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The need for a language policy

2021-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

Language plays a crucial role in society, as it is not only a mode of communication but also a way of life. It also bears...

February 21, 1952 From prison

2021-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

We spent all of 21st full of anxiety, worrying about what was happening. At night the guards on duty told us that there had been...

Language heroes and our nationhood

2021-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

There are literally no nations in the world, the movement of whose people's struggle to save their mother tongue eventually turned into a national struggle...

Spirit of Language Movement on the wane

2021-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

Financial Express: What are the long-term impacts of the language movement?Ahmad Rafique: There were two phases of the language movement. The first phase was in...

Bangabandhu was the Druid in our lives

2020-08-15 00:00:00

National Mourning Day 2020

In the pre-dawn hours of 15 August 1975, sinister darkness descended on Bangladesh. Conspiracy felled the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and...

Bangabandhu's indestructible dream

2020-08-15 00:00:00

National Mourning Day 2020

August 15 has become a national mourning day of Bangladesh and it will remain so forever. This day will be solemnly observed across the country....

The role of press during Liberation War

2020-03-26 00:00:00

Independence & National Day

The newspapers of the then East Pakistan were quite vocal in favour of emancipation of the Bangalis during the non-cooperation movement launched by the Awami...

Genocide : What the World Ignored

2020-03-26 00:00:00

Independence & National Day

Please don't give me any news of death What matters with the numbers .... A mother lost a son A brother lost a brother ......

More women need to enter IT sector

2020-03-08 12:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY-2020

Women need to develop their skill assessing the job market demand to ensure their increased participation in the IT sector, said Khandker Bedoura Mahbub, Vice...

2020 is the year for women

2020-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY-2020

2020 is a massive year for gender equality. And the benefits of gender equality are not just for women and girls, but for everyone whose...

A doctor on the side of the angels

2020-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY-2020

Aklima Begum (Pseudonym), a 24-year-old poor village woman, totally broke down after her husband and family refused to let her stay with them at home....

Shattering the glass ceiling

2020-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY-2020

Luthmela FaridBangladesh government is committed to achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030. The SDG 5 in particular aims to reduce the gender gap...

Message

2020-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY-2020

"Equality for women in progress for all"Happy Women's Day 2020Inspiring ChangeSaluting Womanhood I would like to take this opportunity to remind us why March 8th...

Offering women the real sense of security

2020-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY-2020

Few days ago, rape of a Dhaka University student at Kurmitola in the early evening by a roadside vagabond shocked the country putting them in...

Still long way to go

2020-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY-2020

MONIRA MUNNIThough very nominal in numbers compared to their male counterparts, women now are seen in some supervisory role in the country's readymade garment (RMG)...

Time ripe for launch of 'reinsurance cos'

2020-03-01 12:00:00

National Insurance Day 2020

Sheikh Kabir Hossain, president at the Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA), has pinned his hopes for discipline in the insurance sector on observance of the National...