Archive for March, 2016

Projecting history up to the youth

Projecting history up to the youth

Nearly three-fourth of the leading youths or 12 out of 17 members interviewed in a panel to understand their insights about the events of liberation war had considerable difficulty sharing their knowledge….

March 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Threads of our history

Threads of our history

New Age Youth sought opinions of the young generation about how they would like to know about the history of Bangladesh’s independence amid a lack of knowledge and interest among a section of youth…

March 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
‘Women should not be given something simply because they are women’

‘Women should not be given something simply because they are women’

The true essence of women’s empowerment can be a difficult thing to understand, sometimes, even for women. Remember Mrs Sommers? The protagonist of Kate Chopin’s classic short story…

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Gone in eight seconds

Gone in eight seconds

A few years ago, I had to watch a documentary for a class assignment. As I sat through the 120 minutes long film, I fidgeted, checked my phone, got up several times, took several snack breaks and browsed the internet at least 30 times. Because of all the distractions in between…

March 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Never say never

Never say never

Imtiaz Salim finds out about the first women’s wheelchair basketball training camp in Bangladesh…

March 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Becoming Agent 47

Becoming Agent 47

The newly released Hitman games are scheduled for releases throughout 2016. Developer IO Interactive has always had a penchant for experimentation embedded into its ideals and as a result, they’ve gone through many variations…

March 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Smoothing out video watching experience

Smoothing out video watching experience

The built in video player that comes with your Google Android device is pretty mediocre to be honest. Thus to get the most out of your Android device, downloading a new video player is a must! Among the bunch, MX Player by J2 Interactive is an advanced, fully featured video player with commendable video watching experience on offer…

March 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Youths share stories of community development at National Youth Summit

Youths share stories of community development at National Youth Summit

Five hundred youths, who have engaged themselves in community development through different voluntary efforts in four districts, participated at a national youth summit held in Dhaka on March 12…

March 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
ULAB’s Spring ’16 club day enthralls students

ULAB’s Spring ’16 club day enthralls students

The ULAB Co-curricular hosted Club Day, Spring ’16 on March 12 at the university’s main campus in Ramchandrapur. The event was divided into two segments. The first part comprised of a cricket match and various races where faculty…

March 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Madrassah students show artworks

Madrassah students show artworks

On March 12, in collaboration with the city’s Leela art gallery, Leaping Boundaries hosted, ‘Slant: Tilted Perspective’, a youth driven art exhibition themed around Women’s Day to raise funds to integrate madrassah students with mainstream society…

March 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News