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Professor Rabbani: A physicist and his patent-free medical inventions for the Global South

Back in the 1980s when Professor Siddique-e-Rabbani began to invent inexpensive alternatives to highly expensive medical equipment for poor countries like Bangladesh, the usage of the word 'startup' to describe a 'budding company' had just been started by the Forbes...
The man who turns waste into wealth

The man who turns waste into wealth

Every month, around 1,000 tonnes of PET waste flakes and 600 tonnes of PET straps are produced in Habibur Rahman Jewel’s factories, where 200 workers are employed From 2011, Habibur Rahman Jewel successfully ran his export business of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)...

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Dr. Muhammad Yunus: Father of Microcredit and Social Business

Dr. Muhammad Yunus: Father of Microcredit and Social Business

Dr. Muhammad Yunus, the first and foremost Nobel prize winner, social entrepreneur, banker, and economist of Bangladesh. According to the world economic forum’s survey, Dr. Yunus is the 9th most admired personality globally. He has changed the destiny of the ignorant...

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The Naxalite who founded Lazz Pharma

The Naxalite who founded Lazz Pharma

Mohammad Lutfor Rahman left the Naxalites after they asked him to kill his father. He arrived in Dhaka penniless, worked at a pharmacy, founded Lazz Pharma in 1974 and moved to Canada in 1992. Today, Lutfor owns four branches of Lazz Pharma and sold the brand name to...

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Go to Bengal Calisthenics for physical and mental fitness

Go to Bengal Calisthenics for physical and mental fitness

Bengal Calisthenics is a fitness platform which provides proper assessment, training, and lifestyle coaching so that a person can find the right ways to build healthy habits and live a fulfilling life. How healthy we are as a person depends not only on our physical...

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Risalat Khan: When saving the climate is your career

Risalat Khan: When saving the climate is your career

Risalat Khan is an activist from Bangladesh who is passionate about addressing climate change, biodiversity loss and other existential challenges. He currently holds the position of Senior Campaigner in AvaazOne can find roots deeply grounded in Risalat Khan's odyssey...

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