Ekushey February

Ekushey February with Sadakalo

Sadakalo has always been sought after when it comes to their clothing lineup during the solemn month of February. This year's collection features lines from poet Anil Sarkar. Besides the saris...

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

From Ekushey to International Mother Language Day and Beyond

Like every landmark day of every other country, Bangladesh's Ekushey February, or the 21st of February, 1952, has its roots decades

February 20, 2018
February 20, 2018

Ekushey February with Sadakalo

Sadakalo has always been sought after when it comes to their clothing lineup during the solemn month of February. This year's collection features lines from poet Anil Sarkar. Besides the saris...

February 19, 2018
February 19, 2018

Strict security for Feb 21: DMP chief

Lawmen draw up an elaborate foolproof security system in and around Central Shaheed Minar for the observance of International Mother Language Day on February 21.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Don't distort Bangla

Underscoring the need for further enriching Bangla, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called for building massive awareness to avoid distortion of the mother language.

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

DU teachers hurt during BNP scuffle at Shaheed Minar

Nine people including Dhaka University teachers are injured when a scuffle break out between leaders and activists of BNP at Central Shaheed Minar around 1:25am.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Nation pays homage to Language martyrs

Throngs of people walking barefoot, singing songs of patriotism are paying homage to the Language Movement martyrs, who sacrificed their lived for mother tongue Bangla marking a day of supreme...

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Uphold dignity of mother tongue

Stressing the importance of learning mother tongue first, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged all to uphold the dignity of Bangla.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Nation salutes the language heroes

The nation is paying glowing tributes to the Language Movement martyrs, who laid down their lives for the recognition of Bangla as a state language on this day 64 years ago. ...

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Education in Mother Language: 40% population denied globally

Though children should be taught in a language they speak or understand, as much as 40 percent of the global population does not have access to that kind of education.