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    History of 1971: September on Jessore Road

    Md Monirul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    THIS IS that memorable mid-September. Forty eight years ago, like this mid-September Irwin Allen Ginsberg, an American poet composed his famous poem ‘September on Jessore Road’. This poem tells the stories of sufferings of refugees of Bangladeshis fleeing to India from violence of Pakistan military. After about a half-century of Jessore road’s September, we are observing another September on Teknaff Road, another September on Gaza Road and yet another September on Kabul Road, writes Md Monirul Islam

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    Literature as ideological apparatus: re-reading The Great Gatsby

    Raihan Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby (1925), considered as his magnum opus, tells the story of the glaring hollowness that underlies the ‘American Dream’. Written in the ‘Roaring Twenties’, a period which marks the USA’s unprecedented economic prosperity, this novel portrays a dark side of American upper-class bourgeois, Raihan Rahman reviews the novel

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    A warrior’s dream

    Ziaul Huque | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Youth Photography

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    Students on development and corruption

    New Age Youth | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Students from different share their thoughts on the current debate of Jahangirnagar University’s poorly-designed master development plan and corruption allegations with New Age Youth

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    New Age Youth desk | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Campus News

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    The writer's dream comes true

    Sarazeen Saif Ahana | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    THE tools a writer uses for creation is just as essential as the text created. While it is true that most great works begin spontaneously, they do not end there. Hence, the quality of the tools affects the quality of the work itself. ‘Scrivener’ is precisely that tool.

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    Glories of universities long lost

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    Recently, students of Jahangirnagar University have taken to streets to protest against the widespread practices of corruption on campus. Students of Ruqayyah Hall also brought allegation of corruption against hall administration. It appears that public universities today have failed to maintain a quality environment for academic activities. In this context, Nasir Uz Zaman has spoken with teachers of different university to explore what led to this situation at universities.

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    Zahid Hussain’s struggle to stop animal abuse

    Nawar Fairooz | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    By profession, Zahid Hussain is a marine engineer and a passionate animal rights activist who has made his mark by co-founding Care for Paws, an emergency clinic for all animals in need. They want animals to live their lives as they were meant to, in their natural habitat and enact laws that will ensure their safety. Care for Paws wants to encourage people to do the bare minimum for stray animals. During a discussion with Nawar Fairooz, Zahid Hussain shares his journey with New Age Youth