Language

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,

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?

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.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

I Can Speak 5 Languages. Here’s How You Can, Too.

Find a way that amuses you and your progress will feel natural.

October 13, 2019
October 13, 2019

Facebook researchers use maths for better translations

Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But now there is a new way: numbers.

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

Bangladeshi migrants get less for lack of language skill

Bangladesh’s migrant workers toil in foreign lands for longer hours compared to peers from other countries, but they earn much less as they lack skills and face a language barrier, depriving themselves of a better future and the country of remittance.

August 5, 2015
August 5, 2015

Nilkhet Market: A realm of necessary books (video)

Nilkhet Book Market, consisting of nearly 400 book stalls, is a trustworthy friend for the bookworms, searching for any kinds of book.

June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015

What language do "boat people" speak?

I think a euphemism is a kind of lie, and the lies peoples and countries tell themselves are revealing. Describing Rohingya migrants as “boat people” is disturbing and unacceptable to me.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

Inform progress on Bangla advertisement: HC

The High Court orders the government to submit a report by May 27 on the steps taken to ensure the use of Bangla language in advertisements of media and on vehicles’ registration plates, signboards and billboards.

February 21, 2015
February 21, 2015

Nation paying homage to language martyrs

The nation is paying glowing tribute to the Language Movement martyrs, who laid down their lives for the mother tongue in 1952, amid countrywide ongoing blockade