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Higher education values - Myths and realities

In 1921 two universities were set up in the larger geographical area of what was then known as Bengal – one in Dhaka, and the other...

Matching education, training, skills and jobs

Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET), or even a broader concept of Technicals-Vocational Skills Development (TVSD)...

Dhaka University, meritocracy and society

Not far is the first day of July 2021 when the University of Dhaka will observe a foundation day marking the completion of a century of its existence as the highest place of academic excellence in this region.

Journey to zero

Another reason behind rapid progress is that at the tipping point of the new millennium, sanitation initiatives shifted from supply side-driven projects to a people-cantered approach.

Big on Facebook

Digital technologies have become a crucial part of today's world. It has connected the world to an unprecedented

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

The revival of radio

Radio has played an active role in moulding our socio-political and cultural identity for a long time. During the

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Education Policy - Excellent on paper

Education policy in Bangladesh has always been an issue of much anticipation and as well as heated debate.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Democratic digitalisation of higher education

The education report prepared for the UNESCO World Summit, 2009 was named “Trends in Global Higher Education: Tracking an Academic Revolution”.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Let pictures do the talking!

There is something magical about photos -- a fleeting moment captured in a shot, to be cherished and saved

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Heritage weaves

Historical accounts are flooded with anecdotes of how cotton goods of Bengal attracted the attention of the whole

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

In hope of better times

A large crowd witnessed that historic match at the BNS, where the men in red and green, this time under a new Italian coach who would be gone too soon, put up a commendable display in a 4-0 defeat. However, things went downhill from that point.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

EDITOR'S NOTE

This is the third instalment of our silver jubilee special supplement, themed On High Road to Progress. The third part, titled Services and Quality of Life, contains articles under the sub-sections: Lifestyle; Education and Health; and Sports

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

BPL: Learning from mistakes

It was a rather unique T20 competition with slow-and-low wickets. The batsmen found it extremely difficult and many termed the wickets as unpredictable. It therefore wasn't a surprise to witness a series of five-wicket hauls in the competition.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Dhaka University, meritocracy and society

Not far is the first day of July 2021 when the University of Dhaka will observe a foundation day marking the completion of a century of its existence as the highest place of academic excellence in this region.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

For the love of football

“Going home can wait, practice can't,” states Krishna, the little captain of the winning team, with firm determination etched on her face. What made the young women, aged 13 to 14 years, so confident about their victory?