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  Bangla Language - ninemsn Encarta
Bangla Language or Bengali Language, the national language of Bangladesh (Bangla), and the third most widely spoken language of India, being the principal language of West Bengal State, where it was known as Bengali.
Like Hindi, Bangla is a descendant of Sanskrit, and with Assamese and Oriya, is one of the Eastern group of Indo-Aryan languages.
Bangla developed, like Hindi, Gujarati, and numerous other Indian languages, out of the Middle Indic Prakrits, the regional vernaculars that the Indo-Aryan peoples used from about the 3rd century bc to the 10th century ad, the most prominent among which was Pali, the language of the sacred Buddhist scriptures.
au.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_781538598/Bangla_Language.html   (421 words)

  
 Virtual Bangladesh : History of the Bangla Year
What is more, the Bangla Saal was introduced not by any Bangladeshi but by a non-Bengalee in whose grandfather's vein flowed the blood of both Gengis Khan and Tamerlane.
Yes, what is popularly known as Bangla Saal today saw the light of day through an ordinance promulgated by Akbar the Great, the renowned grandson of Zahiruddin Muhammad Babar whose mother and father were descendants of Gengis Khan and Tamerlane respectively.
Some claim inadvertently that the Bangla calendar was introduced by Shashanka, king of Bengal, to commemorate his conquest of Assam.
www.virtualbangladesh.com /bangla_year.html   (1317 words)

  
  Bangla Language - MSN Encarta
Bangla Language or Bengali Language, the national language of Bangladesh (Bangla), and the third most widely spoken language of India, being the principal language of West Bengal State, where it was known as Bengali.
Like Hindi, Bangla is a descendant of Sanskrit, and with Assamese and Oriya, is one of the Eastern group of Indo-Aryan languages.
Bangla developed, like Hindi, Gujarati, and numerous other Indian languages, out of the Middle Indic Prakrits, the regional vernaculars that the Indo-Aryan peoples used from about the 3rd century bc to the 10th century ad, the most prominent among which was Pali, the language of the sacred Buddhist scriptures.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_781538598/Bangla_Language.html   (421 words)

  
 Bangla
Bangla words are virtually all trochaic ; the primary stress falls on the initial syllable of the word, while secondary stress often falls on all odd-numbered syllables thereafter, giving strings such as [shô-ho-'''jo'''-gi-'''ta'''] "cooperation", where the '''boldface''' represents primary and secondary stress.
Bangla nouns are not assigned gender, which leads to minimal changing of adjectives (called inflection).
While the syntax of Bangla is not drastically different across the various dialects, the inflectional suffixes in the morphology of Bangla vary from region to region.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/Bangla   (2968 words)

  
 BANGLAPEDIA: Bangla Script   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
By the end of the 12th century, the script had almost assumed its present form, as may be seen in laksmanasena's Anuliya grant and the Sundarban grant of 1196.
However, under the patronage of the independent sultans, bangla language and literature were revived in the 15th century.
The first Bangla book to be printed was nathaniel brassey halhed's A Grammar of the Bengal Language (1778).
banglapedia.org /HT/B_0140.HTM   (724 words)

  
 Bangla Music
Bangla literature evolved from a form of musical composition known as Charya which was basically a north Indian musical form.
Tappa was the musical medium of the secular trend of Bangla music and underscored the modern age of Bangla music in particular and Bangla poetry in general.
Biharilal Chakrabarty (1835-94) is noted for his great contributions to the development of Bangla love songs in secular line: he enriched the lyrical dictions, intensified the spirit of romanticism and made nature a companion of individual existence.
www.muktadhara.net /page16.html   (2833 words)

  
 Bangla1
Bangla was divided into East and West Bengal by the British, first in 1905, but it proved unpopular and was reversed in 1911.
Bangla was one of the most important centres of India and now it is a ruined nation no longer a potential threat to the west.
Bangla history in this period between the Mauryan rule and Gupta rule (the next great empire) is not known clearly.
www.geocities.com /raqta24/bangla3.htm   (5734 words)

  
 Bangla Blog (বাংলা ব্লগ)
While this discussion is mainly related to creating a Bangla blog at Blogger.com we believe that you can actually create one using any of the Blog hosting services provided they support UTF-8 character encoding and allow changing the blog template to insert the requisite meta information.
While it would always be advisable to use any good Bangla Unicode editor such as Lekho (and you may find others here) I would suggest using the excellent free online tools made available by Deepayan.
A test blog using Bangla Unicode fonts to demonstrate that Bangla Blogs are possible at Blogger.com.
banglatest.blogspot.com   (908 words)

