Bangladesh wins 13 awards at 24th Int’l Robot Olympiad

Bangladesh wins 13 awards at 24th Int’l Robot Olympiad

Hosted annually, the International Robot Olympiad (IRO) is a global event that awards students from all over the world in robotics. This year, in the 24th iteration of the IRO, Team Bangladesh won a total of 13 awards, including 1 gold medal, 2 silver medals, 2 bronze...
World Bank: Bangladesh is a true global champion

World Bank: Bangladesh is a true global champion

New World Bank Country Director to Bangladesh and Bhutan Abdoulaye Seck on Tuesday highly lauded the economic development of Bangladesh over the years and thus termed the country as a true global champion on various fronts. He explained that Bangladesh was a true...
Saiful Samin: Crushed by wheels, revived by spirit

Saiful Samin: Crushed by wheels, revived by spirit

Ordinary people sometimes go through extraordinary events that completely upend their lives. In our Surviving an Extraordinary Event series, we aim to tell the stories of these people and how they persevered after such events. In the first instalment of this series,...
Fazle Hasan Abed: The canny serial entrepreneur

Fazle Hasan Abed: The canny serial entrepreneur

The following is an excerpt from the chapter ‘Falling out’ of the newly published ‘Hope Over Fate – Fazle Hasan Abed and the Science of Ending Global Poverty’ a biography of the founder of BRAC, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, written by Scott MacMillan. This book will be...
Exports hit record $5.36b in December

Exports hit record $5.36b in December

Bangladesh witnessed the highest-ever export earnings of $5.36 billion in December last year braving a global economic crisis. The export earnings, which surpassed the $5 billion milestone for the second consecutive month, saw a 9.33 per cent growth year-on-year,...
The Bangladeshi chef who introduced Biden biriyani to New York

The Bangladeshi chef who introduced Biden biriyani to New York

With subtlety as his secret ingredient, Khalilur Rahman is popularising Bangladeshi cuisine in New York. At first glance – in a tailored black suit, ironed white shirt and maroon silk tie – Khalilur Rahman looks more like someone who plys his trade on Wall...

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