February 21

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

ABUL MANSUR AHMAD: Our Language and our Literature

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of author, journalist, and politician Abul Mansur Ahmad (1898-1979) on September 3, 2021, we publish an excerpt from his essay, "Our Language and Our...

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 13, 2018
February 13, 2018

International Mother Language Day Special by Pran Milk & The Daily Star

The Daily Star & Pran Milk brings a quiz competition on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day to encourage our readers to test their knowledge, and learn more about the history...

February 11, 2018
February 11, 2018

'No banners, posters in Shaheed Minar area ahead of Feb 21'

No advertisement and makeshift shops will be allowed in the Central Shaheed Minar area ahead of the International Mother Language Day on February 21, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says.

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.

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 19, 2015
February 19, 2015

HOW A LANGUAGE DIES

February 21 marks an important day – a date marked by blood and tears of those who stood steadfast as their voices were on the verge of being silenced.