Bangladesh education curriculum to undergo significant changes

Big changes are coming to pre-primary school to high school levels’ education system. Whether students will study in the science section or any other section will be determined in class

Hard time managing the sanitary pads? Here are a few alternatives

When I first got my period, I was 9 years old. My mother handed me a sanitary napkin and showed me how to use it. For about the next ten

icddr,b made a breakthrough in children's malnutrition treatment

icddr,b (formerly known as the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh) have made a breakthrough in finding a way to treat nutritional deficiencies or malnutrition of children.  The main

Bangladesh high court bans single-use plastic in coastal areas

The Bangladesh High court issued a ban on single-use plastic usage in Saint Martin Island and coastal areas. On January 6, this was issued on all the related government officials.

Facing climate change in Bangladesh: The way forward

A workshop for discussion was jointly taken by Friendship and ICCCAD, a concern of IUB, on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 at Gulshan 2. The initiative was to establish talks on

Why burning leaves in the winter is a bad idea

As winter falls, it brings a couple of environmental concerns. A common practice during this time is burning leaves. Since the percentage of precipitation is the lowest during winter, the

Digital Khichuri Challenge, 2019: A celebration of diversity

The grand finale of the highly anticipated “Digital Khichuri Challenge,2019”; took place on 11th December 2019; in the wonderful ambiance of ICT tower Auditorium, Agargaon. The theme of this year’s

William A S Ouderland: The Australian freedom fighter of 1971

William first set foot in Dhaka, in 1970, as Production Manager for the Bata Shoe Company. He’d just been promoted to Executive Director for the company when our War for

The biggest Intra debate tournament of the country held at NSU

The North South University Debating Club hosted the North South University Intra Debating Championship 2019 from the 22nd of November. This event was a platform for debaters to hone their

Seattle-based entrepreneur Michael Peres’ Mega-GMAT resources file aides 120,000 MBA aspirants

Seattle-based entrepreneur Michael Peres receiving thousands of requests daily from his website.

Top 5 survival skills everyone should have regardless of their gender

Patriarchy, misogyny and sexism. Words like these are talked about, detested and discussed nowadays as a welcome change in our day to day dialogues. Even then, people talking the most

Movember inspires ISD to raise funds for children with cancer

For the month of November, International School Dhaka’s (ISD) parents and teachers were seen to be sporting moustaches. They were doing so to celebrate Movember and raise money for the