Literature

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    Poet Shamsur Rahman’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on August 16, 2017

    Today is the 11th death anniversary of poet Shamsur Rahman, one of the most celebrated poets of contemporary Bangla literature...

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    Sukanta’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on August 14, 2017

    Today is the 92nd birth anniversary of poet Sukanta Bhattacharya. Born on 15 August 1925 at Kalighat in Calcutta, Sukanta was the second of seven...

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    Koreans make Tagore’s dream come true

    Ershad Kamol, from Jeonju, South Korea | Updated at 10:18pm on August 13, 2017

    A mixture of admiration and zeal plays on the face of Kim Donghyun, a Korean University student, when he talks about the Nobel Laureate poet...

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    Jibanananda Das’s poems recited

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on August 13, 2017

    Recitation troupe Kalparup entertained the audience by presenting a brilliant compilation of Jibanananda Das’s romantic poems on the gloomy Saturday evening at Central Public Library...

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    Poet Abul Hasan recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on August 07, 2017

    Poet Abul Hasan (August 4, 1947–1975) was recalled on his 70th birth anniversary at a programme held at Sangskriti Bikash Kendra in Paribagh on Friday...

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    Humayun Ahmed’s fifth death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:53am on July 19, 2017

    Different cultural organisations will observe late eminent fiction writer, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed’s 5th death anniversary by organising different programmes today...

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    Bangla Academy pays tribute to Sudhin, Karunamaya

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:51am on July 19, 2017

    Bangla Academy held a memorial programme to pay tribute to recently demised Nazrul exponent Sudhin Das and Nazrul researcher Dr Karunamaya Goswami at Kabi Shamsur...

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    Contribution of Sazzad Quadir, Shantanu Kaisar analysed

    Cultural Corresponded | Updated at 10:55pm on July 17, 2017

    Both Sazzad Quadir and Shantanu Kaisar dedicated themselves to writing and protested at the anomalies in the society through their literary works, said speakers at...

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    Hayat Mamud felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on July 14, 2017

    Professor Hayat Mamud was felicitated on his 78th birthday on Wednesday at a programme at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum...

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    Al Mahmud turns 82

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on July 11, 2017

    Eminent poet Al Mahmud turned 82 on Tuesday. Friends and well-wishers greeted the poet in celebration of the day at his residence at Maghbazar in...

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