The grounds of Suhrawardy Udyan are already teeming with stalls stacking new books, as publishers gear up for the much anticipated
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.
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.
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.
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.
Starting from the first day of February, the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair is nearing its peak in the third week.
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.
Authorities of Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka close down a book stall on charge of displaying a book that reportedly hurts religious sentiments.
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.