Posts Tagged ‘ Bangla ’

Making books accessible

February 11, 2015
Hammad Ali
Making books accessible

For the few years that I was living outside Bangladesh, one of the things I missed the most was the Ekushey Book Fair
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Posted in Culture, Education, Entertainment, Language, Literature, Reading | 2 Comments »

The disappearing language and the Bengali imagination

February 26, 2014
Nadia Chowdhury Kahn
The disappearing language and the Bengali imagination

As a Bangladeshi of Bengali descent, it is often fun to see how much Bengali has disintegrated into nothingness over the years.
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Should the state dictate how to speak and use Bangla?

February 28, 2012
Shafquat Rabbee
Should the state dictate how to speak and use Bangla?

Some folks with love for Bangla and power in hand are passing busy days in Bangladesh. The honourable prime minister has just confirmed that it will be mandatory for all “basic cellular phones” to have Bangla keyboards.
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Posted in Education, Language, Law and Justice, Lifestyle | 14 Comments »

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