Archive for August, 2015

Scent of democracy

Scent of democracy

Bangladesh has witnessed a general election on January 5 last year where voters could not cast a single vote in more than half of the constituencies, and questions are asked on the practice of democracy in the country on TV talk shows and print media frequently…

August 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
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
Cultivating empathy

Cultivating empathy

Beatles gave a social message a long time back: All You Need is Love. But it seems as though the world is yet to grasp this simple yet profound message…

August 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Heroes on mission

Heroes on mission

He travels time and space to take on Superiors who are against mankind. Somo is a time and space traveler with superhuman powers and an adventure seeker who never backs away from standing up for people…

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Live updates of traffic flow

Live updates of traffic flow

Getting stuck in traffic jam might be one of the most excruciating phenomenon that the people of Bangladesh has to face..

August 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Be lost in beauty

Be lost in beauty

Interesting title for a game, right? If you are a visual person and immediately paint pictures based on what you hear or see, you would think it would be the upcoming title for the next Bioshock game, and would proceed to imagine the underwater, dystopian, and deeply unnerving environments of the game…

August 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Too scared to be creative?

Too scared to be creative?

I am always astounded at the ease with which children come forward to show a creative work they have done. Be it a drawing or a poem, they are happy to show their masterpiece to any curious individual. Their enthusiasm is not dampened even by those who are not as willing…

August 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
YWBD hosts Peace Leaders’ Night

YWBD hosts Peace Leaders’ Night

YouthWalk Bangladesh (YWBD), a voluntary youth organisation hosted a certificate giving ceremony on August 23 for the 13 volunteers of its ‘Road to School Summer Camp 2015’ at the Lake Shore Hotel in Dhaka…

August 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
British High Commissioner meets Chevening recipients

British High Commissioner meets Chevening recipients

The British High Commissioner, Robert W Gibson, on August 26 welcomed to his residence the 16 recipients of this year’s Chevening Scholarship Award, who would be going to study in the UK this academic year…

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Faujians groom future leaders

Faujians groom future leaders

Old Faujians Association (an ex-students alumni association of Faujdarhat Cadet College) held a career counseling session for its young members who are currently studying at their undergrad level at Baridhara on August 21. Ex-students of the college who belong to different corporate jobs talked to the young jobseekers and gave them presentations on various career relevant matters. The speakers shared […]

August 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News