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    Sufia Kamal’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    Today is the 20th death anniversary of late eminent poet-organiser-activist Begum Sufia Kamal, an iconic figure of the Bengali nationalist movement during the 1950s and...

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    Bronte museum pays 780,000 euros for manuscript

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2019

    A miniature book written by the teenage Charlotte Bronte was bought at auction in Paris on Monday for 780,000 euros ($862,446.00) by a British museum...

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    Henry receives Loke Literary Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2019

    Poet-literary critic Rahman Henry received Loke Literary Award 2018 at a programme held on Tuesday at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum. Loke, a...

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    Mir Mosharraf Hossain’s birth anniv celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2019

    Renowned writer Mir Mosharraf Hossain’s 172nd anniversary of birth was celebrated at Mir Mosharraf Hossain Smritikendra under Baliakandi upazila in Rajbari on Wednesday, says a...

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    I would like my children to visit Bangladesh: Monica Ali

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 09:09pm on November 08, 2019

    Man Booker nominee Bangladesh-born British author Monica Ali participated in a discussion session on the second day of the ninth edition of Dhaka Lit Fest....

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    Two win Humayun Ahmed Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    Writers Rabeya Khatun and Shahadat Hossain have been named winners of EXIM Bank-Anyadin Humayun Ahmed Literary Award 2019. The award, the joint initiative...

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    Ferrante’s new novel out in English next year

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on October 31, 2019

    English-speaking fans of Italian author Elena Ferrante must wait until next June to read her latest novel, to be published in Italian next month, settling...

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    Charukantha pays tribute to Shamsur Rahman

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 31, 2019

    Recitation troupe Charukantha Abritti Sangsad paid tribute to poet Shamsur Rahman by staging a poetry production at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Sufia Kamal National...

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    Nurul Huda receives SAARC Literary Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 26, 2019

    Poet Mohammad Nurul Huda received SAARC Literary Award at an awards programme held at CD Deshmukh Auditorium of India International Centre in New Delhi, India...

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    Shamsur Rahman’s birth anniv celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 24, 2019

    Late eminent poet Shamsur Rahman’s 91st birth anniversary was celebrated on Wednesday at Bangla Academy. The programme titled ‘Kobi Shamsur Rahman-er Ekanobboi Tomo Jonmodin’ was...

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