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    Kamal Lohani’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:10am on June 20, 2021

    The first anniversary of death of Language Movement veteran, freedom fighter, cultural activist and Ekushey Padak-winning journalist Kamal Lohani will be observed today. Bangladesh Udichi...

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    Sufia Kamal’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:06am on June 20, 2021

    Today is the 110th anniversary of birth of poet Sufia Kamal. A pioneer of Bengali women’s emancipation, Sufia Kamal was born on June 20, 1911...

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    Kali o Kalam Tarun Kabi o Lekhak Puraskar handed over

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:05pm on June 19, 2021

    The Kali o Kalam Tarun Kabi o Lekhak Puraskar 2020 was handed over on Friday evening. The award recipients are Mojaffor Hossain, Masud Parvaj, Izaz...

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    Political elements make great literature: Mojaffor

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:24pm on June 16, 2021

    Fiction writer Mojaffor Hossain said that he considers fictions larger than life as fictitious characters give a glimpse into different aspects of life. He draws...

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    Samaresh Majumdar admitted to ICU

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:44pm on June 12, 2021

    Renowned Indian author Samaresh Majumdar has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in Kolkata, reports zeenews.india.com. Samaresh has been suffering chronic...

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    Four named for Kali O Kalam Tarun Kabi O Lekhak Puraskar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on June 12, 2021

    Four young writers have been named for Kali O Kalam Tarun Kabi O Lekhak Puraskar 2020, said a press release. Writer Mojaffor Hossain will receive...

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    ‘I am Sheikh Mujib’ launched globally

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on June 08, 2021

    Sweden-based Bengali poet Anisur Rahman’s work ‘I am Sheikh Mujib: An Epic Monologue’ was launched globally at a programme held in a hybrid format at...

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    Online recitation show pays tribute to Farzana

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on June 05, 2021

    Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad organised an online programme on its Facebook page on Friday to pay tribute to the late recitation artiste Farzana Islam Dina. The programme...

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    France’s David Diop wins Int’l Booker with WWI novel

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:16pm on June 03, 2021

    French novelist David Diop on Wednesday won the prestigious International Booker Prize for books translated into English with his World War I-set novel, ‘At Night...

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    Likhan’s Natun Prithibir Protham Banmorag available at bookshops

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on June 02, 2021

    Aspiring poet Nihar Likhan’s collection of poems entitled Natun Prithibir Protham Banmorag is now available at different bookshops and online platforms. Boibhob Prokashoni published the...

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