Archive for February, 2018

Language lost in transition

Language lost in transition

We, Bengalis, love our mother tongue Bangla. We bear the spirit of the 1952 language movement in our heart and observe Ekushey February with utmost respect. But do we respect the 40 other languages of our country? Do we feel that many of these languages are dying? Is the government doing anything to save them from extinction? Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · Cover
Dhaka Art Summit ended with love

Dhaka Art Summit ended with love

The first two weeks of February, Dhaka became a hub of artists’ gathering from all across the world. They gathered to attend the Dhaka Art Summit-2018.  Artworks, belonging to an array of genres and representing 35 countries, have been displayed here. Dipa Mahbuba Yasmin has visited this summit and shared her experience with New Age Youth. The first two weeks […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · Art Culture
Losing my religion

Losing my religion

Inevitably, Lingua Franca, or a shared tongue, is used to make bridges among people from a diversified cultural as well as lingual background, in this globalised world. However, tolls might hit high for these kinds of practices, which, often feed on original identities. Istiaque Ahmed Nahian observes this complex situation in the context of Bangladesh. The basic definition of ‘Lingua […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · Mindspeak
Campus News.. !!

Campus News.. !!

Ctg On Wednesday, Feb 14, the Anti-Imperialist Students Unity, Chittagong recalling the student uprising of 1983 organised a rally to observe the anti-autocractic resistance day. SU: On Sunday, February 11, Southeast University organised their ‘Literature Award Giving Ceremony 2017’ at their Tejgaon campus. EU: On Sunday, February 11, Eastern University arranged a seminar on justice titled ‘Doing Justice’ at their […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · News
Balapur zamindar bari: a day with history

Balapur zamindar bari: a day with history

With historical ties to many civilisations, we still have ruins of golden past scattered around us. Fabliha Anbar chooses to pay a visit to one such place, not very far from the crowded capital and shares her experience with New Age Youth.   The Balapur Zamindar House is one of the old palatial buildings in the district of Narshingdi. This […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · Travelogue
Language helps me to live, laugh, think, feel and breathe

Language helps me to live, laugh, think, feel and breathe

Bangladesh is all set to celebrate the International Mother Language Day on 21st of February. On this day in 1952, brave young souls have put their lives to reclaim their right to speak in Bengali.  New Age Youth has asked students to share their feeling and thoughts on the spirit of Ekushey and their relationship with mother tongue.   Taki […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · FYI
Snuff: for you Paul

Snuff: for you Paul

SONG REVIEW By Riasat Raihan The track ‘Snuff’ is the fifth single from Slipknot’s fifth studio album called ‘All hope is Gone’. The people who are metal fans, they know Slipknot is a crazy heavy metal band. But their song Snuff is rather a melody than metal. It’s a very slow song with a wonderful and heartbreaking lyric. As a […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · FYI
The conundrum of blood typing

The conundrum of blood typing

SCIENCE FOR YOUTH By Hiya Islam Pulsating 24/7 through a vast network of blood vessels, the blood ensures the survival of every living cell in the body. We are accustomed to seeing this vital liquid in red, but it also comes in blue, green, yellow, colourless and what not, in other creatures. The differences exist due to diverse respiratory pigments […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · FYI
Tertiary education today

Tertiary education today

REMEMBERING FEBRUARY 14, 1983 Throughout the history of Bangladesh, students of different university played a very important role in the nation building process. On February 14, protesting against a controversial education policy they took bullets on the streets. Since then, the day is observed as the day of resistance against autocratic forces. Nahid Riyasad looking at different national education policies […]

February 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Jigsaw: the game has just begun

Jigsaw: the game has just begun

Saw movies are familiar among its fan-base for its grim violent story line. This brings another sequel, Jigsaw (2017). Riasat Raihan reviews the dark mystery thriller. Well, it might have seemed that the Saw series was ‘game over’ when the final installment came out at 2010, there was still a lot of bloodshed to be had on big screen. With […]

February 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture