Biva Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019
In the urban scenario ideas of prosperity and success are installed inside the children from a very early age through parenting and schooling. This has become so internalised in our society that we often ignore the philosophical meaning of prosperity and obsessed with power and wealth which is creating a serious impact on the future generation, writes Biva Hossain
New Age Youth desk | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019
On November 16, students of University of Rajshahi held a protest at the campus demanding punishment of the assaulters of Sohrab Mia, a third year...
Tahira Sayed | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019
In wake of the cyclone Bulbul, how the Sundarbans has saved the country from the ravaging storm was one of the most talked-about topics on social media in the past few days and a voice for protecting the forest was raised once again. A group of green activists organised a public programme to say thank you to the great forest, the Sundarbans. Tahira Sayed writes about the initiative and other social media responses
New Age Youth | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019
In rural areas of Bangladesh, winter comes with the smell of new crops and a lot of promises of delicacies made with date-juice and new crops. In urban life, such amusing parts of winter are often missing but experiences of winter in childhood give people something to cherish. Students share their memories of winter which include pitha-puli, date-juice, badminton and picnic, with New Age Youth
Taiyeba Hossain Shifa | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019
THE origination of Bangladeshi rock music began around the 1960s or 1970s in Chittagong. It was inaugurated by bands like Zinga and Souls which initially...
Faridul Ahasan Shourav | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019
The longest seashore on the planet has a lot of stories to tell; taken in Cox’s Bazar. Faridul Ahasan Shourav is a young filmmaker
Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019
THE agricultural economy of the country has slowly started to manifest the negative impact of its short-sighted and ecologically insensitive policy for the sector. The introduction of high yielding seeds, mechanised ploughing and irrigation, chemical fertilisers and pesticides in our agricultural economy have left a lasting impact on the soil quality and disrupted ecological balance. In this context, a youth led initiative Prakritik Krishi started its journey promoting farming practices that are sensitive and respectful towards all living being, even the microorganisms, writes Nahid Riyasad
Sazid Ahamed Dipto | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019
Any household has a long array of works that need to be taken care of on a daily basis. More often than not, in the context of Bangladesh, these works are carried out by female members of the family and that work is unpaid. Addressing this gender role with a view to involve more men in domestic works, a photography exhibition was held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy last week. Sazid Ahamed Dipto writes returning from the event