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    Mobarak Hossain Khan’s 82nd birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 27, 2020

    Today is the 82nd birth anniversary of the late Independence Award and Ekushey Padak winning musicologist, musician and writer Mobarak Hossain Khan. A milad and...

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    5-day book fair, cultural fest under way in Sylhet

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 10:41pm on February 26, 2020

    District Shilpakala Academy, Sylhet has organised a five-day book fair and cultural festival marking Shaheed Dibash and International Mother Language Day on its premises. The...

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    Ahmed Sharif’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on February 24, 2020

    Today is the 21st death anniversary of late Ekushey Padak winning writer Ahmed Sharif. Ahmed Sharif, born in Patiya, Chattogram on February 13, 1921, was...

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    Milton Shafi brings ‘Nibbhrite Nirbashoney’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on February 19, 2020

    Poet Milton Shafi’s collection of poems ‘Nibbhrite Nirbashoney’ has hit this year’s Ekushey Book Fair. The book is the third work of Shafi. His first...

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    Jibanananda’s birth anniversary celebrated

    Tanzil Rahaman with Anisur Rahman Shapan in Barishal | Updated at 12:58am on February 18, 2020

    Admirers paid tribute to poet Jibanananda Das organising special programmes in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country on his 121st birth anniversary, which was celebrated...

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    Asli Erdogan  acquitted

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 10:30pm on February 15, 2020

    A Turkish court on Friday acquitted renowned novelist Asli Erdogan on charges of membership of an armed terror organisation. The court in Istanbul also acquitted...

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    2-day lit conference under way at DIU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2020

    A 2-day international literary conference with the theme ‘Postcolonial Perspectives: Language, Literature and Culture and the Global South’ began at the Dhanmondi campus of Daffodil...

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    Ahmed Sharif’s 99th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2020

    Today is the 99th birth anniversary of late renowned educationist, philosopher, critic, writer and scholar of medieval Bengali literature Ahmed Sharif. Sharif was a dedicated...

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    Akhteruzzaman Elias’s 77th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 12, 2020

    Today is the 77th birth anniversary of late novelist and short story writer Akhteruzzaman Elias. He was born in the village of Gotia in Gaibandha...

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    ‘Razar Kangkal’ lands in Ekushey Book Fair

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on February 07, 2020

    Poet Shakhawat Tipu’s ‘Razar Kangkal’, a collection of poems, has hit book stalls at the Ekushey Book Fair recently. The 64-page book contains 47 poems...

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