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    Call for protecting languages of ethnic minorities

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:15am on August 04, 2018

    Speakers at a discussion on Friday called for taking necessary steps and creating public awareness to preserve the languages and literatures of ethnic minority people....

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    Language Movement leader Halima Khatun dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 04, 2018

    Language Movement organiser and writer Halima Khatun died in the capital’s United Hospital at about 2:00pm on Tuesday...

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    Learning Sindhi

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    FOR decades, I faced a dilemma. Living in Sindh, I wanted to learn the Sindhi language to enable myself to speak to the people here...

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    Language heroes urge use of Bangla in all spheres

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on April 14, 2018

    Language heroes on Friday urged the government and the authorities to use Bangla language and calendar in all government and private organisations and in their...

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    Place names and their spelling in English

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on April 02, 2018

    BY THE turn of the century, after the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission had been set up, I was assigned to write a report on some...

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    Follies in following in the footstep of Hindi

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on March 19, 2018

    A TEXT message that began my morning on Saturday was from the government system. A beep and a GovtInfo message said that the Dhaka South...

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    A language left ostracised

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on March 16, 2018

    QUITE a few yards farther inside the barricade that stops vehicles at the Teacher-Student Centre on the University of Dhaka campus from using the road...

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    Language museum on Abdul Latif demanded in Barisal

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 09:25pm on March 02, 2018

    Cultural activists in Barisal have urged the authorities to establish a language museum commemorating Abdul Latif, the initial composer of the iconic language movement song...

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    Bangla state language only in law, not in practice: speakers

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on February 27, 2018

    Dhaka University Institute of Modern Language director Professor Shishir Bhattacharya on Monday said that Bangla becomes merely a de jure state language as the government...

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    Save little magazines to keep Bangla literature practice alive: speakers

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on February 27, 2018

    Speakers at a discussion on Monday urged to the academicians, educationalists, writers to come forward to save the country’s little magazines in order to keep...