Thursday, 25 February 2021
166 years of Bogura’s Woodburn library
The Woodburn Library in Bogura contains three rare handwritten manuscripts by the fifteenth century royal Poet Srimad Gyanendra Kumar Bhattacharya. Each of the manuscripts is about a thousand pages ...
10 Jan 2021, 22:17
Novelist Rabeya Khatun no more
Eminent novelist Rabeya Khatun passed away on Sunday evening at her Banani residence
03 Jan 2021, 21:05
Faiz: A romantic revolutionary
It was the poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 36th death anniversary of 20 November, yet his verses remain as vibrant and inspiring as ever
24 Nov 2020, 10:56
American poet Louise Gluck wins Nobel Prize in Literature
American poet Louise Gluck won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature for “her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”
08 Oct 2020, 17:45
Swedish Academy hands out Nobel Literature Prize after scandal years
After several years of scandals and wildcard picks, the Swedish Academy will on Thursday crown the 2020 Nobel Literature Prize laureate, with literary experts hedging their bets due to the ...
08 Oct 2020, 11:02
Rahat Khan laid to rest at Mirpur graveyard
Noted journalist and litterateur Rahat Khan was laid to rest today at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals’ Graveyard in the capital after Zuhr prayers on Saturday.
30 Aug 2020, 11:37
President, PM mourn death of journalist Rahat Khan
President M Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of country’s eminent journalist, novelist and former editor of The Daily Ittefaq ...
29 Aug 2020, 08:37
Murtaja Baseer: A unique voice, a colourful life
In the context of Bangladesh’s art, Murtaja Baseer is an indelible and unforgettable name. He was one of the main artists who, after partition in 1947, imbibed with the faltering art scene of the ...
16 Aug 2020, 17:50
Eminent artist Murtaja Baseer, 88, died of coronavirus on Saturday morning. Khaled Sarkar took these snaps of the artist
15 Aug 2020, 16:22
Murtaja Baseer’s death an irreparable loss: President Hamid
President M Abdul Hamid on Saturday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Ekushey Padak winning artist Murtaja Baseer
15 Aug 2020, 15:54