aesthetic in June, is now on the lookout for a bigger place in the same neighbourhood. The actress whose current building houses both her home […]

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The making of Hong Kong’s famous ‘fire dragon’

Thousands of festival-goers packed a historic neighbourhood of Hong Kong to watch a “fire dragon” lit with incense sticks dance through the streets in a century-old ritual, reports BSS. The 67-metre (220-foot) long dragon snakes around the network of narrow paths in the village of Tai Hang each year to the sound of roaring drums, […]

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Frozen 2 is going to be special

Actor Josh Gad, who lent his voice for the character of magical snowman Olaf in the hit 2013 Disney animation Frozen, believes the second instalment is going to be special, reports Mumbai Mirror Voice recordings for the sequel of blockbuster animated film Frozen have begun, Gad announced on his Instagram account. The first instalment also […]

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Could not have made Blazing Saddles today : Mel Brooks

The 91-year-old filmmaker discussed the culture of being politically correct and said that it is slowly leading to the death of comedy, reports Hindustan Times. Legendary director Mel Brooks said Hollywood today cannot think of making a film like 1974’s Blazing Saddles as the people have become “stupidly politically correct”. The 91-year-old filmmaker discussed the […]