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May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury’s body to arrive in Dhaka May 28

The body of prominent writer and columnist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka under the state management on May 28, 2022.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Lyricist of “Amar bhaier rokte rangano” Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury no more

Eminent journalist, writer and lyricist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury passed away today.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Tagore’s idea of nationalism

If you look for a definition of the word ‘nationalism’ on Google, or in an encyclopedia, you will find quite a few.  However, this word, like many such words, is ‘notorious’ in its own way, as no single definition seems to define it thoroughly.

February 27, 2022
February 27, 2022

Sadat Hossain, Amin Al Rashid, Chanakya Barai win IFIC Bank Kali O Kalam ‘Torun Kobi O Lekhok’ Award 2021

IFIC Bank and Kali O Kolom jointly hosted the annual ‘Torun Kobi O Lekhok’ Awards at 7 pm on Saturday, February 26, in an online telecast. The ceremony was aired simultaneously from IFIC and Kali O Kolom’s Facebook pages.

August 28, 2021
August 28, 2021

Submissions for 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize to open September 1

The prestigious Commonwealth Short Story Prize competition returns for its 11th iteration, opening its doors for short story submissions from September 1 to November 1, 2021 (11:59pm in any time zone). 

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 constant insults she has been enduring since her return to Bangladesh in last December.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Family voices dismay over probe pace

A year has gone by since the murder of writer-blogger Avijit Roy near Amar Ekushey Book Fair, but police are yet to press charges despite making repeated claims they have identified several people involved.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Five things to know about Harper Lee

Enrich yourself with five exciting facts about Nelle Harper Lee, the author who defined true grit, and moved readers with her persuasive style of storytelling.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

Barcelona, the jewel in Catalan independence crown

Catalonia may not be a state, but it can count on a small and symbolic red and blue army in the form of European football champions Barcelona.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

Tom Hanks to be honoured by Outfest

Actor Tom Hanks and writer-director Lisa Cholodenko will be honoured by Outfest's Legacy Awards.