  
 Bangla TV (Worldwide) Ltd. :UK based Bangla TV Channel
Bangla TV (Worldwide) Ltd. is a television channel for the Bengali population in the U.K, Europe.
Bangla TV broadcast from Eurobird and Hotbird 24 Hours a Day and 365 Days a Year.
The family of Bangla TV is indeed very confident to provide good quality service with personal touch.
www.banglatv.co.uk   (115 words)

  
 Bangla Proshar Committee Home Page
The Bangla Prosar Committee is holding its next meeting on the 9th of July 2005 at the Bangladesh Association of NSW Office, 65 Spurway Rd, Ermington.
Bangla (or Bengali) is the official language of Bangladesh and West Bengal in India.
Bangla has its roots in Sanskrit, a now-extinct language that is the precursor of all Indic languages.
www.banglaprosar.org.au   (3463 words)

  
 Bangladesh - Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Bangalees protected Bangla from the clutches of Pakistani oppressors in 1952 by preventing Urdu from being the state language of East Pakistan where a vast majority of people spoke in Bangla.
Bangla's direct ancestor is a form of Magadhi Prakrit or Middle Indo-Aryan which descended from Sanskrit or Old Indo-Aryan.
The proclamation came in the form of a resolution unanimously adopted at the plenary of the UNESCO at its headquarters in Paris in November 1999.
www.bangla2000.com /Bangladesh/language.shtm   (701 words)

  
 Special Feature on Bangla Bhai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Bangladesh’s most dreaded terrorist Bangla Bhai is captured today in northern Mymensingh district after a fierce gunfight with Bangladesh’s security forces.
Siddiqul Islam alias Bangla Bhai, the top-most wanted militant and the second in command of JMB, was arrested along with his wife and five associates from village Rampur under Muktagacha upazila in Mymensingh district yesterday at about 7:45am.
MM launched the following appeal on May 30, 2004 when Siddiqul Islam, alias "Bangla Bhai”, the leader of radical Islamist organization Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh (Awakened Muslim Masses of Bangladesh), known in popular usage as the JMJB, started terrorizing the masses in the western and southwestern parts of Bangladesh.
www.mukto-mona.com /news/bangla_bhai   (422 words)

  
 BANGLA - The Official Language of Bangladesh
Bangla, being a member of the Indo-Aryan languages, is derived from Sanskrit, and hence appears to be similar to Hindi.
For "joy" is a very Bangla word as opposed to "zindabad" which with its Urdu roots would have been a most inappropriate choice.
The end of a sentence in Bangla is indicated by a "dari" (full-stop) which is a straight line running vertical to the last word of the sentence.
www.betelco.com /bd/bangla/bangla.html   (1995 words)

  
 Bangla Proshar Committee : Fun Stuff
If you are an artist or band living in Australia and have something original and/or experimental that you want to share with visitors of Bangla Proshar, then send it to us or just e-mail us.
Well done Adnan and thank you for your entry, we are publishing it here with a voice rollover for other young friends to hear how it is pronounced.
The Bangla language, with its capacity to form composite words, can sometimes have words which can be fun and a bit of a mouthful.
www.banglaprosar.org.au /funstuff.php   (740 words)

  
 Congo Square Website
Their search for a music which reflected a bridging of all the music that they loved to hear and play, ended in the formation of BANGLA — a musical band which sings with a Bangali soul yet sounds global.
Buno also happens to be the mainstay of Bangla, managing the nitty-gritty of marketing, production and generally keeping-the-band-together requisites.
His love for local music drew him to Bangla in whom he sees a lot of potential for making ‘music with a difference’.
www.congosq.org /bangla.html   (766 words)

  
 Bangla Translation Service - English to Bangla Translation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
You probably don't speak Bangla yourself, so there are a few questions you'll need to consider when choosing a translation company.
To ensure our translators keep abreast of the language our Bangla translators live in-county and translate into their mother tongue.
Professional translators whose native language is English and speak fluent Bangla perform our Bangla to English translation.
www.appliedlanguage.com /languages/bangla_translation.shtml   (489 words)

  
 Bangla SMS : 3SM Systems : News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Bangla SMS by 3SM Systems has been selected by Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) along with 7 other projects for participation in BASIS SoftExpo 2005 under IT innovation Search Program (IISP).
Although there had been some confusing information regarding the Bangla Text SMS and the Bangla Picture SMS, this article solely resulted in the highest 501 hits to www.banglasms.com that single day.
As the pioneers of Bangla SMS, 3SM Systems proudly state that their project has generated a huge response both at the user as well as at the developer base introducing a new era in Bangla messaging.
www.banglasms.com /news/index.php   (849 words)

