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Where your pets feel at home

Rakibul Haq Emil, the Founder of PAW Foundation, along with Nuzhat Nabila and Khalid Farhan launched Furryghor, a hotel for pets, in February 2022. Nabila is an architect by profession, while...

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BD K-Family celebrates cultures at Dhaka K-Meet 6.0

Dhaka K-Meet 6.0 was organised by the BD K-Family on May 20, 2022 at Tokyo Square Convention Centre. The BD K-Family community is the first and only South Korean cultural community, which...

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Reigning over the hockey field

A girls’ hockey team in Jhenidah has made their presence felt at various competitions. This correspondent visited Jhenidah Bir Shrestha Hamidur Rahman Stadium to talk to the players of the team....

Murshidul Alam Bhuiyan shortlisted for Queen’s Commonwealth Trust Network

Murshidul Alam Bhuiyan, the founder of Team Bertho, has been shortlisted for the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust Network, which consists of more than 850 goal-oriented global leaders creating positive...

5 efficient note-taking methods

The outlining note-taking method uses headings and bullet points to organise topics. It is most useful when learning about topics that include a lot of detail. Outlining allows your notes to be...

Volunteering: Beyond an extracurricular activity

Volunteering promotes skill-building among the youth. While all kinds of extracurricular activities look great on resumes, what sets volunteering apart is that it provides a multitude of experiences.

The globetrotter who broke barriers

Rehnumah Insan, a travel blogger and lawyer, has visited 40 countries till date. Currently, she is working as a manager in the UK Civil Service, dealing with legal and policy implications for post...

Harnessing data analytics for social good

Working first-hand with the Health Ministry and icddr,b, Shayan Chowdhury led data analysis projects that traced the Covid-19 outbreak, hospitalisations, deaths, and mobility to inform actionable...

UIU National Job Festival concludes

The UIU National Job Festival 2022, a two-day event organised by United International University (UIU), concluded on March 14. The closing ceremony of the fair was held at the UIU auditorium.

Learning through play

Amir Hamza is the founder of Here We Play, a platform that promotes play as earnestly as schooling in the process and progression of teaching students at

The wheels that set her free

Takia Sultana Nova, a third-year student of International Islamic University Chittagong, received the IVD Bangladesh Volunteer Award 2021, securing the third place.  She has successfully empowered...

Bristy’s triumphant journey from MIT to Google

A Computer Science and Engineering graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Bristy Sikder is a Senior Software Engineer at Google. Before that, she had applied to 18 foreign...