20h ago| Inspiration

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...

2w ago| Young Icons

Introducing winners of Joy Bangla Youth Award 2021

Recently, 15 youth-led organisations were recognised for their outstanding contributions to five different fields at the Joy Bangla Youth Award (JBYA) 2021 held on 20 December 2021 at the Sheikh...

2w ago| Young Icons

Meet the first Bangladeshi woman who conquered Mount Lobuche

Joynab Shantu, an assistant professor of the Department of Bangla at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University, is the first Bangladeshi woman to conquer the 20,161...

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.

Women who travel

Doubts, risks, and the joy in exploration.

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...

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...

January 6, 2022
January 6, 2022

Introducing winners of Joy Bangla Youth Award 2021

Recently, 15 youth-led organisations were recognised for their outstanding contributions to five different fields at the Joy Bangla Youth Award (JBYA) 2021 held on 20 December 2021 at the Sheikh...

January 6, 2022
January 6, 2022

Meet the first Bangladeshi woman who conquered Mount Lobuche

Joynab Shantu, an assistant professor of the Department of Bangla at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University, is the first Bangladeshi woman to conquer the 20,161...

January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

Inauguration of Int’l Conference on ETCCE held at UIU

 The International Conference on Emerging Technology in Computing, Communication and Electronics (ETCCE), kicked off virtually recently. The conference was technically co-sponsored by IEEE...

January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

Two young doctors cross the Bangla Channel

Two doctors have swam across the Bangla Channel, the 16.1km stretch of the Bay of Bengal between the Teknaf Fisheries Jetty and the jetty in Saint Martin's Island, claiming to be the first...

January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

RUET graduate wins engineering competition with ‘one-member’ team

Jesika Zaman is the champion of GPH Ispat-Prothom Alo En Genius Competition, which focuses on structural designs. 223 teams participated in the selection period of the event, from Bangladesh.

December 24, 2021
December 24, 2021

Making waves in the world of public relations

Turn Up PR is an emerging firm that has gained a foothold in the public relations (PR) market in just one year. The organisation integrates various tools that extend beyond the traditional media...

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 24, 2021
December 24, 2021

Empowering women through financial literacy

Afruza Tanzi is one of the 19 Bangladeshi recipients of the 2021 Diana Award. She was born and brought up in Sylhet, where she attended Bluebird School and College. Tanzi came to Dhaka in 2017 to...

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

3 startups win awards at Youth Co:Lab for innovative environmental solutions

Three promising youth-led pro-environment startups received USD 10,000 in grants and mentorship in the fourth edition of Youth Co:Lab Bangladesh's Springboard Programme, co-created by the...