Archive for January, 2018

In the cold land, let the soul be warm

In the cold land, let the soul be warm

Returning from the winter festival at Jahangirnagar University Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree writes about winter, nature and students’ artistic, creative labour today.   Winter has come, and is going away with all its glory and sombreness. The country has experienced a colder winter compared to last few years. Densely populated cities and towns shivered, more shivered the remote parts of the […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Jolputul – bottles, buttons and socks

Jolputul – bottles, buttons and socks

In the time of technologically mediated entertainment, Istiaque Ahmed Nahian writes about a youth led puppet studio that is trying to restore the long historic tradition of puppetry.   There will be a cliché in 50 to 60 years from now that, ‘Man has become the puppets of technological advancement’. We, especially the millennials, are extremely lucky to become the […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture
Global warming: the elephant in the room?

Global warming: the elephant in the room?

Human race has grown into a group of whooping 7 billions, exponentially using resources of the world. This process involves causing serious damage to the environment, global warming could be seen as the culmination of all. Hiya Islam writes about this burning issue.   Global warming may not be a pressing problem to many of us right now. A few […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
DU students’ alliance announces nationwide strike

DU students’ alliance announces nationwide strike

On Wednesday, January 24, the Progressive Students’ Alliance, a left-leaning students’ alliance of Dhaka University has called for a strike on January 29 in all the educational institutes across the country. The announcement came protesting ruling party’s student wing Bangladesh Chatra League’s violent attack on the students’ protesting outside the vice-chancellor’s office on Thursday. Since mid January, a group of […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Dinajpur: a solace from the hassle

Dinajpur: a solace from the hassle

Dinajpur has to offer natural beauties as well as historical architectures to bored city dwellers. Mahfuz Mizan dares to pay a visit to the place in this winter and shares his experience with New Age You Youth . Every semester break I hatch a plan to go on a trip outside Dhaka along with my friends with what savings I’ve […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Travelogue
Winter: time to shiver

Winter: time to shiver

Winter is thriving and blanketing the whole country with its cold paws. Winter comes with promises of an array of delicious food items and turmoil to the underprivileged people. Youths have shared their thoughts on this season.   Md Tarek Aziz Bappi University of Dhaka In Bangladesh, winter inherently comes with a romantic thrill in the nature. In rural areas, […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Pink Floyd’s High Hopes: a true musical experience

Pink Floyd’s High Hopes: a true musical experience

SONG REVIEW By Riasat Raihan   When it comes to true music sense along with quality, Pink Floyd tops the list for me. From lyrics to their amazing guitar solos, everything is just top notch. You won’t find a single down-point in their songs. Everything is sweet-treat to the auditory sense, especially their awesome guitar solos. Pink Floyd is a […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
The triumphant tropical storm

The triumphant tropical storm

SCINECE FOR YOUTH By Hiya Islam Hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones are some of the triumphant natural phenomena. We have all heard of them. These are in fact the same thing and are collectively known as the tropical storms. Their names vary with the region of formation. If formed in the Atlantic Ocean or eastern Pacific Ocean, they are called hurricanes. […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Inequality reloaded

Inequality reloaded

Smoking is injurious to health. There is no room for much debate about this fact. However, in the name of discouraging smoking, mocking gender inequality is injurious to society at large, writes Maureen Nawer   What is wrong is wrong irrespective of gender and same thing goes with what is right. Sexism, stereotyping and discrimination are not what we welcome […]

January 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Honey Hunter: nature taking care of her

Honey Hunter: nature taking care of her

Bottola’s Huney Hunter reminds the new generation that we are responsible to protect our nature, to raise our voice when it is harmed, writes Nahid Riyasad     Bangladesh is blessed with many natural resources. Most precious of them would be the Sundarbans — the largest mangrove forest in the world, adorning and protecting the country. This forest has been, […]

January 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture