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    Sufia Kamal’s 108th birth anniv today

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

    The 108th birth anniversary of poet Sufia Kamal will be observed today.A pioneer of Bengali women’s emancipation, Sufia Kamal, also founder president of Bangladesh Mahila...

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    Medieval poet Alaol remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 15, 2019

    Poet Syed Alaol, one of the most influential poets of the medieval Bengali literature who earned the epithet ‘wise poet’ for his ability to fuse...

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    Early ‘Tintin’ cover sells for $1.1m

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    An original drawing used for the first published ‘Tintin’ cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house...

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    Home of Kadare becomes a museum

    Agence France-Presse . Tirana | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    Ismail Kadare draws the curtain to bring a shaft of light into the Tirana apartment where he wrote furiously during the dark days of communism...

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    Orwell’s ‘1984’ turns 70

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2019

    Seventy years after its publication, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel ‘1984’ continues to fascinate readers, in particular youngsters growing up in...

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    Shilpakala to celebrate Tagore, Nazrul birth annivs after Eid

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 28, 2019

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will celebrate the 158th birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore and 120th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam,...

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    Nazrul’s birth anniv celebrated in Manikganj

    Shahjahan Biswas . Manikganj | Updated at 12:00am on May 27, 2019

    Manikganj district administration celebrated national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 120th birth anniversary organising a discussion programme and a cultural show at Teota Zamindarbari premises on...

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    Nazrul will always be relevant: seminar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 27, 2019

    Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will always be relevant to us for his poems, songs and writings that address diverse issues, said Soumitra Shekhar, professor of...

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    Nazrul’s birth anniversary celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 26, 2019

    The 120th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was celebrated in the country on Saturday in a befitting manner.Born on May 25, 1899...

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    Rebel Poet’s 120th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on May 25, 2019

    The 120th anniversary of the birth of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be observed today.Apart from being a poet, Nazrul was also a lyricist,...

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