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President, PM pay tribute to Language Martyrs

Staff Correspondent: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid their rich tributes to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement on the occasion of Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day.

'Language, culture distinctive marks of nationhood'

Staff Correspondent: Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said on Monday that language was the first sign of identity of a person. Those who want to destroy it are rootless people and they are resorting to militancy to destroy it. Therefore, we've no choice but to eliminate them.

Russia's UN envoy dies suddenly

International Desk: Russia's combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.