Manita Islam | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2020
Racism has increased exponentially in America and far-right ideologies are gaining popularity in Europe. Director Spike Lee, in his works, explores the ideas of race relations, emancipation of the black community and the role of art and cinema. His BlacKkKlansman (2018) is a testament to that. A young African-American rookie cop Ron Stallworth and his goal of infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan is the major theme of the movie, reviews Manita Islam
Rassiq Aziz Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2020
University fresher year is the time of life when young souls take the first big step towards the next phase of their lives. In the context of Bangladesh, public university students have to deal with a lot in the fresher year including ragging, seat crisis and integration problem. These often result into serious mental health issue and even suicide which affect their academic performance as a whole, writes Rassiq Aziz Kabir
New Age Youth desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2020
On January 16, some students of University of Dhaka begun a fast unto death programmes demanding a deferment of the city poll date scheduled for...
New Age Youth | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2020
In the digital age letter writing is becoming a dying art. Letter writing involves emotion, memory and nostalgia which are a throwback to another time. Young people share their thoughts on the lost tradition of letter writing with New Age Youth
Sarazeen Saif Ahana | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2020
MY MOTHER always says that a clean room means a clean heart. My own room is always stuffed with books, so perhaps that symbolises something deep and mystical. My books, on the other hand, are always meticulously organised. One of the reasons I can achieve this so easily is — you guessed it — because of an app.
Muhammad Amdad Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2020
The drop that sustains a hard life; taken in Chittagong
Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on January 12, 2020
At a time when education system is operating mostly with profiteering interest, against the wind, youth led education establishments such as Amader Pathshala, Subornogram Schools, Sruti Bidyapith and Shopnaloron Bangladesh have set remarkable example of teaching, reminding education is societal and state responsibility, education is children’s rights, writes Nasir Uz Zaman
Rahat Karim | Updated at 12:00am on January 12, 2020
In December 2019, as part of the Victory Day celebration, National Film Award winner director Masud Pathik’s film, Maya - The lost mother on the life of war heroines and their children was released. The story explores the way life of a woman who survived the horror of sexual violence during the war of 1971 still haunts her and her family, reviews Rahat Karim
Muhammad Kamruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on January 12, 2020
Bangladesh was created in 1971 through cumulative efforts of ordinary people. The importance of 1947 or even the resistance against the British imperialists on our liberation war cannot be ignored. However, as a nation, do we realise and admit these crucial phases of history, both intellectually and academically? Muhammad Kamruzzaman raises these questions after he visited the empty library room of Birkonya Pritilota Sanskritik Bhavan and argues that power quarters are deliberately presenting a version of the history to the future generation only to make them intellectually unaware of their long legacy of resistance.
New Age Youth desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 12, 2020