Meena Day on Tuesday By BSS | Last Updated: 23rd September, 2019, 20:59

Meena Day will be celebrated across the country on Tuesday with the participation of children and adolescents

Meena Day on Tuesday

‘Hasina-A Daughter’s Tale’ screened at Seoul festival
‘Hasina-A Daughter’s Tale’ screened at Seoul festival

Under the arrangement of the Bangladesh Embassy to South Korea, the docudrama was screened today for the diplomats living in Seoul


Reciter Kamrul Hasan Monju passes away Reciter Kamrul Hasan Monju passes away

He gained huge popularity with his recitation of Sunil Gangopadhyay’s poem titled ‘Che tomar mritu amake oporadhi kore dey’


Painting exhibition ‘Adherence’ underway at AFD Painting exhibition ‘Adherence’ underway at AFD

Hand-knotted weavings and wooly knits bring about a collection of tapestry from Nabila Nabi, whose works depict natural elements like a red rose where the forms are strong and convincing


Inter-univ literature and cultural competition held at MIST Inter-univ literature and cultural competition held at MIST

Inter-university Literature and Cultural Competition 'AUNKUR 2019' was held for the third time at the premises of Military Institute of Science and Technology


Book of letters by Che Guevara coming out in English Book of letters by Che Guevara coming out in English

“Letters 1947-67” will be released in the United States by Seven Stories, the publisher announced Thursday, and includes an introduction by daughter Aleida Guevara. 


Kendrio Khelaghar Ashor’s nat’l conference on Friday Kendrio Khelaghar Ashor’s nat’l conference

The two-day national conference of the Kendrio Khelaghar Ashor will begin at Shisu Academy on Friday


Group art exhibition ‘Adherence’ begins at AFD today Group art exhibition ‘Adherence’ begins at AFD today

The participating artists are an intense observer of their surrounding ambiances and they meticulously projected them


Sultan Festival ends with boat race in Narail Sultan Festival ends with boat race in Narail

The four-day Sultan festival ended on Saturday with a popular boat race, locally known as Nouka Baich, in the Chitra River in the district down


Prize winning historian Jean Edward Smith dead at 86 Prize winning historian Jean Edward Smith dead at 86

Jean Edward Smith, a prize-winning historian known for his books on Franklin Roosevelt and Ulysses Grant, has died


Hungarian author, dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies Hungarian author, dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies

Considered one of Hungary's finest writers, Konrad, whose novels and essays were widely translated around the world, died at home after a long illness


Sultan Utsab: Painting competition held for children Sultan Utsab: Painting competition held for children

The third day of ‘Sultan Utsab’ celebrating the 95th birth anniversary of eminent painter SM Sultan


Jamdani fair turns heads in Delhi

Jamdani fair turns heads in Delhi

It is opened by Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali at the mission’s Maitree Hall


Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical lion goes on display in Paris Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical lion goes on display in Paris

The original automaton, long since lost, was designed by da Vinci on a commission from Pope Leo X to amuse French king Francois I


‘Secretive Works of an Outsider’ underway at Kalakendra ‘Secretive Works of an Outsider’ underway at Kalakendra

Dhaka University’s fine arts faculty Dean Nisar Hossain was present as special guest at the inaugural ceremony of the exhibition


Installation of Bangabandhu murals in railway stations stressed Installation of Bangabandhu murals in railway stations stressed

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a recommendation was made to install marble stones inscribing with Bangabandhu’s portrait


Chinese scholars claim English is a Chinese dialect Chinese scholars claim English is a Chinese dialect

Chinese scholars from the World Civilization Research Association claim that some European languages, including English, are dialects derived from Mandarin


23 entries accepted for ‘Bangabandhu Nadi Padak’ 23 entries accepted for ‘Bangabandhu Nadi Padak’

A total of 23 entries have been accepted for the newly introduced “Bangabandhu Nadi Padak”, which will be awarded to the organisations


‘Bangabandhu Corner’ adds new dimension at book fair in London ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ adds new dimension at book fair in London

Since the inauguration of the book fair on Sunday, the corner became a centre point for the book lovers


Group art exhibition ‘Symphony’ at AFD Group art exhibition ‘Symphony’ at AFD

Symphony’ is an exhibition which emanates from a get-together of artists from India and Bangladesh


Dream-chasing Najmun Nahar recognised by Fobana Dream-chasing Najmun Nahar recognised by Fobana

