Archive for July, 2017

BODY SHAMING AND YOUNG WOMEN

BODY SHAMING AND YOUNG WOMEN

We live in a society where there is constant pressure to be perfect. Perceptions of beauty and expectations of women are not only being constantly modified, but also ridiculed. One of the biggest issues that women face in this day and age is body image and it’s a constant struggle to fit the mold of what everyone sees as “beautiful.”

July 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
‘Clash Royale’- royal enough?

‘Clash Royale’- royal enough?

When it comes to online game apps on mobile phone, the first name that springs to mind is – ‘CLASH ROYALE’. Which has got a similar name to another popular and addictive game called ‘CLASH OF CLANS’ because several founding members of clash royal are also past members of the ‘CLASH OF CLANS’ game team though now they don’t have any members serving both the teams. Though both the games have many similar characters but they are different in their own way.

July 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Instagram: The most popular and the best photo-video sharing app!!

Instagram: The most popular and the best photo-video sharing app!!

By Riasat Riahan Instagram has gained popularity among the youths soon after its launch in 2010. It’s been one of the most used apps by the people around the world since it’s released. The definitive instant-gratification app for sharing photos. Instagram has strengthened its top position with the addition of Snapchat like storis and periscope style live videos. Unlike snapchat, […]

July 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Rain in the time of water logging…

Rain in the time of water logging…

Drop of monsoon rain does not make us think of khichur and hilsa, it is not about romantic rickshaw ride, not even young boys playing football in rain. The first thought that comes to our mind is the water-logged Dhaka city and the hours of traffic congestion. New Age youth satirically asked students today about their experience rain in water-logged Dhaka.

July 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
In remembrance of a young dramatist — Chanchal

In remembrance of a young dramatist — Chanchal

It has been five years since young dramatist and theatre activist, Didarul Islam Chanchal was murdered. Five years later, there is no legal progress in bringing the perpetrator of his crime to justice. In such a situation, his friends, family and comrades have formed Chanchal Smriti Parishad to seek justice for Chanchal and keep his memories alive. Shabab Tahsin writes about the initiative…

July 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Student lost eye to police brutality

Student lost eye to police brutality

  At least 10 students were injured as police charged batons and fired tear gas shells to disperse students of seven colleges newly affiliated with Dhaka University as they staged protests at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Thursday demanding schedule for examinations. Of them, Titumir student Siddiqur Rahman sustained serious injuries at his eyes. Law enforcers also detained 12 students from […]

July 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Can we not legalise but liberalise drugs?

Can we not legalise but liberalise drugs?

Aqib Tahmid presents his case for reformative than punitive approach to fight drug addiction….

July 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
One Last Tale

One Last Tale

It has been six years since the last film. In that time Walt Disney tried to hold on to the essence of the original story, by sticking to somewhat similar storylines, just with different characters. Then again, Dead Men Tell No Tales doesn’t quite measure up to the gloriously bizarre original trilogy; reviews Dristy Rahman.

July 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Film Review
We know why caged birds sing

We know why caged birds sing

In the music industry of Bangladesh, a new generation of young woman singers slowly making space for their songs. Talking to these singers, Akramul Momen writes about their journey…

July 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Komola Collective sings, ‘We are boundless’

Komola Collective sings, ‘We are boundless’

I am pretty sure that just like me, many people even women (I have an agenda for pointing them out) did not know that this song exists….

July 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · FYI