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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...

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    Banks asked to issue loan sanction letter in Bangla

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on February 25, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday directed all banks to write loan sanction letter in Bangla so that borrowers can understand the terms and conditions of the...

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    Int’l Mother Language Day observed across the country

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 23, 2018

    The nation observed Language Martyrs’ Day and International Mother Language Day on Wednesday by paying tribute to the memory of the Language Movement martyrs and...

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    PM for proper use of Bangla

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 08:36pm on February 21, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged all to practice and use Bangla in a proper manner and uphold the country’s culture and heritage to...

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    Spirit of Language Movement yet to be realised: Serajul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:05pm on February 21, 2018

    Dhaka University professor emeritus Serajul Islam Choudhury said on Wednesday that the spirit of the Language Movement was still not realised although the historic event...

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