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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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    Showkat Ali wrote for marginalised people in society: speakers

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on January 29, 2020

    Novelist Showkat Ali wrote for the marginalised people in our society, said speakers at a commemorative programme held at a Bishwa Sahitya Kendra in the...

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    Sadat Sayem’s ‘Pipashar Genecode’ launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on January 29, 2020

    An e-book titled ‘Pipashar Genecode’, a collection of poems, penned by poet Sadat Sayem was launched on Wednesday. The book contains 15 poems including ‘Rakshas...

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    Mothers of jihadist, Belgium attack victim write book together

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2020

    Bloodlines bind them to people on opposite sides of a violent divide. One is the mother of a jailed jihadist, the other the mother of...

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    Michael Madhusudan Dutt’s birth anniv today

    Saifur Rahman Saif . Jashore | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    Today is the 196th birth anniversary of poet Michael Madhusudan Dutt. The occasion will be observed through different programmes in Jashore town and Sagardari, the...

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    By Toutatis! France unveils statue of Asterix creator

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    A statue of French comic book legend Rene Goscinny, the creator of Asterix and the cowboy Lucky Luke, was unveiled in Paris Thursday. The life-sized...

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    Book on sculptor Novera Ahmed launched

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    A book on the life and works of sculptor Novera Ahmed was launched at a programme at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on...

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    Dutch art sleuth finds rare stolen copy of Hafiz’s Divan

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 12:11am on January 18, 2020

    A stolen 15th-century book by the famed Persian poet Hafiz has been recovered by a Dutch art detective after an international ‘race against time’ that...

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    Bangladesh India Nazrul Confce 2020 begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2020

    Bangladesh India Nazrul Conference 2020 began on Wednesday at the Kazi Nazrul Islam Auditorium of Nazrul Academy in the capital. The academy has organised the...

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