99th birth anniversary of ‘Potua’ Quamrul Hassan today By UNB | Last Updated: 2nd December, 2020, 10:36

People still fail to grasp the artist as not many of his artworks got exhibited

99th birth anniversary of ‘Potua’ Quamrul Hassan today

Auction offers chance to get up close and personal with 'Mona Lisa' One lucky, wealthy person can buy time alone with 'Mona Lisa'

One lucky bidder will have the chance to get up close and personal with the "Mona Lisa" thanks to a new auction from the Louvre museum in Paris


Sayef Turan: The Blogger and writer who paved his way to become a versatile influencer Young writer Sayef Turan comes with new book

Blogging world is suppose to be the next big thing delivering maximum business opportunities


Bangabandhu’s mural  installed in Vashantek Govt College Bangabandhu’s mural installed in Vashantek Govt College

The mural will help the next generation to know about the independence of the country and also will inspire


Artworks depict eventful life of Sheikh Hasina Artworks depict eventful life of Sheikh Hasina

Enayetullah Khan announces that an exhibition will continue for the next two months at Gallery Cosmos, Cosmos Centre


Gallery Cosmos art camp on PM Hasina begins Gallery Cosmos art camp on PM Hasina begins

Twenty-one leading and promising painters of the country are participating in the camp, which commenced just after 12pm


Books by bike: Sri Lankan man runs mobile library for kids Books by bike: Sri Lankan man runs mobile library for kids

Having witnessed the hardships faced by children whose villages have no library facilities, Dasanayaka was looking for ways to help them


Google Doodle pays tribute to Munier Chowdhury on 95th birth anniversary Google Doodle pays tribute to Munier Chowdhury

Doodles are changes made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists


Aly Zaker to be buried at Banani graveyard Aly Zaker to be buried at Banani graveyard

Aly Zaker, a member of the Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, passed away on Friday morning at the age of 76


Gallery Cosmos hosting art camp on PM Hasina Friday Gallery Cosmos hosting art camp on PM Hasina Friday

Gallery Cosmos is organising an Art Camp titled ‘Sheikh Hasina: On the Right Side of History’ 


Bari Siddiqui’s 3rd death anniversary Tuesday Bari Siddiqui’s 3rd death anniversary Tuesday

Siddiqui was awarded the Bachsas Award for the song ‘Showa Chan Pakhi’.


Quazi Johir arrives with his 23rd book of poems Quazi Johir arrives with his 23rd book of poems

'Sthabeer Andharey Shwapnasambhaba Basanta'- This book of Bengali poems was published by Agradoot & Company of Dhaka


American Music Awards 2020: See who won American Music Awards 2020: See who won

The American Music Awards aired live Sunday night and some of the biggest names in music took home awards


Why the funniest books are also the most serious Why the funniest books are also the most serious

After reading this year’s Booker Prize shortlist I needed a lie down, and maybe a drink


Sufia Kamal's 21st death anniversary observed Sufia Kamal's 21st death anniversary observed

Friday marked the 21st death anniversary of Begum Sufia Kamal, country's trailblazing woman activist, poet and educationist


Joy Bangla Youth Award winners eye wider contributions to communities
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Connecting young changemakers across the country through one platform, Joy Bangla Youth Award 2020 


Documentary on Bangabandhu premiered at Star Cineplex Documentary on Bangabandhu premiered at Star Cineplex

Produced by Bengal Multimedia, the documentary is  scripted and directed by Syed Shabab Ali Arjoo


Scottish author Douglas Stuart wins Booker Prize for 'Shuggie Bain' Scottish author Douglas Stuart wins Booker Prize

Stuart's book reflects his own experiences growing up with a mother who was an alcoholic and died from her addiction


Begum Sufia Kamal’s 21st death anniversary on Friday Begum Sufia Kamal’s 21st death anniversary on Friday

In a message, the President said Poet Sufia Kamal will be alive among the countrymen through her literary talent and amazing works


Art show ‘Baseer: An Eloquent Mind’ underway at Bengal Shilpalay Art show ‘Baseer: An Eloquent Mind’ underway at Bengal Shilpalay

An art exhibition titled ‘Baseer: An Eloquent Mind’ is underway at Quamrul Hassan Exhibition…


