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Litterateur Bashir Al Helal passes away

Litterateur Bashir Al Helal has died of old-age complications at his own residence in Mohammadpur of Dhaka at 1:45pm on Tuesday

Litterateur Bashir Al Helal passes away

Ekushey Padak winning writer Bulbul Chowdhury passes away

Bulbul Chowdhury, noted fiction writer and Ekushey Padak-winner for his outstanding contribution to Bangla literature, died on Saturday evening

Ekushey Padak winning writer Bulbul Chowdhury passes away

Writer Sheikh Abdul Hakim no more

Noted writer and translator Sheikh Abdul Hakim passed away at his residence in Madartek, Dhaka on Saturday afternoon

Writer Sheikh Abdul Hakim no more

Remembering natyacharya Selim Al Deen

Wednesday marks the 72nd birth anniversary of the Ekushey Padak-winning late dramatist Selim Al Deen, regarded as the pioneer of theatre in Bangladesh

Remembering natyacharya Selim Al Deen

Revisiting Tagore’s 'Dakghar' in Covid confinement

On the 80th death anniversary of Tagore, his immortal creation 'Dakghar' is recalled, particularly pertinent in these days of isolation and pandemic

Rabindranath Tagore

13 contenders finalised for 2021 Booker Prize

The Booker Prize has launched careers and courted controversy since its creation in 1969, expanding its remit since 2013 to include authors outside the Commonwealth, Ireland and Zimbabwe

13 contenders finalised for 2021 Booker Prize

Humayun Ahmed’s 9th death anniversary on Monday

Monday marks the 9th death anniversary of eminent writer, playwright, lyricist, and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed

Humayun Ahmed’s 9th death anniversary on Monday

PEN Bangladesh gets new committee

Fiction writer and literary critic Kazi Anis Ahmed and litterateur Mohammad Moheuddin were elected president and secretary general of executive committee 2021-2023 of PEN Bangladesh

PEN Bangladesh gets new committee

Book review

Love and longing in ninth century India

Haksar's translation of 'My Shameless Heart: Love Lyrics of Amaru Shatakam' is a piece of understated brilliance

Love and longing in ninth century India

International Nazrul Fest

'Nazrul stirred the Bengali soul'

On the occasion of poet Nazrul Islam's 122nd birthday, the poet's spirit of equality was highlighted at a virtual festival organised in the occasion by Mukta Ashor

'Nazrul stirred the Bengali soul'
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