Youth

Azmina Karim

‘Because I am a girl’ is a documentary, recently awarded at the ‘Girls Impact the World Film Festival 2013’ organised by the Harvard University, USA. The maker of the film is Azmina Karim, is a fourth year student studying at the Asian University of Women talks to Sharmin Akter about her documentary and shares her thoughts on eradicating the violence […]

April 21, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Self-defence for women

Violence against women remains to be a serious plague within our society. Bearing this in mind, on April 12, 2013, ‘Agamee’- a volunteering group and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh successfully held a self defense workshop for women at the ULAB campus, with Judo icon Nayana Chowdhury, assistant director, Dhaka University Physical Education Centre. 22 dynamic young women, all students […]

April 21, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Voice of Business: a DU publication

The Voice of Business has unveiled their 5th issue, ‘The Voice of Business 5’ at the faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka on March 31. The magazine was published by students of the faculty and comprised the involvement of students from eight departments. The dean of the faculty, Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam is the chief patron of the current published magazine. […]

April 7, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Youth against smoking and drug abuse

Many school going teenagers get introduced to injurious habits such as, smoking, which later tend to become a part of their lifestyles. Gradually, they begin to veer towards other severe and threatening mediums of addiction. There are many reasons that lend to this problem however the primary reasons fueling this calamity is a lack of awareness. Thus with aims to […]

April 7, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Shorbojon: the bulletin of every voice

Since the Shahbagh protests, which began on February 5, several groups have been actively publishing short bulletins in tabloid format, regarding daily updates and the various activities of the movement. Shorbojon (Everypeople) and Projonmo Chattar (Genaration Square) are such dailies which have been adamantly publishing news and views regarding events at the Shahbagh square. Besides these two, Gana-dabi (peoples demand), […]

March 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Seminar held on impacts of coal mining

A seminar on ‘underground coal mining impacts on subsidence and hydrological environment’ was held at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on Saturday, March 23. Campus sources have said the Petroleum and Mining Engineering department organised the seminar with help from the Ministry of Science and Technology, at their seminar room. Project director and Assistant Professor of the PME department, […]

March 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Hartal impacts the youth

Over the past few weeks Bangladesh has been observing several, if not many, general strikes called mostly by the opposing political parties. As a result the country is faced with both economical and political instability. However, most importantly, the students of our country are drastically hindered in continuing their educational lives. Thus they have shared their voices with The Youth […]

March 24, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Apalling state of SUST hall’s dining facilities

The canteen and dining facilities at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology halls has been reported to serve low quality food. As a result many students have been afflicted by various health complications which include intestinal disorders such as dysentery, diarrhea and abdominal pain. According to the source, similar conditions prevail in all three halls, Shahporan, Second and Syed Mujtoba […]

March 24, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

The Gold Medalist

Hasan Mahmud Faisal has always wanted to be the best student. His resolve was further strengthened following the revelation of his results from his first year final exam. In that exam he attained the position of first class first among all of his peers. In this regard he said, ‘In Dhaka University it is quite tough to achieve the first […]

March 24, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Longest road stretch painted by SUST

The longest road painting event was inaugurated and headed by the teachers and students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology campus. This project was embarked upon in support of the, countrywide and ongoing, mass movement demanding capital punishment of war criminals during the liberation war of 1971. ‘Since my first day of campus life, I have wanted to associate […]

March 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Shajed Evan: IT professional

How did you get started in the IT sector and what inspired you to take it up? It wasn’t my dream nor was it my aim in life. I never realized IT would become my working identity. If I were to be specific, it was in the year 2006, when I first designed and developed a fully featured commercial website […]

March 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

CUET to take part at IRCC in India

A team from Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology has set out to participate at the International Robotics Challenge Competition, which is being held in Kanpur, India. A team comprising of four members, called, Decepticons, from the Robo-Mechatronics Association of CUET, led by Mahmudul Hasan, have left for India on Wednesday, last week. The competition is scheduled to be held […]

March 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Changing platforms: the writers’ perspective

There was a time when young writers primarily wrote on, notepads, books, diaries, and for school based magazines. However, there was also a time when some were writing for wallpapers, deyal potrika. Deyal potrika remained as one of the finest means for young writers, from urban and rural areas, to express their literary works. The, deyal potrika, trend was popular […]

March 10, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Book Review: Mystic Inferno

Any good poetry, or even creative writing workshop professor will tell you there are two ways to read and analyse a poem, as a reader and as a writer. Confusing as it may seem but when analysing a poem as a reader, it’s the content that catches the reader’s eye and makes him or her think about the message that […]

March 10, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

AUST students given awards at international design competition

Students hailing from Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, fourth year- 2nd semester, have received an honorary mention along with an award at the Common-wealth Association of Architect’s 9th world renowned design competition, Welcoming Inclusive Spaces for the Elderly. 132 projects from 40 countries were submitted to WISE and 15 were selected to compete in the finals. Among the 15 […]

March 10, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Authors: a new generation

Many young authors have had their books published and released at the Amar Ekushey Book Fair this year. ‘These books which were written by young writers, have attained significant popularity and as a result we are sold out’, says the publisher of a prominent publishing house. The Youth spoke with some of these young and enthusiastic authors, Abid Azam, Tanzil […]

March 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Campus cricket hero

Ariful Hoque was named the hat-trick wicket taker at the Clemon Indoor University Cricket tournament, first ever inter-university indoor cricket tournament. The participants of the tournament hailed from 32 universities spanning the country. Ariful was also crowned the man of the tournament. His hat-trick occurred in his second match against Green University during group stage. He says, ‘I was so […]

March 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Strikes: academic life at stake

The academic lives of many students’ in our country remains in a state of jeopardy, due to the many strikes recently called by the Jamaat-E-Islami Bangladesh. Spanning over the last month the country has observed at least nine strikes, which has forced the rescheduling of the routine SSC exams of the year. The preceding month aside, strikes are scheduled to […]

March 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

Frontliners of Shahbagh

The passionate movement of Shahbagh has united the entire youth community of Bangladesh against all war criminals. Many diehard activists participated in the movement, one such activist is Lucky Akter, who has become famous for her devotion to the movement and more so for her patriotic and rebellious slogans. Her popularity rose to such an extent that some have named […]

February 24, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

V-Day 15th anniversary at AUW

The AUW campus resonated with footsteps following the song ‘Break the chain’ on Thursday, February 14. The AUW girls danced to participate in the global movement calling to end violence against women. It was the 15th anniversary of V-Day, the global campaign to generate awareness regarding violence against women and girls. People in 203 countries came together to express their […]

February 24, 2013 · 0 comments · Youth

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