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Bangladesh Seen on Track to Be a Trillion-Dollar Economy by 2040

Bangladesh is on course to become a $1 trillion economy by 2040, driven by consumer optimism, innovation in emerging economic sectors and a young engaged workforce, according to Boston Consulting Group. With average annual growth of 6.4% between 2016 and 2021, the...
NSU student develops eyeglasses for colour blind people

NSU student develops eyeglasses for colour blind people

Imagine flying thousands of feet in your cherished cockpit, manoeuvring swiftly through the fickleness of the daily odysseys of a pilot. Many aspiring pilots have been through these imagination phases, trying hard day and night to fulfil their dreams. But in life, not...

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How Beli Begum took haleem from Faridpur to Athens

How Beli Begum took haleem from Faridpur to Athens

In the last three decades, about 10.8 lakh female workers migrated to different countries. Many wound up working as domestic help in the Middle East and are often subjected to abuse and exploitation. Beli Begum’s story is, perhaps, an outlier. A female migrant who...

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Thank You, Apa

Thank You, Apa

The author thanks the Prime Minister for all she has done, not just for the country but for the author and her family as well Being the granddaughter of Nurjahan Begum, the first female journalist in Bangladesh, and  Rokanuzzaman Khan (known as Dadabhai), the founding...

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