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Shat Takar Khabar: Ensuring a happy Ramadan
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Shat Takar Khabar: Ensuring a happy Ramadan

Jhilimili, a social organisation formed by students from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka (DU), aims to support underprivileged children. This Ramadan, they have collaborated with Madchef, a fast food restaurant, and Give Bangladesh, an initiative under Social Work Platform Trust, to arrange iftar packets for those in need.

  • Discovering Dhaka in red

    Tabassum Ahmed initiated #dhakainred, a photo series on Instagram, to showcase the beauty of Dhaka. We spoke to participants of the series on the Independence Day of Bangladesh.

  • Independence Day celebrations amidst a pandemic

    A year after Bangladesh was hit by the coronavirus outbreak, and as Covid-19 cases are on the rise again, school students are celebrating Independence Day cautiously.



  • Introducing winners of The Daily Star’s ‘Muktijuddho Olympiad’

    The Daily Star’s “Muktijuddho Olympiad”, powered by efood, aimed to educate young students about the history of Bangladesh. Nearly 4,800 students registered for the online completion across four categories: School (Class 4-6), School (Class 7-10), College, and University.

  • JAAGO Foundation and Asia Foundation host ’50 Years Dialogue between Youths & Politicians in Democracy’

    Commemorating fifty years of Bangladesh’s independence, JAAGO Foundation in association with Asia Foundation organised the seminar, ‘50 Years Dialogue between Youths & Politicians in Democracy’, recently. The panelists for the dialogue were Nahim Razzaq, MP, Bangladesh Awami League, and Convenor, Young Bangla, Nazma Akther, President, Jubo Mohila League, and former Member of Parliament, Bangladesh Awami League, Rumeen Farhana, MP, Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Tabith Awal, Member, National Executive Committee, Bangladesh Nationalist Party, and Ahsan Adelur Rahman Adel, MP, Bangladesh Government. The session was moderated by Nobonita Chowdhury, Director, Gender Justice & Diversity (GJD) and Preventing Violence against Women Initiative, BRAC.

  • Acing the admission test

    With admission tests of different public and private universities approaching and coaching centres being closed, candidates may be in a dilemma about their preparation strategies. The last few weeks before an admission test can be tiring. Here is a list of tips to ensure that you are on the right track.

  • An aspiring judge’s uphill battle

    Born in the outskirts of Netrakona, Sakhina Akhter stood 15th in the Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission Examination across the country. A graduate of Northern University Bangladesh (NUB), she was recommended as an assistant judge, following her success in the examination in 2019.

  • A bookstore rooted in friendship

    Bondhu Library, an online and offline bookstore, was established in Cumilla by a group of childhood friends in 2019. Founders Shahedur Rahman Rony, Md Ashik, Ahmed Faysal, Tauhid Hridoy, Fahim Imtiaz Kamal, and Shariful Islam have been friends since their school days. Towards the end of their undergraduate studies, they decided to open a bookstore in their city.

  • A torchbearer for our farmers

    Shakil Ahmed, a BSc graduate of the Agriculture Department at Noakhali Science and Technology University, successfully cultivated squash, a foreign variety of a winter vegetable, in Delduar upazila of Tangail.

  • Deshi Ballers holds International Women's Day 3x3 Tournament

    Deshi Ballers, a female-led sports development organisation working to create a platform for Bangladeshi women and girls to be empowered through basketball, hosted the third season of their International Women’s Day 3x3 Basketball Tournament at Madani Avenue, Dhaka, recently. The tournament was sponsored by Save & Serve Foundation.