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    German university students unite in Bangladesh for visa

    New Age Youth desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2021

    In the last year, more than a thousand Bangladeshi students have been admitted to various public and private universities in Germany for higher education and are taking online classes for the last three semesters. They have deposited a huge sum to a block account. The universities have asked the students to attend physical labs and classes from the next semester. However, as visas are postponed due to the pandemic, they are stranded. New Age Youth writes talking to a few of them  

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    Review of Journey by Cinema (Dhaka-Kolkata in new route) by Faridul Ahasan Shourav

    Sanjana Kabir Anandi | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2021

    Published in the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021, this book critically looks at fifty different movies in fifty chapters. Faridul Ahasan Shourav is a talented filmmaker and journalist, the book is very moderate, and it reflects his skills and understanding. He has chosen diverse movies to review so it won’t be a boring journey for the readers. Sanjana Kabir Anandi reviews the book

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    The society of young fountain pen enthusiasts

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on May 02, 2021

    Writing with fountains was normal. The cheap price and convenience of ballpoints have completely thrown fountain pens out of the equation. Like fine watches, fountain...

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    Rooftop gardening: possibilities and challenges

    Md Shamshul Arafin | Updated at 12:00am on May 02, 2021

    Rooftop gardening gives the urban people a chance to be close to nature and also an opportunity for recreational activities, writes Md Shamshul Arafin

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    The Last King of Scotland: delineating a tyrant in a fancy way

    Shafin Saif | Updated at 12:00am on May 02, 2021

    The Last King of Scotland is a historical drama film released in 2006 based on the book of the same name by Giles Foden. Shafin Saif writes a review of the film

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    Tarupallab: an environment and nature study organisation

    Mokaram Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on May 02, 2021

    Environment and nature study organisation Tarupallab is trying to protect the ecological heritage for living beings and future generations. Mokaram Hossain writes about the organisation

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    How to embrace English as a language that matters

    Md Mashiur Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2021

    English is the lingua-franca of the current time and despite being a colonial imposition, people have to use it. Bangladeshi students are taught English for over a decade but are not competent users of the language. Md Mashiur Rahaman investigates the reasons and gives a few tips to improve the language skills

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    Contract: a political thriller

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2021

    Contract is a Bangladeshi political thriller based fictional web series released in March 2021 on the OTT platform ZEE5. From the perspective of the political content of Contract, Nasir Uz Zaman writes a review