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Dreams bigger than the challenges they face

Dreams bigger than the challenges they face

Marzana Akter injured her legs in 2015 when she fell off a tree, and has been unable to walk since then. She has to move around in a wheelchair now, but her dreams are much bigger than her condition. She is now first year student of Bangladesh Health Profession Institute (BHPI).

  • Two lighthouses honoured

    The old saying "No Teacher, No Nation" points to the fact how indispensable teachers are in building a nation. Afterall, they are the embodiment of knowledge and wisdom, the lighthouse without whom building an enlightened nation would not be possible.

  • Medical students block Dhaka-Pabna highway

    Death in road crash: Pabna medical students block highway

    Some students of Pabna Medical College Hospital block Dhaka-Pabna highway for two hours protesting the death of their fellow in a road crash on February 13.

  • gas problem in Dhaka

    City caught off-guard by gas crisis

    Gas supply to tens of thousands of households, factories and other establishments in the capital and its adjoining areas came to a complete or partial halt in the morning yesterday because of a technical glitch in the gas network, inflicting untold sufferings on the city dwellers.

  • High-scoring pitch on offer for Bangladesh’s second ODI

    There was a lot of talk over adapting to the pitch and condition in New Zealand for the visiting Bangladesh team after the comprehensive eight-wicket defeat in the first of the three-match ODI in Napier. The Bangladeshi top order failed to cope up with the initial swing and movement from the Kiwi seamers as Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson took seven wickets between themselves to bundle out Bangladesh for a modest total of 232. So, all eyes are on Christchurch’s Hagley Oval pitch, where the Tigers will take part in the second and series-saving ODI against the Kiwis.

  • Kumar Bishwajit: Above & Beyond

    In this interview with Rafi Hossain, Kumar Bishwajit shares his thoughts and opinions about the past, present and future of the Bangladeshi music scene.

  • Free wheelchair service at book fair

    In Ekushey book fair ‘Switch Bangladesh Foundation’ has been giving wheelchair service for last three years to the people who are disabled, elderly, children and unable to walk. This year also they continue the service.

  • Safe food still a far cry

    Progress in ensuring food safety in Bangladesh has remained slow despite huge public outcry and efforts by various agencies, thanks to businesses' profiteering tendency, a lack of enforcement of laws, coordination among government bodies and awareness among consumers.

  • Bangladesh vs New Zealand ODI series

    Video: Tigers begin WC preparation with NZ ODIs

    Bangladesh are in New Zealand to play a three-match ODI series before the Test series. However, the Tigers will be looking to emphasise on the ODIs to not only gauge their performance and experiment but also to prepare for the upcoming World Cup in England.

  • ‘Mindset changed drastically since defeat in 2015’

    The lack of preparation ahead of the crucial tour of New Zealand has remained one of the biggest concerns for most of the players but Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza emphasised on the mental aspect to get the best outcome in testing conditions.

  • [Watch] Mash, Tamim reach Napier

    All of the Bangladesh squad is now in New Zealand after skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal and three others are welcomed happily at the team hotel in Napier