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Chhayanaut receives Tagore Award from Indian President By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 18th February, 2019, 22:59

Chhayanaut is a cultural organisation of Bangladesh which has played a leading role in the promotion of Tagore’s works and Bangla arts and literature

Chhayanaut receives Tagore Award from Indian President

Poet Al Mahmud laid to rest Poet Al Mahmud laid to rest

He was buried at his family graveyard in Mourail of Brahmanbaria after Asr prayers following third namaj-e-janaza


Al Mahmud’s 2nd janaza held at Baitul Mukarram Mosque Al Mahmud’s 2nd janaza held at Baitul Mukarram

The Ekushey Padak winning poet will be buried at his village home in Brahmanbaria on Sunday


“Chhayanaut” honoured with Tagore Award by India “Chhayanaut” honoured with Tagore Award by India

Bangladesh’s leading cultural group has been selected for the prestigious state-sponsored award “Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony” by India


Al Mahmud to be laid to rest in Brahmanbaria on Sunday Al Mahmud to be laid to rest in B'baria on Sunday

Earlier, people from all walks of life thronged the Bangla Academy premises on Saturday to pay their last tributes to the prominent poet


People pay last tributes to poet Al Mahmud at Bangla Academy People pay last tributes to Al Mahmud at Bangla Academy

The namaj-e-janaza of the poet will be held at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the capital after Zohr prayers


Poet Al Mahmud passes away Poet Al Mahmud passes away

The poet breathed his last at 11:05 pm at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Ibn Sina Hospital in the city’s Dhanmondi area, said Abid Azam


'Komola Rocket' wins Hiralal Sen Award 'Komola Rocket' wins Hiralal Sen Award

Information Minister Hasan Mahmod handed over the award to Faridur Reza Sagar at an event held at Teacher Student Center (TSC) of Dhaka University


Discussion on Mrinal Sen, Amjad Hossain and Anwar Hossain to be held in city on  Thursday Discussion on Mrinal Sen, Amjad Hossain and Anwar Hossain Thursday

The discussion will be organised as part of the month-long series programme on the occasion of Amar Ekushey Book Fair at 4 pm


Poet Al Mahmud’s health condition worsens Poet Al Mahmud’s health condition worsens

Mir Anis, the younger son of the poet, urges the country men to pray for the quick recovery of his father


Families, community gathered to wish Poet Quazi Families, community gathered to wish Poet Quazi

Families, Community Gathered to see Popular Bengali Poet Quazi Johirul Islam in Queens, New York


Amar Ekushey Book Fair: A food for the soul Amar Ekushey Book Fair: A food for the soul

Over the decades, the fair has grown into a phenomenal fest


Poet Al Mahmud at ICU
Poet Al Mahmud at ICU

The poet celebrated his 82nd birth anniversary in June last year and he has been suffering from multiple old age complications


Saraswati Puja being celebrated Saraswati Puja being celebrated

Saraswati Puja or Basant Panchami falls on the fifth day of the Bengali month of Maagh each year


Curtain falls on Dhaka Art Week 2019 Curtain falls on Dhaka Art Week 2019

Around 130 artists were invited on the final day to connect and exchange views with the visitors


Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles


Bishwo Shahitto Kendro turns 40
Bishwo Shahitto Kendro turns 40

The day is commemorated with a colourful rally starting from in front of Bangladesh National Museum and ending at the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro Building


5-day Iranian film screening begins 5-day Iranian film screening begins

The inaugural programme will be followed by screening of the first film in the showcase, ‘M for Mother’


Children look forward to ‘Shishu Prohor’ at Ekushey Book Fair Children look forward to ‘Shishu Prohor’ at Ekushey Book Fair

'Shishu Prohor' is a special segment for the children at the Amar Ekushey Book Fair


Berlin filmfest rolls out red carpet for women trailblazers Berlin filmfest rolls out red carpet for women trailblazers

The Berlinale, kicks off Thursday making a statement against entertainment industry sexism by welcoming an unprecedented line-up of female directors.


