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    Ekushey Padak winning theatre activist SM Mohsin dies of COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:31am on April 18, 2021

    SM Mohsin dies of Covid-19 Cultural Correspondent Ekushey Padak-winning theatre activist, actor and freedom fighter SM Mohsin died of Covid-19 on Sunday morning while undergoing...

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    The book fair that flopped

    Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2021

    THE book fair, if I hedge on my bet which is what we editorially almost always do, almost flopped this year. The fair was meant...

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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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    Publishers want fair hours extended until 8pm

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:24am on April 02, 2021

    Book publishers on Thursday demanded that the Amar Ekushey Book Fair hours should be extended until 8:00pm instead of 6:30pm that the government and the...

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    Shamsuzzaman, Mita, Mimi hospitalised

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on April 01, 2021

    Folklorist and Bangla Academy president Shamsuzzaman Khan, Tagore singer Mita Haque and director of drama and film department of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Afsana Mimi have...

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    Cultural orgs celebrate golden jubilee of independence

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:59pm on March 27, 2021

    Cultural organisations celebrated the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence organising diverse programmes on Friday. The Bangla Academy, Bangladesh National Museum, Liberation War Museum, Chhayanaut...

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    Cultural orgs celebrate birth anniversary of Mujib

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:07pm on March 17, 2021

    Different cultural organisations celebrated the 101st anniversary of birth of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman organising diverse programmes on Wednesday...

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    Writer Syed Abul Maksud dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:29pm on February 23, 2021

    Writer and columnist Syed Abul Maksud died at a hospital in the capital on Tuesday. He was 74. He left his wife, a son and...

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    Cultural organisations plan elaborate programmes

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on February 20, 2021

    Different government and cultural organisations will observe the International Mother Language Day organising various programmes across the country today. Bangla Academy, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangladesh...