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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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    Humayun Ahmed literary award handed over

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

    The EXIM Bank-Anyadin Humayun Ahmed Literary Award 2018 was handed over to Rizia Rahman and Fatima Rumi in two categories at a programme held at...

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    I write for myself: Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on November 11, 2018

    Dhaka audience enjoyed talks by famous Indian Bengali writer Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay on the concluding day of Dhaka Lit Fest on Saturday at...

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    Curtain falls on Dhaka Lit Fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on November 11, 2018

    The eighth edition of Dhaka Lit Fest ended with reaffirmation of its commitment to literature and arts on Saturday at Bangla Academy....

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    Dhaka Lit Fest: Women issues in focus

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 07:37pm on November 10, 2018

    Besides major and engaging issues like literature, history and politics, the eighth edition of Dhaka Lit Fest focused intensively on women issues covering...

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    Good men do bad things: Cheryl on healing, truth, #MeToo

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 02:34pm on November 10, 2018

    Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed, whose memoir ‘Wild’ was turned into an Oscar-nominated film about her recovery from trauma, says listening more is key to healing...

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    Poetry recitation held at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    Leading recitation artistes presented poems penned by renowned poets at a programme held on Thursday at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    Proshanta Mridha wins Gemcon Sahitya Puraskar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:12pm on November 09, 2018

    Proshanta Mridha has won Gemcon Sahitya Puraskar 2018 for his novel Dugdugir Ashor....

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    Dhaka Lit Fest begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:33am on November 09, 2018

    The eighth edition of Dhaka Literary Festival kicked off on Thursday at Bangla Academy with an enthusiastic attendance of local and foreign authors, intellectuals, experts...

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    Asad Chowdhury: Between poetry and human dignity

    | Updated at 03:29am on November 09, 2018

    A prolific poet and writer with feel-good verses and children stories occupying a major portion of his life’s work, Asad Chowdhury candidly converse with Emran...