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  • In pictures: New York Comic Con 2017

    In pictures: New York Comic Con 2017

    • Teen
    • October 08, 2017

    The New York Comic Con is an annual New York City fan convention dedicated to comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television. The four-day event which runs October 6-9 this year is the largest pop culture event on the East Coast in the United States.

  • Samsung launches Bangladesh’s first QLED gaming monitor

    Samsung launches Bangladesh’s first QLED gaming monitor

    The monitor is the most curved monitor in the world with a radius of 1800R

  • Facebook to pull messaging support from older versions

    Facebook to pull messaging support from older versions

    Further, it will also stop support for Facebook on Windows Phone

  • Narayanganj Ideal School wins place in global Shakespeare celebration event

    Narayanganj Ideal School wins place in global Shakespeare celebration event

    Schoolchildren from Narayanganj Ideal school has won a place in the final cut of a crowd-sourced video of Macbeth to be unveiled as part of Shakespeare Lives in Schools Day.

  • Girls’ soccer dream locked in customs warehouse

    Girls’ soccer dream locked in customs warehouse

    ‘Regardless of the fact that this is a charitable initiative, the state counsels have been toiling to ensure that the government collects the duty on the shoes’

  • Life after love

    Life after love

    What happens after the relationship ends?

  • Buttons

    Buttons

    • Teen
    • February 23, 2016

    On July 8, 2014, August Stonem purchased a one-dollar notebook and titled it Running Away From Home.

    “I want to live in a tree-house,” he planned. “I want to live under a bridge, or on top of a clock tower.”

    “How will you get the supplies to survive?” Maria challenged. She did that a lot. “Food, shelter, safety?”

    “I’ll improvise,” August replied.

    “You’re ridiculous.” She rolled her eyes.

  • Postpartum depression: Unhappy mother or just an unwell mother?

    Postpartum depression: Unhappy mother or just an unwell mother?

    • Teen
    • February 22, 2016

    Have you ever noticed how some women get very cranky after childbirth? A new mother throwing a tantrum or just going quiet without any apparent reason, is not a matter of joke. It is called postpartum depression. Mental health – as a whole – is not something that we discuss in our society. And when it comes to the mental well-being of a new mother, she loses the race to the new baby, and thousand other tangible problems and issues.

  • Texting your way to an F

    Texting your way to an F

    • Teen
    • February 18, 2016

    The science behind the “blue light” from the smarphonesA new study is the first of its kind to link nighttime instant messaging habits of teenagers to sleep health and school performance. Media use among children of all ages is increasing exponentially; studies have found that children aged from eight to 18 use electronic devices for long hours on a daily basis.

    Can't stop texting? If you're a teenager, it may be to blame for falling grades and increased yawning in school, according to a new Rutgers study.

  • Godrej Fairglow now in Bangladesh

    Godrej Fairglow now in Bangladesh

    • Teen
    • January 23, 2016

    For more than 100 years, Godrej has earned the trust of millions. One of Godrej's most popular products is the FairGlow soap which has now been modeled for the global market. Keeping in mind nationwide demand, FairGlow started its journey in Bangladesh on January 16, Saturday at the Spectra Convention Centre during the Dealer Business conference took place.

  • Pop-star Nisa Soraya at Eastern University

    Pop-star Nisa Soraya at Eastern University

    • Teen
    • January 14, 2016

    Eastern University Cultural Club (EUCC) hosted an experience sharing session by Nisa Soraya, a prominent Finnish singer, who visited the campus on January 9. Prof Dr Abdur Rab, vice chancellor of EU; Prof Dr Abdul Hannan Chowdhury, pro vice chancellor of EU; Afzalur Rahman, member of Board of Trustees, EU; Prof Dr Sharif Nurul Ahkam, dean, Faculty of Business Administration, EU; and Tasnuva Rahman, coordinator, Eastern University Cultural Club were all present in the session.

  • Google to the rescue

    Google to the rescue

    • Teen
    • January 11, 2016

    Cheat codes on Google for the efficient teacherOh the joy of finally getting Netflix in the comfort of your own crib! Watching shows curling under the blanket while munching on popcorn; life is a bliss! And suddenly you recall that book review you never finished and watch the rest of the show stressfully. Not much of a bliss anymore, huh?

