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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Book Fair returns with the spirit of Amar Ekushey

    Every year, workers at printing press and binding houses spend sleepless nights to prepare for the fair.

  • Special security for writers, bloggers

    The much-awaited month-long book fair "Amar Ekushey Granthamela-2016” begins today at Bangla Academy and Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital.

  • Book fair: Cops to provide spl security to writers, bloggers

    Law enforcers will provide “special security” to writers, bloggers and visitors at the Ekushey Book Fair if they ask for it, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police says.

  • 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.

  • Jurists ponder what to do

    The chief justice's remark that the country's executive branch wants to take away all power from the judiciary has left senior jurists pondering what they should do now.

  • Nilkhet Market: A realm of necessary books (video)

    Nilkhet Book Market, consisting of nearly 400 book stalls, is a trustworthy friend for the bookworms, searching for any kinds of book.

  • Blogger Avijit’s widow 'won’t be silenced' (audio)

    Widow of a blogger who was hacked to death in Bangladesh says she will continue to speak out on the causes of secularism and science

  • Book fair

    Book fair concludes at Gafargoan

    A five-day book fair at Gafargoan Upazila Parishad premises of Mymensingh concluded today.

  • Anisul Hoque

    ''I forget everything when I sit down to write''…Anisul Hoque

    Anisul Hoque is a noted litterateur, journalist and playwright. His books have earned him major awards, including the Bangla Academy Award. Some of his books have been published at this year's Ekushey Book Fair. The Daily Star recently interviewed the wordsmith.

  • Farid Ahmed

    ''More books on Ekushey should be penned'' … Farid Ahmed

    Somoy is one of the prominent publication houses in the country. Former Executive Director of Bangladesh Gyan and Srijonshil Prokashak Samiti (an organisation of publishers), Farid Ahmed is the proprietor of the publication house. He earned immense fame as a publisher of creative books. Farid recently spoke to The Daily Star about Ekushey Boi Mela.