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    Rickshaw restrictions: is it justified?

    Nafiul Alam Shupto | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    ¬Dhaka city authorities have recently banned rickshaw on three routes. Social bodies and netizens have expressed dissatisfaction about the decision. Imposing restrictions over rickshaws can never be a solution. The authorities should never implement a plan which benefits only a particular group of people as rickshaw has historical, cultural, environmental and economic significance, writes Nafiul Alam Shupto

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    A look back at National Art Exhibition

    Akramul Momen | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    Returning from the 23rd National Arts Exhibition-2019 at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Akramul Momen shares his experience with New Age Youth

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    Youths on gaming

    New Age Youth | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    Gaming on screen, be it on computer or gaming console, makes up for a significant portion of entertainment for urban youths. Many have chosen console gaming over computer and vice versa, whereas some have labelled Fifa as their favourite game to indulge in. Others remember their childhood memory of gaming arcades and share their thoughts on gaming with New Age Youth

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    Mountain in the sea

    Bk Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    I'm too happy to say- there’s no sorrow of pain no people but rain stones tress grass n animals are friends I’m lonely but not alone. each day is too bright to say- wake me up birds n sun embrace me to take bath the ocean I enjoy the rainbow far away the colours wash the future of sorrow. have you noticed?

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    Water, water everywhere

    Amdad Tanim | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

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    The unresolved murder of young playwright Chanchal

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Didarul Islam Chanchal was a young playwright and cultural activist in Narayanganj who was murdered in 2012. Three law enforcement agencies in the last seven years have failed to make any visible improvement in the investigation. The inefficiency of the justice delivery system has in fact triggered more such crimes and more will be around the corner if the authority continues with their indifference, writes Nahid Riyasad     

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    Our rural economy: through the eyes of a young researcher

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    The lack of research infrastructure in public universities has recently been recognised as a problem of tertiary education. In this context, when opportunity for research and production of context specific knowledge is rare for young students, Shafiqul Islam embarked upon this research to know closely about the rural economy of Bangladesh. In an interview with Nahid Riyasad, Shafiqul elaborates his research findings for New Age Youth