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    Poet Shamsur Rahman’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    The 13th death anniversary of poet Shamsur Rahman, one of the most celebrated poets of contemporary Bangla literature, will be observed today. Rahman’s friends, family...

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    Literati mourn novelist Rizia Rahman

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    Ekushey Padak winning novelist Rizia Rahman passed away at the age of 79 while undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Dhaka on Friday. Prominent writers...

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    People’s poet Sukanta’s birth anniversary today

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

    Today is the 94th birth anniversary of poet Sukanta Bhattacharya, who is known for his peoms  celebrating socialist thoughts, patriotism and humanism. Sukanta was born...

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    Syed Waliullah’s 97th birth anniv today

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    Today is the 97th birth anniversary of late Ekushey Padak winning novelist, short story writer and playwright Syed Waliullah. Syed Waliullah was born on August...

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    Tagore remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2019

    Bangladesh Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha, an organisation of Tagore singers, observed the 78th death anniversary of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore organising a two-day festival.The...

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    Agrani Bank-Shishu Academy Shishu Sahitya Puraskar conferred

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 03, 2019

    A total of 10 writers received Agrani Bank-Shishu Academy Shishu Sahitya Puraskar for their outstanding contributions in their respective fields. The awards were given for...

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    Mamun Hussain to receive Ranjit Puraskar 2019

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

    Writer Mamun Hussain has been named the winner of Ranjit Puraskar 2019 for his contribution to Bengali literature, said a press release. The announcement was...

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    2 books of Hasan Mahmud launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    The second editions of two poetry books penned by Hasan Mahmud namely Jedikey Takai Upukul and Chokher Moto Chinhoguli were launched at a programme held...

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    Agunpakhi to be made into drama series

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    Eminent writer Hasan Azizul Huq’s acclaimed novel Agunpakhi, which has won many awards like Prothom Alo Book of the Year Award (2007) and Ananda Purashkar...

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    Al Mahmud’s 83rd birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    The 83rd birth anniversary of late poet Al Mahmud will be celebrated today.Friends and well-wishers of Al Mahmud will mark the day visiting the iconic...

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