Maulana Bhasani's 44th death anniversary observed Maulana Bhasani's 44th death anniversary observed

Bhasani was a popular leader in his fight against imperialism and oppression of Pakistani rulers


Sajeeb Wazed to hand over Joy Bangla Youth Award to young masters Tuesday Sajeeb Wazed to hand over Joy Bangla Youth Award to young masters Tuesday

Prime Minister's ICT Adviser and CRI Chairperson Sajeeb Wazed Joy will announce the Joy Bangla Youth Award 2020


Naogaon Archaeology Dept gets 11 touchstone statues Naogaon Archaeology Dept gets 11 touchstone statues

The touchstone statues worth Tk 2.6 crore will be sent to Paharpur Bouddha Bihar museum, said Nahid Sultana


How Humayun Ahmed became the Shakespeare of Bangladesh How Humayun Ahmed became the Shakespeare of Bangladesh

This genius writer was able to influence a generation, through which the capital of Bengali literature shifted from Kolkata to Dhaka


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie voted best Women's Prize for Fiction winner Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie voted best Women's Prize for Fiction winner

The Nigerian-born author, who won the prize in 2007, was chosen in a public vote from a list of all 25 winners


Follow the Rules: Rahmaa Hasan Follow the Rules: Rahmaa Hasan

Rahmaa Hasan writes a poem on Covid-19 to aware everyone of the pandemic


Speaker presents books on Bangabandhu’s autobiography to president Speaker presents books on Bangabandhu’s autobiography to president

Those autobiographical books have created an enormous scope to know about the life and works of Bangabandhu for the new generations


1,000-year-old clay jar with gold coins found 1,000-year-old clay jar with gold coins found

The small clay jar from the early Islamic period was found near the Western Wall Plaza


Oxford English Dictionary changes definition of ‘woman’ after complaints that it was ‘sexist’ Oxford English Dictionary changes definition of ‘woman’

The Oxford English Dictionary has updated its definition of the word “woman” in its latest gender review


Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition: Bangladesh’s Raakin wins ‘Bronze Award’ Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition: Bangladesh’s Raakin wins ‘Bronze Award’

Bangladesh’s Raakin has won the “Bronze Award” in this year’s Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition


The best books of the year so far 2020 The best books of the year so far 2020

From candid memoir and unsettling dystopia to the Booker-shortlisted novels, Lindsay Baker rounds up BBC Culture’s reading recommendations


COVID-19: ‘the bitter end’ for live music venues? COVID-19: ‘the bitter end’ for live music venues?

It’s a tight-margin business but we were making our notes and fulfilling our bills and whatnot


Bangladeshi author Shaheen Akhtar gets 3rd Asian Literary Award

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She is well-known for her previous novels Palabar Path Nei and Sokhi Rongomala, which was translated as Beloved Rongomala by Shabnam Nadiya


Abdullah Abu Sayeed wins Ananda Alo Golandaz Sahitya Puraskar 2020 Abdullah Abu Sayeed wins Ananda Alo Golandaz Sahitya Puraskar 2020

Abdullah Abu Sayeed will receive Tk 1,00,000 as part of the award, which will be handed over soon


Mubinul Azim: An avant-garde artist of the country Mubinul Azim: An avant-garde artist of the country

Azim's drawing forms of boats that resembled the impression of a new moon or crescent


Stamp commemorating March 7th speech released Stamp commemorating March 7th speech released

Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar unveiled Tk 10 opening day covers and a data card worth Tk 5


Bangladeshi boy wins Indian painting competition prize Bangladeshi boy wins Indian painting competition prize

Anzar Mustaeen Ali, a six year old child from Bangladesh, won a special prize of $1000 for his art work


Abbasuddin’s 119th birth anniversary today Abbasuddin’s 119th birth anniversary today

Abbasuddin earned fame during his school days through participation in musical soirees and cultural events


Rokeya Begum’s 26th death anniversary observed Rokeya Begum’s 26th death anniversary observed

Hasan Zahid Tusher urged all to pray for the eternal peace of the departed soul of his mother


Banksy artwork sells for almost $10 million at auction Banksy artwork sells for almost $10 million at auction

Banksy added abandoned shopping carts and an orange traffic cone to Claude Monet’s image of water lilies in his garden at Giverny

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