Maisha Islam Monamee

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.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Spreading the joy of Ramadan among underprivileged communities

Established in 2018, Give Bangladesh Foundation is a social organisation that provides a pathway for people to get involved in philanthropy and volunteering. By bringing modern practices from the development industry to the more simplistic philanthropic sector, the foundation strives to ensure that charitable contributions from individuals are creating a positive impact on beneficiaries.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

5 efficient note-taking methods

The outlining note-taking method uses headings and bullet points to organise topics. It is most useful when learning about topics that include a lot of detail. Outlining allows your notes to be neatly organised. It is also easy to see the relationship between topics and subtopics, and turn points into study questions.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

Murshidul Alam Bhuiyan shortlisted for Queen’s Commonwealth Trust Network

Murshidul Alam Bhuiyan, the founder of Team Bertho, has been shortlisted for the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust Network, which consists of more than 850 goal-oriented global leaders creating positive social changes within the Commonwealth.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

Volunteering: Beyond an extracurricular activity

Volunteering promotes skill-building among the youth. While all kinds of extracurricular activities look great on resumes, what sets volunteering apart is that it provides a multitude of experiences.