Team Bangladesh secures 3 gold medals in IMDO 2023

This year, team Bangladesh secured the first place globally, and won three gold and one silver medal. The winners include Naimul Islam, from Notre Dame College, Dhaka, Ture Saina Tithi, from Mulagram High School, Brahmanbaria, Mst. Samia Afrose Sruty, from Adamjee Cantonment College, Dhaka, and Md Sanaul Haque Shanto respectively.

Getting into the habit of reading

The habit of reading seems to have gone out of fashion. Why is that? Many young people shy away from books for many reasons, seemingly finding them too similar to strict textbooks they are taught in schools. However, for those who want to try reading as a hobby but struggle to get into it, there are a few ways to get back on track.         

A Silent Triumph: The Story of Clara Woods

Clara Woods is a seventeen-year-old artist and model.

We should be more empathetic towards O/A Level students this year

We should be mindful of how circumstances were different this year.

Climate Crisis: Explained

What is the common factor between you, a student stuck on a rickshaw in 40-degree Celsius temperature, and a polar bear, stranded on a tiny piece of ice?  You’re both suffering under the global climate crisis.

Hosting Pokémon battles with your friends

These online Pokémon games have grown into immersive experiences for an individual to dive into

14-year-old makes Marvel props at home

Shukonna Barua Prapti, an 11-year-old student of London Grace International School, is a huge fan of Marvel movies.

Annoying your parents into buying your first phone

Convincing your parents to get you a phone might seem like a daunting feat.

Leafhopper under the vast purple sky

In that world, ignorance amassed like water near the roots of a cypress tree.



Why we should include philosophy in our curriculum

As more students opt for STEM subjects for its financial prospects, the importance of liberal arts is shrinking.

What should modern schools look like?

A school must provide a holistic environment to the impressionable minds and equip them with diverse tools to foster their versatility

The trade-off between school and private

The dilemma arises due to significant structural failures, and in reality, it's a choice only for some.

Why school newspapers should be encouraged

From the students' perspective, journalism is a great way to develop crucial skills needed to succeed in the real world.

What schools can do to support students’ mental health

It is high time schools started supporting students going through emotional distress.

Can English medium students get into public universities? Yes!

The struggle for English medium students is high when trying to get into public universities.

Area-wise schooling is a great idea, but conditions apply

To make area-based schooling successful this time, development must be well-researched and efficient.

Pop culture

Pop culture

Is Your Lie In April as good as remembered?

Your Lie In April is a name that pretty much every anime fan out there has heard of at one point or another.

Anime / The Wind Rises: A heart-wrenching tale of love and war

The Wind Rises is a sumptuous delight for both the sight and the soul.

Music / Japanese musicians to check out if you're into musical storytelling

If you’re into musical storytelling, you should definitely check them out.

Superman is the best kind of fictional role model

An iconic character who inspires from the confines of comic books and silver-screens.

Music / 5 Korean R&B artists you don’t want to miss out on

For listeners who want to tune into the genre.

ANIME / Why Studio Ghibli’s Howl’s Moving Castle is a Timeless Classic

The movie is the breadth of the human experience, of what it means to be alive.



What you need to know about inflation

Inflation leads to the devaluation of a particular currency.

Jalebi, Saree, Samosa: When did we become too good for Bangla?

“It just doesn’t sit well in your mouth, ma.”

Menstruating for the first time

People who never get prior education always end up panicking.

What They Don’t Tell You About the Statement of Purpose

The SOP, in a way, is a conversation with the admissions committee.

What is this morbid curiosity?

Knowing the unknown isn't bad. But it's up to us where we draw the line.

YouTuber Burnout Explained

Since its inception fourteen years ago, YouTube has become a fundamental part of our lives. Not just for the youth but for people of all ages, it is an indispensable tool

Explaining buzzwords related to climate change

It is important to first understand the words that scientists use.




Memories melting together, shattering to shreds

Fable Factory / Love will live

Or will you bloom into a new life with me? 

Fable Factory / Chander Buri and an insomniac’s drivel

I’d never felt sadder at the prospect of not being a part of someone else’s story.

Fable Factory / Delirium

The wish itself was pretty mediocre and commonplace, a mundane fantasy to escape the mundane.

Short story / Jhalmuri for the hollowed in-between

“Extra ghugni, no chilis,” he confirmed, his cyber-enhanced eyes ever judging.



Growing up surrounded by music

All in all, music is pretty significant in my life nonetheless.

How photographing my life on a daily basis helps me

Keeping track of your life with the visual gift of photography is a 21st century marvel.

When you’re not good at your new hobby

If you relate to this feeling, don't worry. You're not alone.

Why Writers Write

As Anne Frank wrote in her diary, "I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn."

Rekindling Old Hobbies

A common excuse that slips out of our mouth every now and then is “life happened”. Somewhere along the way we all lose sight of ourselves, about who we used to be, about what we liked.

Bullet Journaling For the Lazy and the Busy

I started bullet journaling in September 2016. I haven't given up this hobby yet. Hence it's safe to say that it's worth clinging on to because God knows I am lazier than a sloth.

Stars on the rise

Stars on the rise

Bangladeshi school students bag first prize at NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023

Six students from DPS STS School Dhaka secured first place at the NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023.

YOUNG ACHIEVER / A promising star of karate

From the age of 10, Marzan Akter Priya knew that her calling in life is karate. She used to watch seniors and juniors in karate training from a window in her classroom. However, she did not pluck up the courage to join them because such activities were strictly prohibited in her household.

YOUNG ACHIEVER / Faatiha’s earnest mission of combatting climate change

Faatiha Aayat is a Bangladeshi writer, child rights activist, and climate campaigner living in New York, USA.

11-year-old Toky Yasar Ayman’s earnest tribute to Sheikh Russel

Eleven-year-old Toky Yasar Ayman has impressed one and all with his melodious voice.  He recently partnered up with renowned singer and lyricist Shafiq Tuhin for the duet song, “Sheikh Russeler Kanna”.

Bangladeshi students win first and second prizes at Int’l Virtual Debate Festival Quiz

Oman Jafar and Sneha Mahjabin, two Bangladeshi students, have bagged the first and second prizes in the World Quiz Competition of the International Virtual Debate Festival, held in Bangladesh.