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Nation this week

  Law Minister Anisul Huq said Chief Justice S.K. Sinha had to go on leave for treatment as he was suffering from cancer. Earlier in the week the nation was stunned when the chief justice, having just returned from the court’s Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

World this week

  In what was, to borrow a phrase, the textbook case of US gun violence, at least 59 people were killed and 527 injured when a gunman rained bullets on crowds at a Las Vegas music festival. As Dhaka Courier went Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Poet Nurul Huda’s 68th birthday celebrated

  The 68th birthday of renowned poet Mohammad Nurul Huda was celebrated in different parts of the city on September 30. Major themes in his poetry and writings include liberal humanism, nationalism, human relations, romanticised rebellion of youth, the emergence of Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Syed Haq remembered

  Friends, colleagues and family members paid homage to late eminent poet and playwright Syed Shamsul Haq at a commemorative programme held at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on September 26.   The academy organised the programme to mark the Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Khacha selected for the next Oscar

  After much speculation Khacha has finally been selected for representing Bangladesh in the 90th Oscar. The film will compete for getting shortlist entry into the film contest. The decision was announced on September 28 at a city restaurant by Bangladesh Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Wahiduzzaman finally starts filming for Rohingyas

  Syed Wahiduzzaman Diamond has finally started shooting for his upcoming film on Rohingyas. The first shots were taken on September 26 around the Naaf River, Shahpari island and Teknaf and then in the refugee camp for fleeing Rohingyas set up Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

A crocodile farm

  ‘Unconventional’- is the only word that comes to my mind when thinking of Reptiles Farm Limited, the pioneers of crocodile farming in Bangladesh. Located in Bhaluka in the district of Mymenshingh, Reptiles Farm spans over 13.4 acres of land with Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

A Seminal Work on Educational Science and Educational Practices in Bangladesh

  (Shikkha Bigyan o Bangladeshe Shikkha-6th Edition by Dr. Abdul Maleque, Dr.  Mariam Begum, Dr. Fakhrul Islam and Sheikh Shahbaz Riad, Published by the Ramon Publishers, Banglabazar, Dhaka-1100, February 2017, Pages: 693, ISBN: 984-70350-0176-0)   Like in the other countries, ‘Education Science’ has Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Songs of Rabindranath, Ajit Roy rendered

  Everlasting songs of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore and eminent singer-composer Ajit Roy were presented at a musical soiree held at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy recently.   Bangladesh Sangeet Sanghatan Samannay Parishad organised the programme in which Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

SM Solaiman accord for this year goes to Pratik Theatre

  Theatre Art Unit conferred the SM Solaiman accord on Pratik Theatre of Habiganj on September 22 at Studio Theatre Hall of Shilpakala Academy in the capital. This is the twelfth time this accord has been conferred. Theatre Art Unit, the Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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