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Dealing with the future

Dealing with the future

The government is in the process of formulating the National Youth Policy of Bangladesh after more than a decade. According to the Department of Youth Development, youth within the age bracket of 18 to 35 represent…

August 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Marriage at 16!

Marriage at 16!

The draft of ‘Child Marriage Restraint Act 2014’ stipulates a girl’s marriage at the age of 16 legal on condition that her parents approve the marriage…

August 2, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Aspirants!

Aspirants!

As we come back after the holidays, some of us are getting back to the ambitions we aspire to achieve in life. New Age Youth spoke to members of the young generation about how they wish to invest the knowledge and education they have received…

July 26, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Goals missed!

Goals missed!

Despite the enthusiasm and passion ingrained among young and talented football players in the underground football scene of Bangladesh, the bridge between mainstream football and underground platform seems to be broken. Hence, even while some…

July 12, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
New commodity in town!

New commodity in town!

The government’s decision to impose a 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on education in private universities, medical and engineering colleges and an increment on VAT on English medium education to 10 per cent, has poured criticisms this past week…

July 5, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Lifeless?

Lifeless?

In the age of internet, smartphones, tablets and other gadgets, communication has become confined largely to virtual spaces. Even when the youth meet in person, their interact primarily revolves on the multifarious applications of Whatsapp…

June 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Hushed education

Hushed education

Sexual abuse of young children are routinely reported in newspapers and despite concerns about it, sex education in schools is still largely absent…

June 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Weighing the gains

Weighing the gains

The hype created over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden trip to Dhaka has concerned youths about how much has been achieved through his visit. While many suffered a long tailback on the…

June 14, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Time to pay debt?

Time to pay debt?

Bangladesh is three days away from hosting the much awaited tournament against India. With memories still alive of the defeat against India in the Cricket World Cup 2015…

June 7, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Grade over merit!

Grade over merit!

Amid controversies over question leaks and grading system for Higher and Secondary School Certificate Examinations…

May 31, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice