Niloufer Manzur started Sunbeams School in 1974 in her own residence at Indira Road, with only a handful of students. In over four decades, the institution has grown into a household name, entirely to the credit of the educator’s vision.
Melissa Roy has made a record of visiting 193 countries across the world at the age of 34. The passionate traveller was born in the USA. Her father, Shubhash Chandra Roy, is from Netrokona. Melissa, who is also a model and actor by profession, completed her world tour by coming to father’s homeland, Bangladesh. She visited Dhaka, Netrokona, Gazipur, Cox’s Bazar and Chattogram. We caught up with the traveller to find out more about her aspirations.
Awhona Rahman made history as the winner of the first ever Women’s Bodybuilding Championship, organised by Bangladesh Bodybuilding Federation. Currently a twelfth grader at Bir Shrestha Noor Mohammad School and College, she aspires to represent Bangladesh in international platforms.
Auxilio (meaning “to assist” in Latin) is a head mounted wireless device, created by a group of youngsters, as an alternative means for controlling a computer mouse. With this device, users can move the cursor by rotating their head in different directions, and implement clicks by their eye blinks.
“We have come here because we can get campuses of renowned universities in Malaysia that is so close to our home, and the tuition fees and living expenses are comparable to our country,” said a parent. The students and parents can also learn about the visa regulations, student life, and other facilities in Malaysia at the event.