Literature

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    How Samaresh Majumdar became a writer

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2018

    One of the most popular novelists in the recent history of Bangla literature, Samaresh Majumdar holds a special place in the hearts of thousands of...

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    Ralph wrecks it for second week

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Disney animation ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ held the top spot in North American theaters for a second straight weekend, taking in $25.6 million, industry tracker...

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    Salimullah Khan receives Loke Lit Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Noted writer, intellectual and critic Salimullah Khan received Loke Literary Award 2017 at a programme held on Monday at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National...

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    Bijoy Sarkar’s 33rd death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    The 33rd death anniversary of Ekushey Padak winning Bijoy Sarkar will be observed today in his birthplace Narail in a befitting manner.Charan Kabi Bijoy Sarkar...

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    Mobile book fair on independence war begins Dec 8

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:18pm on December 03, 2018

    A mobile book fair on books on the war of independence will begin its journey from in front of the Liberation War Museum in Dhaka on...

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    3 writers get BRAC Bank-Samakal literary award

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2018

    Syed Manzoorul Islam, Jatin Sarker and Pias Majid have won the literary award titled ‘BRAC Bank-Samakal Shahitya Puroshkar 2017’.Syed Manzoorul Islam won the award for...

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    Readers shower love on Samaresh

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    Dhaka readers crammed the bookshop Batighar at Bishwa Sahitya Kendra to listen to popular Indian Bengali novelist Samaresh Majumdar on Saturday morning. One of the...

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    In conversation with Rizia Rahman and Fatima Rumi

    Monwarul Islam and Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Rizia Rahman, an octogenarian novelist and Fatima Rumi, a newly emerged novelist, won the EXIM Bank-Anyadin Humayun Ahmed Literary Award 2018, respectively in lifetime achievement...

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    Rabindra Academy holds Tagore Festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Tagore music and research organisation Rabindra Academy held a two-day Tagore Festival featuring seminars, discussions, cultural shows and conferring of Rabindra Academy honourary award on...

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    Kanthashilan pays tribute to Naren Biswas

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2018

    Recitation organisation Kanthashilan arranged a commemorative programme to pay tribute to Naren Biswas on Tuesday at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Central Public Library....

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