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Night owls

New studies have revealed that sleep patterns of human beings have drastically decreased over the past few decades. New Age Xtra had asked readers about their daily sleep patterns and what activities or practices are hindering them from sleeping more. Sidratul Moontaha Mitul I usually sleep between five to six hours, if I do not have classes the next day. […]

The burning question

The burning question

Bashundhara city has faced two incidents of fire breaking out in the bustling mall over the past eight years. The first incident saw the tragic deaths of seven people and 20 people were injured. The incident on August 21 did not see any deaths fortunately. In the wake of the latest incident, New Age Xtra asked readers if they felt […]

Better security?

Better security?

Authorities have introduced new rickshaw and bus services to ensure security inside the diplomatic zone of Gulshan and Banani. Earlier on, similar services were initiated in residential areas of Bashundhara and others. New Age Xtra had asked readers if they think such measures would be efficient at ensuring security. Also, if they had face any problems in accessing these areas […]

Nearly suicidal

Nearly suicidal

The latest instalment from DC Universe is ‘Suicide Squad’ which was released in Bangladesh. Unlike most Marvel Studio superhero movies, this is getting negative reviews. New Age Xtra had asked readers who watched the movie whether they agree with the critics.   Alaul Haque Sourav This movie could have been a huge plus point for DCEU. But they did not […]

Pushed to the brink?

Pushed to the brink?

Plenty of restaurants and other businesses are being evicted or torn down in Uttara, Banani, Gulshan and Dhanmondi by the authorities. The eviction is lawful. But in the process, most of these businesses may never be able to open up in their current locations or otherwise. New Age Xtra had asked readers about their opinion on whether those restaurants being […]

Foreign invasion?

Foreign invasion?

Over the last two to three years, Bangladesh has been seeing an increasing number of film projects where Indian Bengali movie artistes and crews are involved. New Age Xtra had asked readers about their opinion about these joint-collaboration movies and whether the popularity of Kolkata artistes in Bangladeshi movies can threaten the careers of similar artistes in the FDC.   […]

Deadly roads

Deadly roads

At least 200 people have died through various accidents during the Eid vacation in Bangladesh. New Age Xtra had asked readers why these accidents are still occurring despite the number of road improvements and other measures taken. Rifat Ahmad Rapid urbanisation and motorisation are the problems. The number of roads is not increasing. Also, the existing number of roads is […]

Wasted potential

Wasted potential

In the wake of the attack at Holey Artisan Bakery, photos of the five terrorists have been released by the police. Various media have unearthed that these were young men from the upper crust of the society and with formidable academic backgrounds. New Age Xtra had asked readers why they feel that these young men and women are inclining towards […]

Eid hassles

Eid hassles

With the nine days of Eid holidays, starting from July 1, most people have left the city or are about to leave by train, bus or launch. To get the tickets, some of them had to struggle a lot while others had to pay extra money. New Age Xtra had asked readers, what kind of hassles, if any, did they […]

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’ […]