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  • Ekushey Boi Mela 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

  • Amar Ekushey Book Fair

    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) temporarily labels the street name in front of Bangladesh Embassy in Paris after slain Bangladeshi-American secular activist and blogger Avijit Roy marking the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.

  • The ardour of Ekushey

    The ardour of Ekushey

    The Amar Ekushey Book Fair bustled with an extra bit of buzz on Ekushey (21st) February, as people of all walks of life thronged the fair. Not all of them were there to buy books, though. Be it shopping for jewelry and toys, posing for portrait sketches or kids enjoying carnival rides, the festivities took a bigger dimension.