Nazifa Raidah | The Daily Star
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  • Panic at HSC Examination 2018

    HSC 2018: Panic at the examination centre

    The question leak issue has been at play over the past several years and has been rotting the core of our education's assessment system—board examinations. This year however, after the question leaks in the Secondary School Certificate examination (SSC), the authorities have taken stricter measures to prevent question leaks, including social media surveillance and better security around exam centres. It was also announced that all district boards will supply the same question paper, choosing amongst 4 sets of previously prepared question papers, which will be done 25 minutes before the exam. This policy has given birth to a new set of problems.
  • Complete Inktober, earn money

    Sayeef says, “Focusing on what you have to offer to which audience is very important, because then you can find your own crowd who
  • Indomitable


    You wake up one day to the reality that you have to walk 5 kilometres to and from your educational institution every day. Your day starts before the sun rises; you have to help out at the store or the field for hours, you have to do your schoolwork, and live under the constant uncertainty that your journey towards learning can come to a halt because of financial constraints.
  • Riding the murir tin like a pro

    I have a love-hate relationship with the public bus. It's one of the most integral parts of my everyday commute. The rides are as cheap as a packet of jhalmuri but it's safe to say it's not going to be a joyride if you don't take a few precautions.
  • Find Your Inner Zen

    Young people lead very hectic lives and are constantly in the face of dealing with huge amounts of workload that can often lead to major outbursts.