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    Google celebrates playwright Munier Chowdhury’s birth anniv

    Online Desk | Updated at 12:26pm on November 27, 2020

    Search engine Google had created a new doodle on its homepage in Bangladesh celebrating the life of Bangladeshi educationist, playwright, and literary critic Munier Chowdhury...

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    Munier Chowdhury’s 95th birth anniv today

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

    Today is the 95th anniversary of birth of the late educationist, playwright and literary critic Munier Chowdhury. Theatre, a leading theatre troupe in Bangladesh, will...

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    Poet Himel Barkat dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:01pm on November 22, 2020

    Poet and professor at Bangla department of Jahangirnagar University Himel Barkat died of cardiac arrest at Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital in the capital in the early...

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    Shamim Reza named for Bogura Lekhak Chakra Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on November 20, 2020

    Poet Shamim Reza has been named a winner of Bogura Lekhak Chakra Award for his contribution to Bengali poetry. The award will be handed over...

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    Sufia Kamal’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2020

    Today is the 21st anniversary of death of the late eminent poet-organiser-activist Begum Sufia Kamal, whose contribution to various cultural and political movements in the...

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    Naren Biswas remembered 

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on November 17, 2020

    The late linguist, recitation artiste, poet, playwright and lyricist Naren Biswas was remembered in an online programme organised by Kanthasilan on Monday night. The event...

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    In conversation with Zillur Rahman

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:58pm on November 13, 2020

    Zillur Rahman emerged as a poet in the mid-eighties. His poems were published in various little magazines and dailies. Zillur Rahman is the editor of...

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    FM Dostoevsky’s birth anniv celebrated online

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on November 12, 2020

    The Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Dhaka celebrated the 199th anniversary of birth of FM Dostoevsky organising an online programme on Wednesday, said...

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    Hye, Nahid receive Humayun Ahmed literary award

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

    Today is the 72nd anniversary of birth of the late acclaimed novelist-dramatist-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed. Humayun Ahmed was born in 1948. After obtaining his Master’s degree,...

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    Docu on Nazrul to be premiered on Nov 20

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on November 10, 2020

    A documentary portraying the life and work of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be premiered on November 20 at Blockbuster Cinemas, Jamuna Future...

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