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Amartya Sen: National security is one component of human security Amartya Sen: National security is one component of human security

Economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen’s latest book, The Country of First Boys, is a collection…


‘National Children, Adolescent Cultural Festival’ begins Thursday ‘National Children, Adolescent Cultural Festival’ begins Thursday

Kendrio Khelaghar Ashor, a children's organisation, is set to organise a three-day ‘National…


Amar Ekushey Granthamela premises to be extended Amar Ekushey Granthamela premises to be extended

The premises of the month-long "Amar Ekushey Granthamela-2016" will be extended further, Cultural…


Indian Sahitya Academy Awards for 2015 announced Indian Sahitya Academy Awards for 2015 announced

NEW DELHI: Novelist Cyrus Mistry and poet Ramdarash Mishra were among the winners of the Indian Sahitya…


Microscopic Mona Lisa 10,000 times smaller than real one printed Microscopic Mona Lisa 10,000 times smaller than real one printed

Using new nanotechnology, researchers have reproduced a colour image of Mona Lisa which is less than…


Gaitonde painting breaks world record for Indian art Gaitonde painting breaks world record for Indian art

MUMBAI: An oil painting by an Indian artist has sold for 293m rupees ($4.4m; £2.9m) at a Christie's…


Sanskrity Mancha celebrating its first anniv Sanskrity Mancha celebrating its first anniv

Sanskrity Mancha, a cultural organisation in the capital, started it’s tow-day cultural programme…


Begum Rokeya Day Wednesday Begum Rokeya Day Wednesday

The nation will observe Begum Rokeya Day on Wednesday marking the 135th birth and 83rd death anniversary…


Bibi Russell, Taibun Nahar get Rokeya Padak Bibi Russell, Taibun Nahar get Rokeya Padak

The government has nominated noted fashion designer Bibi Russell and late educationist Dr Taibun Nahar…


Hidden portrait 'found under Mona Lisa', says French scientist Hidden portrait 'found under Mona Lisa', says French scientist

  An image of a portrait underneath the Mona Lisa has been found beneath the existing painting…


North Korean kimchi put forward for Unesco award North Korean kimchi put forward for Unesco award

Unesco, the UN's cultural agency, has already bestowed the honour on the manufacture of the South…


School textbooks give wrong info about animals in India: PIL School textbooks give wrong info about animals in India: PIL

JABALPUR: The Madhya Pradesh (MP) high court has granted two more weeks to the Union government to respond…


Sufia Kamal's 16th death anniversary tomorrow Sufia Kamal's 16th death anniversary tomorrow

Tomorrow is the 16th death anniversary of Poet Sufia Kamal, founder president of Bangladesh Mohila Parishad…


Kalakendra's solo exhibition begins Kalakendra's solo exhibition begins

We, on behalf of Kalakendra, are happy to invite you to our next curatorial exhibition titled ‘How…


We inspire children towards learning: Ignite Publications We inspire children towards learning: Ignite Publications

Ignite Publications publishes high-quality children's books. We strive to cater to the needs of…


Guess what Oxford Word of the Year is? Guess what Oxford Word of the Year is?

Oxford Dictionary's 'Word of the Year' had seen a fair share of the 21st century flavour…


Allama Iqbal's 138th birth anniversary to be observed tomorrow Allama Iqbal's 138th birth anniversary to be observed tomorrow

The 138th birth anniversary of Dr Sir Mohammad Iqbal (popularly known as Dr Allama Iqbal), one of the…


IMLI recognised as Unesco Category-2 Institute IMLI recognised as Unesco Category-2 Institute

International Mother Language Institute (IMLI) of Dhaka, Bangladesh has received the recognition of…


Jazz and Blues Festival ends Saturday Jazz and Blues Festival ends Saturday

A three-day music festival titled ‘Jazz and Blues Festival Dhaka 2015’ ends in the capital…


24 members of film fraternity return awards 24 members of film fraternity return awards

  KOLKATA: Twenty four members of India’s film fraternity, including senior filmmakers like…


India's Arundhati Roy returns national award over 'horrific murders' India's Arundhati Roy returns national award over 'horrific murders'

Booker Prize-winning Indian author Arundhati Roy says she is returning a national award over recent…


`Lord Ram was born in Pakistan, not Ayodhya` `Lord Ram was born in Pakistan, not Ayodhya`

NEW DELHI: In what could ignite a controversy, a book has claimed that Lord Ram was not born in Ayodhya,…


Actor and writer Colin Welland dies Actor and writer Colin Welland dies

Oscar-winning writer and actor Colin Welland has died aged 81 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease,…


Kolkata food fest to serve unity broth with beef, pork and veg Kolkata food fest to serve unity broth with beef, pork and veg

KOLKATA: The menu has beef, pork, fish and vegetarian dishes too — an eclectic choice of culinary…


India festival to show homophobia film India festival to show homophobia film

NEW DELHI: A Bollywood film on attitudes towards homosexuals in India will be shown in the country for…


MTV host dies after jumping from a bridge in California MTV host dies after jumping from a bridge in California

LOS ANGELES: MTV presenter and Tommy Hilfiger model Sam Sarpong has died after jumping from a bridge…


Daily Sun celebrates 5th anniversary Daily Sun celebrates 5th anniversary

Country’s leading English daily the “daily sun” family have celebrated it’s…


Story of a five-year old adult! Story of a five-year old adult!

So, daily sun is plodding on, with a clear sense of direction and well-defined objectives. On October…


Adele releases 'Hello', first single from new album Adele releases 'Hello', first single from new album

LONDON: British singer Adele on Friday released a melancholic ballad from her hotly-anticipated new…


India literary council condemns attacks on writers India literary council condemns attacks on writers

India’s Sahitya Akademi, which bestows literary honours, has condemned recent attacks on writers…


Poet Shamsur Rahman's birth anniversary observed Poet Shamsur Rahman's birth anniversary observed

The 87th birth anniversary of poet Shamsur Rahman was observed today with due respect. Different organizations…


Akademi condemns writer’s killing, appeals to take back awards Akademi condemns writer’s killing, appeals to take back awards

NEW DELHI: Strongly condemning the killing of writer MM Kalburgi, the Sahitya Akademi on Friday passed…


Young Karnataka Dalit writer assaulted for book on caste system Young Karnataka Dalit writer assaulted for book on caste system

BENGALURU: A young Dalit writer of a book critiquing the Hindu caste system was abducted and assaulted…


Muslims celebrate Durga Puja in Tripura Muslims celebrate Durga Puja in Tripura

AGARTALA: Setting an example of communal harmony, several Durga pujas are being organised by the Muslim…


Returning Akademi awards a courageous act: Sharmila Tagore Returning Akademi awards a courageous act: Sharmila Tagore

NEW DELHI: In the wake of several literary figures returning the Sahitya Akademi award, former Bollywood…


Prof Azad Khan named for Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah gold medal Prof Azad Khan named for Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah gold medal

Professor AK Azad Khan has been named as recipient of Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Gold Medal for his outstanding…


Drawing competition held at BSKP Drawing competition held at BSKP

Bangladesh Shishu Kalyan Parishad (BSKP) on Sunday organized a discussion and drawing competition on…


Taslima Nasreen now slams Bengali writers Taslima Nasreen now slams Bengali writers

NEW DELHI: After criticising the pseudo secular philosophy prevailing in India, noted Bangladeshi writer…


Angus Deaton: Open, uncensored data needed to support democracy Angus Deaton: Open, uncensored data needed to support democracy

I am thrilled to have been awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred…

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