Archive for November, 2017

Land of the thunder dragon

Land of the thunder dragon

Text and photos by Fahim Ahmed Bhutan, the land of thunder dragon, is a quiet mountain nation and the only carbon negative country in the world. The country welcomes tourists with her landscapes, culture, tradition, cuisine and people. The Bhutanese way of life is quite extraordinary:  they can live in harmony within themselves, as well as with nature. James Hilton wrote […]

Game changer

Game changer

By KM Golam Rabbani Chilmari upazila is a river port of Kurigram district. It is a remote and poverty-stricken area located by the river Brahmaputra. Several thousand people become homeless in the area every year following erosion of the mighty river. This forces most of the population to opt for different livelihood after moving to cities to be rickshaw pullers […]

Flyover debate

Flyover debate

During the last week, New Age Xtra had asked readers if they feel that flyovers in Dhaka are helping to ease the traffic congestion or increasing it.   Nahid Hossain Dhaka’s situation is the best example of an unplanned city. The traffic congestion is undoubtedly shortening the lifespan of the citizens here. Flyovers are a good idea as through these, […]