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  • GBG Sonargaon hosts “GDay 2018 Bangladesh” at NSU

    “GDay 2018 Bangladesh: Entrepreneurial success through technology and leadership skills” was held at North South University (NSU) on February 9, 2018. Engaging directly with over 600 participants, the programme was the largest of its kind held in Bangladesh.

  • Twists, turns, a surprise guest, and a memorable farewell

    SchoolSmart Minute Challenge, a game show for kids, started with a vision to curb children's addiction to gadgets through active participation in intellectual & physical challenges. In week 13, Cardiff International took on Turkish Hope in the first semi-final round. Round one began with pyramid crashing and Turkish Hope “broke-it-down” in record time for the win. That was it for Turkish Hope as Cardiff

  • Language that speaks to the heart

    Gunfire rang through the air like fireworks; it was February 21, 1952. This day marks International Mother Language Day – a day when we all appreciate linguistic diversity around the world. The reason this day means so much to me is not only because my first language was the rooting force

  • The biggest english carnival in the country

    Notre Dame English Club organised the 4th National English Carnival (NEC) from February 1 to 3, 2018.

  • A children's reality game show with a message

    With great anticipation, the show rolled into its 9th week to begin the quarter finals. Once again the kids of London Grace and Green Gems rolled up their sleeves and gave their best.

  • PWK Nationals 2017: A beautiful journey comes to an end

    It is always good to come to the end of a journey but it is the journey that matters in the end. The long awaited finale of Presentation WhizKids' “Presentation Success Summit” took place on January 13, 2018.

  • Aiming for salvation through music

    The students of Sir John Wilson School took an initiative to reach out to and help the Rohingya refugees in our country. That initiative materialised on January 20, 2018 through a concert titled “Salvation”.

  • Finding the best in advertisement

    On December 24, 2017, the grand finale of Berger ADwiz 2017 was held in Lakeshore Hotel, Gulshan 2. The role of advertisement has been recognised as one of the most important factors in the business arena

  • Celebrating the journey of smiles

    With over 43 toy libraries across the country in various schools, Khelna Bank, an initiative of Build Bangladesh, successfully celebrated the completion of two years into their journey of spreading joy to

  • Schoolsmart minute challenge -Keeping you on the edge of your seat

    The amazing show continued its excellent strike into week 7, as the little geniuses of Sunbeams and Uttara High School and College went head to head.

  • SchoolSmart Minute Challenge - A reality game show with little masters

    Week 5 of this amazing show began as Salman and Safa presided over the nail-biting competition between Green Gems International and Nawab Habibullah Model School.

  • Volunteers act first

    Volunteers – crisis managers and life savers at the time of need. Nothing short of superheroes, one might add. Their most defining quality is that they act first. And to acknowledge their courageous and selfless contributions, every year on December 5, the United Nations observes the International Volunteer Day.

  • SchoolSmart Minute Challenge

    It was week three of SchoolSmart Minute Challenge; Salman and Safa were back with the favourite show for school students. This time it was Mastermind versus Rajuk Uttara.

  • bKash looks to strengthen its team of GenNEXT Leaders

    In September and October of 2016, representatives of senior management from bKash hosted recruitment talks and seminars about the GenNEXT Leader Management Trainee Programme at several universities in order to introduce the company's business profile.

  • SchoolSmart Minute Challenge

    How hard can stacking erasers be on a scale that's in your mouth? Quite hard, as we found out during the first week of SchoolSmart Minute Challenge, an initiative of Apex Footwear Limited where school students in classes 3 to 7 compete against each other

  • Olympiad preparation guide

    As winter approaches, so does Olympiad season. With so many on the horizon, now would be a good time to start preparing. Who knows, you might even end up representing Bangladesh in an International Olympiad.

  • The Coach Futsal Fest 2017 comes to an end

    On November 3-4, 2017, The Coach hosted “Wings presents The Coach Futsal Fest 2017” powered by Unisel Bangladesh, an inter-institutional futsal tournament. The Coach let its students volunteer as well as experience working in teams and also attain leadership qualities.

  • IBA, DU welcomes its newest BBA batch

    On October 27, 2017, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka arranged the Freshers' Reception Programme (affectionately called Fresherz) for its newest BBA Batch, BBA 25th.

  • How to fine tune one's music and career

    Those who do music, are a bit messy in life – is an accepted perspective of our society. The picture always shows that musicians can never be good at any other profession.

  • Let's talk about faith

    Faith, is typified as the concern of the aged, even though our everyday lives are inevitably affected by our faith and we really could not talk about the experience of being ourselves without talking about the experience of being of our faith.

  • A call to arms in computer programming

    Bangladesh Advanced Computing Society (BACS) was recently established to promote competitive programming and to bring about excellence and enrichment in the field of programming in Bangladesh.

  • Raising awareness about law

    A 2-day long NILS Bangladesh 1st National Legal Debate Championship was held on October 6-7, 2017 at University of Chittagong with the slogan “Colour your life with law and logic”. It was organised by The Network for International Law Students (NILS) Bangladesh Chapter.

  • A night of exuberance

    The famous words adorned the entrance to the auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on October 9, 2017, where William Shakespeare's play “The Merchant of Venice” was staged by the students of Sunnydale School.

  • Bridge to foreign education in Malaysia

    The Malaysia Education Lead Meet organised by Fast Track Education Services Limited is a yearly event which is set out to enable students to make better plans and informed decisions regarding their higher studies in Malaysia.

  • Grooming the business leaders of tomorrow

    The 2017 edition of Unilever BizMaestros kicked off with a roadshow at Institute of Business Administration, Dhaka University (IBA, DU) with former IBA students who are now successful managers at Unilever, and Kedar Lele, Chief Operating Officer at Unilever Bangladesh Limited.

  • International English Debate Tournament at IUB

    A three-day long International English Debate Tournament, titled 'IUB Ascension 2017' was held recently at the Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB).

  • Aspiring for a better world

    Shams-il Arefin Islam is a graduate student at Yale University, USA, studying environmental issues and challenges. He studied at Ithaca College in New York and graduated with a degree in Business Administration in 2007.

  • OPTIMITY 2017: Where students become “investment gladiators”

    Investment, stocks, mutual funds - these concepts may sound familiar to many, using them in everyday scenario but when it actually comes to dealing with them, a lot of them will take a step back.

  • Pioneering school MUN in Chittagong

    With the theme “Sustainable Development Ensuring Preservation of Environment”, CCPC Model United Nations 2017 was held from July 26-29, 2017, at Chittagong Cantonment Public College, marking the inception of institutional school Model United Nations (MUN) in the port city.

  • For the love of imagination

    Under the joint initiative of United International University (UIU) and The Daily Star (TDS), the latest workshop of Imagine Write Creatively was held at Sir John Wilson School on August 7, 2017.