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    Syed Shamsul Haq’s first death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:46pm on September 26, 2017

    Late eminent poet-playwright Syed Shamsul Haq’s first death anniversary will be observed by different cultural and literary organisations today.

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    Two children’s books by Ahmed Rafiq unveiled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on September 20, 2017

    Two new children’s books namely Chhotoder Muktijuddher Kotha and Kishoreder Nazrul by Tagore researcher and language movement veteran Ahmed Rafiq were unveiled at a programme...

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    ‘Boat Museum’ on the cards to preserve disappearing boats: Minister

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:01pm on September 11, 2017

    Cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor has said the government is going to set up a ‘Boat Museum’ as the country’s many traditional wooden boats...

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    Nazrul’s death anniv observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on August 28, 2017

    Different cultural organisations observed national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 41st death anniversary through special programmes on Sunday...

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    Martyred poet Meherunnesa remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on August 21, 2017

    Martyred poet Meherunnesa was remembered through a programme on Sunday at the seminar room of Central Public Library in the capital marking the poet’s 80th...

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    Poet Shamsur Rahman’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on August 16, 2017

    Today is the 11th death anniversary of poet Shamsur Rahman, one of the most celebrated poets of contemporary Bangla literature...

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    Sukanta’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on August 14, 2017

    Today is the 92nd birth anniversary of poet Sukanta Bhattacharya. Born on 15 August 1925 at Kalighat in Calcutta, Sukanta was the second of seven...

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    Koreans make Tagore’s dream come true

    Ershad Kamol, from Jeonju, South Korea | Updated at 10:18pm on August 13, 2017

    A mixture of admiration and zeal plays on the face of Kim Donghyun, a Korean University student, when he talks about the Nobel Laureate poet...

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    Jibanananda Das’s poems recited

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on August 13, 2017

    Recitation troupe Kalparup entertained the audience by presenting a brilliant compilation of Jibanananda Das’s romantic poems on the gloomy Saturday evening at Central Public Library...

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    Poet Abul Hasan recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on August 07, 2017

    Poet Abul Hasan (August 4, 1947–1975) was recalled on his 70th birth anniversary at a programme held at Sangskriti Bikash Kendra in Paribagh on Friday...