Scientist Bijon fights coronavirus with low-cost kits

The whole world has been hit with the outbreak of novel coronavirus. Scientists are working hard to invent testing kits that are easily accessible for people while also working on vaccines. ...

Bijon Kumar Sil

Hazera Begum, the ‘mother’, the saviour

Hazera Begum lost her mother when she was very young and was forced to leave home because of her stepmother. A series of unfortunate events led her to spiral down a path of darkness. However, she, ...

Hazera Begum. UNB photo

Guardian BRAC Bima insures 10m people

As many as 10 million Bangladeshis are covered by an insurance policy, Guardian BRAC Bima (GBB). It is a life insurance service by Guardian Life Insurance Limited which was initiated to bridge ...

Guardian BRAC Bima insures 10m people

Tapas's noble initiative for underprivileged children

"Fifty poor, meritorious students will get three khatas (exercise books) and a pen each at this shop," reads a banner. A picture of this banner recently went viral on Facebook. The shop which is ...

A boy in his school uniform stands inside Tapas Raha’s bakery in Dumuria, Khulna. A recent photo by Saddam Hossain

Betel leaf growers shine in Lakshmipur

Betel leaf farmers in Lakshmipur registered huge sales in the last season. Md Belal Hossain Khan, deputy director of Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), said betel leaf farmers earned Tk 2 ...

Betel leaf growers record Tk 2b sale in Lakshmipur

Bangladeshi girl receives The Diana Award

Shomy Hasan Chowdhury from Bangladesh has been presented with The Legacy Award for her work and advocacy in ensuring clean water and sanitation for all.A press statement said Shomy Hasan co-founded ...

Bangladeshi girl receives The Diana Award

Ahmed Javed Chowdhury’s Banglar Pathshala

It was a tiny square room on the first floor of Gausul Azam super market in the capital’s Nilkhet area. An ordinary, but well-furnished room, the walls displaying pictures of prominent people like ...

Ahmed Javed Chowdhury’s Banglar Pathshala

Software superman Chanchal Roy

Chanchal Roy was sitting in the soft evening light at Salt Cafe in Cox’s Bazar, sipping a cup of green tea. He stared through the plate glass window at the busy street outside and spoke his thoughts ...

Software superman Chanchal Roy

Commercial production of Tulips begins in Bangladesh

Tulip, world’s one of the prettiest spring-blooming flowers known for its dazzling beauty, is now being cultivated commercially in Gazipur.The national flower of Turkey and the Netherlands, grows ...

Commercial production of Tulips begins in Bangladesh

Bay leaf gives Joynuddin Kha financial stability

Joynuddin Kha of Jhenaidah was thinking outside of the box. When the other villagers were busy with other cash crops, he planted bay leaf trees, the aromatic leaf locally known as ‘tej ...

Bay leaf gives Joynuddin Kha financial stability
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