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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...

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    HC refuses to declare English as 2nd official language

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:45pm on April 21, 2019

    The High Court on Sunday refused to declare English as 2nd official language of the state after a Supreme Court lawyer pleaded it in...

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    Language hero Osman Gani passes away

    United News of Bangladesh . Chapainawabganj | Updated at 12:03pm on March 17, 2019

    Osman Gani, a language movement veteran died at a hospital in Dhaka on Saturday night. He was 89. He breathed his last at around 9:30pm...

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    Why action against Coca-Cola won’t be taken: HC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:11pm on March 14, 2019

    The High Court Division on Thursday asked the government to explain why it would not be ordered to take against the Coca-Cola company in Bangladesh...

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    The language of Pakistan

    Varghese K George | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2019

    India must guard against the type of politics that shaped, and continues to ruin, Pakistan, writes Varghese K George ‘Our fight is for Kashmir, not...

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    Dignity of Bangla must be upheld

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 24, 2019

    THE use of Bangla in various sectors seems to be on the wane as the young generation appears to be distancing itself from the language....

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    Int’l Mother Language Day observed

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

    The nation observed the Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day on Thursday by paying tribute to the memory of the Language Movement martyrs...

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