Literature

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    Jasimuddin defied western modernism: seminar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:25pm on March 15, 2018

    Palli Kabi Jasimuddin countered western modernism’s influence on Bangla literature through his poems, plays and writings depicting traditional folk elements and rustic life, said speakers...

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    Book on Jibanananda Das launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:08pm on March 01, 2018

    A book featuring 50 essays on popular Bengali poet Jibanananda Das’s poems was launched at a programme held at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National...

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    Int’l Mother Language Day celebrated in Chittagong

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 09:28pm on February 23, 2018

    Different government and cultural organisations celebrated International Mother Language Day by organising various events like book fairs, cultural shows and others at different venues in...

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    Int’l conference on South Asian literature ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:23pm on February 23, 2018

    A two-day international conference on recent trends in South Asian literature ended at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium of Bangla Academy on Friday...

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    Recitation production depicts struggle for independence

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:13pm on February 23, 2018

    The history of Bangladesh’s struggle for Independence from 1947 to 1971 was narrated through a recitation production at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Jibanananda Das’s 119th birth anniversary today

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:58pm on February 16, 2018

    The 119th birth anniversary of Bengali poet Jibanananda Das will be observed today...

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    Rafiq Azad’s 76th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on February 13, 2018

    Today is the 76th birth anniversary of renowned poet and freedom fighter Rafiq Azad...

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    Young recitation artistes perform at BSA

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:09pm on February 07, 2018

    Young artistes recited poems penned by leading poets at a programme held at Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday...

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    ‘Humayun Ahmed spurred reading habit’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on February 06, 2018

    Writers like Humayun Ahmed helped develop reading habit of young readers, said speakers at the National Library Day celebrations programme held at Bangladesh National Museum...

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    Campaign to revive missing Bangla words

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:37pm on February 03, 2018

    A month-long campaign titled ‘Nikhoj Shabder Khonje’ to encourage the young generation to reconnect with those Bengali words that have been missing from the language...

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