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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...
Tariq Saifullah: From cartoonist to international game artist

Tariq Saifullah: From cartoonist to international game artist

Fueled by his childhood passion for drawing, Muhammad Tariq Saifullah transformed from an avid sketcher of 90s cartoons into a renowned game artist, with aspirations to create immersive, nostalgia-evoking games that captivate players worldwide."Why don't you take the...

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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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2 Bangladeshi robotics teams win Gold at WSEEC 2024

2 Bangladeshi robotics teams win Gold at WSEEC 2024

2 Bangladeshi robotics teams have won the Gold Medals at the World Science Environment and Engineering Competition (WSEEC) 2024, held in Indonesia. The competition was attended by 310 teams from 18 countries. CodeBlack, one of the two winners, is an all-female team...

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