Literature

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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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    Munier Chowdhury’s 93rd birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    Today is the 93rd birth anniversary of educationist, playwright, literary critic and political dissident Munier Chowdhury.Different socio-cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe...

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    Sufia Kamal’s 19th death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    The 19th death anniversary of the late eminent poet-organiser-activist Sufia Kamal will be observed today.Different socio-cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the...

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    Poems of leading poets presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Poems penned by leading poets were presented at a programme held on Saturday at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Central Public Library....

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    Tagore’s Gitanjali published in Belarusian language

    United News Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Famous Belarusian publisher Dmitry Kolas presented another book of translations, the collection of the poems by 1913 Nobel Prize winner for Literature Bengali poet Rabindranath...

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    Ida wins top Spanish literary award

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    Uruguayan poet Ida Vitale, 95, on Thursday won the Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious literary award in the Spanish-speaking world, Spain’s Culture Minister Jose Guirao...

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    After Gabo book purge, Kuwait bans Dostoyevsky

    Agence France-Presse . Kuwait City | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Kuwaiti authorities have banned a book by Russian literary giant Fyodor Dostoyevsky, one of nearly 1,000 titles blacklisted at a festival which opened Wednesday in...

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    Humayun’s portrayal of middle class analysed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Humayun Ahmed portrayed the middle class with all their nuances in his novels and stories, said speakers at a seminar on the late eminent writer...

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    Humayun Ahmed’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Today marks the 70th anniversary of birth of the late eminent author-dramatist-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed....

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