Maisha Islam Monamee

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Baatighar completes 17 years of readership

“We witnessed great footfall in the afternoon and are glad that people came to the celebrations even amidst this gloomy weather,” shared Zafar Ahmed Rashed, CEO and Chief Editor, about the first day of the event.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Team Ramen represents Bangladesh in regional final

Bringing a shift in the business case format, by going from a classroom to a global competition framework, HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition strengthens the traditional qualities of a case solving competition.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

GPA exhibition brings new tech startups to the limelight

The Grameenphone Accelerator (GPA) recently hosted a startup exhibition including six teams from their current cohort. The event took place at the GP House on May 30, 2022. GPA is an open innovation platform that provides tech entrepreneurs with the resources they need to establish, grow, and exceed their potential. It is a cohort-based, mentor-led, curriculum-driven platform. GPA also offers equity-free loans, skilled mentors, world-class curricula, in-house development tools, investor access, and many other benefits.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

‘Save green, be seen’

Commemorating World Environment Day, UNDP Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly awarded the winners of “Save Green & Be Seen” mobile photography contest at The Daily Star Centre yesterday.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Ma’s Saree

“The Khans are pretty generous. This year, they have distributed over 1000 pieces of clothes, all new.”

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

'Love and Gelato': Lost love and Italian summers

On May 25, Netflix shared a teaser for their upcoming feel-good romance, Love & Gelato, and as an ardent reader of young-adult romance, I could not keep calm.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Aspirations of a young animator: Antik Mahmud gets candid

Mahathir Mahmud Antik is popular for his YouTube videos and cartoon vlogs among the youth. He has made a name for himself as an animator, author, and a cartoonist.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Swayong’s ‘Jonglaphool’ focuses on the strength of women

Swayong’s documentary film “Jonglaphool”, produced in collaboration with Manusher Jonno Foundation and UKaid, showcases diverse women of society, who, like wildflowers, know how to survive amid adversities. The storytelling platform has so far shared 121 stories and conducted 18 campaigns since its inception in 2020.

May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022

Doodling the way to success

Poonam Saha, also known as Doodlebug, is a visual artist who specialises in digital art and interior design. Currently, she works remotely as an art director for an agency in Norway. Saha has always been interested in art. “My friends convinced me to open an online page so that others could see my work,” she shared. She started her page in 2015 and borrowed the name “Doodlebug” from a character in DC Comics.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Celebrating Eid after two muted years

Last Tuesday, the nation celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with much-needed pomp. After two years of pandemic restrictions, this year’s celebrations were filled with joy and gratitude. Right from the chaos of last moment shopping to exchanging virtual Eid cards, I had a great experience.