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Pathshala introduces their first bachelor’s degree
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Pathshala introduces their first bachelor’s degree

Pathshala, a South Asian media institute, started their journey in 1998, aiming to provide a platform to young enthusiasts who are interested to pursue a career in media.

  • Nandita Khan’s ‘The Elephant in the Room’ addresses bullying

    Nandita drew from her personal traumatic experiences for the book. Timmy, one of the characters in the story, is based on Nandita’s sister, while Etana is based on her best friend. She believes that the support of loved ones plays an important role in overcoming the challenges that come with adolescence.

  • twelve presents Rise Above All 2019 held in Dhaka

    Don Sumdany Facilitation and Consultancy, in association with The Daily Star, organised a public speaking session, titled Twelve Presents Rise Above All 2019, at the capital’s Krishibid Institution Bangladesh,

  • Icon College of Technology and Management hosts convocation ceremony in London

    Bengali-owned institution in the UK, Icon College of Technology and Management, hosted their convocation ceremony for 2019 at Queen Elizabeth II Centre – Churchill Hall, London, on November 15. The college, offering affordable and quality education to students, was established in 2003.

  • Authors of ‘The Mason Jar 2’ discuss their ambitions and more

    Recently, Worthy Publications, founded by sibling duo Kasfia Haque Samara and Nuzaimul Hoq Xishan, launched The Mason Jar 2, the second edition of their anthology, The Mason Jar, which came out last year. They received a total of 200 submissions of short stories for The Mason Jar 2, out of which 50 compelling stories by 42 young writers were selected for the book.

  • Youth Opportunities

    UNESCO WHV 2019 – Let’s Heritage at Historic City of Ahmedabad, India

  • Promoting jute poly bags

    Team Robi, comprised of Tasmeem Farizma Mihika (graduate trainee) and Md Faisal Imam (manager) from the Brand and Market Communications Department of Robi Axiata, won the Young Marketers Competition Bangladesh, this year.

  • Fahima Mahzabin Chowdhury shares her journey to Microsoft

    Fahima Mahzabin Chowdhury is currently working as the Design Verification Engineer of the ‘surface’ team at Microsoft.

  • Bangladeshi participants at Global Biosummit 3.0

    The third annual Global Biosummit, organised by Director David Kong, the team of Community Biotechnology Initiative and the MIT Media Lab, took place in October at MIT Media Lab, MA, USA.

  • A credit-based vending machine

    ‘Credit Based Vending Machine’, a project by four BUET students, Ali Muhit Mustaquim, Ishat Raihan Jamil, Monoranjan Debnath Rony and Aminul Islam Olin, won the inter-university competition titled, Esonance 2019, recently. The competition was organised by IUT and 25 groups have participated in the competition this year.

  • A Soulful Evening with F Minor

    F Minor, the first female indigenous band of Bangladesh, performed at EMK Centre, recently. They started their performance by dedicating a song to women from all walks of life.

  • The days of the dead

    As soon as the last week of October begins, blood red paint, scary masks, and ghost costumes become an exciting matter. However, there is more to the days of the dead.

  • Through the eyes of a young mapper

    YouthMappers is a network of universities around the globe which provides students with the opportunity to learn mapping skills, develop leadership experiences and create new geospatial data for development projects in places that are vulnerable to natural and social disasters.

  • SafeWheel: Saving lives on the move

    Rafiq Islam (Chief Executive Officer), Faysal Islam (Chief of Business Development), Mazbahul Islam (Director of Marketing & Outreach), Anas H Makki, and Sadat Daniel are the core team members of SafeWheel.

  • Youth Opportunities

    For the fifth year in a row, Forbes is looking for outstanding young leaders who are transforming their industries around the region.



  • Youth for SDG 6 hosts their first orientation workshop in Rangpur

    Youth for SDG 6 hosted their first youth orientation workshop in Rangpur, recently. The event brought together a talented and diverse group of around 80 young people from educational institutes across the district for a comprehensive orientation on ‘Water, Sanitation and Hygiene’ (WASH), campaigns, leadership and networking.

  • National Youth Conference 2019 held at Bangla Academy

    With the theme, ‘Young People Leading Transformation’, ActionAid Bangladesh arranged the National Youth Conference 2019 at Bangla Academy, recently. This year, 500 participants from 30 districts came together for a daylong interactive discussion session.

  • Climathon Dhaka 2019 opens doors of opportunities for the youth

    On October 25 and 26 2019, over 122 cities started a solutions hackathon, aimed to tackle local climate challenges.

  • Youth Opportunities

    Russian Government Scholarships 2020 (Full Scholarships to Study in Russia)



  • Project Tiktaalik: A different approach to science education

    Nasreen Sultana, the founder of Project Tiktaalik, is a cartoonist and an educationalist. She began her journey in the arts as an illustrator for the renowned magazine, Unmad, while she was a student at University of Dhaka (DU).

  • Bashonti Sanitary Pads: An easy and affordable access to menstrual hygiene

    Bidyanondo Foundation is a non-government organisation working to provide better services to the underprivileged. Their recent endeavour, 5 Takay Sanitary Pad, aims to spread awareness on menstrual hygiene.

  • 'Cities for the Future' held at EMK Center

    To celebrate World Habitat Day 2019 (October 7), a discussion titled, Cities for the Future, was held at the EMK Centre, recently. The purpose of this talk was to raise awareness on the importance of living in an environment-friendly city among the youth.

  • ‘Jomano Kotha’ explores parent-child relationships

    Kotha, a primary intervention program aiming to address the culture of violence in Bangladesh, hosted an event titled, Jomano Kotha, at EMK Centre, recently.

  • The research labs at UIU

    Centre for Energy Research (CER) was established in September 2010 at United International University (UIU). It aims to develop research on the policy formulation, utilisation and efficient management of renewable and sustainable energy.

  • Traveller Najmun Nahar Sohagi creates history

    Najmun Nahar Sohagi is the first Bangladeshi woman to travel to 135 countries across the globe, carrying the national flag of her country.

  • Youth Opportunities

    The Community Solutions Program (CSP) 2020–2021 in USA



  • BizMaestros 2019 kicks off

    Unilever Bangladesh Ltd has launched the 10th installment of their flagship student competition, BizMaestros. The competition allows university students to experience real challenges in business, even before they have entered the workforce.

  • Laister: An affordable cooking solution

    Farzana Mubassira, Tasnim Ahmed Tahasin, Mehedi Hasan Bappy and Mostafizur Rahman are undergraduate students from Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST).