Amar Ekushey

Nation pays tributes to Language Movement martyrs

The nation is paying tributes to the martyrs of the 1952 Language Movement, marking 'Amar Ekushey', the Language Martyrs’ Day and International Mother Language Day.

February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018

Nation paying tributes to language movement martyrs

The supreme sacrifice of the language heroes on this day 66 years back is being remembered as people in thousands are thronging the Central Shaheed Minar at midnight to pay their glowing tributes...

February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018

Mother tongues in a globalising world

It is a matter of great national satisfaction and pride that February 21, our Amar Ekushey, is being observed all over the world today as the International Mother Language Day. The Unesco General...

February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018

Tribute to language martyrs

Just before midnight, as words to “Amar Bhaiyer Rokte Rangano”, began to waft through the air, the nation paid homage to the Language Movement martyrs.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Ekushey book fair opens early from now on

Authorities decide to open the book fair an hour early on weekdays from now on to minimise losses after yesterday’s temporary close compelled by rain.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Blasts at Jessore Shaheed Minar, 10 detained

At least 10 people are injured in crude bomb blasts at the Shaheed Minar in Jessore when people are paying their tributes.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

President, PM pay homage to language heroes

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay their deep homage to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement by placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka at one minute...

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Ba-Dwip Prakashan owner among 3 remanded

A Dhaka court grants remand against three people including owner of Ba-Dwip Prakashan on different terms for publishing and selling a book that allegedly hurt religious sentiments.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Two-day cultural show marking Amar Ekushey

Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Sammonoy Parishad Mymensingh( BSSSPM) unit, a new platform of music groups, organised a two-day cultural programme marking Amar Ekushey.

February 21, 2015
February 21, 2015

Nation paying homage to language martyrs

The nation is paying glowing tribute to the Language Movement martyrs, who laid down their lives for the mother tongue in 1952, amid countrywide ongoing blockade