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Veteran singer Abdul Jabbar no more

Veteran and Legend singer Abdul Jabbar, well known for his patriotic songs, died on Wednesday morning at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. At the time of his death, he was Details

41st death anniversary of National Poet being observed

The 41st death anniversary of our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being observed with due solemnity across the country.   Today’s events started with placing wreaths at the poet’s tomb beside Details

Siddikur to lose eyesight after operation, says Indian doctor

The Indian doctors who are looking after Titumir College student Siddiqur Rahman, whose eyes were grievously spoilt in police attack at Shahbagh in Dhaka on a student demonstration on July Details

Fifth death anniversary of Humayun Ahmed today

Various cultural organizations will observe late renowned fiction writer, playwright and popular film director Humayun Ahmed’s 5th death anniversary by organising different programmes today. Theatre troupe Mad Theatre will stage its Details

Writer and columnist Farhad Mazhar abducted

Family members of writer and columnist Farhad Mazhar claimed that they could no trace him after he went out of home at Shyamali on Monday morning. They think that some Details

15 persons, BAF get ‘Independence Award

Staff Correspondent: The government on Thursday evening published the list of names of 15 persons for 'Independence Award Details

Amar Ekushey Boi Mela begins today

Staff Correspondent: The month-long ‘Amar Ekushey Boi Mela’ will kick off in the capital on Wednesday. A three-day ‘International Details

Nearly 60 percent of children like reading for fun: Study

Literature: Nearly 6 out of 10 young people ages 6-17 say they read for fun, according to a Details

Strong writer Madhusdan Dutt’s 194th birthday today  

Staff Correspondent: The 194th birthday of legendary Bengali poet and father of Bengali sonnet Michael Madhusudan Dutt will Details

‘Bangla Academy, lift illegal bar on publisher’

Staff Correspondent:Some protesters are demonstrating near the main gate of Bangla Academy in condemnation of its decision to Details

Al Mahmud turns 81

Today marks the 81st birth anniversary of eminent poet Al Mahmud, one of the best known Bengali poets Details