Bangla

POETRY / The native lores know

Language trickles down the routes that blood took through Time. They say it’s a linear path, and yet I, a reluctant servant to the wiles of Time, find myself laid out in loops and slopes.

Cover Story / English Medium students’ strained relationship with Bangla

There is an absence of emphasis on Bangla's proper learning.

What goes on in the minds of multilinguals

Multilingualism is a remarkable feat that demonstrates the incredible adaptability of the human brain.

How I learned the magnificence of Bangla through lyrics translation

Bangla has taught us how to properly imitate our minds through words and expressions with its presence.

Whatever happened to Bangla being our state language?

There is no usage of Bangla by the state, and it is being pushed to the periphery.

ESSAY / 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.

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.

How much Bangla should we really know?

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

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 25, 2023
February 25, 2023

The native lores know

Language trickles down the routes that blood took through Time. They say it’s a linear path, and yet I, a reluctant servant to the wiles of Time, find myself laid out in loops and slopes.

February 23, 2023
February 23, 2023

English Medium students’ strained relationship with Bangla

There is an absence of emphasis on Bangla's proper learning.

February 21, 2023
February 21, 2023

What goes on in the minds of multilinguals

Multilingualism is a remarkable feat that demonstrates the incredible adaptability of the human brain.

February 21, 2023
February 21, 2023

How I learned the magnificence of Bangla through lyrics translation

Bangla has taught us how to properly imitate our minds through words and expressions with its presence.

February 21, 2023
February 21, 2023

Whatever happened to Bangla being our state language?

There is no usage of Bangla by the state, and it is being pushed to the periphery.

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,