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Bangladeshi water engineer in top 2% of the world scientists

Bangladeshi born water engineer Prof. Ataur Rahman of Western Sydney University, Australia has recently been included in the top 2% of world scientists. This list has been prepared by Stanford University by analysing publication data like number of publications,...
Hasnaeen Rizvi Rahman paves the way for many

Hasnaeen Rizvi Rahman paves the way for many

After finishing his graduation from NSU, Hasnaeen started his career as a programmer and later in 2007, he went on to his Masters on Interaction Design from Chalmers University of Technology with a 7 year experience in programming. This was the time when the idea of...

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Green Tech champion Nowshad Amin tops global scientist list

Green Tech champion Nowshad Amin tops global scientist list

It was the year 1990 when Nowshad Amin left his birthplace Chittagong, for higher studies in Japan. Always a stellar performer, he was one of the three students at that time to secure the prestigious and highly competitive Monbusho Scholarship. His family must have...

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A tribute to Samson H Chowdhury

A tribute to Samson H Chowdhury

Samson H Chowdhury (1926-2012), who himself became an institution, was a legendary entrepreneur in Bangladesh. He was more of an entrepreneur than a capitalist, as he shared the slice of the cake with all others. With his innovation, leadership and perseverance, he...

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Journey to the Apex: In conversation with Syed Manzur Elahi

Journey to the Apex: In conversation with Syed Manzur Elahi

Syed Manzur Elahi, the founding chairman of Apex Footwear Ltd and Apex Tannery Ltd was interviewed by Dr Melita Mehjabeen who is an associate Professor of the Institute of Business Administration at University of Dhaka. Below are excerpts from the interview where the...

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Sir Fazle Hasan Abed: A great poverty warrior

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed: A great poverty warrior

Everything we did in Bangladesh we did with one focus: getting poor people out of poverty because we feel that poverty is dehumanising, Sir Abed had told The Guardian Sir Fazle Hasan Abed is a perfect example of greatness from humble beginnings. Dr MS Swaminathan,...

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Bangladeshi-American Arshad Mansoor elected EPRI CEO

Bangladeshi-American Arshad Mansoor elected EPRI CEO

Arshad Mansoor completed his bachelor’s degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), and went on to earn a doctoral degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas, Austin US-based research and development organisation,...

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Bangladeshi scientist Senjuti Saha made member of WHO board

Bangladeshi scientist Senjuti Saha made member of WHO board

Dr Senjuti Saha, a scientist of the Child Health Research Foundation in Bangladesh, was appointed as a member of the Polio Transition Independent Monitoring Board (TIMB) of the World Health Organization (WHO). The Global Polio Eradication Initiative created the TIMB...

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Kamal Quadir: The artist who became a fintech guru

Kamal Quadir: The artist who became a fintech guru

All Kamal Quadir wanted is to be an artist. He trained as an artist. He began career as an artist. And now Kamal is a techfin guru, heading the country's largest mobile financial service bKash. But that metamorphosis is not a linear story, as it sounds. It sure did...

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