Archive for August 4th, 2017

A brilliant start

A brilliant start

Tauhid Anwar Avik and Affan Sadat Safwan are representing Bangladesh for the first time during the ongoing Volkswagen Ameo Cup Championship in Coimbatore, Madras and Delhi in India. Out of a total of 10 races, the two Bangladeshis have fared really well during the first four races against 18 other racers. Syed Tashfin Chowdhury found out from both, about their […]

Back to medieval times

Back to medieval times

Text by Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid Photos by M H Samrat     One will be whisked back to medieval Bengal if they visit Panam Nagar at Sonargaon, Narayanganj. While passing through the historic structures, one can get an idea of the then culture and lifestyle. The attractive buildings within the 20 kilometre radius area are more than a hundred years old, […]

Why not a high end bike!

Why not a high end bike!

Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid writes about the female biker who is breaking the norms For the past year or so, the capital is seeing female traffic sergeants and some of them have hit the road with scooties. Comparatively, female bikers are far less in number than their counterparts. And this is where female biker Jannatul Nayeem Avril is making a […]

Lasting effect

Lasting effect

By Md Sadid Uddin Despite of so much progress in women empowerment in our country, the number of harassment incidents, is persistently increasing. There seems to be a hullaballoo in the society immediately after an incident occurs. After the news media covers the issue, the reactions begin to sprout up in the social media. Over the past few years, many such incidents including […]

Another win for commuters

Another win for commuters

Md Amjad Hossain sheds light on ezzyr, a new app that will provide short and long distance services along with ambulance services If the citizens of the country were asked which facility is more difficult for them to avail within due time, most of us would not mention increasing food price, house rent, education services and so on. They would […]

Failing life

Failing life

Recently, 11 students committed suicide after not faring well in their HSC examinations. New Age Xtra had asked its readers whether this link between failure in examinations and suicide is starting to become a trend and if so, how can we curb this. Kaniz Koly A person attempts suicide at the last moment of depression. Students become depressed by the […]