Friday, May 31, 2024

150th birth anniversary of Tagore today

The 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore, who reshaped the Bangla literature in the late 19th and the early 20th century, will be observed in Bangladesh and some other places today. Tagore, who became Asia’s first Nobel laureate when he won the 1913 Nobel prize in literature, was a poet, playwright, novelist, educationist, ... Read more

Tagore’s 150th birthday celebrations opens today

Bangladesh opens its two-day programme on Friday in the city as part of the first India-Bangladesh joint celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore, the first Asian Nobel prize winner in literature. And in New Delhi, the ceremony of the year-long commemoration will be inaugurated Saturday.     Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari ... Read more

Rabindranath: The Contemporary Forever!

By Aly Zaker It was in August of 1971. I was on an official mission of the Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, escorting some foreign dignitaries to the refugee camp in the Salt Lake area ofCalcutta. After my official duty was over as I was getting ready to leave, I heard that the Mukti Shangrami’ Shilpi ... Read more

Jokhon Bhanglo Milon Mela Hadi’s tribute to Tagore

On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, veteran singer Syed Abdul Hadi is bringing out an album of Tagore songs. The album will be launched tomorrow (7 May) through a programme at the seminar hall of Central Public Library. Titled Jokhon Bhanglo Milon Mela, this is the first album of Hadi ... Read more