  • We are on a break

    We are on a break

    • Teen
    • January 05, 2016

    Ways to productively change your brain when the study sessions get to you.You look at yourself in the mirror. Bloodshot baggy eyes, dehydrated skin, and hair that will shame the smelliest hippies. You stare back blankly at yourself trying to overlook the desperation and depression in your eyes and fail. You don’t know what to think, what to do. How did you get here? This is what happens when you study for hours without a break. In this case, it is you. We thought you knew better.

  • North South University wins ICT Debate

    North South University wins ICT Debate

    • Teen
    • January 03, 2016

    On December 23, 2015 National ICT Debate Festival’s Dhaka Metropolitan (North) region’s closing and award giving ceremony was hold at the ICT Division auditorium in Agargaon.

    In this regional competition, North South University became champion and Sher-e-Bangla Agriculture University became runner-up.

  • Training days with Ruthie Bolton

    Training days with Ruthie Bolton

    • Teen
    • December 28, 2015

    In her school exams, Tarin Akhter Khushi, a student of class eight of Arjat Afarjan High School of Kishorganj, has long been writing that she wanted to be a doctor whenever she wasasked to write essays about her ambition.

    “Now I want to be a basketball player,” Khushi told me when I met her in the gymnasium of American International School Dhaka (AISD).

  • Bangladeshis takes plunge in world’s biggest swimming lesson

    Bangladeshis takes plunge in world’s biggest swimming lesson

    • Teen
    • December 28, 2015

    After her eldest son Amanto became one of the 50 children to drown on an average day in Bangladesh, Jahanara Anwar was determined that Amanto's younger brother would join the world's biggest swimming lesson.

    "I'd promised to send him to a swimming centre once his exams were over but didn't realise how important it was," she said, recalling the day in 2011 when Amanto, 14, went to play in a nearby canal and never came home.

  • “FOCUS 15” at UIU

    “FOCUS 15” at UIU

    • Teen
    • December 24, 2015

    Finance Forum a wing of Career Counseling Centre of United International University (UIU) organised the Intra-varsity financial competency competition branded as “FOCUS 15” in his own campus yesterday.

    UIU vice chancellor Professor Dr M Rezwan Khan, presided over the ceremonies, while Md Saifur Rahman Patwary (Azad), deputy managing director, First Security Islamic Bank Limited,

  • “FOCUS 15” at UIU

    “FOCUS 15” at UIU

    • Teen
    • December 24, 2015

    Finance Forum a wing of Career Counseling Centre of United International University (UIU) organised the Intra-varsity financial competency competition branded as “FOCUS 15” in his own campus yesterday.

    UIU vice chancellor Professor Dr M Rezwan Khan, presided over the ceremonies, while Md Saifur Rahman Patwary (Azad), deputy managing director, First Security Islamic Bank Limited,

  • Tomorrow’s leaders

    Tomorrow’s leaders

    • Teen
    • December 24, 2015

    Tulip Siddiq on inspiring young women to build their careersYesterday Scholastica hosted the first ever "Inspiring Women" event at their Uttara campus' STM hall. This Speed Careers event saw groups of 7-15 students meeting in small groups to engage in lively conversation with 24 leading women from sectors that ranged from banking, NGO, education, government, creative industries and more. Modelled on a long running campaign from the UK, the event brought together many successful women from around the country to talk to over 200 female students from nine schools.

  • IBA graduation 2015

    IBA graduation 2015

    • Teen
    • December 22, 2015

    Graduation of batches BBA 19th, MBA 48th, 49th, and EMBA 16th and 17th of IBA of University of Dhaka was held on December 19, 2015 at Bashundhara Convention Hall. Honourable vice chancellor, professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique of University of Dhaka was present as the chief guest of the programme. Renowned industrialist and the chairperson of Summit Group Md Ajij Ahmed Khan was present as the special guest. The director of IBA, professor Dr AKM Saiful Mojid presided over the programme. Professor Mojid encouraged the graduates to acquire knowledge and improve their professional skills.

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