Dr Anisuzzaman picked for Khan Bahadur Gold Medal Award-2018 Dr Anisuzzaman picked for Khan Bahadur Gold Medal Award

Dhaka Ahsania Mission has selected National Professor Dr Anisuzzaman for the Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Gold Medal Award


Writer and Padma Shri Awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen Passes Away Writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen Passes Away

Dev Sen wrote over 80 books in print in multiple genres, is known for her academic contributions across the world, and is fiercely popular in Bengal


Avishek Sarker, Rafiquzzaman win Gemcon Award Avishek Sarker, Rafiquzzaman win Gemcon Award

Kolkata-based writer Avishek Sarker and Bangladeshi poet Rafiquzzaman Rony won the Gemcon Young Literature Award 2019 


9th edition of Dhaka Lit Fest inaugurated

9th edition of Dhaka Lit Fest inaugurated

Praising the initiative and efforts of the hosts, he said the ruling party is always ready to extend support to events like this


'Goodness and humor' celebrated as 'Sesame Street' turns 50 'Goodness and humor' celebrated as 'Sesame Street' turns 50

Fifty years ago, beloved entertainer Carol Burnett appeared on the very first broadcast of a quirky TV program 


9th Dhaka Lit Fest kicks off Thursday 9th Dhaka Lit Fest kicks off Thursday

Organisers announced the details of the three-day event at a press conference at the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday


Bangladesh Book Fair draws huge crowd in Kolkata Bangladesh Book Fair draws huge crowd in Kolkata

The ninth Bangladesh Book Fair-2019 was held in Kolkata amidst the lively presence of a large number of people from all walks oflife, especially youths


‘Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq was a revolutionary’ ‘Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq was a revolutionary’

The book titled ‘Samaj, Rashtro Biborton: Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Gunijon Boktritamala 2017-2018’ has been published by Bengal Publications


Bangladesh Book Fair begins in Kolkata on Friday Bangladesh Book Fair begins in Kolkata on Friday

The ninth edition of the Bangladesh Book Fair-2019 will begin at Mohar Kunja in Kolkata


50 Bangladeshis receive Australia Awards this year 50 Bangladeshis receive Australia Awards this year

 Fifty Bangladeshi students were conferred Australia Awards, a Masters’ level scholarship


Swedish activist declines prize: climate doesn't need awards Swedish activist declines prize: climate doesn't need awards

Teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has inspired millions across the world to stage protests urging leaders…


Bangladesh participates in 1st Asia Cultural Week-2019 Festival in Korea Bangladesh participates in 1st Asia Cultural Week

The Embassy of Bangladesh, Seoul has participated in the ‘1st Asia Cultural Week 2019’ organised by Asia Culture Centre


Curtain falls on Heritage Handloom Festival

Curtain falls on Heritage Handloom Festival

Planning Minister MA Mannan inaugurate it as the chief guest


Dhaka, Baku sign deal on cultural assistance Dhaka, Baku sign deal on cultural assistance

The Bangladesh Prime Minister and the Azerbaijan President witnessed the deal-signing ceremony


‘Nurture Bengali culture, literature for healthier entertainment’
‘Nurture Bengali culture, literature for healthier entertainment’

Socio-cultural and literary personalities at a discussion called upon all to nurture Bengali literature and culture for building a healthy society through preventing drug abuse


100-day countdown to begin before ‘Mujib Year’ 100-day countdown to begin before ‘Mujib Year’

Bangabandhu’s Birth Day on March 17 is also the National Children’s Day. On the day, various programmes including daylong art competition 


Tearful adieu to art maestro Kalidas Karmakar Tearful adieu to art maestro Kalidas Karmakar

Ekushey Padak-winning artist Kalidas Karmakar's cremation takes place at Baredeswari Kali Temple in the city’s Sabujbagh area around 2:00 pm


Power of art: Patna’s Vidyut Bhawan facade turned into vibrant canvas Power of art: Patna’s Vidyut Bhawan facade turned into vibrant canvas

Commuters passing by the Vidyut Bhawan on Patna’s famous Bailey Road are now stopping to admire it as a team of Indian


62 scripts picked for making short films, documentaries on Bangabandhu 62 scripts picked for filming Bangabandhu

