Ekushey Padak

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    Literary arena mourns death of Rashid Haider

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on October 13, 2020

    Ekushey Padak-winning writer Rashid Haider passed away on Tuesday morning at his daughter’s residence on Fuller Road on Dhaka University campus at the age of...

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    Artist Monsur Ul Karim dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:15pm on October 05, 2020

    Ekushey Padak-winning artist Monsur Ul Karim died on Monday morning at the age of 70 while undergoing treatment at United Hospital in the capital. He...

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    Ekushey Padak-winning writer, journalist Rahat Khan dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on August 28, 2020

    Ekushe Padak-winning writer and journalist Rahat Khan died at his residence at Iskaton Garden Road in Dhaka Friday evening. He was 79. The writer died...

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    Country’s first female photographer Sayeeda dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:02pm on August 18, 2020

    Ekushey Padak-winning photographer Sayeeda Khanam died at her residence at Banani in Dhaka on Tuesday. She was 82. She was suffering from kidney disease...

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    Entries invited for Ekushey Padak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on July 20, 2020

    Bangladesh government has invited entries for Ekushey Padak 2021, said a cultural affairs ministry statement issued on Sunday. This year the award, introduced in memory...

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    Fakir Alamgir entertains audience at virtual solo

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:04pm on July 13, 2020

    Ekushey Padak winning people’s song singer and president of Bangladesh Ganasangeet Samannay Parishad Fakir Alamgir entertained the audience at a virtual solo music show held...

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    Prof Mujibur Rahman Devdas passes away

    United News of Bangladesh . Rajshahi | Updated at 11:56am on May 19, 2020

    Mujibur Rahman Devdas, Ekushey Padak winning professor of mathematics at Rajshahi University, passed away on Monday due to old age complications. He was 90. ‘Prof...

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    Prof Jamilur Reza dies

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 08:58am on April 28, 2020

    Internationally acclaimed civil engineer and national professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury died in Dhaka early Tuesday. He was 77. Former caretaker government adviser Jamilur was...

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    Literati mourn Burhanuddin Khan Jahangir

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on March 24, 2020

    Ekushey Padak winning writer, educationist and art-critic Burhanuddin Khan Jahangir died of old age complications at his Gulshan residence in Dhaka on Monday. He was...

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    Burhanuddin Khan Jahangir dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on March 24, 2020

    Renowned educationist and writer Burhanuddin Khan Jahangir died of old age complications at his Gulshan residence in Dhaka on Monday. He was 84. The Ekushey...