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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

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

US children's author Beverly Cleary dies

American children's author Beverly Cleary, the creator of iconic characters including Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died at 104, her publisher said Friday.

US children's author Beverly Cleary dies

Bangladesh at 50

Booming economy, shrinking rights

Bangladesh turns 50 this week as an economic success story but also an increasingly repressive de facto one-party state where a cartoon or Facebook post can land you in jail, or worse

Installation work of the last span (41st) of Padma Bridge is underway at 10:49am on 10 December 2020

Custodial death of Mushtaq

Statements of foreigners out of diplomatic courtesy: Info minister

Information minister Hasan Mahmud has said the statements of foreigners over the death of Mushtaq are out of courtesy

Information minister Hasan Mahmud talks addresses the 2nd founding anniversary of Bangla daily newspaper ‘Somoyer Alo’ on Bir Uttam CR Datta Road, Dhaka on 2 March 2021

Digital Security Act

Who is responsible for Mushtaq's death?

There is a huge outcry across the country following the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed on Thursday night after he had been confined in the Kashimpur High Security Prison in Gazipur for nine months. ...

Who is responsible for Mushtaq's death?

Mushtaq Ahmed’s custodial death

Reaction on Facebook: Many fear to write truth because of DSA

Many people have written on their Facebook pages protesting against the custodial death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed, who was kept behind the bars in a case filed under the Digital Security Act

Reaction on Facebook: Many fear to write truth for DSA

Commentary

Mushtaq’s death a big blow to our trust in the state

I strongly condemn the custodial death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed and demand the annulment of an unconstitutional and undemocratic law like Digital Security Act,

Mushtaq’s death a big blow to our trust in the state

Writer Mushtaq attacked other people's faith: Home minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan claimed on Friday that Mushtaq Ahmed had previously once or twice attacked the faith of other people in his writing

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan talks with journalists after the inauguration of newly constructed office of Chittagong district police super at Gate 2 area of the city’s Sholasahar on Friday noon.

Custodial death of writer Mushtaq

Blockade lifted, fresh progs announced

Leaders and activists of left-leaning students’ organisations have lifted the blockade of Shahabagh intersection by announcing the fresh events over the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed on Thursday ...

Left leaning students’ organisations barricaded Shahabagh Intersection on 26 February 2021 protesting at the custodial death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed
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