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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
‘Tolerable amount of bribe’

‘Tolerable amount of bribe’

Recently the education minister made an ethically compromised comment, in which he said, ‘take bribe, but take it in a tolerable amount.’ Youths have shared their reactions on this comment. Tasnuva Tasnim South Point School & College Recently we have seen that our education minister Nurul Islam Nahid gave a speech while distributing laptops among government officials. He talked about […]

January 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
New year’s resolution 2018

New year’s resolution 2018

With the beginning of a year, we look forward to keeping the past years’ experience and move forward to a better version of us. Thus we look for changes, set goals and draw resolutions, we have asked youths to share their thoughts on the same.   Sameer Mohammad Mubeen North South University Resolutions are always cliché and very conventional, so […]

December 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Student government: a mirage?

Student government: a mirage?

Lately, university students’ demand for a student government/student union is gaining currency. In this context, New Age Youth sought student opinion on the issue.   Do you think an elected student body representative could make a difference in the academic environment of both public and private universities?   Hafsa Sabira Manarat International University I concur with the idea of an […]

December 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover, Voice
Our favourite books and movie on 1971

Our favourite books and movie on 1971

Contemporary youths have not experienced theOur favourite books and movie on 1971 liberation war in person. However, they have acquired knowledge about the event from books and movies. New Age Youth has asked today’s youth about their favourite books and films on 1971.   What is your favourite movie or book on 1971 war of independence? Why do you like […]

December 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Reflections on Dhaka Lit Fest 2017

Reflections on Dhaka Lit Fest 2017

Young urbanites, particularly fluent in English eagerly wait for Dhaka Lit Fest. This year’s festival just had ended. New Age Youth collated some thoughts and reflections on the festival from the young visitors, volunteers, and students interested in English and Bengali literature. What do you think about the Dhaka Lit Fest? Do you feel positive or negative vibes about this […]

November 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Tattoo Thoughts

Tattoo Thoughts

Tattoos are around us for centuries, however, the culture in our country is fairly new. The main bearers are the young generation. What are your thoughts on Tattoo? New Age has asked the young generation about their ideas on tattoos. Tarek Aziz Bappi University of Dhaka Doing tattoo or body art is an ancient trend. Tattoo has different indications and […]

November 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Voice