Bangla

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

Humayun Ahmed and the language of Bangladeshi novels

His written language came close to spoken language due to the primitive and original style of Bengali syntax—simple sentence structures.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Live translation of Arafat Day sermon to be aired in Bangla

Live translation of the Arafat Day sermon, will be aired in 14 languages including Bangla – as Saudi Arabia seeks to convey a message of moderation and tolerance to the widest possible audience.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

How much Bangla should we really know?

In today's English dominated world, does the youth know enough Bangla?

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

Learning Bangla made easy: Bangladeshi-Canadian's app gaining popularity among NRBs

An amusing incident unfolded on March 30 at Farhana Rajib’s home in Minneapolis, US. Her mother-in-law Shawkat Ara Begum received a note from her 12-year-old granddaughter Ella Rajib. Handwritten in Bangla, the note read: “Dida darun boka” (Grandma is very silly).

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

Rakhine, Bangla, and English: Freedom in three languages

Growing up in a bicultural household, I was exposed to two languages, two cultures, as a child. I picked up both the languages as my mother tongue—Bangla and Rakhine. Eventually, a third language,

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

The Many Languages We Speak

The linguistic heritage of our country is varied, rich and diverse.

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

The Biopic of a Bangladeshi Band

2008 was the year we started our own band. This is our story.

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Miles’ Prottasha: 28 Years and Aging Like Fine Wine

Songs like "Neela", "Dhiki Dhiki", and "Phiriye Dao" defined the era.

January 13, 2017
January 13, 2017

The records broken and milestones reached

The second day of the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington has been a day of glory for Bangladesh cricket, as the 359-run fifth-wicket stand between Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim, and a double-century by the former, broke a few records and led to the batsmen traversing a few milestones.

August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016

Resolution passed to change name of West Bengal

The West Bengal Legislative Assembly passes a resolution to change the name of the State to ‘Bengal’ in English, ‘Bangal’ in Hindi and ‘Bangla’ in Bengali.