Bishwa Sahitya Kendra opens online book reading programme


Bishwa Sahitya Kendra (BSK) on Wednesday introduced an online-based book reading programme.

The book reading site, Alor Pathshala, has been launched in a programme at Bangla motor Bishwa Sahitya Kendra.

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid inaugurated the programme.

Readers can read Bishwashahitto kendra books for free at the website Alor Pathshala at (

Clash between students-book sellers is inconceivable


We filled with remorse when Dhaka University students clash with Nilkhet book sellers. The discontent started centring a very trivial incident. A student went to a bookstore to change a book that he was bought a few days earlier. The student and book seller got into altercation and eventually a fierce fighting erupted. The discontent could be solved through holding successful dialogue. But soon the clash spread over the whole area, continued for about two and half hours and left at least 15 injured.

It is important to find out the offenders, but setting fire to books is not acceptable. This is inconceivable. It is expected that Dhaka University students will be more considerable. The two parties involved there, condemning each other. That should be resolved through investigating the incidents. 

If a street vendor does something wrong, should that be treated with brutal attack. Such behaviour is unexpected and condemnable. Earlier same sort of clashes took place between students and book sellers. All were settled, but return after an interval. It is mentionable that students cannot go without books and book sellers need students. They are made for each other. So, clashes between Dhaka University students and traders should take shape on no ground. Students should feel that they posses great dignity in society. This realisation can stop the revival of rivalry.

Clash between students-book sellers is inconceivable


Celebrated actor Tauquir Ahmed is all set to direct a movie based on his own book, eight years after his last directorial venture Daruchini Dwip.

The movie Agyatonama is based on a book Tauquir penned under the same name which was published in this year's Amar Ekushey Book Fair. The movie is going to be the fourth directorial project of this multi-dimensional artiste.
"Initially, I planned a stage adaptation of my book Agyatonama, but later decided to make it a movie. The screenplay has already been completed," said the actor.

The movie will focus on the life of Bangladeshi expatriates in the Middle East, Tauquir said, but he chose not to reveal the names of the casts.

"Let's save a few things for a surprise," he said.

Tauquir already has another directorial project lined up. "We have applied for government funds for this movie. If we get it, we will be able to start filming of the movie by the end of the year," he added.

Taukir made his directorial debut in 2004 with the critically acclaimed Joyjatra. His other directorial projects are - Rupkothar Golpo (2006) and Daruchini Dwip (2007).



book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of inkpaperparchment, or other materials, fastened together to hinge at one side. A single sheet within a book is a leaf, and each side of a leaf is a page. A set of text-filled or illustrated pages produced in electronic format is known as an electronic book, or e-book.

Books may also refer to works of literature, or a main division of such a work. In library and information science, a book is called a monograph, to distinguish it from serial periodicals such as magazinesjournals or newspapers. The body of all written works including books is literature. In novels and sometimes other types of books (for example, biographies), a book may be divided into several large sections, also called books (Book 1, Book 2, Book 3, and so on). An avid reader of books is a bibliophile or colloquially, bookworm.



Sumerian language cuneiform scriptclay tablet, 2400–2200 BC

When writing systems were invented/created in ancient civilizations, nearly everything that could be written upon—stone, clay, tree bark, metal sheets—was used for writing.The study of such inscriptions forms a major part of history. The study of inscriptions is known asepigraphyAlphabetic writing emerged in Egypt . The Ancient Egyptians would often write on papyrus, a plant grown along the Nile River. At first the words were not separated from each other (scriptura continua) and there was no punctuation. Texts were written from right to left, left to right, and even so that alternate lines read in opposite directions. The technical term for this type of writing is 'boustrophedon,' which means literally 'ox-turning' for the way a farmer drives an ox to plough his fields.[citation needed]


A tablet might be defined as a physically robust writing medium, suitable for casual transport and writing. See also stylus.

Clay tablets were just what they sound like: flattened and mostly dry pieces of clay that could be easily carried, and impressed with a ( possible dampened) stylus. They were used as a writing medium, especially for writing in cuneiform, throughout the Bronze Age and well into the Iron Age.

Wax tablets were wooden planks covered in a thick enough coating of wax to record the impressions of a stylus. They were the normal writing material in schools, in accounting, and for taking notes. They had the advantage of being reusable: the wax could be melted, and reformed into a blank. The custom of binding several wax tablets together (Roman pugillares) is a possible precursor for modern books (i.e. codex).[4] The etymology of the word codex (block of wood) also suggests that it may have developed from wooden wax tablets.[5]

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