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    TV channels to air programmes on Nazrul

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    Various television channels will telecast special programmes today marking the 43rd death anniversary of national poet Kazi Narzul Islam. The programmes comprise special talk show,...

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    Nazrul’s songs must be rendered properly: Kalpana Anam

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    Popular Nazrul Sangeet singer Kalpana Anam said that there is no alternative to rendering Nazrul’s songs properly. Kalpana has been releasing albums containing relatively lesser...

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    Nazrul’s songs should be promoted at grassroots level: Fatema Tuz Zohra

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    Eminent Nazrul Sangeet exponent and singer Fatema Tuz Zohra has said that songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam should be promoted at grassroots level. ‘Though Kazi...

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    Nazrul: A least read poet at present

    Tanzil Rahaman and Zaha Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    How much of an influence the national poet of Bangladesh exerts on the young generation? To find out, New Age talked to a number of...

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    ‘The Little Prince’ sketches found in Switzerland

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    Early sketches of ‘The Little Prince,’ the world famous creation of French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery, have been found in storage in northern Switzerland, local...

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    Poet Shamsur Rahman’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    The 13th death anniversary of poet Shamsur Rahman, one of the most celebrated poets of contemporary Bangla literature, will be observed today. Rahman’s friends, family...

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    Literati mourn novelist Rizia Rahman

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    Ekushey Padak winning novelist Rizia Rahman passed away at the age of 79 while undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Dhaka on Friday. Prominent writers...

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    People’s poet Sukanta’s birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    Today is the 94th birth anniversary of poet Sukanta Bhattacharya, who is known for his peoms  celebrating socialist thoughts, patriotism and humanism. Sukanta was born...

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    Syed Waliullah’s 97th birth anniv today

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    Today is the 97th birth anniversary of late Ekushey Padak winning novelist, short story writer and playwright Syed Waliullah. Syed Waliullah was born on August...

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    Tagore remembered

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

    Bangladesh Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha, an organisation of Tagore singers, observed the 78th death anniversary of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore organising a two-day festival.The...

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