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  • Warabi Welfare Association observes Ekushey February and International Mother Language Day in Japan

    Ekushey February observed in Japan

    Warabi Welfare Association observes Ekushey February and International Mother Language Day in Japan.

  • Bangalis' lost love for Bangla

    When British colonisation of India ended in 1947, Pakistan was established and India gained its independence, great hope was born in the hearts of the newly liberated people, including those of what is Bangladesh today.

  • Bangla at the crossroads of recognition – a philatelic narrative

    The 1940s was a turbulent time in the Indian subcontinent; shortly after the end of World War II, the peoples' demand for freedom was ever high and division of the land between Pakistan and India seemed inevitable.

  • How February 21 became 'Ekushey'

    February 21, 1952 became a date deeply rooted in the heart of the Bangali people. This is a day of great national significance which got universal recognition as the Mother Language Day now being observed globally under the umbrella of UNESCO.

  • Bangla and the study of science

    Our 21st February has now made place beyond our borders and has become a pride for the whole world. UNESCO has recognised 21st

  • EDITOR'S NOTE

    There are moments in a nation's life that define the course of its history. Ekushey was such a day. This day, 57 years ago, when our

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