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Bangladeshi teen captures silver and bronze at World Powerlifting Championship

Raiyan Rahman, a Bangladeshi teen has been honoured at the “World Powerlifting Championship 2022”, placing fourth. The event took place this August in Istanbul.

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Fighting for women: Amimul Ehsan Khan’s journey as a young changemaker

The Diana Award is a prestigious accolade, supported by Princess Diana’s sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. It is given out to nominees aged between 9 and 25, who are carrying out humanitarian activities for at least a year.  

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Bangladesh’s success at IEO 2022

International Economics Olympiad (IEO) is an annual competition for high school students that intends to stimulate their interest in the field of economics, business, and finance through a creative problem-solving approach. This year, more than 200 students from 43 teams participated in the prestigious event.

World Powerlifting Championship 2022

Raiyan Rahman, an 18-year-old youth studying at Mangrove school is set to compete in the World Powerlifting Championship 2022, in the sub-junior category (59kg weight limit) this August. This will be the first time someone from Bangladesh will represent the country in the international stage of powerlifting.

DLA Piper Global Scholarship paves the way for young Bangladeshi scholars

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers bestrewed throughout 40 countries across the globe, with the goal of catering to the legal needs of their clients all over the world.

With Monash and UCB, the keyword is “partnership”

In conversation with Andrew Walker, Pro Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash University Malaysia, about the quality of higher education, opportunities of Bangladeshi students to pursue higher education abroad and also the impact of the pandemic on exploring the opportunities.

Handicrafts showcasing employment opportunities for gender-diverse individuals

An initiative of TransEnd, a handicrafts fair was held on Friday afternoon, aiming to empower the marginalised transgender, hijra and gender-diverse community of Bangladesh.

Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2022

Shuvo Rahman, the founder of Alice Labs, an AI-based multi-channel customer service platform for online businesses, was recently nominated for the Forbes 30 under 30, Asia Class of 2022. He made it to the list under the Enterprise Technology category.

Menstrual hygiene is a necessity, not a taboo

Nadia Sultana Priyanka, the founder of NapreF3, has always carried a passionate heart towards social work. She established NapreF3 back in May, 9 2021 on International Mother’s Day, to help women and girls who cannot afford sanitary pads.

Why the backlash over the Percy Jackson reboot casting is unnecessary

As a long-time fan of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series by Rick Riordan, there could be no better news than Disney+ announcing that they will be rebooting the fan-favourite series with a new, talented cast. As expected, everyone was hyped about the reboot and fans started coming out of the woodwork with their years of Greek mythology knowledge. But then, all hell broke loose in the fandom when Riordan announced that 12-year-old Leah Sava Jeffries would be joining the cast as the character of Annabeth Chase, the daughter of Goddess Athena.

Where your pets feel at home

Rakibul Haq Emil, the Founder of PAW Foundation, along with Nuzhat Nabila and Khalid Farhan launched Furryghor, a hotel for pets, in February 2022. Nabila is an architect by profession, while Farhan is a digital marketer.

BD K-Family celebrates cultures at Dhaka K-Meet 6.0

Dhaka K-Meet 6.0 was organised by the BD K-Family on May 20, 2022 at Tokyo Square Convention Centre. The BD K-Family community is the first and only South Korean cultural community, which celebrated its 12-year anniversary this year.