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Rashid Haider laid to eternal rest

Former Bangla Academy director, Liberation War researcher and noted writer Rashid Haider was laid to eternal rest at Azimpur graveyard in Dhaka

Author and Liberation War researcher Rashid Haider

PM shocked at death of writer Rashid Haider

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday expressed deep shock at the death of Ekushey Padak winning littérateur, noted writer and researcher Rashid Haider.

Rashid Haider

Humayun Ahmed’s death anniversary today

The 8th death anniversary of eminent Bangladeshi writer, playwright, lyricist, academician and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed is being observed today.

Humayun Ahmed’s death anniversary today

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

How Wilde's stolen ring found by Dutch 'art detective'

A golden ring once given as a present by the famed Irish writer Oscar Wilde has been recovered by a Dutch "art detective" nearly 20 years after it was stolen from Britain's Oxford University.The ...

How Wilde's stolen ring found by Dutch 'art detective'

Litterateur Rizia Rahman passes away

Noted writer Rizia Rahman died at a hospital in the city on Friday. She was 79, reports UNB.Rizia breathed her last at Apollo Hospital in the morning, said an official release.Born on 28 December ...

Litterateur Rizia Rahman passes away

Mizanur Rahman Shelley passes away

Political analyst and writer Mizanur Rahman Shelley passed away at a city hospital on Monday. He was 76.Shelley, also a former minister of the Ershad tenure, breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh ...

Mizanur Rahman Shelley passes away

Toni Morrison, first African-American literature Nobel

Slavery was written into her family history and Toni Morrison, who has died at age 88, made it one of her enduring themes in 11 novels that marked her out as a leading figurehead of black writing and ...

Toni Morrison, first African-American literature Nobel

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dies

Toni Morrison, the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and one of America’s best loved writers, has died following a brief illness, her family said in a statement ...

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dies

Writ seeks Tk 50m damages for Renu’s family

A lawyer moved the High Court on Sunday seeking an order from it to provide Tk 50 million in compensation to Badda lynching victim Taslima Begum Renu’s family, reports UNB.The writ petition ...

Writ seeks Tk 50m damages for Renu’s family
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