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Distancing education?

Distancing education?

The government has said it would not withdraw 7.5 per cent VAT on education despite popular demand from private university students and the first such large-scale protest…

September 13, 2015 · 1 comment · Voice
Beyond eateries

Beyond eateries

Dhaka’s largely regretted for having lack of hangout options besides eateries. Members of the young generation share with New Age Youth a diversity of ideas for hangout including nostalgic memories, rare, unusual and less…

September 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Schools of democracy

Schools of democracy

How do you think the concept of Student Cabinet in schools will fare? The government introduced Student Cabinets through elections from class VI to X in 1,043 schools across the country earlier this month with a cabinet like structure comprising of chief and seven ministers from among students to engage them into democratic practices. New Age Youth asked members of […]

August 30, 2015 · 1 comment · Voice
Promise breakers!

Promise breakers!

Breaking a commitment seems to be commonplace in the society. Whether the reason behind a broken promise is intentional or circumstantial, many of us often have to find ourselves in unwanted situations…

August 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Challenging social attitudes

Challenging social attitudes

Although many perceive restaurant jobs as lowly, there is a growing trend among students in Bangladesh to work at restaurants and fast food chains to earn financial solvency so that they could pay for their education and personal expenses…

August 16, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
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