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    DU VC mourns death of Shamsuzzaman Khan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:32pm on April 14, 2021

    Dhaka University vice-chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman on Wednesday expressed deep shock at the death of folklorist and Bangla Academy president Shamsuzzaman Khan. In a message, the...

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    Bangla Academy president Shamsuzzaman Khan dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:17pm on April 14, 2021

    Folklorist and Bangla Academy president Shamsuzzaman Khan died of COVID-19 while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday noon. He was 81. Bangla...

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    Ekushey Book Fair ends today

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:50am on April 12, 2021

    The month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair ends today two days before the scheduled time amid the COVID-19 surge. On Sunday, several stalls were found closed...

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    Asim’s Godfather O Kabir Congress available at book fair 

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on April 11, 2021

    Poet Sheikh Asim Ishtiaque collection of poems entitled Godfather O Kabir Congress is now available at Amar Ekushey Book Fair. Bookish Prokashoni has published the...

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    Shaahnewaz’s She available at book fair

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on April 11, 2021

    Poet and novelist Kajal Shaahnewaz’s new novel entitled Shey is available at Amar Ekushey Book Fair. Urrki has published the novel that depicts social anomalies,...

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    Afsana Begum’s three new books available at book fair

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on April 10, 2021

    Writer-translator Afsana Begum’s three works are available at the on-going Amar Ekushey Book Fair. The novel entitled Ekla Megher Chithi has been published by Kathaprokash...

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    Few people visit fair on last Friday

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 01:20am on April 10, 2021

    Publishers and book sellers at Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka passed Friday with very thin presence of visitors though usually on the last public...

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    Imtiar Shamim’s Gobhir Dupure Sashastra Nirjan hits book fair

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on April 09, 2021

    Writer-essayist Imtiar Shamim’s collection of short stories titled Gobhir Dupure Sashastra Nirjan is now available at the on-going Amar Ekushey Book Fair. Gobhir Dupure Sashastra...

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    I write about women who are able to set themselves free

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:43pm on April 09, 2021

    Writer Monika Chakraborty said that she writes identifying the weaknesses and the power of women breaking free of the structure of patriarchal power and prejudices....

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    Publishers fear huge loss this year

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:37am on April 09, 2021

    Many book publishers and sellers said on Thursday that they might have suffer heavy loss in the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka because of...

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