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AIUBians rocked China

Arif Ashraf Nayan

ON 8th September a group of thirty students and three officials of American International University Bangladesh flew for Kunmuing enroute to Hangzou, the biggest education city in China. American International University Bangladesh and Jhejiang Gongshong University China arranged a student exchange program for the first time in Bangladesh.

Grammar - the cornerstone of communication

Mohammad Shafiqul Islam

Effectively communicating ideas, information and emotions is fundamental to our daily lives. Good communication skills are rooted in grammatical rules the relationships among the working parts of language, good mechanics to provide acceptable style, and in using generally accepted words and expressions.

Under a different sky

Yamin Tauseef Jahangir

I let my hand out from the small tea stall in the Dhanmondi area and tried to feel the drizzles. Turning over I saw my cousin sipping onto his reddish brown licker and I too, couldn't resist the temptation. With the clock about to hit ten at night, and after some tiresome shopping for the upcoming Eid festival, I decided to let the warmth of the liquid to revitalize myself, which apparently didn't happen.

Twenty something : Here we begin

Mahreen Ferdaus

The twenties are apparently the 'best times' of your life or so I am told by the middle aged subarban Auntyjis, especially the ones that have given up the high heels and power suits and settled down with two and a half kids and a house in a cul-de-sac.

Johns Hopkins University: An Insight…

Mahdin Mahboob

IN 1888, just 12 years after Johns Hopkins University was founded, Mark Twain, the famous American novelist jokingly commented about JHU in a letter to a friend in the following way:

A visit to Ghorashal

Mabroor Wassey

“Amidst all the power crisis, rest assured, you'll have 24 hours electricity”. That is what our head of the EEE department, Prof. Kazi Khairul Islam told us at the end of the briefing session for all the trainees.

Moot Court in Law Faculty

By Sharin Shajahan Naomi

23rd September was the grand day on which the students of the Department of Law, University of Dhaka kept up with their constant triumph in the 2nd National Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition, 2006, organized jointly by the Faculty of Law and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Amazing Facts


Houseful ............ but not hit

MD. Lutful Haque Khan

THE whole room is buzzing, fully crowded; all eyes are glued to the screen, watching with great concentration what is happening on the screen ..

EWU Pays Tribute to Poet Shamsur Rahman

By Shahreen Raihana

East West University (EWU), Dhaka takes great pride in bolstering the Bengali culture that reflects our rich heritage. Poet Shamsur Rahman is one of the pioneering geniuses that blessed our Bengali Literature. Although he is not among us any more, his literary works will remain immortal and instilled in our hearts and minds.

Experience the difference

Saifur Rahman

WE call it the “Red Planet” but for others it is IUT (Islamic University of technology). I still remember the first day I stepped through the gate of IUT. My heart was beating fast, I was anxious, I didn't know what I am getting into and for me, like most of the other students, it was the first time away from home for a hall life (except for my friends from Cadet colleges).

Mind and Soul

Borhan Uddin Ahmed

THE concept of our mind is perhaps considered complex. Few people think twice about why they think the way they do, few pursue this 'concept'. But is our mind a concept? Isn't it us humans who created the word 'concept'? Our very mind that engineered this pandemonium is in itself inexplicable… it's a phenomenon, the space that fuels the gravity of the black hole.

Mysteries of Clay

Wrishi Thakur Rafael

H! Come on! Don't just stand there like a nincompoop, exclaimed my teacher of the Forensic Science Department.

The Pink Month

Syeda Sabita Amin

THE month of October has just begun. Globally, October is regarded as the Pink month because it is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This month is recognized by survivors, family and friends of survivors or victims.

A letter to greens


THIS year some 9500 students obtained apex point, GPA 5.The number of students achieving “A” or “A-" have increased substantially. Consequently there will be a rush on the premises of different universities by the freshers. As achievement boosts expectations, the newcomers would like to see themselves into a favorable distinguished vehicle heading towards success.

Study confirms lightning's icy origin

Tony Phillips

Here's something fun to try in your kitchen: Go to the freezer, open the door and pry loose an ice cube. Next, look around the freezing compartment for some frostthe crystalline fuzz that loves to coat your frozen English peas. Found it? Rub the ice cube gently across the frost.

BRAC University keeping it Hit and Fit!

By Shayera Moula

THE BRAC University Social Entrepreneurship Forum (BUSEF) is a club that started just a few months ago. The first phase of activities for this forum had been a trip to Turkey by three students and a faculty member, all of whom were selected through rigorous interview.

Bermuda triangle-the mystery continues

Towsif Osman

The mystery of the Bermuda triangle, as most of us know it, has been talked over and over so many times that it itself is a mystery why the topic hasn't yet become redundant.


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