A sub-committee of the Bangabandhu’s Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee at a meeting on Sunday select 36 scripts for making short films and 26 for documentaries on Bangabandhu


PM receives 2 Russian translated books on Bangabandhu PM receives 2 Russian translated books on Bangabandhu

Sheikh Hasina extends her thanks to Dr Naumkin for taking steps to translate and publish the books into Russian language


Naomi Wolf and publisher part ways amid delay of new book

Naomi Wolf and publisher part ways amid delay of new book

Naomi Wolf and her U.S. publisher have split up amid a dispute over her latest book, "Outrages


Obituary: Alluvial Man moves on Obituary: Alluvial Man moves on

Kalidas Karmakar tragically passed away Friday following a heart attack and falling badly in the bathroom of his Eskaton flat in the capital


Ekushey Padak winning artist Kalidas Karmakar dies Ekushey Padak winning artist Kalidas Karmakar dies

Kalidas Karmakar was awarded Shilpakala Padak in 2016 and the Ekushey Padak in 2018 by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution to fine arts


Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 to highlight Bangabandhu Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 to highlight Bangabandhu

The next year’s Frankfurt International Book Fair (FBM) will focus on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s political life, ideology and important works


PM unveils commemorative book on Sheikh Russel PM unveils commemorative book on Sheikh Russel

The prime minister unwrapped the cover of the book titled “Hridoy Majhe Sheikh Russel”


Three new arrests in the case of the stolen gold toilet Three new arrests in the case of the stolen gold toilet

The fully functioning toilet is a piece of art made entirely from 18-karat gold that was installed in Blenheim Palace, England as part of an exhibition by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan


30 countries to participate in Afro-Chinese arts festival in Upper Egypt's Aswan

30 countries to participate in Afro-Chinese arts festival in Upper Egypt's Aswan

The festival will be held under the auspices of several Egyptian ministries including that of culture, tourism, youth and sports and antiquities


Lalon Mela begins Wednesday

Lalon Mela begins Wednesday

The Lalon Academy, in association with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, is organising the event


Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89 Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89

 Harold Bloom, the eminent critic and Yale professor whose seminal "The Anxiety of Influence" and melancholy regard for literature's old masters made him a popular 


International calendar to celebrate ‘Mujib Year’ International calendar to celebrate ‘Mujib Year’

 International year calendar chalking different programmes to organize across the globe for celebrating the birth centenary of Father of the Nation


Poets for spreading ideals of Bangabandhu globally Poets for spreading ideals of Bangabandhu globally

 Poets and literary personalities at a discussion have stressed on spreading ideals of Bangabandhu among young generations across the world


Sesame Street to cover opioid addiction with new muppet Karli Sesame Street to cover opioid addiction with new muppet Karli

US children's TV show Sesame Street is set to reveal that one of its muppets' mothers had an…


Outrage in Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo over Peter Handke's Nobel literature prize win Outrage over Peter Handke's Nobel literature prize win

In the 1990s, Peter Handke emerged as a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia, even comparing them to Jews under the Nazis, a remark he later retracted


Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel prizes in literature Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel prizes in literature

Two winners were named - one for 2019 and one for 2018 - because last year's prize was not awarded


25th death anniversary of SM Sultan being observed

25th death anniversary of SM Sultan being observed

The Bengali avant-garde artist is declared the Man of Asia in 1982 by Cambridge University


Annual Renaissance festival opens in Texas, U.S.

Annual Renaissance festival opens in Texas, U.S.

Texas Renaissance Festival kicked off in the western U.S. state of Texas on Saturday, bringing the magic of the Renaissance time to life through Dec. 1


Coffee table book to be published on Bangabandhu Coffee table book to be published on Bangabandhu

A biography will also be published for international readers featuring the life and ideals of Bangabandhu

 


Painting exhibition ‘Jolokabbo 2’ underway at Edge Gallery Painting exhibition ‘Jolokabbo 2’ underway at Edge Gallery

The exhibition, which opened to the public on September 18, will continue till October 26, every day from 10:00am to 8:00pm at Bay’s Edgewater on NE (N) 12 North Avenue, Gulshan 2


24th anniversary of music magazine ‘Sargam’ celebrated 24th anniversary of music magazine ‘Sargam’ celebrated

‘The Sargam,’ a monthly magazine on music, completed its 24th year of publication this year

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