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Shakil and his poetic persona

Shakil and his poetic persona

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

It is about time the talk on Shakil's poetic persona started

On time

On time

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

You ran into adolescence with sneakers as bright as the future. You carved time out of your teens because...

Pakistan and the Language Movement

Pakistan and the Language Movement

Arts & Letters

Thu, Feb 23 2017

Understanding the 1952 movement in the cultural and economic context of the time

Use of Bangla language at...

Use of Bangla language at...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Feb 23 2017

The language which doesn't help one to gain social prestige or economic prosperity should be treated...

‘The spirit of the movement is nowhere...

‘The spirit of the movement is nowhere...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Feb 23 2017

Interview with Language Movement veteran Ahmed Rafique

Shamsuddin: Lyricist of the first song...

Shamsuddin: Lyricist of the first song...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Feb 21 2017

That Shamsuddin sang this song on February 23, 1952 at a protest rally in Bagerhat proves on one hand...

Third issue of 'Mujib' graphic novel...

Third issue of 'Mujib' graphic novel...

Arts & Letters

Sat, Feb 18 2017

The graphic novel is based on Bangabandhu’s unfinished autobiography, the entirety of which will be presented...

Translating Elias

Translating Elias

Arts & Letters

Thu, Feb 16 2017

A tribute to Akhteruzzaman Elias, writer of Khoabnama and Chilekothar Sepai, on his 74th birth anniversary...

Eminent novelist Shawkat Ali...

Eminent novelist Shawkat Ali...

Bangladesh

Wed, Feb 15 2017

The Ekushey Padak winning novelist is now undergoing treatment under Dr Mahbubur Rahman, cardiologist...

Ektuku chnoa laage

Ektuku chnoa laage

Arts & Letters

Mon, Feb 13 2017

A Tagore song on spring in Fakrul Alam's new translation

Season's end

Season's end

Arts & Letters

Mon, Feb 13 2017

The herald of a change in the season during a cable car ride

Do you use the plant emoticons on your...

Do you use the plant emoticons on your...

Arts & Letters

Sun, Feb 5 2017

My closest friend, who is an emoticon virgin for all purposes, and who once sent a heart emoticon not...

The Romantic Specials

The Romantic Specials

Magazine

Sat, Feb 4 2017

Two short stories give love an astute treatment

Zainul Utshab 2016

Zainul Utshab 2016

Magazine

Sat, Feb 4 2017

The 102nd birth anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin (1914-1976), the man who gave art an institutional...

Examining the unexamined

Examining the unexamined

Arts & Letters

Sat, Feb 4 2017

Review of Ikhtisad Ahmed's Yours, Etcetera

Memory-Space interplay: Ibsen’s Ghosts...

Memory-Space interplay: Ibsen’s Ghosts...

Magazine

Sat, Feb 4 2017

For theatre is, in whatever revisionist, futurist, or self-dissolving form—or in the most proleptic desire...

Sakrain: Of kites, colours and...

Sakrain: Of kites, colours and...

Magazine

Sat, Feb 4 2017

It is a unique festival celebrated in Old Dhaka on the last day of Poush

Rise of Islam in Bengal: Setting the...

Rise of Islam in Bengal: Setting the...

Magazine

Sat, Feb 4 2017

Interview with Richard Eaton whose illuminating research has shown that the narrative on Muslims as destroyer...

From Bangladesh to Palestine: A snapshot...

From Bangladesh to Palestine: A snapshot...

Travel

Fri, Feb 3 2017

A travelogue of visits to Jordan, Israel and Palestine

Moni Singh: Life of a

Moni Singh: Life of a

Magazine

Fri, Feb 3 2017

A personal memoir of one of Bengal's biggest communist leaders

Stretching the boundaries

Stretching the boundaries

Arts & Letters

Fri, Feb 3 2017

Chobi Mela, the most prestigious festival of photography in Asia, launches today and will run till February...