Literature

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    Nirmalendu Goon to receive Jasimuddin lit award

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

    Eminent poet Nirmalendu Goon has been named the first recipient of Kobi Jasimuddin Sahitya Puraskar for his contribution to contemporary Bengali poetry.Bangla Academy, which has...

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    Ananya literary award goes to Akimun

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:09pm on January 01, 2019

    The Ananya Sahitya Puraskar 1425 goes to writer Akimun Rahman, the fortnightly Ananya announced it on Tuesday. This award will be handed over to her...

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    Jasimuddin’s 116th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2019

    The 116th birth anniversary of Jasimuddin will be celebrated today across the country.Different socio-cultural organisations will pay tribute to the poet placing floral wreaths on...

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    Zainul Abedin’s 104th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2018

    The 104th birth anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin will be celebrated today across the country.Different art institutes and organisations will pay tribute to the master...

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    Syed Haq’s birth anniv celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2018

    Three books of Independence Award-winning poet Syed Shamsul Haq were launched posthumously at a programme held on Thursday....

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    Syed Haq's 83rd birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2018

    The 83rd birth anniversary of Independence Award-winning poet Syed Shamsul Haq will be celebrated today....

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    Zainul Fest begins at FFA

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    A colourful four-day Zainul Festival began on the premises of faculty of fine arts of Dhaka University on Tuesday.The festival features display of artworks by...

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    Poet Nirendranath passes away

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:48pm on December 25, 2018

    Popular and contemporary Indian Bengali poet Nirendranath Chakravarti passes away on Tuesday in Kolkata. He was 94. Nirendranath was suffering from old age ailments for...

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    Audrey Geisel, widow of Dr Seuss, dies at age 97

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2018

    Audrey Geisel, the widow of beloved children’s book author Dr. Seuss and an avid promoter of his legacy, died this week at her California home...

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    Poetry evening on Hafez Shirazi in city Friday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:40pm on December 20, 2018

    A Poetry evening on Hafez Shirazi will be held at Iranian cultural centre in Dhaka on Friday. Iran Cultural Centre in Dhaka will arrange the...

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