Literature

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    Artistes recite popular poems

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 02, 2019

    Renowned recitation artistes entertained the audience reciting popular poems penned by leading poets at a programme held on Thursday at National Theatre hall of Bangladesh...

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    Sanjida Khatun’s book on Nazrul launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 31, 2019

    Eminent writer-researcher-cultural activist Sanjida Khatun, best known for her works on Rabindranath Tagore, has written on the diverse aspects of the national poet Kazi Nazrul...

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    Kali O Kalam Award conferred on four

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 31, 2019

    Four young writers and poets received prestigious Kali O Kalam Tarun Kabi O Lekhak Puraskar 2018 on Tuesday at an awards ceremony held at the...

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    Two pop-up books by Shirshendu launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    Pragati Publishers launched two pop-up books based on horror stories by famous Indian Bengali writer Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay at a programme held at Dhaka Reporters Unity...

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    Bangla Academy Lit Award announced

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    Four writers have been named winners of the prestigious ‘Bangla Academy Sahitya Puraskar’ for their outstanding contributions to different branches of literature....

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    2-day Jibanananda Fair held in Barishal

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2019

    A two-day Jibanananda Fair ended in Barishal city on Tuesday.The programme was organised marking 64th anniversary of death of renowned Bengali poet Jibanananda Das, who...

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    Momtazuddin Ahmed felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Eminent playwright-actor professor Momtazuddin Ahmed was felicitated on his 85th birthday at a programme held at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium of Bangla Academy on...

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    Sanjida Khatun’s research on Geetabitan launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    A research book on one hundred Tagore songs, edited by eminent Tagore researcher and Chhayanut president Sanjida Khatun, was launched at a programme held on...

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    Poetry festival held in Rangpur

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    A winter poetry festival drew a large audience to the Shilpakala Academy auditorium in Ranpur city on Sunday.‘The Anjolika Sahittya Potra’, a popular weekly literary...

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    Tintin marks 90th birthday with colonial controversy

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    Tintin will mark his 90th birthday this year with a return to controversy as his Belgian creator’s heirs release a new edition of ‘Tintin in...

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