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On winning the DLA Piper Global Scholarship
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On winning the DLA Piper Global Scholarship

Sabiha Mehzabin Oishee and Kalyan Chakroborty, two meritorious students from the Department of Law at North South University (NSU), are the first ever Bangladeshis to receive the prestigious DLA Piper Global Scholarship.

  • UN SDG Action Awards

    The UN SDG Action Awards, organised by the UN SDG Action Campaign, was held from May 2-4, 2019 at Martin Luther-King Strasse in Bonn, Germany. The event is hosted every year to celebrate individuals, civil society organisations, local governments and change-makers who are taking transformative action to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across a range of categories.

  • ”Be passionate about what you learn” – Dr Neelima Yeasmin

    Dr Neelima Yeasmin has always been academically brilliant. So, when she topped the 39th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Examination, it was not much of a surprise for her friends and family.

  • Youth Opportunities

    The World Heritage Volunteers Initiative is led by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) in collaboration with the Coordinating

  • From the balcony to the beauty biz

    Sabikun Nahar had an interest in hairdressing from a young age. She completed her training in unisex hairstyling from Sydney School of Hairdressing- Toni&Guy Education in Australia.

  • Taking the leap

    Surovi Binte Sharmin Mohona recently completed her undergraduate education from North South University in Pharmaceutical Sciences. She was selected for a five-year PhD fellowship at Loyola University, Chicago, USA, soon after she finished her undergraduate thesis.

  • Jaifrin Ahmed’s journey to BAKED

    Jaifrin Ahmed, a business graduate from North South University, won the Alokito Nari Shommanona this year for her entrepreneurial

  • YY Goshti: Making waves in social business

    Considered as Bangladesh’s first social business incubator, YY Goshti was started with the mission to provide social business entrepreneurs with all the resources that they need.

  • BYLC awards six alumni

    Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) handed over awards to the six leaders at its second alumni awards ceremony at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in the capital, said a press release.

  • Are women of Bangladesh ready for the fourth industrial revolution?

    Female workers have long played a central role in the development of Bangladesh’s RMG industry, making us the largest apparel exporter after China today. In this era of the fourth industrial revolution, we need another big push, but the question is - Can women take the lead and prepare us to face the challenges this revolution would bring for us?

  • Artist Morshed Mishu mugged at knife-point on Kuril flyover

    Morshed Mishu, the prodigal artist who made the country proud by being included in the prestigious Forbes Asia 30 under 30 list, was mugged on Kuril flyover today at around 1 am.

  • Celebrating academic excellence a grand ceremony by AUW

    Last weekend, Asian University for Women (AUW) in Chittagong, celebrated their 7th convocation ceremony at a 5 star hotel in the port city.

  • HungryNaki co-founder Tausif Ahmad

    HungryNaki co-founder Tausif Ahmad passes away

    Tausif Ahmad, the co-founder and COO of popular food delivery service HungryNaki, lost his two-year long battle to lung cancer and passed away at a hospital in Malaysia today.

  • Zaheed Sabur’s success at Google

    Zaheed Sabur is the first Bangladeshi principal engineer at one of the world’s leading technology companies, Google.

  • The Local Cup Season One

    The Local Cup Season One was organised recently, with participation from both renowned players and newcomers of DOTA 2 Bangladesh.

  • Beating odds, mother and son reunite

    On February 13, 2018, Mohammad Siam, aged 9, stormed out of his home after his mother scolded him for not studying. He went to a nearby park and was greeted by an insidious man.

  • CURE impresses at Harvard National Model United Nations 2019

    Harvard University recently organised the 65thedition of Harvard National Model United Nations, one of the oldest and most prestigious conferences of Model United Nations globally.

  • Tarunner Joyutshab: An inspiring event for the youth

    In collaboration with Crown Cement and Prothom Alo, Tarunner Joyutshab was organised recently at Krishibid Institute Bangladesh. Previously, this event was organised in 32 areas of Bangladesh where more than 10,000 young students participated.

  • Youth Opportunities

    The WTO has issued a call for young economists to submit papers for the 2019 WTO Essay Award. The award aims to promote high-

  • Living the dream at NASA

    Mario Nirman Mondal and Eric Nixon Mondal have been working for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) since they completed their undergraduate education. Mario works as a Satellite Flight Engineer at NASA’s Maryland center which specialises in Earth Observing Satellites (EOS).Following in his brother’s footsteps, Eric has recently joined as a Configuration Manager for NASA’s newest venture on laser technology.

  • Wiggles and Giggles: Where children can thrive

    When they began searching for an extra-curricular school for their children, Mehvish Raja and Sazia Afrin, two women who are sisters-in-law, were inspired to open one on their own.

  • 6th Children Science Congress 2019 held

    Children Science Congress hosted the 6th Children Science Congress 2019 at University of Asia Pacific recently, where close to 400

  • Preliminary round of International Leadership Programme On Education held at UIU

    The preliminary round of the International Leadership Programme on Education took place at United International University (UIU) recently, funded by the US Department of State.

  • Project Vision: Promoting healthy eyesight for road transport workers

    Good eyesight is essential for safe driving as poor vision can impair driving performance. With that in mind, Junior Chamber International (JCI) Dhaka West arranged an awareness event under ‘Project Vision’ for the second time.

  • Youth Opportunities

    11th International Inter University Short Film Festival

  • Participating in Bangladesh Youth Delegation to India

    For their seventh batch, Bangladesh Youth Delegation to India, which began in 2012, selected 40 young women and 60 young men in six months. This year, I was fortunate enough to be one of the members.

  • US Ambassador visits JAAGO students in Banani

    The US Ambassador Earl R Miller recently visited the Banani School Branch of JAAGO Foundation.

  • ISD students stage ‘Into The Wardrobe’

    Students of International School, Dhaka, with support from their teachers and administration, staged ‘Into the Wardrobe’, a reprise of ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, recently at the school.

  • Friday Lab: The team behind the humanoid robot Lee

    Friday Lab is a team of five people that developed the humanoid robot, Lee. The robot can interact with people, walk, speak in Bangla and dance.

  • Scholastica stages ‘Moana’

    Recently, the members of the Dance Drama and Music Programmes and Club of Scholastica (senior campus), staged their annual play, Moana, at their STM Hall in the Mirpur campus.

  • Sunnydale students celebrate Rabindra Jayanti

    The junior section-1 of Sunnydale School celebrated Rabindra Jayanti 1426 ‘Chitto Jetha Bhoyshunno’ at Bangladesh National Museum on April 23.

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