• Fifty fall sick after having Baishakh feast

    At least 50 people became sick after having food at a Pahela Baishakh programme in Kachua upazila town on Thursday.

  • FEATURE: Asia's big nosh

    It might seem that the beginning of the year is all about movies with various guilds lining up to reward their favourite films and actors but it's also the time when the food industry celebrates its own by announcing “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants”.

  • When the gates of hell open

    This year, on August 28th - the 15th day of the 7th month in the lunar calendar - it is Yu Lan festival in Hong Kong, also known as Hungry Ghost Festival

  • [WATCH] Do you know Bangladesh produces 157 types of vegetables?

    Vegetable is a crucial component in a balanced diet and there is no alternative to be healthy without it. But do you know there are 157 types of vegetables that Bangladesh produces every year?

  • Bet you don’t know all the pithas of Bangladesh

    For hundreds of years, the Bangalis have been making hundreds of different kinds of pithas that are unique to this land.

  • Five things that are wrong with Norway

    Is life in the world's nicest country all it's made out to be? Most of those surveyed, mainly Norwegians, said yes. But, for balance, here are some aspects of Norwegian life that don't tick everyone's boxes.

  • Blockade ‘risk’ to Nepalese children

    Shortages of fuel, food, medicines and vaccines are putting more than three million infants at risk of death or disease as winter begins in Nepal, the UN children's fund (Unicef) has warned.

  • Seasonal flu: expert advices and home remedies

    Have you ever wondered what measures can be adopted to prevent yourself from this flu? The Daily Star brings to you expert advice from medical practioners on ‘home remedies to prevent seasonal flu’

  • 'Reviving Indo-Pak ties important for cricket'

    Sunil Gavaskar, the former India captain, believes New Delhi and Islamabad must start a dialogue to pave the way for the revival of regular cricket matches between India and Pakistan.

  • Inflation rises slightly in September

    Inflation increased by 0.07 percentage points to 6.24 percent in September from the previous month primarily due to the increased economic activities for Eid-ul-Azha.

  • Ways of eating fries can reveal your personality

    Chef Tushar from McCain Foods Kitchen has shared the personality traits revealed through your eating habits, especially by the way you eat French fries!

  • Top five foods for keeping your heart healthy

    To achieve a happy and healthy life, it's important to include heart-healthy foods in one's daily routine so as to keep diseases at bay.

  • Global warming increases 'food shocks' threat

    Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.

  • NASA astronauts eat food grown in space for first time

    NASA astronauts have eaten food grown in space for the first time in history, reports Vox.com.

  • Bengal famine: Remembering WW2's forgotten disaster (video)

    In 1943, during World War Two, Bengal in British-run India was hit with a severe shortage of food.

  • Chawkbazar’s iftar fiesta (video)

    The long tradition of selling “Shahi” iftar items in Old Dhaka has become quite renowned. “Shahi” or not – one thing is for sure that the food looks just exquisite.

  • Report on edible status of Brazil wheat: HC

    High Court asks the government to report in three days whether the wheat imported from Brazil is fit for consumption.

  • Writ challenges wheat imported from Brazil

    Writ filed with the High Court challenges legality of import and distribution of “substandard” wheat from Brazil worth Tk 400 crore.

  • What to do, and not to do during Ramadan

    Follow these guidelines and don’t let Ramadan lead to compromises with your health and fitness.

  • Miracle food to fight malnutrition (video)

    A promising cereal formula has been invented by Bangladesh experts to fight deadly acute malnutrition in children. The ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) is made of locally available ingredients.

  • Inflation falls slightly in May

    The overall inflation rate has dropped by 0.13 percentage point to 6.19 percent in May, thanks to the price fall of food items.

  • Shab-e-Barat and Old Dhaka foods

    The night of records or Shab-e-Barat is a major day for devout Muslims all over the world. But another part of this day, especially in Bangladesh, is the affection that is circulated among neighbours and relatives. Sweetmeat and bread (roti) is distributed door to door come alive with a celebration of the divine.

  • Restaurant week items

    Dhaka restaurant week kicks off

    Restaurants in Dhaka city become abuzz with happy customers going to different restaurant and enjoying the delicious food with amazing reduced prices as restaurant week kicks off.

  • Milk not so healthy really

    Studies show that drinking milk, which has been a staple food in every household for better growth and nourishment, might not be good for your health and may cause bone fractures in adults.

  • The Berry Healthy Salad

    Lifestyle columnist Reeme Islam, aka The Fearless Olive, takes you through the preparation of her Berry Healthy Salad.

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