Akhlakur Rahman

Contributing writer for Arts & Entertainment and Star Youth.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Musical twins spread the gospel of Bengali music

Purba Audhora and Urbi Modhura, two teenage musicians from London, showcased their love and respect for Rabindranath Tagore in the presentation of “Poshchimer Robi”, last Friday at Chhayanaut.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Kashful Foundation’s efforts to enact SDGs in Bangladesh

Rafid Ariyan, a student of North South University founded Kashful Foundation back in 2017 with a small dream of contributing to the skills development of children. The initial idea behind Kashful Foundation was to arrange fun and engaging events, alongside materials that would aid children in developing their intellect, skills, and mental health.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

World Powerlifting Championship 2022

Raiyan Rahman, an 18-year-old youth studying at Mangrove school is set to compete in the World Powerlifting Championship 2022, in the sub-junior category (59kg weight limit) this August. This will be the first time someone from Bangladesh will represent the country in the international stage of powerlifting.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

The tale of 'Hawa' reaches the heart of Notre Dame

After their recent visit to BUET, the “Hawa” team’s promotional conference and concert reached Notre Dame University Bangladesh (NDUB) on July 26. The event was organised by NDUB's Drama and Film Club, who welcomed the team with a cultural dance performance to the film's hit number "Shada Shada Kala Kala"

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

Hate Khori strives to facilitate education for fishermen community

Rubel Mia, a local youth from Mathbaria, Pirojpur founded Hate Khori Foundation back in 2018, with the intention of providing proper education for the financially challenged children of fishermen in his community.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Hybrid Lights: Young bands pay tribute to Chester Bennington

Linkin Park fans from all over Dhaka came together to pay tribute to the legendary vocalist of the band, Chester Bennington, on July 23 at at EMK Centre, Dhanmondi. The event “Hybrid Lights” was organised by aspiring young musicians who are part of the ‘Linkin Park Bangladeshi Soldiers’ group.

July 8, 2022
July 8, 2022

‘Beckoning Horizon’: Azmeer Hossain’s exhibition to run till July 23

Azmeer Hossain’s fifth solo exhibition “Beckoning Horizon” showcases sixty-two of his abstract and realistic paintings at the Edge Gallery in Gulshan. The exhibition features multiple series of abstract, objective and non-objective paintings by the artist such as “Horizon”, “Memory”, “Fragment”, “My Journey”, “Mindscape”, and “Before Time”. ...

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Ananta Jalil visits Notre Dame University

Notre Dame University Bangladesh (NDUB) welcomed Ananta Jalil and Barsha Jalil yesterday. The event was organised as part of the ongoing promotions for Ananta Jalil’s upcoming movie “Din: The Day”. The programme was opened with a small cultural dance performance by Catherina Stuti, a student of the English Department and a member of Notre Dame’s Cultural Club. "With much appreciation, we welcome Ananta Jalil and his wife Barsha Jalil among us today," said Sourav Palma, Lecturer of the English Department and co-moderator of Cultural Club, NDUB.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

IYCM promoting rights and opportunities for youth around the world

Md Sajib Khandokar, a youth hailing from Barisal, founded the International Youth Change Makers (IYCM), a social organisation with the intent of bettering Bangladesh in 2012.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

CholPori: Ensuring proper educational resources for children nationwide

Zareen Mahmud Hosein, a chartered accountant by profession, founded CholPori, an e-learning platform for the children of primary school, in 2020. She aimed to enhance the grade competency of children through the platform using fun animations and illustrious content.