Journo Mahbubul Alam’s death anniversary today


Category : Famous

Today is the first death anniversary of Mahbubul Alam, a former caretaker government adviser and ex-editor of English daily The Independent.

Humayun Azad’s son reportedly gets death threat


Category : Crime, English, Humayun Azad

Late professor Humayun Azad’s son Ananya Azad, whose name is on a “hit-list” of secular writers drawn up by Islamist extremists, has reportedly received a death threat.

Airport to be built in Munshiganj : PM


Category : Arail Beel, English, Mrinal Kanti Das, Padma

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday rejected a plea from the Munshiganj area to reconsider the plan to construct the Bangabandhu International Airport there, saying that it will be on the other side of the Padma River.

Portraying The Life Of a Maverick Writer


Category : English, Humayun Azad

Humayun Azad’s 68th birth anniversary
April 28, marked the 68th birth anniversary of Humayun Azad (1947-2004) a poet, novelist, story-teller, researcher and linguist.

Mahi B Chowdhury attacked


Category : Crime, English, Mahi Chowdhury, Politics

Bikalpadhara Bangladesh leader Mahi B Chowdhury has been attacked in the wee hours of Sunday. The Dhaka North mayor aspirant’s car was attacked at the capital’s Tejgaon around 2am, his election office said in a statement.

Jibanananda: Shomoyer Nishhongo Nabik


Category : English, Jibanananda Das

A healer’s Insight Into an Alienated Heart
This time literary buffs will see a healer mustering his nerves in order to discover, Jibanananda Das, one of the five jewels of the post-Rabindra literary movement of Bangla.

Buddhadeva Bose’s 41st death anniversary


Category : English, Famous, Sirajdikhan

Remembering a Ground-Breaking Writer
Buddhadeva Bose (1908-1974) was a major Bengali writer of the 20th century. Frequently referred to as a poet, he was a versatile writer who wrote novels,

Mahi to vie for DNCC mayor post


Category : English, Mahi Chowdhury, Politics

Mahi B Chowdhury, joint secretary general of Bikolpo Dhara Bangladesh, collected nomination paper today to run in the upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) elections for the mayor post.

Steps taken to develop fisheries sector


Category : English, Sukumar Ranjan Ghosh

Bangladesh imported 69,778 tonnes of fish worth Tk 2.16 billion (Tk 216) crore in the last fiscal (2013-14), Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Haque told Parliament Wednesday, reports UNB.