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The death of a language

The death of a language

Special Supplement

Thu, Feb 21 2019

Why International Mother Language Day is as important as ever today 

US recognizes International Mother Language...

US recognizes International Mother Language...

Nation

Thu, Feb 21 2019

The day was recognized by Unesco on November 17, 1999

DU chalks out elaborate programs to...

DU chalks out elaborate programs to...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 20 2019

Teachers, students, and various other organizations will observe the day by honouring the brave martyrs...

16,000 cops to be deployed in Dhaka...

16,000 cops to be deployed in Dhaka...

Dhaka

Tue, Feb 19 2019

DMP will implement four-tier security across Dhaka on February 21

Please pay the authors

Please pay the authors

Ekram Kabir

Fri, Jan 25 2019

Otherwise, our literature will suffer

Coke’s Mother Language Day campaign...

Coke’s Mother Language Day campaign...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 12 2018

The campaign was organized in February to revive the once widely used Bangla words that are currently...

PM Hasina: Don’t let Bangladesh plunge...

PM Hasina: Don’t let Bangladesh plunge...

Politics

Sat, Feb 24 2018

'People of the country have to remain careful about those backing the culprits who raped our mothers...

Onwards and upwards

Onwards and upwards

Uncategorized

Thu, Feb 22 2018

The PM’s words show determination in making Bangladesh completely free of poverty and hunger

World change starts with educated...

World change starts with educated...

Magazine

Thu, Feb 22 2018

Discussing the importance of children’s storybooks and libraries in enhancing reading skills

Ekushey Book Fair abuzz with...

Ekushey Book Fair abuzz with...

Dhaka

Thu, Feb 22 2018

After paying homage to the Language Movement martyrs, people flocked to the fair with friends and family...

Hijras pay respect at Central Shaheed...

Hijras pay respect at Central Shaheed...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 21 2018

'We did not let any media know because we do not want the attention. We just want to pay respect to the...

Amar Ekushey observed with solemn...

Amar Ekushey observed with solemn...

Bangladesh

Wed, Feb 21 2018

People from all strata of life paid homage to the Language Movement heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice...

People on both sides of Benapole checkpoint...

People on both sides of Benapole checkpoint...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Feb 21 2018

For 17 years, people of Bangladesh and India have been celebrating International Mother Language Day...

Bangladesh mission observes International...

Bangladesh mission observes International...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 21 2018

Mission staff and officials led by assistant high commissioner paid rich tribute to the martyrs of the...

PM: Bangladesh will be a developed country...

PM: Bangladesh will be a developed country...

Bangladesh

Wed, Feb 21 2018

Sheikh Hasina has also emphasized more practice and proper use of Bangla, the mother tongue

Bangladesh Embassy in Philippines observes...

Bangladesh Embassy in Philippines observes...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Feb 21 2018

The national flag on the embassy premises was kept half-mast from morning

Students exhibit human mural in tribute...

Students exhibit human mural in tribute...

Nation

Wed, Feb 21 2018

'The main objective of this exhibition is to spread the spirit of our language movement'

Red Crescent pays homage to language...

Red Crescent pays homage to language...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 21 2018

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) observed the Language Martyrs' Day with due solemnity.

The colonising power of Urdu: A Punjabi...

The colonising power of Urdu: A Punjabi...

Arts & Culture

Wed, Feb 21 2018

Pakistani writer Mushtaq Soofi writes of his native language of Punjab, and the colonial roots of the...

Can a Bangali play a Chakma girl?

Can a Bangali play a Chakma girl?

Showtime

Wed, Feb 21 2018

The effort to make her resemble indigenous groups with eye makeup and giving her bangs is stereotype...

In pictures: Ekushey February 2018

In pictures: Ekushey February 2018

Image Gallery

Wed, Feb 21 2018

On February 21, 1952, students and the common people in Dhaka took to the streets in protest against...