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    Legal termination of pregnancy resulting from failed contraception

    Nafiul Alam Shupt | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Under the penal code of 1860, induced abortion is illegal except when performed to save a woman’s life. No exceptions are made to preserve a woman’s physical or mental health, to deal with foetal impairment, for economic or social reasons. The law maker of our country should consider that a woman’s right to make reproductive choices is a clear dimension of personal liberty. Drawing attention of the authority, Nafiul Alam Shupto asked them to consider legal termination of pregnancy in terms of failed contraception to ensure the rights of a woman

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    New Age Youth Desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Campus News

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    Love, Death & Robots: a Netflix original

    Farshid Rafiq | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    The Netflix original production has invoked different kinds of thoughts, feelings and reactions among the audience because of its mind boggling story and play on the reality. Consisting of eighteen short episodes, depth of these stories may make you wonder ‘what if?’, and indulge you to think in a different perspective, writes Farshid Rafiq

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    The baby-food thief and development

    New Age Youth | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Recently, the theft of baby food from superstore in the capital by an unemployed father drew a lot of attention in the social media. Many read the incident as failure to the government’s much publicised development programmes that contributed to GDP growth, but failed to generate employment for youth and bridge income inequality. Students share their thoughts on the incident on the backdrop of government’s development narratives with New Age Youth

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    Cradled in love

    Fahmida Mehreen | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Song Review

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    Shades of green

    Himel Abir | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Youth Photography

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    Comprehending Himu’s death

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

    Nowshad Hasan Himu, known as animal lover and young citizen rescuer, set himself to fire on the 6th anniversary of the collapse of Rana Plaza. How a gentle soul who dedicated much of his adult life saving human and non-human lives could take such decision left many perplexed? Talking to his friends, family and comrades, Nahid Riyasad tries to comprehend his final decision

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    Tonu to Nusrat: who is next?

    Shiblee Hasan | Updated at 12:00am on May 12, 2019

    Nusrat Jahan Rafi’s death portrays a rather shocking but real picture of our societal and administrative failure. How law enforcement forces, local ruling party politicians and administration personnel are involved in a killing mission and covering up the crime — Nusrat is a big example of that, writes Shiblee Hasan