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    Noor’s journey to Harvard

    Mahde Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2020

    Seeam Shahid Noor is pursuing a bachelor’s in applied mathematics and neuroscience at Harvard University. He has also lead business data science team for a Fortune 50 company. Besides, Noor is running a student career mentoring platform for Bangladeshi students and has been encouraging, helping and facilitating higher studies for thousands of youths, writes Mahde Hassan

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    SFB marks 1962 education movement

    New Age Youth desk | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2020

    On September 17, Students’ Federation of Bangladesh marked 1962 education movement by paying floral wreaths at the National Rights to Education Monument in front of the High Court.

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    On World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2020

    Bangladesh experiences, on an average, 11000 suicides per year and students are a vulnerable group, at least statistically. World Suicide Prevention Day is on September 10 and the students of Bangladesh have been stuck inside their homes since March, without any proper policy or directions about their educational life. Nahid Riyasad argues that the uncertainty is making them even more vulnerable

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    Let’s break the taboo of menstruation

    Afsana Alam | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2020

    Menstruation is a biological process but it is considered as taboo. Afsana Alam argues that to change the situation the first and foremost thing to be changed is the perception and conception about how we consider menstruation

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    Stateless: echoes of the exiled people

    MD Talebur Islam Rupom | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2020

    Stateless is a six-episode television drama series on Netflix. The series is partly inspired by the stories from Australian immigration detention centres. It tells the tales of sorrow and misery of more than 70 million stateless people. MD Talebur Islam Rupom reviews the drama series

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    Jhilimili bringing smile

    Afnan Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2020

    In 2015, Jhilimili started its journey, intending to make the childhood of street kids a little bit easier. The platform was initiated by a bunch of final year students of the Institute of Business Administration of the University of Dhaka. Afnan Rahman writes about Jhilimili’s journey

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    Humanity for Bangladesh holds webinar on campus politics

    Newage desk | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2020

    On September 9, Humanity for Bangladesh arranged a webinar on campus politics titled Campus Politics and Humanities. Student leaders from different political organisations of Jagannath...

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    The changing dynamics of spaces during the COVID-19

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2020

    The pandemic has restricted peoples’ access to most of the public spaces and social media platforms have effectively become an even more relevant space. Nahid Riyasad scans through social media to understand what the youths have been doing lately