Sayyed Mohmud Ullah

In remembrance of Hanif Ahammed, Partha Guha

Noted percussionists Hanif Ahammed and Partha Guha fell victim to a road accident on March 13, 2021. The accident occurred in Chattogram's Mishorai, when a lorry hit their microbus from the opposite side. While Partha died on the spot, Hanif was declared dead in Chattogram Medical College Hospital. The duo had just finished a show in Chandpur, where eminent artistes Imran and Kona also performed. Prominent singers, songwriters, and composers took to social media to express their condolences for the tragic loss.

Students serving free sehri, iftar

Hungry people, some with children, begin to gather near Raju sculpture on Dhaka University campus after midnight, and by 3:00am, there are almost 400 of them sitting down expectantly on the street.

Coronavirus outbreak: Ducsu leader feeding 200 marginalised people daily in Dhaka

Thousands of low-income people, especially those who are depending on their daily income to survive in Dhaka city, are in a bleak situation due to a 10-day government shutdown to fight the coronavirus epidemic. To ease their sufferings, many people and voluntary organisations are coming forward with help. Tanbir Hasan Shaikat, a member of Dhaka University Central Students Union (DUCSU), is one such individual. Shaikat is feeding around 200 people daily.

A helping hand to ease worries

The pharmacy department of Dhaka University (DU) has come forward to minimise fears centring novel coronavirus, which has gripped the university’s students.

Ekushey Book Fair: 4,919 new books, none published from DU

The month-long Amar Ekushey Granthamela, which ended on Saturday, witnessed the highest number of newly published books. However, no new title was released by Dhaka University (DU) publication, bringing into question why the university is lagging in the publishing scene.

A world of possibilities for new writers

The month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela has traditionally been a debut ground for young, budding writers, and an avenue of opportunity for them to put their literary works in front of thousands of book lovers.

Govt organisations’ stalls drawing visitors

The stalls of government service providers and autonomous institutions have been drawing a good number of book lovers at the Bangla Academy portion of the month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela this year.

Books for the underprivileged

While thousands of people visit the Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela every year and buy books of their choice, there are still many who have just the same hunger for reading, but cannot afford to do so.

March 14, 2021
March 14, 2021

In remembrance of Hanif Ahammed, Partha Guha

Noted percussionists Hanif Ahammed and Partha Guha fell victim to a road accident on March 13, 2021. The accident occurred in Chattogram's Mishorai, when a lorry hit their microbus from the opposite side. While Partha died on the spot, Hanif was declared dead in Chattogram Medical College Hospital. The duo had just finished a show in Chandpur, where eminent artistes Imran and Kona also performed. Prominent singers, songwriters, and composers took to social media to express their condolences for the tragic loss.

May 6, 2020
May 6, 2020

Students serving free sehri, iftar

Hungry people, some with children, begin to gather near Raju sculpture on Dhaka University campus after midnight, and by 3:00am, there are almost 400 of them sitting down expectantly on the street.

March 29, 2020
March 29, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Ducsu leader feeding 200 marginalised people daily in Dhaka

Thousands of low-income people, especially those who are depending on their daily income to survive in Dhaka city, are in a bleak situation due to a 10-day government shutdown to fight the coronavirus epidemic. To ease their sufferings, many people and voluntary organisations are coming forward with help. Tanbir Hasan Shaikat, a member of Dhaka University Central Students Union (DUCSU), is one such individual. Shaikat is feeding around 200 people daily.

March 15, 2020
March 15, 2020

A helping hand to ease worries

The pharmacy department of Dhaka University (DU) has come forward to minimise fears centring novel coronavirus, which has gripped the university’s students.

March 2, 2020
March 2, 2020

Ekushey Book Fair: 4,919 new books, none published from DU

The month-long Amar Ekushey Granthamela, which ended on Saturday, witnessed the highest number of newly published books. However, no new title was released by Dhaka University (DU) publication, bringing into question why the university is lagging in the publishing scene.

February 28, 2020
February 28, 2020

A world of possibilities for new writers

The month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela has traditionally been a debut ground for young, budding writers, and an avenue of opportunity for them to put their literary works in front of thousands of book lovers.

February 25, 2020
February 25, 2020

Govt organisations’ stalls drawing visitors

The stalls of government service providers and autonomous institutions have been drawing a good number of book lovers at the Bangla Academy portion of the month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela this year.

February 19, 2020
February 19, 2020

Books for the underprivileged

While thousands of people visit the Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela every year and buy books of their choice, there are still many who have just the same hunger for reading, but cannot afford to do so.

February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020

Adding a touch of history

Thousands of book lovers’ footsteps have fallen on Suhrawardy Udyan throughout the Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela this year, at the site has witnessed significant historic events, most importantly Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s iconic speech on March 7, 1971.

February 17, 2020
February 17, 2020

Poetry, novels dominate numbers

With poetry leading the tally of new arrivals, a total of 2,340 new titles hit the stalls in the first 15 days of the monthlong Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela this year, the highest at the halfway mark in last five years.

push notification
X