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...

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...

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...

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.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

Tagore's encounters with luminaries of the West

Rabindranath Tagore, during his visits abroad, he engaged in intriguing conversations with brilliant minds from across the world – starting from British sci-fi master HG Wells to French dramatist...

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Ekushey: Mushfiq pays tribute in Bangla

Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladesh cricket’s pocket-battleship pays his respect on the occasion of February 21 in his own way, uniquely in his personal style.