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    Language Movement activist Kazi Rezai Karim’s death anniversary today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on September 10, 2019

    The second anniversary of death of language activist Kazi Rezai Karim would be held on Tuesday, said a press release. Rezai Karim was the youngest...

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    Bangladesh to improve Bangla language skills of primary students by 2020

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:13am on September 06, 2019

    The government has set a target to improve Bangla language skill of all primary schoolchildren in the country by the year 2020 when the nation...

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    An unabashed display of arrogance of power

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 29, 2019

    SYMBOLS and monuments of historical importance and national pride must never be let down. But a shaheed minar, the monument that epitomises the glory of...

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    28 of 41 ethnic languages on verge of extinction

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:22am on August 09, 2019

    At least 28 out of 41 ethnic languages in Bangladesh are in the risk of extinction as  the  number of some ethnic groups dropped sharply...

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    Seminar on Bengali language, culture held in Japan

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:06am on July 21, 2019

    The Bangladeshi Embassy in Japan organised a seminar on Bengali language and culture at Bangabandhu auditorium of the embassy in Japan on Friday. Students of...

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    Women’s role in history must be acknowledged: Itihas Parishad

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on June 23, 2019

    Historian at a conference on Saturday said that women’s contribution in history must be recognised and equal credit of men should be given to them...

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    Language, the opening move

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    LANGUAGE makes us human. During the process of natural evolution, the human brain acquired the ability to engage with the world primarily through linguistic transactions....

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    The language of court and legal arena

    M Moksadul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    THE Bengali Language Implementation Act 1987 requires all the courts of Bangladesh to use only Bangla as its official or working language. The act does...

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    Who is our ‘adversary’?

    Richard E Rubenstein | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    THERE’S a new word in town, folks — or rather an old word with a new meaning. It has become the fashion among politicians and...

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    HC declines to declare English as 2nd official language

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    A public interest litigation writ petition seeking a directive to the government to declare English as the 2nd official language of the country was on...