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The ‘Cinderella Man’ and hope for the nation

The ‘Cinderella Man’ and hope for the nation

When we idolise Masharafe as our celebrity cricket icon, should we cherish their hard working nature and iron like determination in life or our admirations are just rhetorical? Asks Enamul Haque.

April 23, 2017 · 0 comments · Mindspeak
Pahela Baishakh in its glory

Pahela Baishakh in its glory

The celebration of Pahela Baishakh has long been a target for extremists. At the same time both urban and rural people love to observe this day with traditional festivity. Samia Sultana Lira writes about this friction prevailing in our society….

April 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Hurrah we have won the game!

Hurrah we have won the game!

Although our playgrounds are disappearing day by day and technologies are snatching the leisure time of our young people, still sports have a certain appeal for them. National cricket nurtures a solidarity that cut across social class and gender divides. It is not uncommon to find colleagues at offices crowding the tv setting aside the office hierarchy. Sports are the […]

April 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Patriotism and the dilemmas of Urban Youth

Patriotism and the dilemmas of Urban Youth

We have to call a spade a spade. You can not name the problem of depoliticisation as selfishness of a generation. These labels — selfishness, lacking devotion to the nation or west-centric — are symptom of depoliticisation, not the problem itself. Drawing from his conversation with his freedom fighter grandfather, Shovon Das further responds to the popular responds to the popular assumption that the young generation of Bangladesh is not patriotic enough….

April 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
A March to patriotism!

A March to patriotism!

Dristy Rahman responded to the popular assumption that the young generation of Bangladesh are not patriotic enough.

March 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Dem Trolls!

Dem Trolls!

When pervasive internet trolling is gaining public attention, Ayan Soofi provides his opinion to New Age Youth on the topic …

March 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
When east meets west!

When east meets west!

Drawing from her experience, Dristy Rahman writes about the east vs west paradox.

March 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
For the health and beauty of mind

For the health and beauty of mind

It seems like many young people have no real understanding of mental illnesses. Any young adult who faces trivial things like some kind of…

December 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
The Other Woman Artwork Courtesy—VeeVinci

Health of mind

In our society, when people come across an individual battling a mental health issue, they rarely acknowledge it. Even if they do, they have no idea…

December 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
A nostalgic experience

A nostalgic experience

Transitions are difficult and yet they are consistent. Since birth we keep growing up, growing into someone, some aspire to grow and then at one time we wish to go back to times, only that by this time we know we cannot go back…

September 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak