Literature articles


IELTS is a standardized test to judge a person’s ability to use English. There are four modules in IELTS test namely Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. Most of the students usually struggle in the Speaking section of the test. You can find many books in the market but the book written by Mohammad Irfan is […]


Give more focus on academic activities: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the authorities concerned to give special attention to academic activities in their educational institutions. “Our students are talented ones. We’re giving them all sorts of facilities. Why cannot they pass examinations? So, I think special attention will have to given to all institutions whether academic activities are properly […]


Charles Dickens as a man of new thinking

Charles Dickens (Charles John Huffam Dickens) was born in Landport, Portsmouth, on February 7, 1812. Charles was the second of eight children to John Dickens (1786–1851), a clerk in the Navy Pay Office, and his wife Elizabeth Dickens (1789–1863). The Dickens family moved to London in 1814 and two years later to Chatham, Kent, where […]

Iranian scholar urges BD to promote own culture

DHAKA : Eminent Iranian scholar Seyed Javad Mazloumi said reflection of own culture in books, films and anything that convey the message will represent a different and positive Bangladesh, reports UNB. The Iranian scholar, who came to Bangladesh to give keynote speech at a discussion titled ‘Present Crises of Muslim Ummah and Islamic Unity’ held […]

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109 new books hit book fair

As many as 109 new books hit the Amar Ekushey Granthamela on the 8th day of the month-long mega extravaganza that began on February 1, Reports, BSS This year’s book fair already has so far drawn a huge number of visitors soaring sales of books on different genres of literature and other areas of knowledge. […]

Philadelphia Theatre Company gets its theater back

CATIE ROSEMURGY After a long period of uncertainty that threatened its survival, Philadelphia Theatre Company has struck a sweet deal to buy back its home. The troupe on Thursday bought its space at Broad and Lombard Streets for $5 million from TD Bank, which had taken possession of its Suzanne Roberts Theatre after PTC stopped […]

Cliff Richard: police drop one of three investigations

THE LITTLE PRINCE One of the three police investigations into allegations of sex abuse by millionaire singer Sir Cliff Richard has been dropped, according to reports. An unnamed close friend of the singer has said the inquiry has foundered because detectives have been unable to find evidence to substantiate the claims, the Sunday Times reported. […]

The little prince

The Little Prince, first published in 1943, is a novella and the most famous work of the French aristocrat, writer, poet and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944). The novella is the 3rd most-translated book in the world and was voted the best book of the 20th century in France. Translated into more than 250 […]

Here comes the Hotstepper

Adam Fitzgerald Unlike my older brother, I generally enjoyed the nineties. A world of Netscape, chat rooms and Fruit by the Foot. I remember them like the debossed covers of R.L. Stein. Neon sex toys dotting our suburban malls lead us to believe in an intimacy communicated beyond brand names when our couch sucked back […]

A fire is a good companion

Catie Rosemurgy It’s alive, it always changes, it needs tending, and the boy, who had left several in several woods and had thought it his worst crime, discovered that all this time he had actually been good. Gently, he moved in with her. First, he slept on the hay in the barn, like a frost, […]

A Wanted Man: Jack Reacher

Janet Maslin “A Wanted Man” is Lee Child’s 17th Jack Reacher novel and the last to be published before Reacher goes Hollywood with “Jack Reacher,” a big Christmas movie based on book No. 9, “One Shot,” and starring – can’t say it ain’t so, because it is – Tom Cruise. Mr. Cruise seems such a […]

A dream Hawker

Sajib: In l,…., the class 6 going boy, as usual after going to school heard that his best friend had been cast out of class for not wearing Uniform. This incident had hurt him very much. His friend could not buy Uniform that is why that boy was cast out. The boy’s friend father is a […]

Maiden polls to UZ reserved seats for women June 15

DHAKA : The maiden elections to the reserved (Women) seats of 478 Upazila Parishads (out of 487) will be held on June 15, reports UNB. The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notification announcing the election schedules for the reserved seats, set aside exclusively for women, in the 478 Upazila Parishads. According to the election […]

Experts for enhancing coordination to minimize disaster risk

DHAKA : As Bangladesh is a disaster prone country, it needs to develop better coordination among public and private organisations to enhance disaster management capacity to cut risk of both human induced and natural disasters, reports BSS. There is a huge lack of coordination among government and non-government organisations and agencies and the organisations concerned […]

Sardar Fazlul Karim’ birthday Celebrated at DU

Habibur Rahman Ovi, DU Correspondent A public seminar was held at Dhaka University marking the birthday celebration of eminent educationist and philosopher Sardar Fazlul Karim. Prantik Sanskriti, a cultural organization recently arranged the program at Centre for Advanced Research in Social Science located at Lecture Theater building of Dhaka University. Fazlul Karim’s daughter Afsana Karim […]