  
 Bangla Premium Beer from The Far East Beer Company
Bangla Beer - its name...Bangla is one of the richest languages in the world, as immortalised in poetry by the Nobel Prize winner Rabindra Nath Tagore.
Bangla comes in a new eye-catching carton and is accompanied by exciting promotional activities.
With a strength of 5.2% ABV, Bangla is stronger than most Indian beers and has a fuller flavour and smoother taste, which perfectly complements spicy food.
www.fareastbeerco.com /feb_bangla.htm   (205 words)

  
 VOA News - VOA Bangla Staff
Shameem is former Editor of the Bangla quarterly, Ongikar, and continues to write short stories.
In support of the broadcast, Delores has broadened her horizons with regard to the Bangla language, culture and South Asians in general.
Prior to joining VOA, Masuma was a pioneer for Bangladesh Television from its founding in 1965 as a host, covering major events such as the 1971 war, Sk Mujib’s release from jail and a visit by Indian PM Indira Gandhi.
www.voanews.com /bangla/banglastaff.cfm   (1130 words)

  
 Bangla in GNU/Linux HOWTO
The formal description of specific set of cultural habits for some country, together with all associated translations targeted to the same native language, is called the "locale" for this language or country.
If a Bangla equivalent sounds too out of the ordinary - keep the English word (in Bangla script) - it can be always changed/improved later.
Rendering of the Bangla script is a complex job, especially when one has to be within the Unicode limits.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/Linux/docs/HOWTO/other-formats/html_single/Bangla-HOWTO.html   (2651 words)

  
 Welcome to Bangla Music Artists!
This new band is certainly making waves with its unique quality of music that is taken from our rich cultural history but presented in a trendy manner to cater to the preferences of the present generation.
BANGLA members have a philosophy regarding taking up music as a profession, "never mix passion and profession." And music is a collective passion for this band.
Inspiration: In the end of the year 2000, Bangla captivated the audience in a show at the Fine Arts Institute amphi theatre.
www.banglamusic.com /artists/bangla   (402 words)

  
 Bangla fonts - Bengali fonts FREE Download   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
All Bangla fonts here are free and distributed under GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE.
We hereby let you know that these Bangla fonts are updated often by their developers and the file name (not the font face name) may be changed anytime as some developers keep upgrade date/time in the font file names, which will turn the link you have made to a dead one!
And, regarding copyright, you will be retaining the copyright of the Glyphs under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2 or later.
www.omicronlab.com /avrokeyboard/bangla-fonts   (489 words)

  
 Virtual Bangladesh : Bengali
The vast majority of the people of Bangladesh speak Bengali (Bangla).
Bengali is an Indo-Aryan language and evolved from Sanskrit.
A sample of Bangla script is shown below.
www.virtualbangladesh.com /bd_bangla.html   (638 words)

  
 BanglaSoftware Group - Offering FREE Bengali Software with no special keyboard necessary.
Bangla text is entered using only the vowels (swarabarnas) and the consonant (banjonbarnos).
The conjunct characters (juktho okkors) are placed automatically by the system if possible otherwise when indicated by the user.
Bengali alphabet is mapped phonetically on to the standard QWERTY keyboard, independent of any Bangla font.
www.banglasoftware.com   (180 words)

  
 Bangladesh ShowBiz - KnowledgeBase - Bangla Music
The variety of Bangla music ranges from Rabindra Sangeet to the Bengali band music of today.
It may be just a source of entertainment, or a means of keeping us connected with our culture back home.
The new topic of Bangla Music is proposed in response to suggestions that we should move on to a "new subject," and that many of our topics were "serious." Over the next month we invite postings on the following issues:
www.bangladeshshowbiz.com /alochona/banglamusic.htm   (337 words)

  
 à¦®à§à¦•à§à¦¤ বাংলা ফন্ট - The Free Bangla Fonts Project
The Free Bangla Fonts Project is a volunteer run project dedicated for creating Free, high quality, completely Unicode compliant OpenType™ Bengali fonts.
We aim for quality, in terms of good looking glyphs and as well as in terms of extensive OpenType™ tables which handle all the Bangla juktakshars that are in use today.
And of course, you will be mentioned in the CREDITS list, and in the Donors list, and you will be retaining the copyright of the fonts glyphs under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2 or later.
www.nongnu.org /freebangfont   (451 words)

  
 Phuket Island Thailand-Soi Bangla & it's nightlife
Soi Bangla is the heart and soul of Patong Beach.
All in all Soi Bangla is a must see and visit for all who come to Phuket.
Besides all of the happy bars and ago-gos, there are plenty of souvenir shops to help you pick out the right gift for the loved ones and office colleagues who were left behind.
phuket-phuket.com /bangla.htm   (241 words)

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