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E3 2016

E3 2016

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2016 was held in the USA last week. The exposition showcased many new gaming items and gaming titles for various platforms. New Age Xtra had asked its readers which reveal at the E3 are they most excited about. Shahir Ahmed Everyone emphasized on Virtual Reality (VR). It’s probably the way of the future and ‘Watchdogs 2’ […]

Mutant overload

Mutant overload

‘X-men: Age of Apocalypse’ was released recently. Most movie-goers and comic book fans have criticised the movie as the ‘worst X-men movie ever’. New Age Xtra had asked readers about their opinions after watching the movie. Nadeem Mohammad I can guarantee that this is far better than ‘Avengers : Age of Ultron’. Secondly I noticed that nowadays people keep criticising […]

Biometric conundrum

Biometric conundrum

The biometric re-registration deadline for SIM cards ended on May 31, 2016. It was declared earlier that unregistered sim cards will be shut down after this date. However, we have found plenty of situations where registered SIM cards were rendered inactive. New Age Xtra had asked its readers whether they or people they know have faced this problem and they […]

Are those really eggs?

Are those really eggs?

We have heard rumours and seen news clips on fake eggs being brought into Bangladesh and being sold. New Age Xtra had asked its readers whether they or anyone they know have found such eggs. Also, what they feel the authorities should do in order to curb the import and sale of such harmful eggs in the local market. Farhan […]

Flirting with danger

Flirting with danger

Cyclone Roanu ravaged through Bangladesh last week killing at least 24 in various parts of Bangladesh. During the disaster, the authorities dedicated efforts to evacuate thousands from the coastal areas. However, it was seen on television news that tourists were endangering their lives to witness the cyclone by being near the shores at Cox’s Bazar. New Age Xtra had asked […]

The better superhero movie

The better superhero movie

The latest Marvel blockbuster is ‘Captain America: Civil War’ that was released in Bangladesh as well. The movie releases nearly months after DC Comic’s ‘Batman Versus Superman’. New Age Xtra had asked readers, who had watched both, which one was the better of the two and why. Raphy Islam Though both the movies may seem like they are dealing with […]

Complaints and appreciations

Complaints and appreciations

It has been a year of the Dhaka City Corporation elections. After assuming office the two mayors had promised to bring changes toward better city management. Over the past year, the two city corporations have taken some initiatives to combat illegal parking although the situation remains the same in other aspects. New Age Xtra had asked its readers about the […]

Torrid atmosphere

Torrid atmosphere

The ongoing heat wave is the lengthiest in four decades, as noted by some reports. Although there have been some forecasts for rain this week and next and rain did occur in some parts, nothing can be said for certain as similar forecasts were also made last week. New Age Xtra had asked its readers whether they are looking forward […]

Crisis with public utilities

Crisis with public utilities

With the advent of summer, shortage of water supply and power outages are being faced in many areas of Dhaka City. New Age Xtra had asked its readers whether they are facing these urban problems and how they are dealing with it. Naymul Islam Hemel April 23, 2016 Dhaka university campus is known for having good water supply. But in […]

When the tremors hit

When the tremors hit

The earthquake in Myanmar on April 13 was also felt in Bangladesh leading to panic and concern among Bangladeshis. New Age Xtra asked its readers where they were when the earthquake had hit and how they had responded.   Minhaj Ahmed Rinku I was in my car as I was going to one of my relatives’ house in the evening […]