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  • International Mother Language Day 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.

  • 21 forever

    As the nation paid homage to the Language Movement heroes on the International Mother Language Day, people visited the capital's Central Shaheed Minar.

  • International Mother Language Day 2019 observed today countrywide

    Nation pays tributes to language martyrs

    The nation pays rich tributes to the martyrs of the 1952 historic Language Movement with the clock striking 12:01am, marking 'Amar Ekushey', the Language Martyrs' Day and International Mother Language Day.

  • 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.

  • International Mother Language Day 2019

    Security plan drafted for Mother Language Day

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) drafts out plans for security measures during the International Mother Language Day on February 21.

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