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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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    Anubad Sahitya Puraskar launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on June 02, 2021

    Bangla Translation Foundation has launched the Anubad Sahitya Puraskar to encourage the translators of the country, said a press release. Books that have been translated...

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    Writing simply happened to me: Kizzy Tahnin

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:57pm on June 02, 2021

    Fiction writer Kizzy Tahnin is sending ripples in contemporary Bangla literature with her stories. Since her childhood, she felt a compulsion to get into a...

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    Nazrul’s birth anniv celebrated

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:14pm on May 25, 2021

    Different government and cultural organisations celebrated the 122nd anniversary of birth of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on Tuesday. Cultural affairs ministry, Kabi Nazrul...

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    People pay last respects to Siraji

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:04pm on May 25, 2021

    People from all walks of life paid their last tributes to the Bangla Academy director general poet Habibullah Siraji at a public mourning programme held...

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    People pay last respects to Habibullah Siraji

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 08:25pm on May 25, 2021

    State minister for cultural affairs KM Khalid, fourth from right, along with officials of the ministry places a floral wreath next to the body of...

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    Nazrul’s 122nd birth anniversary being observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:45pm on May 25, 2021

    The 122nd anniversary of birth of the National poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being observed today...