Amar Ekushey Book Fair

February 1, 2018
February 1, 2018

Excitement brews at Suhrawardy Udyan

The grounds of Suhrawardy Udyan are already teeming with stalls stacking new books, as publishers gear up for the much anticipated

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018

455 publishers at Ekushey Book Fair this time

A total of 455 publishers will be participating at the Amar Ekushey Book Fair that is scheduled to begin from February 1 at Bangla Academy and its adjacent Suhrawardy Udyan grounds.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

CCTV footage shows ‘killer’ apparently following Avijit: Cops

Prime suspect in bloggers -- Avijit Roy and Niladri Chattopadhyay Niloy – killing case, who was killed in an alleged gunfight today, is seen in CCTV footage when blogger Avijit Roy was killed last year.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Ekushey book fair opens early from now on

Authorities decide to open the book fair an hour early on weekdays from now on to minimise losses after yesterday’s temporary close compelled by rain.

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

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.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Youths buy books the most: Hasan Zayedi

Starting from the first day of February, the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair is nearing its peak in the third week.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

DU teachers hurt during BNP scuffle at Shaheed Minar

Nine people including Dhaka University teachers are injured when a scuffle break out between leaders and activists of BNP at Central Shaheed Minar around 1:25am.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Stall closed at Ekushey book fair for ‘hurting religious sentiments’

Authorities of Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka close down a book stall on charge of displaying a book that reportedly hurts religious sentiments.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

PM for translating classical Bangla literature for world readers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asks the authorities concerned for the translation of classical and well-selected Bangla works into different international languages to introduce the world readers with the ocean of Bangla literature.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

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.