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Media must play bigger role, say experts

Media must play bigger 
role, say experts
As the nation today observes Amar Ekushey, which is also the International Mother Language Day, further focus is needed on the practice of writing and speaking Bangla correctly. The media should play a more rational role in this regard. Experts came up with the observation yesterday while also saying that the purity of Bangla as a language depends on its proper practice. Families, educational institutions, and writers should play important roles to safeguard its purity, they added. “The print and electronic media are instrumental in conveying the flow of the language with all its purity.” Language researchers say children are being deprived of Bangla practice when watching television, which remains one of the major forms of entertainment.…

Indictment hearing on March 25

Indictment hearing on March 25

A Dhaka court yesterday set March 25 for holding hearing on charge framing in a graft case against former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha along with 10 others. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayes set the date, transferring the case Dhaka Special Judge Court-4 for further hearing of the…
Scopes for 600 IT professionals

Scopes for 600 IT professionals

Sheikh Kamal IT Incubation and Training Centre constructed newly at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib High-tech Park in Rajshahi has created working scopes for 100 start-ups and 500 IT professionals. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the centre through a videoconference from Dhaka last week. Built…
Eternal spirit of Mother Language Day

Eternal spirit of Mother Language Day

Today the nation pays homage to those who had laid down their lives on this very same day, back in 1952, in defence of our mother tongue, setting an example the likes of which the world has never witnessed. Their great sacrifice did not go in vain, as it was their call to the Bengalis to stand up for…
Ramification of industrial development

Ramification of industrial development

In the recent decades, environmental pollution is a frequently pronounced word through different occurrences like air pollution, water pollution, land degradation etc. Behind many of these pollution sources, emerging industries are playing vital role of protagonist. Though the unplanned growing of industries…
Tourism awaits big boost

Tourism awaits big boost

The government has started a process to formulate a master plan, aiming to attract more and more tourists -- both local and foreign ones -- through transforming the country’s tourism sector in a planned way. A consultancy firm has been hired to formulate the master plan and it will submit a report…
S Sudan rivals agree on unity govt

S Sudan rivals agree on unity govt

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed yesterday to form a unity government on Saturday, a long-delayed step towards ending six years of war. “We have agreed to form the government in two days on 22nd February. We are still discussing on other things and I am hopeful…
Cultural arena all set to observe Amar Ekushey

Cultural arena all set to observe Amar Ekushey

The cultural arena of the country is set to observe the ‘Shaheed Dibash’ (Language Martyrs Day) and the International Mother Language Day. Different socio-cultural organisations across the country will mark the occasion through special programmes and performances today. Bangla Academy has…
Bangladesh look for a fresh start

Bangladesh look for a fresh start

Young right arm opening batsman Saif Hasan said that the team would forget all the previous Test debacle and look for a fresh start in the forthcoming one-off Test against Zimbabwe, starting from tomorrow in Dhaka. After Bangladesh suffered six Test defeats in a row in which five of those came by innings…
Bhola protection embankment under threat

Bhola protection embankment under threat

Thousands of people in Bhola Sadar upazila are in a state of panic as the town’s flood protection embankment, constructed about 20 years ago, is threatened by erosion because of a continuous collapse of cement–concrete (CC) blocks at different points along the banks of the Meghna river.…
Higher courts ‘should use Bangla alongside English’

Higher courts ‘should use Bangla alongside English’

Legal experts say that Bangla should be used alongside English in the higher judiciary in the interests of citizens. Even though some judges and lawyers use Bangla in the higher judiciary, English remains the primary language of the day’s proceedings and most verdicts are written in English. Speaking…
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