amar ekushey boi mela | The Daily Star
  • PM lays stress on respect for own culture

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday stressed the need for spreading Bangladesh's art, culture and literature across the world.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Ekushey book fair: PM calls for honouring own culture, language

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the traditional month-long "Ekushey Grantha Mela" (book fair) with a call to give due honour to the country's own art, culture, language and literature.

  • Target bigger fair, quality publications

    This year the Amar Ekushey Boi Mela will be bigger in terms of participation of publishing houses, say the fair organisers.

  • blogger-writer Avijit Roy

    DMP publishes videos of ‘Avijit killers’

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police publishes seven videos of six suspected killers of writer and blogger Avijit Roy.

  • Book fair shut again after brief reopening

    After a brief reopening, the Ekushey book fair was shut again for today due to disruption of power connection. The concerned authorities took the decision of shutting down the fair from 6:30pm today as they could not provide power connection to the bookstalls.

  • Ba-Dwip Prakashan owner among 3 remanded

    A Dhaka court grants remand against three people including owner of Ba-Dwip Prakashan on different terms for publishing and selling a book that allegedly hurt religious sentiments.

  • Take Bangla literature to the world

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday reiterated her call for extensive and quality translation of classical and popular books of Bengali literature into other languages to reach out to world readers.

  • Security key issue this year

    Considering security a major issue, Bangla Academy has taken all-out measures to prevent any untoward incident during the month-long Amar Ekushey Boi Mela beginning tomorrow.