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110th birth anniversary of poet Sufia Kamal

Mother Courage, the pioneer of women's awakening in the country, poet Sufia Kamal. Today is the 110th birthday of this dreamer of building a progressive society. She was born on 20 June 1911 in Shaistabad, Barisal. This majestic woman has struggled against communalism and fundamentalism all her life along with the practice of free will. Besides literature, she has played a special role in the democratic movement and struggle. Read More...

Literary Abul Fazl's birthday today

Today, July 1, is the 117th birthday of Abul Fazal, a renowned writer and former Vice-Chancellor of Chittagong University. Literary Abul Fazal was born on this day in 1903 at Kenochia in Satkania Upazila of Chittagong. He is basically a thoughtful and socialist essayist. His essay introduces a deep and clear vision of society, literature, culture, and the state. Read More...

Today is the 87th birthday of Syed Shamsul Haque

Today is the 87th birthday of Syed Shamsul Haque, a prolific writer. He was born on this day in 1935 (December 27) in Kurigram. His father Syed Siddique Hussain was a homeopathic doctor. Mother Halima Khatun was a housewife. Read More...

‘Masud Rana’ controversy finally ends

The High Court has ruled that Abdul Hakim owns 260 books of the popular 'Masud Rana' series by Sheba Prokashoni, not Kazi Anwar Hossain. At the same time, the authors of 50 books in the 'Kuasha' series have been instructed to seize their rights. A High Court bench of Justice Md Ashfaqul Islam and Justice Md Iqbal Kabir passed the verdict on Monday (December 13). Read More...

Ahmed Rafiq: A language activist admitted to hospital

Ahmed Rafiq, a language activist, Rabindra researcher, and essayist, has been admitted to the CCU of Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital in Dhaka with chest pain. Read More...

Exim bank-Anyadin announced Humayun Ahmed Literary Award.

The fortnightly Anyadin and Exim Bank have announced the Humayun Ahmed Literary Award. This year's award went to fiction writer Selina Hossain and newcomer Fatema Abedin. Read More...


Exim bank-Anyadin announced Humayun Ahmed Literary Award

The fortnightly Anyadin and Exim Bank have announced the Humayun Ahmed Literary Award. This year's award went to fiction writer Selina Hossain and newcomer Fatema Abedin. Read More...