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5 Heartfelt and inspirational teachers in pop culture

A good teacher inspires, motivates and encourages their students to believe in their potential and pushes their students to go beyond their comfort zones. A good teacher also encourages students to carry their own weight, demystifies even the most terrifying journeys, and joins in on the celebrations when their students succeed. This Teachers’ Day, let’s take a moment to appreciate the teachers who go above and beyond for us. They sometimes may do things we do not enjoy but nevertheless, their teachings remain timeless and valuable.

April 15, 2020
April 15, 2020

Student Nick Abraham Shows It’s Never Too Soon To Become An Entrepreneur

In these uncertain times, many people are relying less on others for job security and taking matters into their own hands as the coronavirus outbreak disrupts our regular day to day programming. Take student Nick Abraham for example.

August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017

Schoolgirl raped in Dhaka, university student held

A private university student has been arrested over charges of raping a schoolgirl in Dhaka’s Mirpur.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Sir John Wilson School must stop charging extra

The Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed the principal of Sir John Wilson School in the capital’s Satarkul area to refrain from charging additional fees from students for the current year.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Tonu’s autopsy doctor 'receives death threat'

The doctor who performed second autopsy of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu receives death threat. Ahead of publication of the report, an anonymous letter has advised him to prepare it in a "prescribed manner".

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Criminals pick up student

Three criminals posing as DB police picked up a university student from Elephant Road in the capital and robbed him of Tk 4 lakh yesterday.

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

Their worst fear comes true

Friends and well-wishers of slain secular activist Nazim Uddin Samad had conveyed him their concern over his safety, but he chose to continue his writing rather than stay silent.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Tonu’s body exhumed

The body of Sohagi Jahan Tonu is exhumed for conducting a fresh autopsy, 10 days after she was found murdered inside Comilla Cantonment area.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Mirpur Road blocked over death of student

Students of a private university block Dhaka’s key thoroughfare Mirpur Road in protest against death of a student in road crash.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Muggers stab student near Dhaka airport

Muggers have stabbed a student and took off with his money and mobile phone near Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Porimol gets life term for raping Viqarunnisa student

Porimol Joydhor, a teacher of Viqarunnisa Noon School, gets life term imprisonment for raping a class-X student in 2011. The court also fines him Tk 50,000, in default to serve six months more in jail.