Shakil Ahmed, a fourth-year bachelor's student of agriculture at Noakhali Science and Technology University, has been teaching modern methods of cultivation to farmers back at his village in Tangail.
Nine-year old Zarif Iqbal Walid can calculate anyone’s age just by hearing their date of birth. Not only that, he is able to do difficult arithmetic calculations orally, without pen or paper. Locals from his area are amazed by his skills. They call him the "wonder boy".