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    Syed Waliullah’s 97th birth anniv today

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    Today is the 97th birth anniversary of late Ekushey Padak winning novelist, short story writer and playwright Syed Waliullah. Syed Waliullah was born on August...

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    Tagore remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2019

    Bangladesh Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha, an organisation of Tagore singers, observed the 78th death anniversary of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore organising a two-day festival.The...

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    Agrani Bank-Shishu Academy Shishu Sahitya Puraskar conferred

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 03, 2019

    A total of 10 writers received Agrani Bank-Shishu Academy Shishu Sahitya Puraskar for their outstanding contributions in their respective fields. The awards were given for...

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    Mamun Hussain to receive Ranjit Puraskar 2019

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    Writer Mamun Hussain has been named the winner of Ranjit Puraskar 2019 for his contribution to Bengali literature, said a press release. The announcement was...

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    2 books of Hasan Mahmud launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    The second editions of two poetry books penned by Hasan Mahmud namely Jedikey Takai Upukul and Chokher Moto Chinhoguli were launched at a programme held...

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    Agunpakhi to be made into drama series

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    Eminent writer Hasan Azizul Huq’s acclaimed novel Agunpakhi, which has won many awards like Prothom Alo Book of the Year Award (2007) and Ananda Purashkar...

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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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