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#GirlChampion

#GirlChampion

During International Women’s Day 2017, Save the Children launched a campaign called #GirlChampions to celebrate the contribution of six girls all around the globe. These girls played an exceptional role in women’s empowerment in their respective countries and also working hard to establish women’s rights. Moni Begum of Sylhet was selected to represent not only Bangladesh but of Asia in this campaign. Sheikh Sadaf Tasin writes about Moni Begum’s journey as girl champion….

March 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
The pirlo of portraiture

The pirlo of portraiture

Famous realist painters such as Gustave Courbet, Edouard Manet, James Whistler, Jules Breton had to face harsh criticisms for breaking the conventional form of art. They were famous for presenting unadorned subject matters as they realistically avoided artifice. They were not allowed to organise exhibitions, so they had to publish their paintings on their own. This was in the 1850’s. Things have changed now…

March 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Eco-friendly eCourier on road to become iconic

Eco-friendly eCourier on road to become iconic

It is interesting to explore how eCourier, the first of its kind, bike-based, unique, digital postal service is bringing positive changes in the…

December 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Changing the local business scene

Changing the local business scene

Nibras Bin Sayed finds out how startup entrepreneur Rafi Mustafa has forgone the lure of lucrative jobs abroad and returned to Bangladesh to build two different businesses  ‘Follow your heart ’is the most important mantra for Rafi Mustafa, a young entrepreneur of two start-up ventures, namely ‘ZuumZuum’ and ‘Tripooly’. Rafi adopted the mantra from his father at a young age […]

November 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Knowing where you are going

Knowing where you are going

Fear of uncertainty, change and the possibility of impending failure often stops us from taking big steps in life. Along with that fear, what others may think also might influence our decision to make changes…

September 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Brightening your own corner

Brightening your own corner

It is impossible to convince others to engage and follow your lead without a deep-seeded conviction for the work you do. When you love what you do, people take note and get influenced by your work…

September 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Seeker of ghost stories

Seeker of ghost stories

The human mind works in mysterious ways. What scares human beings also fascinates them. They also must have the answer of everything, which leads to obsession over things that they do not quite understand…

September 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Young innovator

Young innovator

After making a low-cost water purifier using coconut shell, Bakhtiar Zaman Bhuiyan, a 9th grader from Dhaka has become a finalist for Stockholm Junior Water Prize…writes Adnan Akib…

August 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Hungry for more

Hungry for more

Popular TV actor Mishu Sabbir not only wants to work more but also firmly believes in creative experimentation…writes Adnan Akib…

August 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Shooter of glory

Shooter of glory

Adnan Akib writes how Antara Islam has become one of the finest female shooters of Bangladesh despite many hurdles…

August 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon