Archive for December, 2015

Mind a better you in 2016

Mind a better you in 2016

The nature of man and woman is so delicate that he can deviate from his goals at every opportunity or half chances that present themselves. To take charge and get back on track, he often has to wait patiently…

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
What is cool?

What is cool?

Some associate coolness as an interesting character with strong personality, some say it is overrated popularity, undeserving of a person…

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
‘Content is essential for  every filmmaker’

‘Content is essential for every filmmaker’

Having a dream and seeing it come true is the ultimate accomplishment for a person. Raffael Ahsan, 30, an aspiring independent filmmaker, is one among them who did not compromise on his wish to complete his film despite…

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Social work: A great pastime or a passing fad?

Social work: A great pastime or a passing fad?

The growing enthusiasm towards volunteerism is exploited by some institutions without authenticity, accountability and audit…writes Farhat Afzal Volunteerism is undoubtedly a noble initiative that our youths have taken great interest of associating themselves with more prominently over the last decade, but what is less discussed is how sometimes the causes are exploited for reasons deeper than what appears on surface. […]

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Fear-mongering game

Fear-mongering game

The September release of sci-fi horror video game Soma is a testament that the works of Frictional Games Inc is no one-hit wonder. In 2007 when I played Penumbra: Overture, a game I still maintain was an intensely petrifying one I have played…

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Newsreader’s delight

Newsreader’s delight

Unlike most news apps, News Republic has its own algorithms to customise every story into a pleasant format with consistent fonts and layout. Upon launch, it prompts…

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
DIU hosts social leadership discussion

DIU hosts social leadership discussion

‘The social entrepreneur is the heart of a social business,’ says Titus van der Spek, social business consultant and co-author of Leadership in Social Business from University of Essex, while talking to youth entrepreneurs…

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News

ULAB hosts talk on oil dynamics

The Center for Enterprise and Society (CES) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organised a talk titled ‘Oil Drives the World – But Who Drives Oil?’ on December 21…

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Computer lessons for children with intellectual disabilities

Computer lessons for children with intellectual disabilities

InclusionX, a voluntary youth initiative aimed at bridging gap between the able and intellectually disabled communities, hosted a Volunteer Orientation Programme for its first batch of 45 volunteers at the EMK Center on December 21…

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
IBA confers degrees on 288 graduates

IBA confers degrees on 288 graduates

Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka, celebrated the graduation of 19th BBA, 48th MBA and 16th and 17th EMBA batches at Bashundhara International Convention Hall on December 19…

December 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News