Archive for September, 2015

Helping others to help yourself

Helping others to help yourself

Once Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had rightly said: ‘The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others’. There is hardly any greater happiness than making a deprived soul smile with a service provided which involves no self-interest, which is conceptually defined as ‘Volunteerism.’…

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Why volunteer?

Why volunteer?

Volunteerism is a trend practiced by the youths most these days to shape up their lives and career. Some do it because they believe in the cause, while others do it to learn life skills. Youths share their perspective on what they construe as worth volunteering for with New Age Youth…

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Minding ignored needs

Minding ignored needs

Sumaiya Iqbal illustrates how The Left Side Classroom, an online initiative by two young voluntary teachers provide books and stationery to unprivileged children Remember how the smell of newly bought books and stationery like pencils and erasers used to light up our faces in school? New stationery always encourages school children to learn more. In fact, many grownups feel great […]

September 20, 2015 · 2 comments · Initiative
Fruits of determination

Fruits of determination

Fortune favours the brave. There are many untold stories of intense hard work, bold decisions, failed attempts, unyielding determination and relentless endeavors behind the process of making a dream come true. For Ovick Alam, the reward has been rightfully served…

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Nonviolence: private university students demonstrate exemplary successful movement

Nonviolence: private university students demonstrate exemplary successful movement

Farhat Afzal shows that the private university students have brought out a new nonviolent, respectful model of carrying out mass protests, which were thoughtfully planned and brought results February 21, 1952. Students from Dhaka University and other political activists went against the law and organised a protest. They gathered at the university premises defying Section 144, which forbids assembly of […]

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Game of numbers

Game of numbers

What happens when a genius programmer-hacker who also happens to be a billionaire teams up with an ex CIA stealth killer to protect innocent people from getting murdered…

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Brother-sister duo in Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate

Brother-sister duo in Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate

Hasnain Hossain discusses the new features of the game that will bring newer weaponry in play Dr Obvious here: There’s two elements, at the very least, that most Carbon-based life forms require for survival: Sunlight, and water. And yet you cannot stick a human in a sunlit beach with a constant source of hydration and leave them there long enough […]

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Moot cabinet draws youth in sustainable development

Moot cabinet draws youth in sustainable development

Students became ministers at a moot cabinet on September 17 to represent a government and demonstrate resolution to issues requiring quick decisions at programme organised by Nawab Ali Jubo Sangsad (NAJS)…

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
TLC of BRAC University hosts 17th faculty orientation

TLC of BRAC University hosts 17th faculty orientation

A s a part of the committed endeavor towards the promotion and enhancement of excellence in teaching and learning, the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) of BRAC University organised 17th Faculty Orientation Programme…

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
YSSE discusses concept of social entrepreneurship for youths

YSSE discusses concept of social entrepreneurship for youths

Youth School for Social Entrepreneurs organised an event titled ‘How to design a business plan for social entrepreneurship?’ at Policy Research Centre in Dhanmondi on September 11…

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News