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What does it take to parent a child with disabilities?

Originally published: The Business Standard Sanjida Nahar Tumpa and Elius Sarker had just welcomed their baby boy, Sahel, into the world after seven years of their marriage. From the moment...

Ramadan away from home: How it goes for Bangladeshi students abroad

Originally Published: The Business Standard Four thousand miles from home in Poland's Poznan — DM Mahmudul Hasan, a 22-year-old engineering student from Bangladesh, is spending Ramadan...

Woes of university admission seekers amid political strife

Previously Published: The Business Standard Shakia Rahman, an admission aspirant from HSC 2023 intake, is now in a dilemma scheduling her study plan for the...

‘My stomach doesn’t understand blockade’: Transport workers who defy fear, death

Previously Published: The Business Standard "Close the windows; please, everyone keep the windows closed," Mohammad Raju, a helper of a bus, was repeatedly urging his...

Political instability snatching what little left for daily wage earners

Previously Published: The Business Standard "If this situation continues, people will have to survive by eating Kochu Pata ," says Ismail Mia, a rickshaw-puller in...

Dhaka traffic near normal as BNP-Jamaat hartal underway

Previously Published:The Business Standard   Dhaka traffic has appeared nearly normal this morning as public transport vehicles have increased on the city streets amid ongoing 48-hour...

How food delivery men survive Dhaka’s storms

Previously Published: The Business Standard Hasan had been stranded for hours, his jumbo-sized backpack now resting against his arm. The rain continued to batter the surroundings...

Rise in work-from-home job scams in Bangladesh

Previously Published: The Business Standard With inflation on the rise and a growing unemployment crisis, Bangladesh is witnessing a spike in fraudulent activities in its...

Reality under the rug of progress

Previously Published: The Business Standard The global stage often witnesses a curious spectacle – nations striving to present their best faces, brushing aside their persistent...

What’s in a name?

Previously Published: Dhaka Tribune The recent proposal to change the name of BRAC University to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed University has sparked diverse opinions and...

Shedding light on child labour in educational institutions

Previously Published: The Daily Star Educational institutions are considered lighthouses that guide and nurture the youth of a nation. However, beneath the surface of these...