Archive for November, 2017

Irada- The face of eco-terrorism

Irada- The face of eco-terrorism

Perhaps a comparatively new term, eco-terrorism, has already gained attention of many. Irada (2017) has taken up the term and coupled it with a very recent similar phenomenon of Punjab, India. Nahid Riyasad investigates the movie and its relevance. Living in the prime age of industrialisation, we cannot simply deny the tremendous effects and affectations of the industrial activities on […]

November 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Film Review
The other young lives

The other young lives

A Tribute to Young workers Saydia Gulrukh writes a tribute to the young garment workers who sacrificed their youth to build the national economy of post-independence Bangladesh   November 24, 2012. Few minutes after the Maghreb prayer, a fire broke out at Tazreen Fashions Ltd, an apparel factory situated in Ashulia, Dhaka. Since the factory was filled with illegally stored […]

November 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Opening new horizons

Opening new horizons

Shaikha Shauda Panzeree reflects on the way Dhaka Lit Fest is opening new horizon for today’s youth and cultivating readers among them. Not so many members of the young generation indulge in literature these days-such is the claim. The enchanting process, of building a nexus between a work of literature and a person, of connecting through something that probably exists […]

November 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Campus  news…!

Campus news…!

RU: On Wednesday, November 22, Rajshahi University teachers and students participated in a rally to observe the world philosophy day at the university campus. IUB:  On Sunday, November 12, School of Life Sciences and International Center for Biotechnology and Health has organised a seminar entitled ‘Achieving Hunger Free Bangladesh at the Independent University Bangladesh’s Dhaka campus. DU:  On Wednesday, November […]

November 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
LIT IT UP!

LIT IT UP!

The month of November brings a festive mood in the Dhaka literary arena, to be more specific to the literature enthusiasts.  Ishtique Ahmed Nahian shares his experience as volunteer of the festival with New Age Youth. Thousands of millions of pages have been wasted on unrealistic and overtly conventional write ups on book fairs, especially in exams. Most of the poor […]

November 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Experience
Reflections on Dhaka Lit Fest 2017

Reflections on Dhaka Lit Fest 2017

Young urbanites, particularly fluent in English eagerly wait for Dhaka Lit Fest. This year’s festival just had ended. New Age Youth collated some thoughts and reflections on the festival from the young visitors, volunteers, and students interested in English and Bengali literature. What do you think about the Dhaka Lit Fest? Do you feel positive or negative vibes about this […]

November 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Demystifying the fangs of death – Snake venoms

Demystifying the fangs of death – Snake venoms

SCIENCE FOR YOUTH – BY HIYA ISLAM         Slithering its way across naked blades of grass, the snake opens its mouth. In the blink of an eye, the fangs sink into the flesh of the prey. Within minutes, the rat dies. Of course, the venom kills the rat and what’s left now is simply swallowing. Not all […]

November 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
The carnival of evergreen rust !

The carnival of evergreen rust !

By Riasat Raihan As a music lover, I look for class in songs, what I mean to say is that my soul should get connected immediately after I hear the music! With all due respect to music artists, very few songs turns out to be classic like that for some of us. Among some great songs around the world, ‘Carnival […]

November 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
The journey of a tattoo artist

The journey of a tattoo artist

Even a decade ago, there were no places in Bangladesh to get a tattoo, let alone a good one. Answering to the growing demand among the youth, several talented artists have chosen tattoo art as a livelihood. Among them, Saidur Rahman is one of the earliest and respected tattoo artists of Bangladesh. In an interview with Noor al Huda, he […]

November 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
‘Can we make this through?’

‘Can we make this through?’

Faiza Farah asks, do you really want to die before your death? Do you really want to end your life and tell yourself and the world that you gave up? Or you want to tell yourself right before you die that you made it? After I had my first heartbreak, I was totally numb for days. If I am being […]

November 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak