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Sabbir wants to take you from doom-scrolling to informative health content

The Bangladeshi PhD candidate in the Netherlands performs live experiments and produces content in Bangla. We recently spoke to him to find out how he has built his exceptionally large online audience for this genre. A slender man in his 30s, wearing glasses and a lab...
Fintech startup Elevate secures investment worth $5 million

Fintech startup Elevate secures investment worth $5 million

Elevate, a fintech startup based in London and Dubai, has secured an investment of $5 million aimed at expanding its presence in South Asian markets, including Bangladesh. The startup offers a simplified method for receiving USD payments from international employers...

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Winners of ‘Women in Tech’ announced

Winners of ‘Women in Tech’ announced

Huawei announced the winners of its 'Women in Tech' competition at a gala ceremony held on Tuesday at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka. The competition was launched last year in Bangladesh with UNESCO as a strategic partner. Team 'Dhara' emerged as the champion, with a...

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Meet Maisha Rahman, Bangladesh’s first female tea auctioneer

Meet Maisha Rahman, Bangladesh’s first female tea auctioneer

We spoke to Maisha Rahman, the country’s first tea auctioneer, to understand the trade and her journey. Maisha Rahman was introduced to the world of tea tasting for the first time at her father's office.  "He handed me the spoon used for tea tasting and told me, 'Just...

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Aziz Khan next chair of Unicef Int’l Council

Aziz Khan next chair of Unicef Int’l Council

Unicef has announced Muhammed Aziz Khan as the incoming chair of the Unicef International Council, succeeding the inaugural chair, Maria Ahlstrom-Bondestam. He will assume the position in November this year, a press release issued by Unicef said yesterday. The Unicef...

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