International Mother Language Day

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022
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Paris to have its first Shaheed Minar

After Toulouse, a Shaheed Minar is going to be built for the first time in the French capital Paris.

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

The Many Languages We Speak

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

February 19, 2020
February 19, 2020

No possibility of militant attack over Shaheed Dibosh: DMP chief

Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Mohammad Shafiqul Islam says there is no possibility of any militant attack and act of sabotage centring the International Mother Language Day and Shaheed Dibosh on February 21.

February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019

Celebrating the spirit of International Mother Language Day

Honouring the heroic struggles and sacrifices of our martyrs for our mother tongue Bangla, a fourteen-day theatre festival to mark the International Mother Language Day began in Sylhet on Monday.

February 22, 2019
February 22, 2019

'An opportunity to celebrate linguistic diversity'

International Mother Language Day is an opportunity to promote and celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity, and to recognise and protect human rights of minorities and indigenous people, said Fernand de Varennes, UN special rapporteur on minority issues, yesterday.

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019

Battling to keep mother tongue alive

About a decade ago, Bivuti Chakma and his companion Jyoti Chakma pondered on how to penetrate the digital world with their native language. Far away from them, Manik Soren, from the Santal community, embarked upon doing the same.

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019

Language Movement Heroes: No list yet as HC order unheeded

On this day in 1952, many brave sons of this soil laid down their lives to establish Bangla as a state language. But when it comes to the Language Movement, the country's young generation only knows the names of Salam, Jabbar, Barkat, Rafique, and Shafiur, mainly due to indifference by successive governments in this regard.

February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019

16,000 cops to remain vigilant on Language Day

A total of 16,000 police personnel will remain vigilant in Dhaka on Thursday when the nation will be observing the Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day.

February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018

Children celebrate Int'l Mother Language Day

Little school goers of different primary schools of Dinajpur celebrated the International Mother Language Day singing the songs of Ekushey, poem recitation and dances marking the historic day.

February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018

International Mother Language Day in photos

The nation is paying rich tributes to the martyrs of the 1952 historic Language Movement with the clock striking 00.01am on Wednesday marking 'Amar Ekushey', the Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day. Here are some photos taken in Dhaka on the occasion.