Torture still scars Iranians 40 years after revolution Torture still scars Iranians 40 years after revolution

United Nations investigators and rights group say Iran tortures and arbitrarily detains prisoners


Book on Sheikh Hasina by Egyptian journalist at book fair Aresi’s book on Sheikh Hasina at book fair

Bangla Academy director, Dr Jalal Ahmed, said the book was originally written in Arabic by Mohsen Al Aresi and it was translated into Bangla


National Library Day being observed National Library Day being observed

Six district library buildings have already been inaugurated, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina


Anisur Bulbul's new book 'Kannar Awaz' at Ekushe Boi Mela   Anisur Bulbul's new book 'Kannar Awaz' at Ekushe Boi Mela

Anisur Bulbul’s latest creation “Kannar Awaz” has been published in Ekushey Boi Mela. This book can be found in Desh Publication, stall no 388-389.


This image is highly photoshopped : Amitabh Bachchan This image is highly photoshopped : Amitabh Bachchan

An image of 5 innocent kids trying to take a selfie with a slipper in hand has put the social media website


Month-long Ekushey Book Fair begins Month-long Ekushey Book Fair begins

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the book fair in the afternoon


33rd ‘Jatiya Kobita Utshab 2019’ begins 33rd ‘Jatiya Kobita Utshab 2019’ begins

Noted Bangladeshi poet Asad Chowdhury opens the festival


Behrouz Boochani: Refugee who wrote book using WhatsApp wins top prize Refugee's WhatsApp-written book wins prize

It won the 2019 Victorian Prize for Literature, worth A$100,000 (£55,000)


Amar Ekushey Book Fair begins Friday Amar Ekushey Book Fair begins Friday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the traditional book fair on the Bangla Academy premises


‘Poetry and Painting’ connects poets of home and abroad ‘Poetry and Painting’ connects poets of home and abroad

Eight Bangladeshi and seven foreign poets come together at a programme titled "Poetry and Painting"


Dhaka International Qirat Conference on February 8 Dhaka International Qirat Conference on Feb 8

This year the programme will be presided over by the current president of IQRA, Qari Shaikh Ahmad Bin Yusuf Al Azhari, one of the world's best Qari


Four writers, researchers win Bangla academy literary award Four writers, researchers win Bangla academy literary award

DG of Bangla Academy Poet Habibullah Siraji formally announces names of the awardees at a press conference in city's Bangla Academy


Philippine 'jeepney' artists stalked by extinction Philippine 'jeepney' artists stalked by extinction

But pollution and safety concerns have led to a modernisation programme, with jeepneys 15 years or older to be taken off the streets by 2020



Banksy tribute to Bataclan terror victims stolen in Paris Banksy art stolen from Bataclan in Paris

The work, which depicted a young female figure with a mournful expression, was cut out and removed from one of the emergency doors at the venue


Shilpoprobha’s 7th Anniversary observed Shilpoprobha’s 7th Anniversary observed

Charukola’s Quarterly Shilpoprobha’s 7th Anniversary and Honoring Artists and Art Critics


Cow-race thrills Manikganj people Cow-race thrills Manikganj people

Two local social clubs--Choukighata and Bangkhari Pragati Club--jointly organised the contest in the club playground


Michael Madhusudan's 195th birth anniversary being observed Michael Madhusudan's birth anniv being observed

His most famous literary work is sonnet "Kapatakkha Nad"


Iranian film show begins in city Feb 8 Iranian film show begins in city Feb 8

Iran Cultural Centre, Dhaka and Bangladesh National Museum will jointly organize the showcase at the Begum Sufia Kamal Auditorium of the museum


Iranian film show begins in city on 8 February Iranian film show begins in city on 8 February

An inaugural session will held at the main auditorium of the National Museum at 3.30 pm on the opening day


Music Festival begins at Dhaka University from January 27 Music Festival begins at DU from Jan 27

DU music department organises the festival as part of its regular academic curriculum, the department’s chairperson Tumpa Samadar says

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