Why does ragging exist in our universities? Answers and confessions

Cover art: Nasif Chowdhury Over the years, ragging has become a tradition in Bangladeshi universities. Behind the facade of welcoming the new students, ragging is a notorious practice where the

Bibi Russell: The designer who put Bangladesh on the global fashion map

Bangladesh may not prominently feature in the global fashion scene. Although the scene has elevated significantly in recent years, the fashion industry is still in nascent stages. However, one of

Changing toxic relationship with parents, with Jomano Kotha

Parents. The ones in our lives we have the most love-hate relationship with. Growing up, our parents were our heroes. Our role models. Our best friends. But as we grow

Impacting lives beyond connectivity

Channelling excess energy from edotco sites to improve the quality of life for over 3,500 people  edotco Group Sdn Bhd (“edotco”), the region’s end-to-end integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company, is

The Oxford Student Union has a Bangladeshi president. Meet Anisha Faruk

First of all, I feel weird about this; rejoicing in the success of a person we share little more than ethnicity with. It feels like we’re claiming some credit where

Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer: The holy trinity of Development Economics

Announced by the Swedish academy on Monday three economists will share the Economics Nobel Prize for their “experimental approach to alleviating poverty”. The three economists are Indian Bengali Abhijit Banerjee

Corporiddlerz is back with exciting new challenges and business riddles

Over the years, BUP BCC’s flagship event, Corporiddlerz, has become a celebrated Inter-University business strategy competition among passionate business undergraduates. This year, Corporiddlerz has returned with far greater challenges and

Types of people you see during puja

It’s that time of the year again when you will have to go through your closet to find sarees and panjabis that shoutout “Amit Ray” and “Labannya” from “Shesher Kobita”.

Greta Thunberg: Earth's safe haven at work

With the heartbreaking Amazon forest loss, melting icebergs in Antarctica and many other disasters, the global crisis is increasing. According to UN demographics, one natural climate crisis is occurring every

What is happening in Hong Kong? Answers you need to know

It’s been almost eleven weeks since protest erupted in the streets of Chinese controlled Hong Kong. The protest that started over an extradition bill soon turned into a protest demanding

The new Bajaj Pulsar NS160 launched in Bangladesh

Leading automobile importer, manufacturer, and marketeer Uttara Motors has unveiled ‘Pulsar NS160 FI-ABS’ in Bangladesh, on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at Hotel Intercontinental Dhaka. This latest motorcycle coming from Bajaj

Mahjabin Haque: Another Bangladeshi woman at NASA

From childhood dreams to the stars, Mahjabin Haque has achieved to pursue her passion for NASA. Mahjabin Haque is going to be a software engineer at NASA’s US space research