Akhlakur Rahman

April 9, 2022
April 9, 2022

Democracy International honours graduates of Young Leaders Fellowship Programme

The Young Leaders Fellowship Programme graduation ceremony, organised by Democracy International (DI), concluded recently.

March 29, 2022
March 29, 2022

UIU National Job Festival concludes

The UIU National Job Festival 2022, a two-day event organised by United International University (UIU), concluded on March 14. The closing ceremony of the fair was held at the UIU auditorium.

March 26, 2022
March 26, 2022

Moududul Alam’s exhibition ‘Hridoye Amar Bangladesh’ underway

In celebration of the Independence Day of Bangladesh, renowned photographer Moududul Alam’s exhibition, “Hridoye Amar Bangladesh” is currently underway at Safiuddin Shilpalay, Dhanmondi.  Moududul Alam is also the founder of Chattogram Photographic Society.

March 15, 2022
March 15, 2022

Mahmodul’s earnest mission to combat violence against women

Student Community against Rape and Sexual Violence (SCaRSV) is an organisation founded by A B M Mahmodul Hasan in 2015, which aims to protect the rights of women and girls across Bangladesh.

March 1, 2022
March 1, 2022

The wheels that set her free

Takia Sultana Nova, a third-year student of International Islamic University Chittagong, received the IVD Bangladesh Volunteer Award 2021, securing the third place.  She has successfully empowered over 400 women by teaching them how to ride scooters.

February 28, 2022
February 28, 2022

Largest scroll painting of Father of the Nation displayed at National Museum

Commemorating the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birth Centenary Celebration, advertisement agency Mattra organised the event, ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib: Mohajibon Path’, featuring the largest scroll painting of the Father of the Nation, by noted artist Shahjahan Ahmed Bikash.

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

Young politicians combat child marriage

Young political leaders have combatted child marriage as participants of the US and UK government-funded Young Leaders Fellowship Programme (YLFP), implemented by Democracy International.

February 22, 2022
February 22, 2022

Third Eye: A guiding light for visually impaired students

Masrur Ishraq founded Third Eye in 2019 to help the visually impaired students at his educational institution, University of Chittagong (CU). For his efforts, he won the Joy Bangla Youth Award for social inclusion in 2021.

February 8, 2022
February 8, 2022

Books to accompany you along the road

BoiBondhu started out in 2018 with an objective to promote reading. The organisation has built small libraries inside buses and hospitals, among other public places.

February 5, 2022
February 5, 2022

Magic through the eyes of P C Saha

Prokash Chandro Saha, also known as P C Saha, is a prominent magician. His father, R P Saha, was a reputed illusionist who founded Jonaki Jadu Chakra in 1974. It is one of the oldest magic troupes licensed by the Bangladeshi government. PC Saha now runs the troupe.