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    Facebook unveils machine learning translator for 100 languages

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:34am on October 20, 2020

    Facebook on Monday unveiled software based on machine learning which the company said was the first to be able to translate from any of 100...

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    High Court for listing language heroes, martyrs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on March 09, 2020

    The High Court on Sunday asked authorities concerned to prepare a list of language heroes and martyrs and submit it within next six months. Justice...

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    Reading leads to reading

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2020

    A QUESTION that we always like to ask ourselves: as concerned parents, teachers or educators, what have we really done to get our children to...

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    Poor publications worry all

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 01:48am on February 24, 2020

    Academics, publishers, and the Bangla Academy expressed their concern at the poor quality of publications those would leave adverse impacts on language development and the...

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    Nations focus on power of language to solve problems

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on February 23, 2020

    The global community in a function at the United Nations headquarters marking International Mother Language Day urged all concerned to use the power of language...

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    A cry and no concrete steps for use of Bangla in all spheres

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2020

    A CRY for the use of Bangla in all spheres in national life has been heard for long enough. Yet Bangla has not come to...

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    Int’l Mother Language Institute remains idle 

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:41am on February 21, 2020

    The International Mother Language Institute has remained since its inception in 2010 as it could not carry out its major tasks like preservation of languages,...

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    Language and democracy

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    LANGUAGES, connected to economy including market, trade and commodity, are in conflict and in collaboration with contending class forces. Thus, in general, and not taking...

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    Bangladesh recalls Language Movement heroes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    People in their thousands in bare feet started filing past the shaheed minars after placing flowers at the altars across the country as clock struck...

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    Bangladesh set to observe Amar Ekushey

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on February 20, 2020

    The nation is set to observe Amar Ekushey paying homage to the martyrs of the language movement of 1952 a minute after midnight past today...