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Can Horibol pursue his dreams?

“I didn't think I could come this far,” said a beaming Horibol Bonarjee, a student of Moulvibazar Government High School, who passed this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC).

Weaving the way to success

Entrepreneur Shafia Shama completed her second post-graduate degree from BRAC University after more than two decades of study gap. Her journey of finding herself during those years propelled her towards success and gratification.

Jashore’s Tamanna applies to Bangabandhu Memorial Trust following PM’s advice

Tamanna Akter Noora, who was born with no arms and only one leg and has secured GPA-5 in this year’s HSC exams, has applied to the Bangabandhu Memorial Trust as per the suggestion of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Organisations working for minority communities encouraged to vie for Joy Bangla Youth Award

With two days left to apply for the Joy Bangla Youth Award (JBYA), youth organisations working for religious and ethnic minorities, transgenders, dalits, and other disadvantaged communities have been encouraged to apply for the award.

An Olympiad to promote the habit of newspaper reading

The National Newspaper Olympiad (NNO), a platform founded by Labby Ahsan in 2018, intends to encourage young people to develop the habit of reading printed newspapers to acquire knowledge. It strives to establish a positive journalism ecosystem by encouraging the youth to play an active role in this field. 

Shahin Alam’s selfless pursuit of knowledge

When the University of Dhaka (DU) was shut down due to the pandemic, 24 -year-old Shahin Alam, a Political Science student of the university, began computer training sessions for physically-challenged and visually-impaired students online, free of cost. Alam is visually-impaired himself. He is from Alampur village under Kotchandpur upazila.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Can Horibol pursue his dreams?

“I didn't think I could come this far,” said a beaming Horibol Bonarjee, a student of Moulvibazar Government High School, who passed this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC).

March 15, 2022
March 15, 2022

Weaving the way to success

Entrepreneur Shafia Shama completed her second post-graduate degree from BRAC University after more than two decades of study gap. Her journey of finding herself during those years propelled her towards success and gratification.

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

Jashore’s Tamanna applies to Bangabandhu Memorial Trust following PM’s advice

Tamanna Akter Noora, who was born with no arms and only one leg and has secured GPA-5 in this year’s HSC exams, has applied to the Bangabandhu Memorial Trust as per the suggestion of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

February 12, 2022
February 12, 2022

Faika Tasnia’s aspirations as a young artist

The art works of Faika Tasnia, a 12th-grader of Khulna Government Girls' College, have caused a stir on social media platforms.

February 8, 2022
February 8, 2022

A promising star of karate

From the age of 10, Marzan Akter Priya knew that her calling in life is karate. She used to watch seniors and juniors in karate training from a window in her classroom. However, she did not pluck up the courage to join them because such activities were strictly prohibited in her household.

February 5, 2022
February 5, 2022

Won’t back down, no matter the cost

An utter tragedy struck 13 years ago. Still only a ninth-grader, Rajshahi’s Sheuli Akter was married off owing to her family’s unimaginable struggle with poverty.

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

Burying the Covid dead: ‘Team Khorshed’ of Narayanganj recognised by Asia Book of Records

Team Khorshed, a team of volunteers led by Maksudul Alam Khandaker Khorshed, councillor of Ward 13 in Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC), has been recognised by the Asia Book of Records for their efforts to serve humanity during the Covid-19 pandemic.

December 24, 2021
December 24, 2021

Faatiha’s earnest mission of combatting climate change

Faatiha Aayat is a Bangladeshi writer, child rights activist, and climate campaigner living in New York, USA.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

On a mission to build an enlightened society

“For the last 18 years, there has been not a single day when I have not reached out to my readers with books. I am on a journey to build a knowledge-based society,” says Bikash Chandra Roy Tarun.

November 29, 2021
November 29, 2021

Time magazine features Tashnuva Anan Shishir in 100 best photos of 2021

Tashnuva Anan Shishir, who made history in becoming Bangladesh’s first-ever transgender woman news presenter on a television channel, has been featured in the prestigious Time Magazine's top 100 best photos of 2021.