Najmun Nahar, a Bangladeshi globetrotter, has been honoured with the ‘Miss Earth Queen Award’…


No cultural function arranged in London: Mission No cultural function arranged in London: Mission

 Bangladesh High Commission in London on Thursday clarified its stance about a report carried by newspapers about arrangement of a cultural function 


Tibetan vocabulary receives over 1,500 new words, expressions Tibetan vocabulary receives over 1,500 new words, expressions

More than 1,500 new words and expressions have been added to Tibetan vocabulary since 2018


School bans 'Harry Potter' books on exorcist advice School bans 'Harry Potter' books on exorcist advice

A global success, the Potter series by British author J.K. Rowling has been repeatedly banned from schools in the US and Britain


Art Maestro Mustafa Monwar turns 84 Art Maestro Mustafa Monwar turns 84

He is the Bangladesh representative of the Denmark-based International Puppet Development Centre


Nachiketa records song on Bangabandhu Nachiketa records song on Bangabandhu

Nachiketa says, “I feel honoured as an artist to sing a song on the Father of the Bengali Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He is a great leader and the architect of the independence of Bangladesh.”


Int’l poetry recitation programme held at Bishwa Sahitya Kendra Int’l poetry recitation programme held at Bishwa Sahitya Kendra

All the poets have gathered to express themselves by performing their melodious poetry with strong and evocative lyrics


2nd edition of ‘My Golden Bengal’ launched in Belarus 2nd edition of ‘My Golden Bengal’ launched in Belarus

Bangladesh adopted the first 10 lines of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘My Golden Bengal’ poem as its national anthem after independence


Prize ceremony of reading competition on Bangabandhu’s ‘Unfinished  Memoires' held Prize ceremony held on Bangabandhu’s ‘Unfinished Memoires'

Marking the National Mourning Day and the 44th martyrdom anniversary of Bangabandhu, Jatiya Grantho Kendra arranged the reading competition. Besides, a book exhibition on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was held


Kolkata Int’l Book Fair to be dedicated to Bangabandhu Kolkata Int’l Book Fair to be dedicated to Bangabandhu

Kolkata International Book Fair-2021 will be dedicated to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu, while Bangladesh will be the theme country of the fair.


Tolstoy's War and Peace lands India activist in trouble Tolstoy's War and Peace lands India activist in trouble

The Bombay High Court tells Vernon Gonsalves, why he keeps "objectionable material" like a copy of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" and some CDs at his home and demands explanation


Rabindra Sangeet evening at AFD on Friday Rabindra Sangeet evening at AFD on Friday

Debnath regularly performs in local and international shows. She has received awards and accolades from Egypt, Nepal and Turkey among others


The ‘Rebellion’ inside the heart of Nazrul The ‘Rebellion’ inside the heart of Nazrul

Kazi Nazrul Islam’s life was utterly challenging from the very beginning


Nazrul’s 43rd death anniversary observed  Nazrul’s 43rd death anniversary observed

Different socio-cultural bodies, political parties and educational institutions have observed the day by paying tribute to Nazrul and discussing his life and works


Awami League pays homage to Nazrul

AL pays homage to Nazrul

AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader placed a wreath at the poet’s grave beside the Dhaka University Central Mosque around 8:30am


Nazrul’s 43rd death anniversary being observed Nazrul’s 43rd death anniversary being observed

The programmes started with Qurankhawani after Fajr prayers at Dhaka University (DU) Central Mosque by different organisations


Bangladesh Embassy in Tashkent observes 120th birth anniversary of Nat'l poet Nazrul Bangladesh Embassy in Tashkent observes 120th birth anniversary of Nat'l poet Nazrul

Deputy Minister of Health of Uzbekistan Bahodur Nazimov was present as a guest of honor.


Kolkata artist Sukhamoy’s solo exhibition kicks off at Cosmos Atelier71 Kolkata artist Sukhamoy’s 10-day solo exhibition in city

Art-loving folks of the capital gather at the exhibition that is inaugurated by internationally renowned Bangladeshi artist Shahabuddin Ahmed as the chief guest


Death anniversary of National Poet Nazrul on Tuesday Death anniversary of National Poet Nazrul on Tuesday

The 43rd death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be observed across the country tomorrow in a befitting manner


5-day reading competition, book exhibition on Bangabandhu begins 5-day reading competition, book exhibition on Bangabandhu begins

The cultural affairs secretary said, “Bangabandhu and Bangladesh are identical. Bangladesh could have not emerged if Bangabandhu was not born”

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