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  • “Owning & Visibility” with Bangladesh Brand Forum

    This year the Bangladesh Brand Forum initiated the three-day long Woman in Leadership (WIL) fest 2018 with the theme, “Owning & Visibility” on March 8-10 at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, sponsored by Freedom Sanitary Napkin.

  • Meena Bazar: for the welfare of women

    Every day, Meena Bazar offers the freshest products for its customers to bring freshness in their lives and a smile of satisfaction. To commemorate International Women's Day, Meena Bazar took an initiative to bring smiles and happiness for the underprivileged women.

  • #DoWhatYouCant with the All New Samsung Galaxy S9+

    Samsung has just dropped their latest phone, Galaxy S9+ in the market for pre-order in Bangladesh and people are going haywire

  • HomeChef- a platform for the home cooks

    Homechef is the only online platform in Bangladesh where you can order food online by checking out the recipes first. Over 700 chefs from Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna and Sylhet are a part of this online platform, with 900+ menus available for home order and 1650+ recipes shared.

  • Häfele Bangladesh celebrates Women's Day

    To celebrate the spirit of Women's Day, Häfele Bangladesh had a small event at their Dhaka Design Centre on March 6, 2018. This event

  • Book on Jamdani patterns launched

    Traditional Jamdani Design, a book jointly published by National Crafts Council of Bangladesh and Bangladesh National Museum was launched on February 27, 2018, at the Bangladesh National Museum.

  • Winners of Parjatan Idea Challenge 2017 announced

    Out of 140 teams from 36 Universities, three came out on top as champions of the “Pran Mr. Mango Presents Parjatan Idea Challenge 2017 Powered by Mercantile Bank”. Starting with registrations from November 2017, after four months of challenging rounds, the champions were crowned on February 17, 2018. Team Archon from Army Institute of Business Administration became the champions of

  • Ariana Vafadari enchants Dhaka

    Franco-Iranian singer Ariana Vafadari performed in Dhaka's Shilpakala Academy on February 27, 2018 as part of her world tour. The mezzo-soprano singer has performed in operas, and concerts as well as other international festivals. Her most remarkable work has been her renditions of Gathas.

  • Burger King introduces Big King

    On February 28, 2018, Burger King introduced the Big King at all their outlets. Big King is the largest in the Burger king lineup of burgers. The new burgers are made up of deliciously toasted sesame seed buns, two mouth-watering beef patties, cheese, fresh lettuces, pickles, onions and the secret big king sauce to tickle your taste buds.

  • Pathshala forms affiliation with University of Dhaka

    Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, one of the most influential institutions in South Asia, announced their affiliation with University of Dhaka on February 15, 2018. This affiliation will allow the introduction of two new programmes- B.S.S. in Photography and Post Graduate Diploma in Film and Television. This affiliation is meant to provide students with a productive platform to show their talent and creativity.

  • First ever makeup contest in Bangladesh

    Both amateur and professional makeup artists are now working with products and styles which were not even imaginable just a few years ago. To unlock their full potential, these artists are about to have a first of its kind opportunity.

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    MIB launching Banani store

    MIB Spirit - Made in Bangladesh is all set to launch their brand new outlet in Banani.

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    Valentine's Day at Dhaka Regency

    Dhaka Regency's rooftop garden restaurant, Grill On The Skyline, has a variety of Valentine's Day celebrations in store for their valued

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    Shop and earn this Falgun at Aarong

    Make this Falgun more colorful with Aarong's Shop & Earn offer. Spend Tk 3,000 at any

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    Bibi Rusell at the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange

    For the first time, the Commonwealth's 52 countries are uniting to celebrate the power and potential of artisans for sustainable

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    Uber: ensuring safer rides for women

    Currently in Dhaka, ride-sharing is much safer than any other modes of transportation, because of the technology it uses. For

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    Children's story book 'The Moon Jumping' unveiled

    Young and soon-to-be bookworms are in for a treat with Sabrina Karim Murshed's debut book, 'The Moon Jumping'.

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    TraumaLink's volunteers shine

    TraumaLink, a voluntary free emergency first aid service to help the people injured on the highways of Bangladesh, is now seeing shining examples among its hard-working volunteers.

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    Art for the Soul: Take Two held

    "Banani's Moar: Coworking Space" held a unique showcasing of art and performance on January 5, 2018. The event, dubbed as “Art for the Soul” was back with its second

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    Whirlpool Quick Meals recipe book launched

    Earlier in January 2018, culinary artist Lobbi Rahman's microwave oven based recipe book, Whirlpool Quick Meals was unveiled. The book was been published and launched through Best Electronics, Authorised Distributor of Whirlpool in Bangladesh.

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    Start of the year discount from Deshi Dosh

    Begin 2018 with annual price discounts from Deshi Dosh. Coming as a joint movement from ten local fashion houses, Deshi Dosh strives to showcase the best of local fashion.

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    Documentary film 'Legend of the Loom' coming to Dhaka

    'Legend of the Loom' a documentary film by Drik (Bengal Muslin), has been chosen for the Dhaka International Film Festival, scheduled to begin on January 12, 2018. It will also be a part of Dhaka Art Summit 2018 and is scheduled for screening on February 5, 2018.

  • For six yards of sheer elegance

    No other garment accentuates the beauty of a woman like a sari, still one of the most favoured outfits for every festive season.

  • Woman's World opens new branch: Signature

    Keeping up with demands for upscale beauty products and styling, Woman's World Ltd opened a new branch – Signature – on 9

  • Meena Bazar: enhancing lifestyle for fifteen years

    Meena Bazar started its journey back in the year 2002 with only two outlets in Dhaka and Chittagong respectively. On September 14,

  • The British Curry Awards

    The unsung heroes behind Britain’s favourite cuisine were honoured once again at the 13th Annual British Curry Awards on Monday November 27, 2017 at Battersea Evolution, London.

  • Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology hosts 2nd convocation

    Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology held its second convocation at the International Convention City Bashundhara on November 27, 2017.

  • Winter BBQ at Pan Pacific Sonargaon

    The Pool Café at Pan Pacific Sonargaon is offering mouth-watering BBQ indulgences throughout this winter. Thursday to Friday BBQ nights and Kebab Promotion Saturdays are definite checkouts for the foodies this season.

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    Belle Mariée : VLCC's bridal beauty plan

    The cool and comfortable winter is the season of choice for couples to tie the knot. Most prospective brides are in a shopping spree at this very moment! While the big day is one of the most exciting occasions

  • Rich winter at Richman

    With the early arrival of winter, fashion hunters are out looking for their newest wear. For them Richman has brough out a men's collection with simle patterns and exclusive variations.