Archive for January, 2018

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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · Art Culture
I wish things could be different

I wish things could be different

For different reasons, normally, fathers do not get much time with their sons, eventually a distance brews between father-son. Yet, there are so many ways a father can be the hero of his son’s life, can be the source of inspiration. Riasat Raihan writes about ideal father-son chemistry. I wish things could be different Who is the most important person […]

January 21, 2018 · 0 comments · Mindspeak
NEWS

NEWS

DU students hold protest against BCL atrocities On Wednesday, January 17, agitating students of University of Dhaka gave the authorities 48 hours to take action against Bangladesh Chhatra League’s leaders who attacked their demonstration. Earlier on Monday, the ruling party student wing activists swooped on the students, who were staging a sit-in in front of vice-chancellor’s office, demanding cancellation of […]

January 21, 2018 · 0 comments · News
A visit to Baliati Palace

A visit to Baliati Palace

A day-off can be well spent visiting the ruins of old palaces which seem to be in abundance around us. Fabliha Anbar has paid a visit to one such palace and shares her experience with New Age Youth. The Baliati Jomidar Bari is also known as the Baliati Palace, a less known attractive place near Dhaka. This place is filled […]

January 21, 2018 · 0 comments · Travelogue
Ridiculing  gender inequality not OK!

Ridiculing gender inequality not OK!

Recently, a youtube video titled, ‘বৈষম্য (Inequality)’ is released with the intention to socially decide what women should do or not do. In the context of pervasive inequality that women face in Bangladesh, New Age Youth asked students about their thoughts and reflections on this kind of negative social campaigns that tries to mock gender inequality.   Taiyeba Hossain Scholastica […]

January 21, 2018 · 0 comments · Voice
A psychotic melancholia

A psychotic melancholia

SONG REVIEW BY Noor UL Huda Dua Lipa is an English singer and songwriter who started singing since she was 14. Starting with her YouTube channel, Lipa soon found her artistic ambitions flaunt as she signed with Warner Music Group. The song that put her in the map is the one that I will be reviewing today, ‘Be the one’. […]

January 21, 2018 · 0 comments · FYI
Dactyloscopy – the art of fingerprint analysis

Dactyloscopy – the art of fingerprint analysis

SCIENCE FOR YOUTH by Hiya Islam You leave behind fingerprints everywhere, whether you like it or not. That’s not an issue when everyone else is doing the same. However, when found in a crime scene, things can turn nasty. This drags us to dactyloscopy, a method to study and compare fingerprints. Used in forensics, the goal of dactyloscopy is to […]

January 21, 2018 · 0 comments · FYI
Book reading: a declining habit?

Book reading: a declining habit?

Youth these days are seemingly avoiding reading books, contrary to their previous generation. The book reading habit has been brutally replaced by the advancements of modern technologies. Nahid Riyasad observes this metamorphosis. How many people of this young generation know Romena Afaz’s Dashyu Bonhur series? Undoubtedly, not many bacause this is old. How familiar is Kuasha then? Not much right? […]

January 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Dipanpur: a mini utopia

Dipanpur: a mini utopia

Conforming to the new-generation demand, some book stores have emerged in Dhaka with a completely new environment. These places are, in essence, a combination of library-café-books-store, under single roof. Istiaque Ahmed Nahian visits one such place and shares his experience.   People nowadays are being mysteriously ungrateful. They are replacing their best friends, namely books with gadgets having medicinal traits, […]

January 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Book Club