Sadiqur Rahman

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    Rain deals blow to publishers

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:36am on February 27, 2018

    Rain and strong winds dealt a blow to publishers on the 26th day of Amar Ekushey Book Fair on Monday as many of them saw...

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    New titles focus on roots of sectarianism, extremism

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:54am on February 26, 2018

    At a time when more people are getting attracted to sectarian and extremist ideologies all around the world, some authors have endeavoured to study its...

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    New titles shed light on agony of urban life

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:14am on February 25, 2018

    Several new literary works hitting the Amar Ekhushey Book Fair tell stories that mirror a society in transition and give a realistic portrayal of contemporary...

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    Titles on Liberation War drops

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    While authors and publishers each year bring out a good number of new titles on Liberation War during the Amar Ekushey Book Fair to reach...

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    Young readers turn to Syed Haq, Showkat Ali, Qadri

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on February 23, 2018

    A chunk of booklovers at the Amar Ekushey Book Fair has been drawn to renowned authors Syed Shamsul Haq, Showkat Ali and Shaheed Qadri, who...

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    New titles recall language movement history

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:33am on February 21, 2018

    New titles on the language movement of 1952 have come to this year’s Ekushey book fair recalling the history in essays, poems and short stories....

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    Haphazard dumping of waste a public menace

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:19am on February 20, 2018

    Haphazard dumping of waste in open spaces on both Bangla Academy and Suhrawardy Udyan premises of Amar Ekushey Book Fair, by both stall attendants and...

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    Dictionary sales continue strong trend

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    The demand for dictionaries and glossaries has remained strong in the Amar Ekushey Book Fair as new titles and reprints hitting the stalls this year...

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    Pictorial books telling stories with images draw crowds

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:26am on February 18, 2018

    Pictorial books narrating visually the stories of the country’s people, their cultural heritage, art, environment and historical events have been drawing visitors’ attention at Amar...

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    Dearth of new children’s books concerns guardians

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:51am on February 17, 2018

    The Amar Ekushey Book Fair witnessed a significant turnout of children, accompanied by their guardians, on the fifth Children’s Hours day of the country’s biggest...