Youth

Grand Finale of Star-UIU Documentary Fest

The transport system in Dhaka capital is immensely problematic in the lives of the urban residents. To raise awareness on this matter, United International University and Star Cineplex jointly organised a documentary festival to provide a platform to student documentary makers. Titled Star-UIU documentary festival 2013, the theme of the event is Urban Transportation System of Dhaka City. The grand […]

September 21, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Console Wars: The Next Generation

They are knocking on your door, so if you happen to blindly support foreign video game corporations, prepare for the battle! Winter is coming, and bringing with it a brand new generation of video game consoles that will shatter technological barriers and set the stage for a new renaissance for the art of game making! The eighth generation of consoles […]

September 21, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Unilever BizMaestros Challenge Begins

‘Unilever BizMaestros’, a marketing challenge for final year BBA students, was launched by Unilever Bangladesh on September 17 at East West University. BizMaestros is one of the most prestigious business competitions providing students with a platform to experience the thrill of real business by working on real business challenges that Unilever encounters. Bizmaestros will be held in several prominent institutions […]

September 21, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Paper Recycling Drive at NSU

On September 9, the North South University Earth Club (NSUEC) initiated a ‘Paper Recycling Drive’, sponsored by Epyllion Group. Professor Amin U. Sarkar, vice-chancellor of NSU inaugurated the event as the chief guest at the South Academic Centre in the campus, in presence of several distinguished guests. Through this awareness building programme, the Earth Club is promoting the 3 ‘R’s- […]

September 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Break The Circle

‘Break The Circle’-one of the largest photography contest and exhibition for young, aspiring photographers in the country was organised by the Islamic University of Technology Photographic Society (IUTPS) this year for the third time. The exhibition held at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy from August 23 to 25, was thronged with hundreds of visitors everyday. ‘Break The […]

September 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

TEDxDhaka: Problems as Catalysts 2013

If you consider yourself among the ‘in crowd’ among the aspiring intellectuals of our society, you probably already know about TedxDhaka and the upcoming TedxTalks on the 21st of September. If not, allow me to enlighten you. TED is an annual event where some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to share what they are most passionate […]

September 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Minerva and Moruvumi: THE TALE OF TWO BANDS

  It requires a lot of dedication & sacrifice to make it on the perilous path of music. Such traits can be seen in two young bands Minerva and Moruvumi, which kicked off in 2009 & released their albums this year during Eid festival. Both of them rose to fame in their own way, facing challenges & working hard to […]

September 7, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Dhaka Pop Culture Expo: A Retrospective

Something strange and wonderful happened at DOHS Baridhara convention last week. Dhaka pop culture expo popped up on the 30th and 31st of August and marked the latest celebration of pop culture in Dhaka. With the recent events like the Maze-con, the Dhaka comic-con, the opening of the toy museum and now the pop expo, you would not be the […]

September 7, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Youth Leadership Bootcamp

Bangladesh Youth Leadership Centre (BYLC), a prominent youth based organisation is arranging a three-day residential leadership programme titled Youth Leadership Bootcamp for full-time, local undergraduate students. This residential workshop is designed to help the young people to develop their leadership qualities. The event will be held from October 5-7 at BRAC Learning Centre at Chittagong. Around 100 participants across the […]

September 7, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Smile Foundation: Bringing happiness

It is inspiring to observe an interesting trend going around the youth in the society for sometime now-a self-righteous drive to ‘help’ those who care in need. Though the benefit our society is receiving from this noble impulse cannot be questioned, the true reason behind it seems to be a bit less gratuitous. It seems that universities abroad, especially in […]

August 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Teen Troubles

Remember that time? When one fine day you wake up and make the abrupt epiphany that you are no longer a ‘kid’, only to get reminded, you aren’t a grownup either. You happen to be stuck in the crossroad between child and adult, one of the most complicated age-related limbo! The ‘teen’ years are very weird times for everyone, and […]

August 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

ULAB signs MoU with Assumption University

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Assumption University of Thailand. The MoU between the two universities is mainly focused on academic collaboration, knowledge and research sharing. Subsequent to Dhaka University and North South University, ULAB is the third Bangladeshi university to have signed such an agreement. Assumption University, a well reputed […]

August 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Protecting interests of musicians

‘Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything’- Plato. In the old days, music was magic and musicians were artisans, practicing their art in front of euphoric crowds and among esteemed companies. Today, music is also a business, a path […]

August 24, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Courage in adversity

They say that children are the most precious things in the world, for they are the future. They are the legacy of our past, and the hope of redemption for all of humanity’s mistakes. But in Bangladesh, as in any third world country, most children are left to face the cruel claws of fate far too early. How will the […]

August 24, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Fans rejoice Dhaka’s first toy museum

If you are an ardent fan of toys and action figures, if comic books are your holy scriptures and super heroes your messiahs, then you have most probably heard of “Saadi’s collectibles”, the facebook page that has one of the most insane toy figurine collections in Bangladesh! After spearheading the initiative to bring forth the first ever comic-con in Bangladesh […]

August 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

2nd Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water

From the outer space, the earth appears to be dark blue because 71 percent of the planet constitutes of water. But only 2.5 per cent of the total volume is made up of freshwater resources. Of these freshwater resources, 70 percent is in the form of ice and permanent snow cover in mountainous regions, the Antarctic and Arctic regions. Around […]

August 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Robo Contenders at BRACU

Unfortunately, the competition wasn’t a duel to the death between hulking mechanical monstrosities. Though, it was definitely interesting. BRAC University Robotics Club (ROBU) arranged the intra university robot competition titled Pathfinder: 2 for the second time on August 6 at the BRACU campus. The challenge: follow a line! The contenders: 12 line follower robots made by the 12 individual groups […]

August 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Eid Mubarak Ride: Bringing joy to those who need it

Once every year comes the sacred month of Ramadan, the time when everyone becomes pious and revels in their feats of self restraint, only to throw all that out of the window once the iftar bells toll and people start chewing like there is no tomorrow! After that comes the holiday/festival of Eid ul-Fitr, and even more food! Throughout all […]

August 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

IMO 2013: Bangladesh bagged three Bronzes

Bangladesh with a team of four participants has secured three bronze medals at the 54th International Math Olympiad held in Columbia from July 18-24. IMO is the most prestigious, pre-university math Olympiad held at an international level. This year the bronze medalists include Nur Mohammad Shafiullah and Sourav Das of Dhaka College and Adeeb Hasan of Mymensing Jilla School. Mohammad […]

August 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Burka Avenger: Pakistani cartoon promoting girl power

From early August, children across Pakistan will be glued to their television sets to watch an unlikely female superhero clad not in spandex, but a head-to-toe, flowing black burka. Her name is apt: Burka Avenger. This pro-female education cartoon is the first animated series to be produced in Pakistan. The heroine of the Urdu language series, currently airing on Pakistan’s […]

August 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

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