Poet

Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer: Experts

A team of international scientists says that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the...

March 12, 2016
March 12, 2016

Poet Rafiq Azad dies

Renowned poet Rafiq Azad passes away at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital in Dhaka at the age of 73.

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

She dodged traffickers, can’t break social prejudice

Ayesha Siddika who was kidnapped from Benapole border and sold to flesh traders in Kozhikode, Kerala in May 2015, sheds light on her captive life to protest against the social exclusion and...

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

The many facets of Nazrul

His poetry and nationalist activism earned him the title, 'Rebel Poet'. Accomplishing a large number of much-admired works throughout his life, Kazi Nazrul Islam is more than a rebel.

April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015

Is poetry dying?

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings…” while “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.”

March 27, 2015
March 27, 2015

Swedish Nobel winning poet Tomas Transtroemer dies

Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, has died at the age of 83, his publishing house Bonniers says

March 14, 2015
March 14, 2015

A tribute to Jasimuddin

As old Greece had its Iliad and Odyssey and old India its Mahabharata and Ramayana, so modern Bengal does its Nakshi Kathar Math and Sojan Badiar Ghat.