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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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    Hayat Mahmud felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    Renowned essayist-poet Hayat Mahmud was felicitated at a programme held at the office of the publishing house Puthiniloy on Saturday. Friends, well-wishers and peers greeted...

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    Syed Hasan Imam’s autobiography launched

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

    Syed Hasan Imam is a man of many talents with vast contributions to the country’s cultural arena. He is a renowned actor, director, organiser, recitation...

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    Madhusudan Dutt’s death anniv today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2019

    The 146th death anniversary of legendary Bengali poet Michael Madhusudan Dutt will be observed today. On January 25 in 1824, Madhusudan Dutt was born to...

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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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