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Al Mahmud’s birth anniversary observed

Saturday marked the 84th birth anniversary of eminent Bangladeshi poet Al Mahmud, known as one of the greatest Bangalee poets of the 20th century.

Al Mahmud

My Bangla journey

I arrived in Bangladesh for the first time one September day in 1986. I had just graduated from college with a degree in development economics and intended to spend a year working in Bangladesh and ...

My Bangla journey

Rohingya refugee writers dial into Myanmar poetry slam

Divided by hatred but united over the written word, Rohingya Muslim poets in Bangladeshi refugee camps joined Buddhist bards in Myanmar by video link as part of a groundbreaking poetry festival in a ...

Rohingya refugee writers dial into Myanmar poetry slam

A capital city, down and depressed

Seventy-one per cent of the residents of capital city Dhaka are suffering from depression. This is not the romantic depression of the poets. It is the depression of humans having to live inhuman ...

A capital city, down and depressed

Poet-architect Rabiul Hussain no more

Ekushey Award winning poet and architect Rabiul Hussain died at a hospital in Dhaka city early Tuesday, reports UNB.He was 76.He breathed his last at 8:00am at Critical Coronary Unit (CCU) of ...

Poet-architect Rabiul Hussain no more

Bangla Academy commemorates poet Shamsur Rahman

The 91st birth anniversary of country’s legendary poet Shamsur Rahman was observed on Wednesday. The poet was remembered through a reminiscing programme at Bangla Academy, reports UNB.Arranged at the ...

Bangla Academy commemorates poet Shamsur Rahman

Poetry in motion: Social media revives ancient art

Eighteen-year-old Londoner Danique Bailey is one of a new generation of poets using social media to revive the art.The teenager was among the 100 winners of last year's Foyle Young Poets of the Year ...

Poetry in motion: Social media revives ancient art

Kazi Nazrul’s 43rd death anniversary today

The 43rd death anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being observed on Tuesday, reports UNB.Nazrul, revered as Bidrohi Kobi (a rebel poet) for his activism for political and social ...

Kazi Nazrul’s 43rd death anniversary today

Bangla Academy celebrates Tagore’s 158th birth anniv

Bangla Academy on Wednesday celebrated the 158thbirth anniversary of Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, reports UNB.A colourful event featuring keynote, Rabindra Award 2019 giving ceremony and ...

Bangla Academy celebrates Tagore’s 158th birth anniv
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