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Literature

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 ...

166 years of Bogura’s Woodburn library

Novelist Rabeya Khatun no more

Eminent novelist Rabeya Khatun passed away on Sunday evening at her Banani residence

Novelist Rabeya Khatun no more

A tribute

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

Faiz: A romantic revolutionary

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”

American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

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 ...

Swedish Academy hands out Nobel Literature Prize after scandal years

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.

Rahat Khan

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 ...

Rahat Khan

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 ...

Murtaja Baseer in his living room on 17 August 2019

Murtaja Baseer

Eminent artist Murtaja Baseer, 88, died of coronavirus on Saturday morning. Khaled Sarkar took these snaps of the artist

Murtaja Baseer at his drawing room on 17 August 2019

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

Murtaja Baseer at his drawing room on 17 August 2019
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