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    Shamsur Rahman’s birth anniv celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 24, 2019

    Late eminent poet Shamsur Rahman’s 91st birth anniversary was celebrated on Wednesday at Bangla Academy. The programme titled ‘Kobi Shamsur Rahman-er Ekanobboi Tomo Jonmodin’ was...

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    ‘Kingbodonti Bhagirathi’ launched at Museum

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    A novel portraying the scenario of the liberation war by writer Moni Haider titled ‘Kingbodonti Bhagirathi’ was launched at a programme held on Monday at...

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    Shamsur Rahman’s birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    Late eminent poet Shamsur Rahman’s 91st birth anniversary will be observed today. To honour the poet, Bangla Academy and Jatiya Kabita Parishad jointly organised a...

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    Museum explores Frankenstein, The Mummy

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    What is the spookiest thing about ‘Frankenstein,’ ‘The Mummy’ and ‘Dracula’? The hideous monster? The ancient curse? The sharp fangs? Or the fact that these classic...

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    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr to face new US charges in groping case

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr.’s trial on charges of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar was postponed Thursday as prosecutors revealed they had brought new...

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    Tanvir Sheikh to perform in Thailand

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

    Bangladeshi mime artiste Tanvir Sheikh is going to participate in an upcoming mime festival scheduled to be held at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre...

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    Polish city declares free transport for readers of Nobel laureate

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    Public transport will be free through the weekend for anyone carrying a book by Poland’s newly minted Nobel literature laureate Olga Tokarczuk in her western...

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    Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad remembered

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

    Renowned writer and historian Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad was recalled at a commemorative programme held at Poet Shamsur Rahman Seminar Hall of Bangla Academy...

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    It is difficult to pursue a career in writing: Shirshendu

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    Prominent Indian Bengali writer Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay cautioned aspiring young writers about how difficult it is to pursue a career in writing as it takes a...

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    Samaresh’s Oporichito Jibonjapon launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    Renowned Indian novelist Samaresh Majumdar launched his new book named ‘Oporichito Jibonjapon’ at a programme held at Biswa Sahitya Kendra in Banglamotor on Saturday...

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