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December 11, 2022
December 11, 2022

Penguin Random House CEO to quit after merger blocked

Thomas Rabe, chief executive of Penguin's German owner Bertelsmann, expressed full confidence in Malaviya, who he said had a chance of permanently becoming CEO.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Guba Books organises Stories in the Park!

The event saw the launching of children's books in both English and Bangla, namely Ami Bokul, Sun Moon Secret and Where are the Chonchols? 

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Simon & Schuster's owner to let sale to Penguin fall apart, sources say

Bertelsmann will owe Paramount a USD 200 million break-up fee as a result of the transaction falling apart.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

An encounter with Sandeep Ray

"I have lifted from these stories. I’ve stolen from these stories. But you know, I’ve remade the characters so they don’t directly relate to anyone’s biography. But I cannot deny that a lot of the anecdotes, events and arc of the story come from certain family experiences", states Sandeep Ray.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

US judge says Penguin Random House book merger cannot go forward

In hearings held in August, the government argued that the largest five publishers control 90% of the market, and a combined Penguin and Simon & Schuster would control nearly half of the market for publishing rights to blockbuster books while its nearest competitors would be less than half its size.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Baatighar completes 17 years of readership

“We witnessed great footfall in the afternoon and are glad that people came to the celebrations even amidst this gloomy weather,” shared Zafar Ahmed Rashed, CEO and Chief Editor, about the first day of the event.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Sylhet court dismisses plea for case against Star editor

A Sylhet court has dismissed a petition for filing a defamation case against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Pabna court summons Star editor

A Pabna court yesterday summoned The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam on March 24 in a defamation case.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

UN asks Bangladesh to ‘fully probe’ publisher killing

The United Nations has called upon Bangladesh authorities to “fully investigate” the killing of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

‘Govt failure responsible for Dipan killing’

A BNP-backed platform of eminent citizens hold the government responsible for the killing of Jagriti Prokashany owner Faisal Arefin Dipan.