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Testimonies of the victim of ragging

Testimonies of the victim of ragging

It is often hard for students to raise their voice against ragging. They fear further repercussion. As a new student they have the entire campus life ahead of them. Since, in most cases, raggers are seniors affiliated with political cadres on campus with controls of allotting rooms in future and more. New Age Youth have spoken with many present and […]

March 18, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

Women, confronting hundreds of years of repression, are coming forward today. They are working side by side with men. Their increased participation in the economic sector of this country only means that women are determined to break the stereotype and cross the unjust boundaries. As the nation has just celebrated the International Women’s Day, New Age Youth have asked young […]

March 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
On video-gaming culture

On video-gaming culture

There was time when outdoor games were the main pass-time of young people. Now, this space has been taken over by video games and advanced gaming consoles. The last few generations have been growing up playing video games, rather than playing outside. Nintendo has been replaced by X-Box and Play Stations, now it’s the time for the cell-phones and tablet […]

March 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Young readers leaning more towards foreign authors

Young readers leaning more towards foreign authors

EKUSHEY BOOK FAIR The Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela (Ekushey Book Fair), over the course of time, has become a quintessential part of our national, lingual and cultural identity. This book fair takes place in February every year to commemorate the language martyrs and celebrate the International Mother Language Day. Writers and publishers of Bengali books eagerly await this month to […]

February 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Language helps me to live, laugh, think, feel and breathe

Language helps me to live, laugh, think, feel and breathe

Bangladesh is all set to celebrate the International Mother Language Day on 21st of February. On this day in 1952, brave young souls have put their lives to reclaim their right to speak in Bengali.  New Age Youth has asked students to share their feeling and thoughts on the spirit of Ekushey and their relationship with mother tongue.     […]

February 18, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
The month of February

The month of February

February comes with many festivals and historic events — the Ekushey Book fair, first day of spring in Bengali calendar, Valentine’s Day as well as the anti-autocratic students’ uprising day. New Age Youth asked students about their thoughts on these events and which of the events they plan on celebrating? Answers are diverse. Adrita Roy Birshreshtha Noor Mohammad Public College […]

February 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Depression: the silent assassin

Depression: the silent assassin

Young generation these days, particularly among urban middle class are burdened with a lot from study pressure to increasing distance with parents, rising isolation from dependency on social media and more. As a result, young lives are often traumatic in metropolitan cities, making them easy prey of depression. This mental agony, in the long run, has the ability to snatch […]

February 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Winter: time to shiver

Winter: time to shiver

Winter is thriving and blanketing the whole country with its cold paws. Winter comes with promises of an array of delicious food items and turmoil to the underprivileged people. Youths have shared their thoughts on this season.   Md Tarek Aziz Bappi University of Dhaka In Bangladesh, winter inherently comes with a romantic thrill in the nature. In rural areas, […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Ridiculing  gender inequality not OK!

Ridiculing gender inequality not OK!

Recently, a youtube video titled, ‘বৈষম্য (Inequality)’ is released with the intention to socially decide what women should do or not do. In the context of pervasive inequality that women face in Bangladesh, New Age Youth asked students about their thoughts and reflections on this kind of negative social campaigns that tries to mock gender inequality.   Taiyeba Hossain Scholastica […]

January 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Are rural area teachers being paid enough?

Are rural area teachers being paid enough?

Teachers, especially in rural area, are not compensated for their service accordingly, compared to their city counterparts. We have asked youths to share their thoughts on this issue with New Age Youth Sofia Kamal United International University There should be a benchmark for assessing the quality of primary teachers before increasing their compensation because in city the competitiveness of teacher […]

January 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice