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Closing the Gaps for a Better Work Environment
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Closing the Gaps for a Better Work Environment

Bangladesh has witnessed its best times in terms of economic growth in the last decade or so. Now is the most opportune moment to amplify its growth by efficiently focusing on the skills gaps prevailing at different areas.

  • Youth Opportunities

    The Yenching Social Innovation Forum (YSIF) is an annual flagship event hosted by Yenching Academy of Peking University. With $45,000+ in funding and focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), YSIF convenes young leaders and innovators to develop and share ideas for solving the world’s toughest problems.

  • NewsCred on a mission to revolutionise content marketing

    This year at NewsCred’s event, ThinkContent New York 2018, 400 senior-level marketers from all over the world gathered to network and learn about content marketing.

  • Education and care

    A while back, we shifted to the new campus of United International University, and it was quite a surprising change for everyone in the UIU family. However, we have now begun to see the benefits of the shift.

  • Country's biggest HR competition

    North South University's Human Resources Club arranged the second installment of their signature event, HR Calibration 2.0. With the participation of 317 teams, the competition has risen as the biggest national competition on strategic HR model building.

  • Taking Bangladesh to new heights

    The Asia-Pacific Model United Nations Conference (AMUNC) is the largest of its kind within the Asia-Pacific region. The travelling academic conference brings together a tertiary-level UN simulation, where participants act as delegates from different countries and organisations to discuss and debate on pressing international issues.

  • Experiencing Beijing: A creative city

    It was a privilege to take part in “Experiencing China - Tsinghua International Summer School 2018” this July as a student from Bangladesh.

  • Drop by the launching ceremony of 'Sehri Tales' today!

    For millions of Muslims around the world, Ramadan stands for reflection, prayer and community. For Sabrina Fatma Ahmad, it is a time of intense creativity. So, she came up with an amazing idea.

  • Countrywide clean water and sanitation campaign

    JAAGO Foundation, Coca-Cola and WaterAid launch the “Countrywide Clean Water and Sanitation Campaign”

  • For the love of reading and photography

    On the occasion of two years of its founding, Litmosphere, an online book club that provides people a platform to share their love for reading and much more, hosted an exhibition with a difference at Gallery Chitrak this August.

  • Selling happiness

    On a hot day stuck in Dhaka’s traffic, someone decided to click a photograph of a book hawker and upload it on Facebook. That photograph went viral in the next few days, with readers claiming how they had spotted this man present in the signal of BijoyShoroni for as long as they can remember and how this man, despite being physically challenged, showed up with a smile on his face from day-to-day to show them the latest books.

  • Teach For Bangladesh Fellows work tirelessly to address educational inequity

    Teach For Bangladesh Fellows are working tirelessly inside and outside the nation's classrooms to address educational inequity. Join the movement.

  • Safe Spaces for Youth: Path to Progress

    UNFPA and The Daily Star jointly organised a roundtable on “Safe Spaces for Youth” to commemorate the United Nations' International Youth Day 2018 at the Azimur Rahman Conference Hall of The Daily Star Centre.

  • Mastermind Model UN Conference 2018

    The three-day long Model UN Conference organised by Mastermind English Medium School came to an end on August 13, 2018.

  • Hey, you're future-ready

    At this minute, there are over 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the world. This is by far the largest youth population ever recorded in history.

  • Litmosphere's 'A Thousand Words' opens today

    Members of Litmosphere, an online book club that provides people a platform to share their viewpoints on books and much more, have organised a one-of-a-kind two-day exhibition on book photography, which opens today at Gallery Chitrak, Dhanmondi.

  • Running towards a purpose

    Enduring the early morning rain, nearly 500 runners gathered at Hatirjheel on August 3, 2018, for a 5K run to advocate safe spaces for youth and a positive lifestyle garnered with sound health.

  • International Youth Day 2018 observed

    The Ministry of Youth and Sports, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, celebrated International Youth Day 2018 at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Youth Development, Savar, on August 6, 2018.

  • Fulfilling a mother's wish

    The winners of "Mayer Ichha Puron" are fulfilling their mothers' wishes. Syeda Oyshe, one of the winners, recently executed her mother's dream by feeding the children of the Baitus Salam Jame Mosque orphanage in Mohammadpur.

  • EWU Debate Spree'18

    With the above tagline, EWU DEBATE SPREE 2018 began on June 28, 2018. The 15-day long national debate tournament was arranged by the East West University Debating Club (EWUDC).

  • Bogura academic quiz competition held

    The first-ever Bogura Inter-College Academic Quiz Competition was held on July 29 and 30, 2018, at the Government Shah Sultan College, Bogura. More than 2,000 students from 7 different colleges took part and a total of 28 teams contested.

  • Fourth session brings first anniversary

    Human Library Dhaka organised its fourth installment at University of Liberal Arts (ULAB) on July 28, 2018. Also, the fourth session marked the completion of one year of Human Library Dhaka.

  • “Tiner Talwar” staged at JU

    Two-day long freshers’ reception held by Jahangirnagar Theatre

  • Bongo Presents YouTube Workshop

    Bongo is going to host a “YouTube Workshop” on Thursday, August 9, 2018, from 11 am to 12:30 pm at the A S Mahmud Hall of the The Daily Star Centre

  • Embassy Football Fest

    Embassy Football Fest was held on July 12 and 13, 2018, at Sheikh Russel Roller Skating Complex

  • A cosy evening of storytelling

    Spreeha Bangladesh Foundation, established in 2012, is a social enterprise that uses design thinking and creative approach to problem solving in order to tackle social issues such as lack of education and healthcare.

  • Cartoon People Comics

    Cartoon People Comics

  • Youth Opportunities

    Set up to recognise, enhance and develop the next generation of diplomats. This community of exceptionally bright and accomplished future leaders will gain further insight, tools and opportunities to engage with key stakeholders at a crucial time in their careers and broaden their connections to influence global leaders.

  • Education - A medium to build a better nation

    In the SSC vocational exam held under the Technical Education Board in 2018, 60 students participated from UCEP AK Khan Technical School. All of the 60 students passed, achieving GPA 5.

  • Making Youth Voices Count

    Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) is hosting the fifth Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) to amplify the voices of young citizens and inform and include them in the processes that shape national policies. This engagement is imperative to reflect upon the existing challenges and opportunities faced by youth.

  • A brilliant approach to surveillance

    Artificial Intelligence (AI), the area of computer science that emphasises the creation of intelligent machines that work and react like human beings, is giving surveillance cameras digital brains to match their eyes, letting them analyse live videos with no human interference necessary.